Conference Program

3rd Annual International Conference on Classical and Byzantine Studies
Program (Athens Local Time)
(In the program presentations are included from all the subjects scheduled to be presented in parallel)
(Note: each presentation includes at least 10 minutes for questions and discussions if available)

Monday 1 June 2020

10.00-10.30
Registration


10.30-11.30
Opening and Welcoming Remarks:

  • Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER .
  • Steven Oberhelman, Professor of Classics, Holder of the George Sumey Jr Endowed Professorship of Liberal Arts, and Associate Dean, Texas A&M University, USA. (Video)
  • Nicholas Pappas, Professor of History, Sam Houston State University, USA. (Video)
  • David Philip Wick, Professor of History, Gordon College, USA. (Video)
  • Tatiana Tsakiropoulou-Summers, Associate Professor of Classics, The University of Alabama, USA. (Video)

11.30-12.00
Magdalen Wing-chi Ki, Associate Professor, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.
Title: Poe, Territoriality, and the Psychology of the Wall. (PowerPoint)


12:00-12:30
Shadi Neimneh, Associate Professor, Hashemite University, Jordan.
Title: Castration or Decapitation? A Feminist Reading of Two Stories by Angela Carter. (PowerPoint)


12:30-13:00
Ema Jelinkova, Assistant Professor, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic.
Title: The Prostitute as Heroine in Aphra Behn’s The Rover. (PowerPoint)


13:00-13:30
Maria Rosaria D’Acierno, Associate Professor, Università degli Studi di Napoli “Parthenope”, Italy.
Title: The Role of Women in Middle-East Literature. (PowerPoint) 


13:30-14:00
Carolina Subtil Pereira
, Research Fellow, CHAM – Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal
Title: Reception Studies: Biblical and Eastern Antiquity in the Portuguese Travellers’ Writings (16th – 17th Centuries). (PowerPoint) 


14:00-14:30
Abdulfettah Imamoglu, Assistant Professor, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Turkey.
Title: The Dialectic of Travel and Writing According to the Turkish Twenty-First Century Travel Literature. (PowerPoint)


14:30-15:00
Ranko Kozic, Associate Professor, University of Belgrade, Serbia.
Title: Rhode’s Theory of Relationship between Novel and Rhetoric and the Problem of Evaluating the Entire Post-Classical Greek Literature. (PowerPoint)


15:00-15:40
Carla Luciane Klos Schoninger, PhD Student, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Title: […] As he was Protected by a Crystal Shield: The Rapture of Words in “Postscript” of Elizabeth Costello, by J. M. Coetzee. (PowerPoint) 


15:40-16:10
Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER.
Title: Thucydides and the Synchronous Pandemic. (PowerPoint) (Full Paper)


16:10-16:40
David Philip Wick, Professor of History, Gordon College, USA.
Title: Classical Athenian Theater in the World of Rome. (PowerPoint) 


16:40-17:10
Nicholas Pappas, Professor of History, Sam Houston State University, USA.
Title: European Officers and the Greco-Albanian Forces on the Ionian Islands, 1798-1814: A Comparison in Command and Tactics (PowerPoint)


17:10-17:40
Cahit Mete Oguz, PhD Student, Simon Fraser University, Canada.
Title: Peasant Identity and Social Boundaries in Middle Byzantine Narratives. (PowerPoint)


17:40-18:20
Giuseppe Natale, Associate Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA.
Title: The Italian Translation of Toni Morrison’s Beloved: Linguistic and Political Implications (PowerPoint)


21:30-23:00
Greek Night
(The event did not take place due to the limited number of attendance. Those who paid and were not able to attend will be offered a free voucher according to our policy: https://www.atiner.gr/coronavirus)


Tuesday 2 June 2020

08:00-11:00 Urban Walk
(The event did not take place due to the limited number of attendance. Those who paid and were not able to attend will be offered a free voucher according to our policy: https://www.atiner.gr/coronavirus)


11:00-11:30
Moshe Gat, Professor, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.
Title: The Turning Point; American Cease-Fire Initiative between Israel and Egypt, August 1970. (PowerPoint)


11:30-12:10
Petya Andreeva, Assistant Professor, National Archaeological Institute with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria.
Title: Gladiatorial Representations in Thrace. (PowerPoint) 


12:10-12:40
Vasiliki Sakellariou, PhD Candidate, University of Caen Normandy, France.
Title: The Representation of A Society in Distress: Hugo Bettauer’s Novel The Joyless Street Through its Filmic Adaptation. (PowerPoint) 


12:40-13:10
Roshanak Vatani, PhD Student, Islamic Azad University, Kerman Branch, Iran.
Title: The Representation of the Unrepresented: A Study of Anita Brookner’s Freeze-Frame Narrative in her Novel Hotel du Lac. (PowerPoint) 


13:10-13:40
Tomasz Bednarek, PhD Student, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland.
Title: Allegorical Interpretation of the Cherubs in De Cherubim by Philo of Alexandria. (PowerPoint)


13:40-14:10
Alessio Ranno, PhD Student, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Italy.
Title: Pindaric Intertextuality in Sophocles’ Trachiniae (497-530) (PowerPoint) 


14:10-14:30
Gennieve Singson, Head, English Department, Saint Ferdinand College, Philippines.
Title: Disavowal of Acknowledged ‘Truths’: Ideology, Symbol And Culture In The Filipino Short Story, Morning in Nagrebcan. (PowerPoint) 


14:30-15:00
Fernando Gil, Fellow, The Royal Historical Society, UK.
Title: Esoteric in Greece: Rites, Rituals and Practices in the Antiquity Texts.  (PowerPoint)


15:00-15:30
Manyaka Toko Djockoua, Professor Emeritus, University of Yaoundé 1, Cameroon.
Title: The Harlem Renaissance and African Cosmology: Trees and Rivers in Selected Poems of Jean Toomer, Langston Hughes, and Countee Cullen. (PowerPoint)


15:30-16:00
Alin Goron, PhD Student, “1 Decembrie 1918” University of Alba Iulia, Romania.
Title: The Promotion of Atheism as a Principle of Marxist Ideology. Case Study: Romania. (PowerPoint)


20:00-21:30
Dinner
(The event did not take place due to the limited number of attendance. Those who paid and were not able to attend will be offered a free voucher according to our policy: https://www.atiner.gr/coronavirus)


Wednesday 3 June 2020
Educational Islands Cruise

(The event did not take place due to the limited number of attendance. Those who paid and were not able to attend will be offered a free voucher according to our policy: https://www.atiner.gr/coronavirus)

Thursday 4 June 2020
Delphi Tour

(The event did not take place due to the limited number of attendance. Those who paid and were not able to attend will be offered a free voucher according to our policy: https://www.atiner.gr/coronavirus)