Christmas is almost upon us and in light of the Christmas celebrations the Oxford University Greek Society is organising a Christmas Dinner! Guest stars of the event will be our Choir ‘Nostos’ who will sing Greek Carols to get us into the Christmas mood!
The event will take place on Sunday 15th of December, at the West Oxford Community Association (WOCA), at Botley Road, OX2 0BT (map), starting at 19.30 with the Carols. Dinner will be served at 20.30 and as always lots of dancing and singing will follow the meal!!
To make a reservation for the dinner please fill in this Doodle Poll as soon as possible using your full name followed by the number of your guests and your email address (e.g., Nikos+1 email@example.com, Maria+2 firstname.lastname@example.org, etc). Please then proceed with payment to the bank account indicated below no later than Monday 9th of December.
The price is £12 for members and £14 for non-members for a 3 course meal, excluding drinks which will be available for 2£ per glass of wine. There will be no charge for children under 10 years old. Please bring along your OUGS membership card to get the discount!
For your payment, use the following bank account: **T I Antoniadou, sort code: 30-80-45, account number: 30047660** with the reference “Christmas“. Once you have paid, please send us a follow-up e-mail by replying to this e-mail, indicating the names of the persons you have paid for and any dietary preferences (e.g., veg). This simple process will greatly help our planning and ensure that everyone has a fantastic time!
Book Presentation: ‘Georgios Chortatsis: Plays of the Veneto-Cretan Renaissance’
Georgios Chortatsis, a contemporary of Shakespeare, was the greatest playwright of Venetian Crete. Rosemary Bancroft-Marcus presents her new book Georgios Chortatsis (fl. 1576-1596): Plays of the Veneto-Cretan Renaissance (OUP), containing all the known works of the “father of Modern Greek theatre”, newly edited and accompanied by English translations. Rosemary will talk about her book and read extracts from her texts and translations. Other speakers will be David Holton and Elizabeth Jeffreys.
When: Wednesday 11 December 2013, 5:00, followed by a reception.
Wh ere: Lecture Theatre, The Ioannou Centre, St Giles, Oxford
All welcome. Admission free.
Organised by the Society for Modern Greek Studies
Modern Greek Seminar
Speaker: Anna-Maria Sichani (University if Athens)
Topic: Revolutionary Pathos, Greek Ethos: Alternative Literary Magazines and “Marginal Poetics” in the Long (Greek) Sixties
When: Thursday, 28 November, 5pm.
Where: ground floor lecture room, 47 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JF (map), Faculty of Medieval & Modern Languages, Subfaculty of Byzantine and Modern Greek
Calendar 2014 – Call to all aspiring photographers among our members
The OUGS is planning to create a 2014 calendar comprised of your very own, special photos of Greece!
To gather a critical mass of photographs that will comprise our calendar, we are inviting all our members wishing to support this cause to submit up to 4 photos, preferably one related to each season. 12 of these photos will be subsequently selected by the committee to be incorporated to our calendar! We would favour themes of Greek landscapes, customs, lifestyle and particularly welcome photos with a fresh/modern view of Greece.
Please note that only photos taken by you or photos of which you own the copyrights can be submitted and that the format of the pictures should have a resolution of at least 200 DPI (approximately 1-2 MB).
The calendars will be sold to our members and broader community with the aim of raising funds part of which will be donated to the ‘Doctors of the World’ in Greece and the rest will be used to support the cultural activities of our society.
Please submit your photos by e-mail to email@example.com by midnight Saturday 16th of November!