English-Language Bibliography on Greek America (2017)

Yiorgos Anagnostou

1. Academic Publications
(Articles, Books, Book Chapters)

Anagnostou, Yiorgos. 2017. “Norms, Vulnerabilities, Paradoxes: Greeks and MTV.” Journal of Modern Greek Studies, 35 (1): 155–179.

------------------. 2017. “Citizenship and Entrepreneurship: Greek America as Diaspora at a Time of Crisis.” Greece in Crisis: The Cultural Politics of Austerity. Ed. Dimitris Tziovas, 107–132. I.B. Tairus Publishers.

Aptekar, Sofya. 2017. “Looking Forward, Looking Back: Collective Memory and Neighborhood Identity in Two Urban Parks.” Symbolic Interaction, 40 (1): 101–21. [LINK]

Armengol, Josep M. 2017. “Black-White Relations, in Red: Whiteness as Class Privilege in Langston Hughes’s The Ways of White Folks,” MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States. 28 December. [LINK]

Ball, Eric L. 2017. “From Mantinades to Night-Rhymes: Composing an Imaginary Musical Tradition.” Ergon: Greek/American Arts and Letters. November 3. [LINK]

Constantinou Stavros T., Milton E. Harvey, and Karen H. Larwin. 2017. “Development and Validation of an Adult Greek-American Identity Scale.” Journal of Methods and Measurement in the Social Sciences, 8 (1): 20–57.

Gavrili-Alexandris, D. and G. Katsas. 2017. “Tourism and Ethnic Identity Development: The Impact of ‘Heritage Greece’ Program.” Innovative Approaches to Tourism and Leisure, December 30: 133–43.

Iancu, Anca-Luminita. 2017. “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner: Race, Ethnicity, and Women’s Choices in Something Newand My Big Fat Greek Wedding.” East-West Cultural Passage, 17 (1): 50­–72.

Kalogeras, Yiorgos. 2017. “Revenge and the ‘New’ Americans,” Ex-Centric Narratives: Journal of Anglophone Literature, Culture and Media, No. 1: 62–74. [LINK]

Korma, Lena. 2017. “The Historiography of the Greek Diaspora and Migration in the Twentieth Century. Historein, 16 (1-2): 47–73. [LINK]

Lagos, Taso G. 2017. “‘White Ethnicity’ and the Challenge of Independent Greek Films to Greek Stereotypes in the Global Imaginary.’” Contemporary Greek Film Cultures from 1990 to the Present. Eds. Kazakopoulou, Tonia and Mikela Fotiou. Bern: Peter Lang.

Patrona, Theodora D. 2017. Return Narratives: Ethnic Space in Late-Twentieth-Century Greek American and Italian American Literature . Madison, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.

Rizas, Sotiris. 2017. “The Greek Debt Crisis, the Obama Administration, and the Evolution of the Transatlantic Relationship,” Fletcher F. World Aff., 41 (1): 35+

Santelli, Maureen. 2017. “‘Depart from that Retired Circle’: Women’s Support of the Greek War for Independence and Antebellum Reform.” Early American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 15 (1): 194–223.

Stefanidou, Anastasia. 2018. “(Un)Doing the Anatolian Smile: War and Redemption in Elia Kazan’s Fiction.” Ex-Centric Narratives: Journal of Anglophone Literature, Culture and Media.2: 8-26.

2. Academic Reviews
(Books, Documentaries, Films, Museum Exhibits)

Anagnostou, Yiorgos. 2017. Review of Anastasia Christou and Russell King, Counter-Diaspora: The Greek Second Generation Returns “Home.” Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press (2014). Journal of Modern Greek Studies, 35 (1): 252–57.

------------------. 2017. Review of Παπαδάκη Κάλλια [Papadaki Kallia], Δενδρίτες [Dendrites]. Αθήνα: Πόλις [Athens: Polis] (2015). Ergon: Greek/American Arts and Letters. December 28. [LINK]

Bratsis, Peter. Review of Kostas Vakkas (director),Dan Georgakas: A Diaspora Rebel. New Star Art Cinema (2015). Ergon: Greek/American Arts and Letters. November 29. [LINK]

Soumakis, Fevronia K. 2017. Review of Evangelia Kindinger, Homebound: Diaspora Spaces and Selves in Greek American Return Narratives. American Studies–A Monograph Series 257. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter (2015). Journal of Modern Greek Studies, 35 (2): 583–86.

