28 February, 2007
A conference entitled "Why we should read Kazantzakis in the 21st century" and dedicated to the memory of Greek author Nikos Kazantzakis will take place on March 3, at the Jurow lecture hall at New York University.
The conference is organized by NYU's Greek Studies department and the Hellenic Foundation for Culture.
The program for the conference will include lectures by academics from universities in Greece, the U.S., Canada and Australia, the screening of a film on the author's life, the reading of excerpts from the play "Kapodistrias" and performances of songs composed by Mikis Theodorakis based on Kazantzakis' writing.
Source: Athens News Agency