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Tuesday14May18:006:00 pm(GMT-04:00) View in my timeThe Thalassa Benefit for the Orthodox Christian Studies CenterJoin us for a night of celebration and the presentation of distinguished awards

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Join us for a night of celebration and the presentation of two distinguished awards:

  • The Fr. John Long, S.J., Award for undergraduate achievement in the Orthodox Christian studies minor and/or potential for postgraduate studies in the field; and
  • The Stella Moundas Award for Orthodox Christian Service, presented to a senior who has shown deep commitment to serving others during his or her undergraduate career.

Presented by Orthodox Christian Studies Center Co-Chairs:

  • George E. Demacopoulos, Professor of Historical Theology, Fr. John Meyendorff & Patterson Family Chair of Orthodox Christian Studies;
  • Aristotle Papanikolaou, Professor of Theology, Archbishop Demetrios Chair in Orthodox Theology and Culture.

Enjoy wine, cocktails, and a tasting menu from Thalassa’s offerings of Greek and Mediterranean dishes.

    • Aristotle Papanikolaou

      Archbishop Demetrios Chair, Co-Director of Orthodox Christian Studies Center, Fordham University

      Aristotle Papanikolaou is Professor of Theology, Archbishop Demetrios Chair in Orthodox Theology and Culture, and the Co-director and Co-founder of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center. Professor Papanikolaou received the 2012 Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. In 2012-13, Papanikolaou…

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    • George Demacopoulos

      Fr. John Meyendorff & Patterson Family Chair, Co-Director of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center, Fordham University

      George Demacopoulos is the Fr. John Meyendorff & Patterson Family Chair of Orthodox Christian Studies, co-director of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center, and a Professor of Historical Theology at Fordham University. Professor Demacopoulos’ research and teaching interests are in the fields of …

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    Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University

    The Orthodox Christian Studies Center provides a space within a university setting for engagement with Orthodox Christianity by undergraduate and graduate students, participating faculty, and friends. It seeks to promote understanding of Orthodox Christianity in Western Culture; to preserve and perpetuate a vibrant Orthodox Christian tradition in America; to articulate the value and relevance of the Orthodox Christian tradition; and to promote ecumenical dialogue and relations, especially with Roman Catholicism.

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