Units of Study

MGRK3633 - Greekness and Hellenism

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Anthony Dracopoulos


How did the Greeks deal with their long and varied past? Are they Greeks, Romioi or Hellenes? This unit will critically examine the major perceptions of the Greek cultural identity put forward by Greek intellectuals and artists from the enlightenment to-date, placing particular emphasis on views which arose after the formation of the modern Greek nation-state. It will deal with issues of identity, tradition, nation, cultural continuity and discontinuity and it explore their relevance to the Greek Australian experience.


1x2500wd essay (40%), 1xtake home exam (equivalent to 2500wd) (40%), 1xpresentation (equivalent to 1000wd) (20%)


1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr seminar/week


MGRK1621 or MGRK2601



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