[MGSA-L] Fw: After Funding Cut, Cornell Will No Longer Offer Modern Greek Courses

Neni Panourgia np255 at columbia.edu
Sun Feb 27 10:36:29 PST 2011

As regrettable as this turn of events is it might actually prove to be a 
blessing in disguise. As we say in Greece: ???? ?????? ????? ???????. 
This is the perfect time for the Greek-American community to show its 
commitment to all things Greek, to get itself together, engage in 
fundraising, and fund and endow a modern Greek program at Cornell. 
Modern Greek programs cannot be sustained solely by Greek funds in 
perpetuity and the US universities have shown over the past two years 
that they are following a corporate model which does not encourage the 
flourishing of the humanities. Therefore this is the time for alumni, 
Greek-American businesses, and the community at large to invest in and 
promote education.


On 2/27/2011 9:51 AM, gerasimus.katsan at qc.cuny.edu wrote:
> Dear List members,
>    If forward a link sent by John Siolas.
> A worrisome turn of events, to be sure.
> Regards,
> Gerasimus
> *****************************
> Gerasimus Katsan
> Assistant Professor, Modern Greek
> Dept. of European Languages and Literatures
> Queens College - CUNY
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> -----Forwarded by Gerasimus Katsan/Faculty/Queens College on 
> 02/27/2011 09:49AM -----
>        FYI     COMMENTS ?
>     *Subject:* *After Funding Cut, Cornell Will No Longer Offer Modern
>     Greek Courses*
>         http://www.cornellsun.com/section/news/content/2011/02/17/after-funding-cut-cornell-will-no-longer-offer-modern-greek-courses
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