Maria Nousias Zamanakos, Alexandria Zamanakos and Alice Fleury Zamanakos Endowed Lectureship in Hellenic Studies

The Zamanakos Endowed Lectureship in Hellenic Studies is an annual lecture to be held on behalf of the Hellenic Studies Program of UMass Lowell.

The Hellenic Studies Program is dedicated to forging partnerships between the University of Massachusetts Lowell and the Hellenic-American community of the Greater Merrimack Valley. This annual lecture shall provide a forum for those interested in the historical and cultural contributions made by Greece and the Hellenes around the world. The program is committed to bringing the best in intellectual and cultural events to Lowell to further that goal.

St. Catherine's Monastery, Sinai

St. Catherine's Monastery, Sinai

Cretan Icons and Cretan Painters at St. Catherine’s Monastery, Sinai (15th-16th Century)

Prof. Maria Vassilaki, University of Thessaly, emerita

Presented by the Maria Nousias Zamanakos, Alexandria Zamanakos and Alice Fleury Zamanakos Endowed Lectureship in Hellenic Studies.

Professor emerita in Byzantine art history at the University of Thessaly, Maria Vassilaki is an expert on Byzantine icons and has published widely on art, artists and society in the Greek world. She is a trustee of the Benaki Museum and has curated exhibitions in London, Athens and Nicosia.


More Information

For more information, contact Christopher Carlsmith, History Department by email: Christopher_Carlsmith@uml.edu or Demetra Gys, Advancement Office by email: Demetra_Gys@uml.edu.


Sponsored by the UMass Lowell History Department and the FAHSS Dean’s Office, with support from the Hellenic Cultural and Heritage Society of Lowell.