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Modern Greek Studies to screen ‘Twice a Stranger’ documentary

Esma — great grandmother of Sebnem Ozkan, outreach coordinator at the European Union Center — was a Turkish woman who was forced to flee Greece with her five children.
May 7, 2014

Her name was Eleni, and she was just a toddler when she and her siblings fled Turkey barefoot with everything they could carry during the forced migration of the early 1920s. With her brother at her side,...

New York University professor to visit campus

January 30, 2014

Rodney Benson, New York University associate professor of Media, Culture and Communication, will be speaking to University students about the findings in his new book, “Shaping Immigration News: A French-American...

European Union Center wins Jean Monnet Module

November 7, 2013

The University’s European Union Center won the prestigious Jean Monnet Module grant on July 11, making it the only American university to do so. The grant period runs from Sept. 1 through Aug. 31, 2016. The...

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