14th Annual International Conference on Literature
31 May & 1-3 June, Athens, Greece
Program (Athens Local Time)
(Note: each presentation includes at least 10 minutes for questions and discussions if available)
Monday 31 May 2021
Opening and Welcoming Remarks:
- Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER.
- Steven Oberhelman, Vice President of International Programs, ATINER, Editor of the Athens Journal of History & Professor of Classics, Holder of the George Sumey Jr Endowed Professorship of Liberal Arts, and Associate Dean, Texas A&M University, USA. (Video)
- David Philip Wick, Director, Arts, Humanities and Education Division, ATINER & Retired Professor of History, Gordon College, USA. (Video)
- Stamos Metzidakis, Head, Literature Unit, ATINER & Professor Emeritus of French and Comparative Literature, Washington University in Saint Louis, USA & Adjunct Professor of French, Hunter College-CUNY, USA. (Video)
William Glass, Professor, University of Warsaw, Poland.
Title: The Voyages of the Slave Ship Amoretta, 1730-1744.
Stefan Staretu, Director, Center for Theological and Historical Studies-Christian, Romania.
Title: The Royal Serbian Right at the Throne of Hungary at the Base of the Formation of the Romanian Orthodox Medieval States.
Petya Andreeva, Petya Andreeva, PhD, Austrian Archaeological Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria.
Title: Building the City, Rebuilding Identity: Aspects of Urban Fabrics in the Roman Provinces of Lower Moesia and Thrace.
Cedomir Antic, Associate Professor, University of Belgrade, Serbia.
Title: Foreign Royalty and Balkan Thrones in the 19th century – The Case of Serbia.
Ranko Kozic, Associate Professor, University of Belgrade, Serbia.
Title: The Enigmatic Depiction of the Phenomenon of the Second Sophistic in Philostratus and Eunapius’ Vitae Sophistarum or What is indeed the Mentioned Sophistic?
Pedro Fonseca, Senior Research Fellow, University of Coimbra, Portugal.
Title: Anatomy, Art and Literature: Henrique De Vilhena and the Expression of the Emotions (1909-1939).
Muhabbet Doyran, Lecturer, Istanbul Aydın Universty, Turkey.
Title: Significant Developments in Women’s Rights during the Atatürk Period (1920-1938).
Kenneth Moore, Senior Lecturer, Teesside University, UK.
Title: The Curious Case of Iphis: Ovid’s Accidental Discovery of Gender Dysphoria.
Cristina-Mihaela Botilca, PhD Student, University of Bucharest, Romania.
Title: Trauma and Emotional Manipulation in Jane Eyre.
Scott Kaufman, Professor, Francis Marion University, USA.
Title: Waterways to the World: The Expansion of the Panama and Suez Canals.
David Philip Wick, Director, Arts, Humanities and Education Division, ATINER & Retired Professor of History, Gordon College, USA.
Title: Scholar, Smuggler, Mercenary, Thief – Brief Glimpses of the Building and Breaking of the great Library at Pergamon.
Edward Laws, Professor, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA.
John Kilgallon, Research Associate, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA.
Title: Athletic Medicine, Training, and Politics in Ancient Greece: Galen vs. Gymnasticus.
Tuesday 1 June 2021
08:30-10:00 Urban Walk
Hirofumi Iwamoto, PhD Student, Kyushu University, Japan.
Title: Turkish Jews and their Imperial Legacy: ‘Citizen, Speak Turkish!’ Campaign and Jewish Intellectuals in Early Republican Period.
Alin Goron, PhD Student, “1 Decembrie 1918” University of Alba Iulia, Romania.
Title: Countryside Cinema in Romania during communist regime (1948-1958).
Zvjezdana Sikiric Assouline, Assistant Professor, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
Title: Witch Trials in the Early Modern Age Croatia.
Sanja Knežević, Associate Professor, University of Zadar, Croatia.
Title: Intertextual Relationships between Federico Garcia Lorca and Croatian Modern Poetry.
Nefeli Gkatsou, Master Student, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Title: The Figure of Speech from the Original to the Translated Text: Traditional Verse Poetry VS Free Verse Poetry and Poetry in Prose.
Paola Partenza, Associate Professor, D’Annunzio University of Chieti–Pescara, Italy.
Title: Travels in the Mediterranean: Patrick Leigh Fermor’s Mani.
Rytis Jonaitis, Research Fellow, The Lithuanian Institute of History, Lithuania.
Title: Intercultural Dialogue in the Middle Ages: Christian Cemetery in Pagan Vilnius.
Irma Kaplunaite, Research Fellow, The Lithuanian Institute of History, Lithuania.
Title: Between Greeks and Latins: Pilies Street in Medieval Vilnius.
Massimiliano Paniga, Researcher, Milan University, Italy.
Title: The Institutions of Public Health in Italy in the XX Century.
Marco Comunetti, PhD Student, University of Genoa, Italy.
Title: Homer and Euripides: Remarks on Mythological Innovation in the Scholia.
Martin Malcolm Elbl, Researcher, York University, Canada.
Title: The Jewish Quarter of Palma de Mallorca, 1390-1400: Violent Destruction, Socio-Economic Textures, and Urban Topography.
Rebecca Earles, Graduate Student, Rice University, USA.
Title: Biologically Defined Slavery and Other Legacies of the New Smyrna Colony.
Vina Tirven-Gadum, Associate Professor, Athabasca University, Canada.
Title: The Original Title as “What the Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdown has Revealed about the Class Divide in France” It is now “Covid-19 and the Parisian Elites.
Wednesday 2 June 2021 Educational Islands Cruise
Thursday 3 June 2021 Delphi Tour