Biography and History

The Modern Greek Studies Association (MGSA) is an American-based nonprofit organization of scholars, students, and philhellenes established in 1968 for the purpose of promoting modern Greek studies in language, modern and Byzantine literature, history, politics, and social science in the United States, Canada, and Greece.The Journal of Modern Greek Studies is published semi-annually by the Johns Hopkins University Press, beginning with Vol. 1, No. 1 in June 1983, and focuses on Greek social, cultural, literary, and political affairs from the late Byzantine Empire to the present.

Source: From the finding aid for C0821

  • Edmund Keeley Papers. 1910-2013 (inclusive), 1960-2011 (bulk).

    Call Number: C0763

    Edmund Keeley (1928-) is an author, translator, and Charles Barnwell Straut Professor Emeritus of English at Princeton University, best known for his translations and writings on Greek poets C. P. Cavafy, George Seferis, Odysseus Elytēs and Giannēs Ritsos. The papers consist of Keeley's drafts and proofs of translations, fiction, and nonfiction, including novels, articles, essays, introductions, reviews, and other writings, as well as for works he edited, along with personal and professional correspondence, faculty material, files of the P.E.N. American Center and other institutions with which he was involved, awards and speeches, biographical materials, family papers, scrapbook and other printed materials, manuscripts of others, and photographs.

  • Modern Greek Studies Association Archives. 1968-2006 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0821

    Consists jointly of the files of the Modern Greek Studies Association (MGSA), established in 1968, and its official publication, the Journal of Modern Greek Studies , which began in 1983.

  • Modern Greek Studies Association Archives. 1968-2006 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0821

    Consists jointly of the files of the Modern Greek Studies Association (MGSA), established in 1968, and its official publication, the Journal of Modern Greek Studies , which began in 1983.

  • Antōnēs Dekavalles Papers. 1935-2008 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0833

    This collection consists of papers of Antōnēs Dekavalles, a Greek poet, professor at Fairleigh Dickenson University, and editor of The Charioteer, A Review of Modern Greek Culture. Included are: correspondence, autograph manuscripts and typescripts, drafts, miscellaneous notes, and files related to his affiliated organizations.