Oxford Modern Greek Seminar: Hilary Term 2018

The seminar programme for the Hilary Term is as follows:


25 January


Marissia Frangou & Philip Hager

(Canterbury Christ Church University & University of Kent)


Dramaturgies of Change: Greek Theatre Now



1 February

Eleni Papazoglou

(University of Thessaloniki)


Texts, Bodies and Moral Panics: Hofmannsthal's Electra goes to Epidaurus (2007)


22 February

Irene Loulakaki

(Greek Ministry of Education)


The Metamorphosis of the Muses in Recent Greek Poetry: Classical Reception in the Era of Postmodernism


26 February*

Gonda van Steen

(University of Florida)

Rewriting tragedy on a prison island: Aris Alexandrou's Antigone (1951)


*part of the 'Reading the Classical Past' lecture series

This seminar held at 5 p.m. First Floor Lecture Room 2, 47 Wellington Square


1 March

Eleftheria Ioannidou

(University of Groningen)


A Classical Modernity: Greek Theatre and Fascism


8 March

Marilena Zaroulia

(University of Winchester)


What Makes our Motherland? Performing Greece (in crisis) at the National Theatre




Subfaculty of Byzantine & modern greek



Since 2015 the Greek Seminar has been generously supported by an A. S. Onassis Foundation special grant