Sutton, David. 2017. Review of Sweet Home Chicago: The History of America’s Candy Capital. Exhibit at the National Hellenic Museum. Chicago. October 30. [LINK]

3. Dissertations and Theses

Jacavone, Jared. 2017. The Paid Vote: America’s Neutrality during the Greek War of Independence . Master’s Thesis. University of Rhode Island. [LINK]

League, Panayotis. 2017. Echoes of the Great Catastophe: Resounding Anatolian Greekness in Diaspora . PhD. Dissertation. Harvard University.

Pitou, Kristen. 2017. Greek Homeland Traditions in the USA and Identity Transformation: Assimilation and Acculturation in Helen Papanikolas’s ‘Rain in the Valley’ and Nia Vardalos’s ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding .’ Master’s Thesis. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. [LINK]

4. Encyclopedia Entries

Kitroeff, Alexander. 2017. “Greeks and Greece.”The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia. [LINK]

Paraskevas, Cornelia. 2017. “Greek Community in Oregon.” The Oregon Encyclopedia. September 21. [LINK]

5. Essays and Academic Blogs

Anagnostou, Yiorgos. 2017. “Building Bridges, Probing Intersections.” Bridge. February 18. [LINK]

------------------. 2017. “The Transformation of Greek America.” Bridge. March 9. [LINK] .

------------------. 2017. “European Americans: How the Matter.” Immigrations–Ethnicities–Racial Situations. May 2. [LINK]

------------------. 2017. “Louis Tikas: Cretan and Greek Identities in Poetry and History.” October 26. Immigrations–Ethnicities–Racial Situations [LINK ]

------------------. 2017. “On Museums.” Ergon: Greek/American Arts and Letters. October 30. [LINK]

Anonymous. 2017. “How a Half-Greek Father Taught his Quarter-Greek Daughter to Speak Greek Fairly Fluently in the American Midwest.” Bridge. March 18. [LINK]

Barrett, Richard. 2017. “American Orthodoxy.” Public Orthodoxy. September 15. [LINK]

Haddad Ikonomopoulos, Marcia. 2017. “Immigration of Jews from Ioannina to the United States.” AHIF Policy Journal, 8: Spring. [LINK]

Karnezis, George T. 2017. “The Parthenon, The Elgin Marbles: A Personal Reminiscence.” Bridge. June 25. [LINK]

Kasamias, Georgia. 2017. “Orthodoxy and Race in Light of Trump’s Inauguration.” Public Orthodoxy. January 19. [LINK]

Kelaidis, Katherine. 2017. “My Silent Church.” Public Orthodoxy. March 16. [LINK]

Kourelis, Kostis. 2017. “The Greek Laborer in America: 1907 Account.” Objects-Buildings–Situations. September 14. [LINK]

Kourelis, Kostis. 2017. “Teaching Thursday. Growing GIS Pains.” Objects-Buildings–Situations. September 27. [LINK]

Kourelis, Kostis. 2017. “Greek Philadelphia Business Directories 1904 and 1911.” Objects-Buildings–Situations. October 11. [LINK]

Lalaki, Despina. 2017. “From Plato to NATO 2,500 Years of Democracy and The End of History.” AHIF Policy Journal, 8: Spring. [LINK]

Papanikolas, Zeese. 2017. “Confessions of a Hyphenated Greek.” Bridge. March 28. [LINK]

Petrakis, Leonidas. 2017. “Defending and Advancing Hellenic Values and Interests.” Bridge. March 9. [LINK]

Raboteau, Albert J. 2017. “Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement.” Public Orthodoxy. January 16. [LINK]

Editor’s Note: If your published work falls under any of the above categories, and you do not see it in this bibliography please email me at so that I include it.