From his home in Hamden, CT, Director of Hellenic Studies George Syrimis spoke to over 50 women gathered on Zoom on Nov. 10 to discuss the long history of gender inequality that plagues competitive athletics, and more specifically, the Olympics.

The Yale University Women’s Organization, as known as YUWO, with the support of the Yale MacMillan Center, hosted the webinar, which was part of a monthly lunch-and-learn series, according to YUWO...

Maria Kaliambou

Maria Kaliambou, senior lector in the Hellenic Studies Program, was awarded a fellowship by the Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program (GDFP) to travel to Greece to work with University of Athens and Professor Vassiliki Chryssanthopoulou on “Folklore in the Greek Diaspora”: collaborative research leading to publishing life narratives of diaspora Greeks contained in the Folklore Museum and Archives‚ Department of Philology; mentoring students in research and essay writing on Folklore and the Greek Diaspora; curriculum co-development...

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Tassos Kyriakides: nutrition, public health, and filotimo in Greece

Professor Tassos’ primary research focus is in the area of infectious diseases with particular emphasis on HIV/AIDS and its treatment. He also has an interest in the history of medicine, social determinants of health, and the socio-cultural dimension of the benefits of Greek nutrition. Link to video …

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