Courses for Fall 2020

  • Introduction to Modern Greek

    Designed for students with little or no prior knowledge of Modern Greek. The aim is to introduce students to basic linguistic structures and develop the ability to comprehend and produce text, as well as to speak and understand speech, in a variety of contexts and registers. The course objectives are to enable students to perform a range of tasks, master a minimum core vocabulary and acquire knowledge and understanding of various forms of Greek culture.
    MGRK 0100 S01
    Classes meet in person via Zoom at the advertised times Students are expected to attend these online sessions.
    Primary Instructor
    Amanatidou
  • Intermediate Modern Greek

    Develops linguistic and cultural competence and may be taken by anyone who has completed MGRK 0200 or after consultation with the instructor and/or a placement exam. It focuses on further development of the four language skills as well as knowledge and understanding of various aspects of Greek society. It employs a variety of materials, including film, digital stories, internet based sources, music, art, and literature.
    MGRK 0300 S01
    Classes meet in person via Zoom at the advertised times Students are expected to attend these online sessions.
    Primary Instructor
    Amanatidou
  • Advanced Modern Greek

    May be taken by students who have completed the previous sequences or by anyone who places successfully into the course. The course places emphasis on the improvement of writing and oral skills, via presentations, collaborative projects, conversations and assignments based on topics and texts, drawn from a variety of sources and cultural forms of expression.
    MGRK 0500 S01
    Classes meet in person via Zoom at the advertised times Students are expected to attend these online sessions.
    Primary Instructor
    Amanatidou
  • In Other Words: Translating Greece

    This is an advanced undergraduate seminar that will offer students the opportunity to build on their linguistic, cultural and critical literacies, by translating from Greek into English. Over the course of the semester we will be thinking critically about texts, their ideological, historical and social coordinates and their embedded discourses of Greekness, community, diglossia, identity and gender, among others. In addition to translating from Greek into English, we will read and discuss essays on translation, in order to consider in an informed way the issues (untranslatability?) and types of decision making associated with the practice of translation.
    MGRK 1800 S01
    Primary Instructor
    Amanatidou
  • Special Topics in Modern Greek

    No description available.
    MGRK 1910 S01
    Primary Instructor
    Amanatidou
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    MGRK 1910 S02
    Primary Instructor
    Amanatidou
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
    MGRK 1910 S03
    Primary Instructor
    Amanatidou
    Schedule Code
    I: Independent Study/Research
  • Modern Greek for Classicists and Archaeologists

    This graduate level course promotes the acquisition and further refinement of the necessary translingual and transcultural skills to prepare students in the fields of Classics and Archaeology to carry out research in Greece and Cyprus. In addition, it involves training in linguistic skills that will enable students to study closely a range of texts of relevance to these disciplines. Primary emphasis will be on the development of reading, oral and aural skills using a variety of text and web based materials, of discipline specific content but also in professional and other communicative contexts of cultural currency.
    MGRK 2200 S01
    Primary Instructor
    Amanatidou