In September 2016, the Modern Greek Studies program at Brown received generous support from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation USA, for a five year position in Modern Greek literature in the department of Comparative Literature, co- funded by the office of the Dean of the Faculty.
Congratulations to Christopher Jotischky-Hull (PhD, Classics) for winning the Modern Greek Studies Association2019 Victor Papacosma Essay Prize for his essay entitled, The Crowning of the Lyre: Andréas Kálvos and the Appropriation of Pindaric Imagery in Nineteenth-Century Greek Diasporic Poetics!
Transient Matter is a student-organized and curated exhibition of artifacts linked to the migrant and border crossing experience, and collected from the island of Lesvos, on the Greek-Turkish Border. The exhibition was prepared as part of the course, MGRK 1210 "A Migration Crisis? Displacement, Materiality, and Experience", taught by Professor Yannis Hamilakis.