Conference Program

13th Annual International Conference on Literature
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)