Leventis Foundation Scholarships for Gennadius Library 2013 Summer Session in Medieval Greek
American School of Classical Studies at Athens and The Leventis Foundation
Deadline: January 15, 2013
The Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens announces the 2013 summer session focused on the teaching of Medieval Greek.
A generous grant from the A.G. Leventis Foundation is making possible up to 12 full scholarships for the Medieval Greek Summer Session. These Leventis Foundation scholarships will cover the costs of tuition and fees, lodging for the entire period, travel with the program within Greece, and museum and site fees. International airfare to and from Greece, meals, and incidental expenses are the participant's responsibility. The scholarships will be awarded by the ASCSA on the basis of academic merit.
The 2013 Summer Session for Medieval Greek at the Intermediate Level from July 1 to July 31, 2013. The objective is to familiarize students who have a sound foundation in Classical Greek with Medieval Greek language and philology by exposing them to primary sources, different kinds of literary genres, paleography and epigraphy as well as bibliographic and electronic tools, drawing on the resources of the Gennadius Library. The program will also include site and museum visits. The session will have up to 12 members. The two Professors leading the session are Professor Alexander Alexakis, University of Ioannina and Professor Eustratios Papaioannou, Brown University.
Web site: www.ascsa.edu.gr
Chair, Committee on Libraries and Archives
American School of Classical Studies at Athens
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The program is offered at the intermediate level, and will be geared to qualified students enrolled in a graduate program in any field of late antique, post-antique, Byzantine or medieval studies at any university worldwide. A minimum of two years of college level Classical Greek (or the equivalent) is required. If there are available slots, college professors in any university worldwide, who have no access to the instruction of Medieval Greek in their home institutions may also be considered.