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Dan Georgakas Discusses My Detroit in Online Event, Jan. 17

January 17, 2021

NEW YORK – Dan Georgakas, prolific author, academic, poet, political thinker, longtime contributor to The National Herald, and the Director of the Greek American Studies Project at Queens College (CUNY), will be speaking about his book, My Detroit: Growing Up Greek and American in Motor City, in a virtual event via Zoom on Sunday, January 17, 2 PM EST.

Hosted by Stockton University’s Friends of Hellenic Studies, the book presentation will showcase Georgakas’ fascinating book and his unique insights into the Greek-American experience and history.

Zoom Link: https://stockton.zoom.us/j/99836171900?pwd=YW1sQTRKUUVzTmdjUUxxLy80UlBtUT09

Password: 884163

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