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Conference: Modern Greek Studies Association Symposium, Bloomington, Indiana, 14-16 November 2013‏

MGSA Symposium 2013
23rd biennial conference of the Modern Greek Studies Association
November 14-16, 2013 at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana

For detailed call for papers and information about the conference and
submission process see the
MGSA Symposium 2013 website:
(ALL submissions must be made ELECTRONICALLY by website. Note that this is a new procedure and website).

Hosted by the Modern Greek Program and West European Studies at
Indiana University.

Organized by The Modern Greek Studies Association Executive Board and
the MGSA 2013 Local Arrangements and Program Committees.

Deadline for abstracts for 20-minute papers: January 15, 2013;
Deadline for panel proposal: January 31, 2013;
Deadline for special sessions (roundtables, lunch brainstorming,
workshop, etc.): March 1, 2013

Open topic on Greek, Greeks, Greece, and Cyprus, and ideas of the
Greek in modern times. Approaches are welcome from all disciplines in
the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts and from interdisciplinary
fields. Comparative perspectives are encouraged.

Suggested topics of special interest are:

40 years after the Polytechneio
Migration and citizenship
Gender relations and the politics of sexuality
Historical culture and social memory
Pedagogy and curriculum development
Teaching Greek as a foreign language: linguistic and other approaches
Material culture, museums and heritage
Crisis and critique
Cultural circulation, exchange, and change
Spaces of intellectual fertilization in and out of Greece
Transnational communities
Greek literature and arts in national and post-national contexts
Greece, Greeks, Cyprus in the arts or media today
New economies of labor
Cypriot and other identities
Greek studies and the critical vocation

Program Contact Information

Questions may be submitted via the contact form on the website or to:
Prof. Victor Papacosma, MGSA Executive Director,

Please note the importance of respecting those January deadlines, as the majority of the conference content consists of the sessions proposed in those abstracts.