Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Professor George Kanarakis

Professor George Kanarakis

Ph.D. (Athens), Hon. D. Litt, (C.Sturt), M.A. (Ind., USA), B.A. (Athens)

Research

  • The literature of the Greeks of the Diaspora, and in particular of Australia and New Zealand
  • The press of the Greeks in Australia and New Zealand
  • Applied and comparative linguistics.
Research Grants
  • Special Purpose Grant, Literature Board of the Australia Council, for research into the literature of the Greeks in Australia (1981).
  • Special Purpose Grant, Literature Board of the Australia Council, for research into the literature of the Greeks in Australia (1982).
  • Commonwealth Schools Commission Grant, Multicultural Education programme, Projects of National Significance for 1984, for research into the literature of the Greeks in Australia (1984).
  • Mitchellsearch Limited Research Grant, for research into the ethnic press in Australia (1986).
  • Charles Sturt University Research Grant, for continuing research into the ethnic press in Australia (1991).
  • Australian Research Council Grant for continuing research into the ethnic press in Australia (1993).

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Professional Activities

Memberships
  • The Institute of Modern Greek Studies ( Greece )
  • Indiana University Alumni Association ( USA )
  • The University of Athens English Department Graduates' Association ( Greece )
  • Modern Greek Studies Association ( USA )
  • The Association of Fulbright Scholars ( Greece )
  • The Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand

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