UCLA SNF Center Announces Online Series Celebrating Hellenic Authors

LOS ANGELES – Beginning on Saturday, July 11, 10 AM PST, the UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture begins a series of online conversations via Zoom with Hellenic book authors who live in Los Angeles.

The books, which include detective stories, thrillers, and semi-autobiographical accounts, introduce the readers to a wide-range of figures, including Zeus, who is described as living in Los Angeles. Some are debut novels, others belong to ongoing series.

Celebrating Hellenic Authors, showcases talented writers whose work focuses on Greece and on Hellenic themes in their writing.

The schedule for the series is as follows: 

Saturday, July 11: Linda Reid (Yolanda Stassinopoulos) & Deborah Shlian, Deep Waters

(Sammy Greene Series Book 3)

Saturday, July 18: Louis Anastas, Zeus Rising: A Memoir

Saturday, July 25: Constance M. Constant, American Kid: Nazi-Occupied Greece 

through a Child’s Eyes

Saturday, August 1: Jim Birakos, Unlucky Tuesday: Will Civilization Die on a Tuesday?

To take part in conversations with the authors, RSVP via email: hellenic@humnet.ucla.edu.

All lectures take place at 10 AM via Zoom.


CHICAGO – The heart of Chicago was dressed again in blue and white for the Greek Heritage Parade on May 22.

Top Stories

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

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.

General News

PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.


Mitsotakis Addresses Boston College Graduation Ceremony

BOSTON - Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis spoke at the 146th graduation ceremony of Boston College, held on Monday.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

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