Welcome

The Center for Greek Studies promotes the multi-disciplinary study of the language, literature, history, and culture of classical, post-classical, and contemporary Greece.

Established in 1983, the Nikos Kazantzakis Chair supports academic and cultural outreach activities of the Center. It is the second such Chair in Greek Studies to be established in the United States.

The Center organizes special cultural outreach events such as concerts, art exhibits, readings, film screenings and lectures.

Drop-In Hours, Fall 2019

The Center for Greek Studies at San Francisco State University is pleased to offer open drop-in hours for the fall semester, 2019. All are welcome to stop in to Humanities 577 to check out our space and peruse our library. Drop-in hours are Mondays, 2-4, and Thursdays, 11-3, and are staffed by the Center’s work study student Kieran Barkley. We look forward to your visit!

The Center for Greek Studies at SFSU promotes the multi-disciplinary study of the language, literature, history, and culture of classical, post-classical, and contemporary Greece. It holds several rich collections and archives related to this mission that pertain in particular to: the Greek diaspora and the Greek American experience in the Bay Area; Greek oral histories; the life and work of renowned Greek author Nikos Kazantzakis; and Greek literature, history and anthropology. All materials housed in the Center are non-circulating.

The Humanities building is located on Tapia Drive; a campus map can be consulted here: https://www.sfsu.edu/~sfsumap/graphics/sfsu_map_color.pdf

Center for Greek Studies Newsletter

Download the Spring 2019 Newsletter (pdf)

Modern Greek Studies Foundation

President's Report to the Board, Spring 2016 (pdf)

Upcoming Events

The 16th San Francisco Greek Film Festival

October 20, 2019 - 12:00pm to October 26, 2019 - 12:00pm

The Center for Greek Studies at SF State and the Modern Greek Studies Foundation are pleased to announce the 16th San Francisco Greek Film Festival.

The Festival will be held October 20-26, 2019.

Furhter information will be available soon.