Modern Greek Studies Association


October 15-18, 2015 · Georgia State University · Atlanta, GA

Symposium 24·Atlanta, GA

Yannis Hamilakis, Professor of Archaeology at Southampton University, will give the keynote address at the Symposium on Friday, October 16, 2015. Professor Hamilakis' interdisciplinary and critical approach to archaeology, material culture, and the political uses of archaeological work as well as his dynamic engagement with today’s events promises an exciting and important talk. In addition, Professor Hamilakis will be available throughout the symposium for further conversation with attendees. The title of his keynote address is "The Archaeo-Politics of a Crisis."


The Preliminary Program for this year's Symposium is available here.


Early registration for the Symposium ended on September 15. Registration fees have increased.

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If you have not yet made hotel reservations, please see here. Note that the conference hotels will release unclaimed rooms, and rooms will no longer be available at the rate negotiated by the Local Arrangements Committee after September 15.

Initial Details

The Symposium will be hosted by the MGSA’s Local Arrangements Committee consisting of members of GSU’s Center for Hellenic Studies, Office of International Initiatives, Center for Collaborative & International Arts.

This Committee collaborates with the MGSA’s Program Committee and Executive Board to present a 2½ day program of scholarly presentations and other exciting events. The public is most welcome to attend, but advance registration is advised.

Most of the conference presentations will be housed at the Loudermilk Conference Center, 40 Courtland Street, NE, Atlanta, GA 30303. See Place for details.

The keynote lecture will be held in the Loudermilk Amphitheater and is free and open to the public.

2015 Prize Announcements

Edmund Keeley Book Prize
John O. Iatrides Best Dissertation Prize
Victor Papacosma Graduate Student Essay Prize

Display Your Books

If you would like to reserve exhibition space at the MGSA Symposium for books and/or brochures, see here for details.

Sponsorship Opportunities

The MGSA invites donations for the October 2015 Symposium.
Our current sponsorship opportunities focus on our first priority, our graduate student travel fund.