Saturday, October 16, 2021

10:00AM-2:00PM EST, online conference

Panel I: Communities and Associations | 10:00AM-11:00AM EST

Alexander Kitroeff (Haverford College): AHEPA’s Commemorations of 1821

Nick Alexiou (Queens College, City University, New York): Commemorating the Revolution in New York. A Historical Overview

Athanasios Gekas (York University, Toronto, Canada): Perceptions of the Greek Revolution and the Greek Communities of Canada, 1920s-2021

Panel II: Literature and Art | 11:15AM-12:15PM EST

Dan Georgakas (Queens College, City University, New York): Harry Mark Petrakis’ Novels Chronicle the Greek War of Independence

Kostis Kourelis (Franklin & Marshall College): Architecture, Abolition, Revolution: A Greek American Revival (1920s) of the American Greek Revival (1820s)

April Kalogeropoulos Householder (Honors College, University of Maryland, Baltimore County): Reflections on Greek Nationalism and the Making of a Documentary Film about Bouboulina

Panel III: Culture and Education | 12:30PM-1:30PM EST

Maria Kaliambou (Yale University): Like Another Rigas Feraios. Reviving the Revolution in Greek American Publications

Fevronia Soumakis (Queens College, City University, New York): Celebrating the 1971 Greek Independence Day Jubilee through Greek Orthodox Schools in the United States

Yiorgos Anagnostou (Ohio State University): The Bicentenary across Greece and the Diaspora: Toward the Making of a Global Greek Civic Identity

Final Remarks: 1:30PM-2:00PM EST