Event Description


Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies

Fifteenth International Graduate Student Conference


“Works in Progress: New Approaches”

Friday, May 5, 2023



9:45 a.m.         WELCOME  Dimitri Gondicas (Princeton University)

10:00 a.m.       PANEL I  PAST AND PRESENT

Chair: Dimitri Gondicas (Princeton University)

Jovana Andelkovic (Simon Fraser University) Abstract and Bio
“Illustrating and Fictionalizing Byzantium – The Role of Visual Elements in Greek Primary School Textbooks”

Respondent: Tommaso Giuliodoro (Princeton University)

Angeliki Tsiotinou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) Abstract and Bio
“A Repository for Working-class Memories and Hybrid Hellenisms: The Hellenic Cultural Museum in Salt Lake City, Utah”

Respondents: Anastasios Panoutsopoulos (Princeton University)
and Rachel Patt (Princeton University)

12:00 p.m.       LUNCH


Chair: Nikolaos Panou (Princeton University)

Petros Kastrinakis (University of Crete) Abstract and Bio
“A Port and its People: Chania at the Time of Transition from Sail to Steam Navigation”

Respondent: Danai Thomaidis (Princeton University)

Elisavet Papalexopoulou (European University Institute) Abstract and Bio
“Women’s Fatherlands: The Polysemy of Patriotism During the Greek Revolution”

Respondents: Anastasios Panoutsopoulos (Princeton University)
and Pavlo Smytsnyuk (Princeton University)

3:30 p.m.         COFFEE BREAK

4:00 p.m.         PANEL III  BEYOND BINARIES

Chair:  Elizabeth Davis (Princeton University)

Alexander Strecker (Duke University) Abstract and Bio
“‘Begin, Slowly, at Noon’: Rhythmic Attunements at documenta 14”

Respondents: Eleni Stavroulaki (Princeton University)
and Andrew Griebeler (Princeton University)

Panagiota Vogiatzi (University of Birmingham) Abstract and Bio
“Émile Zola’s Nana: The Translation and Reception of a Queer Text in Late 19th Century Greek Literary Discourse”

Respondent: Brad Boswell (Princeton University)

6:00 p.m.         RECEPTION


Program Committee

Brad Boswell, Hellenic Studies
Kathleen Crown, Humanities
Elizabeth Davis, Anthropology
Karen Emmerich, Comparative Literature
Tommaso Giuliodoro, Hellenic Studies
Dimitri Gondicas, Humanities and Hellenic Studies
Clayton Goodgame, Hellenic Studies
Molly Greene, History and Hellenic Studies
Andrew Griebeler, Hellenic Studies
Soo-Young Kim, Writing Program
Nikolaos Panou, Hellenic Studies
Anastasios Panoutsopoulos, Hellenic Studies
Rachel Patt, Hellenic Studies
Effie Rentzou, French and Italian
Lidia Santarelli, Library
Pavlo Smytsnyuk, Hellenic Studies
Eleni Stavroulaki, Hellenic Studies
Danai Thomaidis, Hellenic Studies

Secretary to the Program Committee: Iason Stathatos, Architecture


Supported by the Michael George Mazarakis Modern Greek Studies Fund

Event Co-Sponsor(s)
Cosponsored by the Humanities Council
Cosponsored by the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies

Event Details

May 5, 2023, 9:45 am6:00 pm
Events Venue
Scheide Caldwell House, Room 103