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Overview of Greek Music in America1

Tina Bucuvalas and Stavros K. Frangos

in Greek Music in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Members of the diaspora brought with them to America a taste for all the extrapolations of music in Greece. During the early twentieth century, a flood of immigration combined with commercial record ... More


Turkish Music in the Greek American Experience

Joseph G. Graziosi

in Greek Music in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Through information about specific recordings and musicians, Joseph Graziosi’s essay on “Turkish Music in the Greek American Experience” delineates how many immigrants from the former Ottoman Empire ... More


Greek Music in America

Tina Bucuvalas (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Greek Music in America: A Reader provides a foundation for understanding the scope, practice, and development of Greek music in America through essays by the principal scholars in the field. This is ... More


Greek Orthodoxy and the Ethnic Revival

Alexander Kitroeff

in The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses how the Greek Orthodox Church dealt with the era of ethnic revival that legitimized European white ethnic identities, including that of Greek Americans. It highlights the ... More


Mapping the Female Ethnic Self in the Family Battleground: Vertigo and The Greek American Novel

Theodora Patrona

in Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Theodora Patrona offers a comparative perspective by juxtaposing Vertigo to Greek American female immigrant novels. In particular, the essay is an examination of Vertigo in conjunction with works by ... More


Introduction

Alexander Kitroeff

in The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter provides an account of the Greek Orthodox Church's interrelationship with the Greek Americans throughout the twentieth century. It analyzes the Orthodox Church in the United States that ... More


Toward an American Greek Orthodoxy

Alexander Kitroeff

in The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter charts the Greek Orthodox Church's efforts to accelerate and deepen its American character. It talks about the Americanized second- and third-generation Greek Orthodox Americans that had ... More


Church and Homeland

Alexander Kitroeff

in The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at how the Greek Orthodox Church played a central role in Greek American efforts to shape US foreign policy toward Greece, Turkey, and Cyprus between the 1960s and 1980s. It talks ... More


The Embargo Must Go

James F. Goode

in The Turkish Arms Embargo: Drugs, Ethnic Lobbies, and US Domestic Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179681
eISBN:
9780813179698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179681.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

The Carter administration wanted to proceed with the Defense Cooperation Agreement with Turkey, but it faced considerable opposition in Congress. Rather than suffer a defeat, the president’s top ... More


Amanes: The Legacy of the Oriental Mother1

Gail Holst-Warhaft

in Greek Music in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The amanes became emblematic of a style of music that was both admired for its emotional intensity and rejected for its association with the oriental and feminine side of the modern Greek psyche Gail ... More


Greek Orthodoxy versus Protestant Congregationalism

Alexander Kitroeff

in The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the moment of ascendancy of Greek Orthodoxy in the United States. It talks about Archbishop Athenagoras, who arrived from Greece and introduced sweeping changes that ... More


Assimilation and Respectability in the 1950s

Alexander Kitroeff

in The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the Greek Orthodox Church against the background of the 1950s. It highlights the rise in religiosity and the upward social mobility of the Greek American second generation. It ... More


Greek Orthodoxy in America Enters the Twenty-First Century

Alexander Kitroeff

in The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines how Archbishop Iakovos's successor, Archbishop Spyridon, made a mistake on the side of tradition. It illustrates the limits and potential drawbacks of Greek Orthodoxy's reliance ... More


Peter Stephen Kyvelos (1943–2017)

Michael G. Kaloyanides

in Greek Music in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0036
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Peter Kyvelos was a Greek American master luthier who opened Unique Strings in Belmont, MA in 1971. Though he repaired many Western chordophones, his greatest artistry was crafting the oud, the ... More


Turning Congress

James F. Goode

in The Turkish Arms Embargo: Drugs, Ethnic Lobbies, and US Domestic Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179681
eISBN:
9780813179698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179681.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter follows the Ford administration’s efforts throughout 1975 to lobby Congress to lift the embargo and embargo supporters’ response to this pressure, highlighting the successes and failures ... More


Gust J. (Dino) Pappas (1931–1999)

Stavros K. Frangos

in Greek Music in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0033
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

From 1940 onwards, Greek American Dino Pappas passionately collected ethnic commercial records and in so doing, acquired encyclopedic knowledge about the complex musical traditions of Greece, the ... More


The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Alexander Kitroeff

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This sweeping history shows how the Greek Orthodox Church in America has functioned as much more than a religious institution, becoming the focal point in the lives of the country's million-plus ... More


“They Have Made a Mess of Cyprus”

James F. Goode

in The Turkish Arms Embargo: Drugs, Ethnic Lobbies, and US Domestic Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179681
eISBN:
9780813179698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179681.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter opens with the 1976 presidential campaign. Each candidate made efforts to attract Greek Americans’ support, but Carter criticized Ford’s handling of Cyprus, promising to do more for the ... More


George E. Soffos (1953–2013)

Tina Bucuvalas

in Greek Music in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0038
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

George Soffos was born in Ohio into a family with roots in southern Rhodes. He learned to play guitar as a child, studied with master bouzouki player Giannis Tatasopoulos, and by 17 was an ... More


Against Curation: The Challenges of Community Self-Representation (or, Confessions of a Former Control Addict)

Frank Proschan

in Curatorial Conversations: Cultural Representation and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805980
eISBN:
9781496806024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805980.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Using the examples from Festival programs on Lao American and Greek American Folklife and reflecting on the author’s experience in operationalizing the UNESCO Convention on Safeguarding Intangible ... More


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