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Culture & Values

Center for the Study of Culture and Values: Past Events

In addition to the focus on Hellenic and Greek Culture, the Center for the Study of Culture and Values examines the contributions of various cultures to the arts, ethics and globalism. Examples include Judaic studies, Hispanic & Latino Awareness Month, and Black History Month.

Some recent events include:


2017 – Presentation  of: Beneath the olive tree

2016 – The Good Life: Ethics and Identity in Ancient Greece

2016 – Gods and Mortals at Olympus: Ancient Dion, City of Zeus, Onassis Cultural Center 

2016 – Media, Politics & the Constitution for Constitution Day Celebration  

2016 – Hispanic Awareness Month lecture.

2015 – Constitution Day: Conversations about Current Constitutional Controversies with Nadine Strossen

2015 – Hellenic Melodies

2014 – Israeli media expert to discuss wartime photojournalism at WCSU

2014 – Dr. Richard McKim returns ‘Back to Polytheism’ in lecture at WCSU

2013 – Hellenic historian Pappas lectures on women’s honor guard

2013 – Historian Wick to lecture at WCSU on ‘Athens in Age of the Apostles’

2013 – Loizides Theatre Group stages ‘Electra’

2013 – WCSU presentation to debunk myths about Greek modern Olympics

2013 – Macricostas Entrepreneurship lecture to focus on health care and Internet

2012 – Loizides Theatre Group stages ‘Helen of Troy’

2012 – Internationally acclaimed author visits WCSU

2012 -“Unity in Diversity: Greece and the European Union Dilemma.”

2010 – Author and essayist Eric Metaxas delivers 2010 Macricostas lecture

2010 – Greek theatre troupe will stop at WestConn

2006 – Macricostas Chair in Hellenic and Modern Greek Studies named