[MGSA-L] Fw: After Funding Cut, Cornell Will No Longer Offer Modern Greek Courses
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
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.
> Gerasimus Katsan
> Assistant Professor, Modern Greek
> Dept. of European Languages and Literatures
> Queens College - CUNY
> 65-30 Kissena Blvd.
> Flushing, New York 11367
> -----Forwarded by Gerasimus Katsan/Faculty/Queens College on
> 02/27/2011 09:49AM -----
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