Faculty Profile

Maria Anastassiathe

Adjunct Faculty in Classical Studies (Modern Greek)

Contact Information

anastasm@dickinson.edu

Archaeology DEAL 4
717.245.1014

Bio

Education

  • B.A., Athens University, Greece, 1988
  • M.A., Bryn Mawr College, 1997

2014-2015 Academic Year

Fall 2014

MGRE 108 Intensive Modern Greek II
An intensive, specialized course aimed at maximally preparing archaeology students returning to Mycenae to function effectively as trench assistants and trench masters at a Greek excavation as well as enabling them to function more comfortably in Greek culture. The course significantly advances students' reading, writing, and speaking skills in Modern Greek, especially in further developing the specialized vocabulary necessary for archaeology professionals. Additional on-site summer instruction will aim at enhancing communication and research skills in Modern Greek.Prerequisite: MGRE 107; required for students returning to the D.E.P.A.S. of Mycenae field program; does not fulfill the College foreign language requirement. Offered every spring.