Conference Program

13th Annual International Conference on Literature
Tentative 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


Opening and Welcoming Remarks:

  • Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER 
  • Nicholas Pappas, Professor of History, Sam Houston State University, USA.

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

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

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

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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

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

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)

Greek Night

Tuesday 2 June 2020

08:00-11:00 Urban Walk

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

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

Vasiliki Sakellariou, PhD Candidate, University of Caen Normandy, France.
Title: The Representation of a Society in Distress: Hugo Bettauer’s Novels The Joyless Street and The City without Jews through their Filmic Adaptation. (PowerPoint)

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)

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

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

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)

ernando Gil, Fellow, The Royal Historical Society, UK.
Title: Esoteric in Greece: Rites, Rituals and Practices in the Antiquity Texts.  (PowerPoint)

Mmanyaka 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)


Wednesday 3 June 2020
Educational Islands Cruise
Thursday 4 June 2020
Delphi Tour