Award Winners 2015

The Winners of the Classics and Greek Studies Awards 2015


Author Sophia Nikolaidou

Author Sophia Nikolaidou visited UF, sponsored by the Onassis Foundation, and read with faculty and students extracts from her work.

MGSA Symp Atlanta 15-18 Oct 2015

CGS at the MGSA

CGS President Neovi Karakatsanis, Former MGSA Executive Director Victor Papacosma, and MGSA Executive Director Gonda Van Steen

Kostas, Coufoudakis MGSA Symp. Oct 2015

CGS Faculty at the MGSA

The Faculty of the Center for Greek Studies attended the Conference of the Modern Greek Studies Association (MGSA). In this picture Van Coufoudakis, Kostas Kapparis and Gonda Van Steen are… Read More

Leonidas C. Polopulos

In Honor of Leonidas C. Polopulos

It is with great sadness that the faculty, students, and staff of the Center for Greek Studies at the University of Florida announce the passing of our dear friend, mentor,… Read More


Awards Ceremony 2014

See clip of 2014 ceremony


Honoring the Founders of the Center for Greek Studies

In honor of Karelisa Hartigan and Leonidas Polopolus a public lecture, “Some Remarks on the Byzantine Reconquista of Greece”┬áby Florin Curta, Professor of Medieval History and Archaeology, was held in… Read More


Nicholas C. Kontaridis wins Distinguished Achievement Award

Mr. Nicholas C. Kontaridis, for seventeen years beloved teacher of Modern Greek Language and Literature, Modern Greek History, and “Greece Yesterday and Today,” has been selected by the Committee on… Read More


Distinguished Public Service Award for Gus Bilirakis

On October 7, 2011, the Center for Greek Studies bestowed a Distinguished Public Service Award on Congressman Gus Bilirakis. The Center congratulates Mr. Bilirakis on his many accomplishments in public… Read More