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Panel Discussions and Concert: Greece and Europe in Myth and History

I just totally missed this till I received an email today. This dovetails well into the lecture at Emory tomorrow evening. If you are free in the afternoon tomorrow head on over the the Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta/Alliance Française d'Atlanta offices in Colony Square. The event is free and they validate parking in Colony Square

In recognition of the return of the European Union Presidency to Greece, the Center for Hellenic Studies with with the Greek Consulate of Atlanta and GSU's College of Arts and Sciences, School of Music, and CENCIA, are proud to host a day-long event including a series of panel discussions: 

Session I: Greece and Antiquity (12:30-2:00 PM)
"A Paideia for Europe: Greek Archaeology and the Democratization of 'Taste' in Nineteenth-Century Europe", by Lela Urquhart, History, Georgia State University
"The Influence of Ancient Sparta and Athens in Modern America: Politics, Education and the Internet", by Michael B. Lippman, Classics, University of Nebraska at Lincoln 

Session II: Greek and European Myths of Modernity (2:15-3:45 PM)
"The Agony of Inclusion: Historical Greece and European Myths", Lois A. Ruprecht Jr., Religious Studies, Georgia State University
"Antigone's Mythic Receptions: From Hegel to Irigaray", Wesley Barker, Religious Studies, Mercer University 

Session III: Dissonant Myths (4:00-5:30 PM) "Almost Always Behind: Greece in Europe", Gregory Jusdanis, Modern Greek Studies, The Ohio State University
"Dissonant Heritage: Greeks, Ottomans and Europe's Other", Roxani Margariti, Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies, Emory University Where:
Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta
1197 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30361

**Don't forget: The Goethe-Zentrum will validate parking in the Colony Square garage.**

Refreshments will be available throughout the sessions and there will be a closing wine and cheese reception after the third session.

Then join us for a concert at the Nickitas Demos, School of Music, Georgia State University, Conducting;
The Honorable Vassilious Gouloussis, Greek Consul of Atlanta, Presiding:

neoPhonia New Music Ensemble Concert
8:00-9:00 PM
Florence Kopleff Recital Hall
10 Peachtree Center Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30303

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