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LECTURES BY INVITED SPEAKERS

Every year a number of scholars and educators are invited to give lectures to our undergraduate or postgraduate students and/or to members of staff. The list below includes only some of the invited speakers from abroad, who gave their lectures in English.

DATE TITLE OF TALK SPEAKER AND AFFILIATION
21/05/2015 
"How much of the mind can we speak out? Communicating perceptual experience"

 Dr. Patricia Colaitis,TemporaryLecturer, New York College, Athens.

20/3/2015
“Of Being Astonished: Lyn Hejinian and Rachel Blau DuPlessis’s Anti-Dogmatic Statements”
Professor Hélène Aji, Université Paris-Ouest Nanterre La Defense—Paris X
  2/4/2015   "Translation as a Language Contact Phenomenon" Dr. Sofia Malamatidou, Lecturer, Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics, School of English, Drama, American and Canadian Studies, University of Birmingham
  26/3/2015   "Quo Vadis, English? Past, Present and Future" Dr. Klaudia Bednárová-Gibová, Senior Lecturer, Institute of British & American Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Prešov
 12/3/2015 "Corpus Linguistics with an Emphasis on Translation" Dr. Ioannis Saridakis, Assistant Professor, School of Economic and Political Sciences, Faculty of Turkish and Modern Asian Studies, University of Athens

14/11/2014

Prosody, Music, Expectation and Pragmatics.

Lecture organized in the context of the Faculty’s Postgraduate Seminars Series

Senior Lecturer Tim Wharton, University of Brighton, UK

 

25/09/2014

 

The Sybil in the bottle: Greek mythology in my work

 

Margaret Atwood, Canadian author

22/09/2014

 

Recent Posthumous Publications of Jacques Derrida, Τhe Death Penalty Seminar (1999-2001) and the Heidegger Seminar (1964-1965): Modalities of "Deconstruction" in a Forty-four-year Teaching Career.

Talk organized in the context of the Faculty’s Postgraduate Seminars Series

Professor Thomas Dutoit, Université de Lille, France

 

07/7/2014

Forget English! Orientalism and World Literature

Lecture organized in the context of the Faculty’s Postgraduate Seminars Series

Professor Aamir Mufti, University of California—Los Angeles

30/4/2014

WhatIsPostmodernism?

  Professor Jopi Nyman, University of Joensuu, Finland
29/03/2013 American Cinema and the Literature of the Border Professor Markus Heide, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
28/03/2013 Un(decidable), Un(creative), Un(precedented), Un(readable), Un(nerving), Bök, Dworkin, Goldsmith, Place Professor Hélène Aji, Πανεπιστήμιο Paris-Ouest Nanterre La Defense
29/11/2010 “Canadian Studies Guest Lecture Series” Dr. Ralph Lysyshyn, Ret. Ambassador of
Canada
29/04/2010 “Race and Passing (Imitation of Life)” Prof. Hilaria Loyo, University of Zaragoza
02/04/2009 “Love Found Wanting: Desire in Cavafy’s Poems” Professor Theoharis C. Theoharis, Harvard University
26/05/2008 “Poetry as Homework” Professor Bruce Robbins of Columbia University
26/05/2008 “Situationism and the Long 1960s” Professor Howard Caygill Goldsmiths College, University of London
04/03/2006 “The Counter-Religion Called Rock: The 3D Depiction of the Sixties Rock Cult Rania Mathioudaki and Alexandros Drakopoulos
15/12/2005 “Proverbs and Speech Acts” Professor Robert Harnish, University of Arizona
11/05/2003 “How English Language Learners Learn Well and Get English Wrong” Professor Tony McEnery, Chair of the Faculty of Linguistics, University of Lancaster
21/03/2003 “Poetry as Homework” Professor Bruce Robbins of Columbia University
06/12/2002 “Literary Representations of the American Metropolis in American Poetry” Heinz Ickstadt, Professor of American Literature at the J.F. Kennedy Institute, Freie Universität of Berlin
05/12/2002 “William Carlos Williams and the American Poetry of the 20th Century” Heinz Ickstadt, Professor of American Literature at the J.F. Kennedy Institute, Freie Universität of Berlin
28/11/2002 “Can Europe Speak with a Single Voice in Many Languages? The Challenges of Multilingual Translation for the European Union” Professor Arturo Tosi, Royal Holloway College, University of London
16/11/2000 “Questions of Bilingualism and diglossia” Irene Philippaki-Warburton, Professor of Linguistics, University of Reading