x

Culture

International Greek Language Day Web Presentation Feb. 20

February 11, 2021

CHICAGO – In celebration of International Greek Language Day, the Embassy of Greece in collaboration with the University of Chicago Division of the Humanities, Center for Hellenic Studies, host the web presentation The Greek Language: A Living Bridge through History on Saturday, February 20, 2 PM EST with Dr. Anastasia Giannakidou, the Frank J. McLoraine Professor of Linguistics at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Giannakidou is also the founder and director of the Center for Hellenic Studies at the University. She studied Classical Philology and Linguistics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece, and received her PhD in linguistics and philosophy of language in 1997 from the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. She was a Fellow of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences (1977-2001) at the University of Amsterdam.

Professor Giannakidou has held visiting professorships, among others, at the University of Cyprus, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the University of the Basque Country, and the Ecole Normalle Superieure in Paris. She has also given keynote lectures all over the world, including India, Korea, and Japan, on issues of Greek language and philosophy of language.

Register in advance online for this meeting: https://bit.ly/3a5cOAm.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

RELATED

CHERRY HILL, NJ – The root of the saying “twice as nice” hails from Plato, the ancient Greek philosopher of the Classical period.

Top Stories

Columnists

A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

Video

Fire Breaks Out at Apartment Building Near the Offices of TNH (Vid & Pics)

LONG ISLAND CITY, NY – A fire broke out in an apartment building about a block from the offices of The National Herald in Long Island City on February 21.

LONG ISLAND CITY, NY – A fire broke out in an apartment building about a block from the offices of The National Herald in Long Island City on February 21.

NEWPORT NEWS, VA. - In downtown Newport News, a significant building with a long history, the former Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, established in 1949, is set for renovation according to a report by WAVY News 10.

The financially struggling Metropolitan Opera will present 18 productions in 2024-25, matching the current season and pandemic-curtailed 2019-20 for the fewest since 14 in strike-shortened 1980-81.

A Connecticut state trooper who killed a 19-year-old man while firing seven gunshots into a stopped car in 2020 is set to stand trial for manslaughter.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. [email protected]

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.