• Cyprus, Female Voice and Memory

    Cyprus, Female Voice and Memory

    Literature, Arts and History in the Work of Niki Marangou

    Conference

    9.30 - 19.30 Saturday 23 September 2017

    at the British School at Athens, Souedias 52, 106 76 Athens

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    Conference

    Cyprus, Female Voice and Memory. Literature, Arts and History in the Work of Niki Marangou

    23 September 2017

    British School at Athens, Upper House

    Starts at 7:00 pm

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Literature, Arts and History in the Work of Niki Marangou

Conference

9.30 - 19.30 Saturday 23 September 2017

at the British School at Athens, Souedias 52, 106 76 Athens

Programme

 

9.30 – 10.00 REGISTRATION - INTRODUCTION

10.00 – 11.30 SESSION 1. ‘SIMPLICITY AND MASTERY OF EXPRESSION’

Maria Nikolopoulou: The polyphony of memory: Claire Mitsotaki’s Niki as a phoenix, Niki as a palm-tree

Flora Manakidou: Peripatetic ‘ecphrasis’ in the poetry of Niki Marangou: the miracle of the everyday

Eleni Papargyriou: Literature and photography: the case of Niki Marangou

11.30 – 12.00 BREAK

12.00 – 13.00 SESSION 2. THE ‘SWEET LAND OF CYPRUS’: FICTION AND REALITY

Nikos Falagkas: Biography as fiction: Evangelos Louizos from the Generation of the Thirties to Is the Panther Alive?

Polina Tambakaki: Niki Marangou and ‘The Maid of Athens’: Cyprus and female writing, trauma and narrative

13.00 – 14.30 BREAK

14.30 – 15.30 SESSION 3. THE POETRY OF NIKI MARANGOU

Nicoletta Hadjipavlou: Reconfiguring the past in the poetry of Niki Marangou

Evripides Garantoudis: People and places in the poetry of Niki Marangou

15.30 – 16.00 BREAK

16.00 – 17.30 SESSION 4. NIKI MARANGOU AND HISTORY

Maria Mandamadiotou: The invasion of 1974 in Niki Marangou’s Eighteen narrations: memory and history

Frangiski Ambatzopoulou: Niki Marangou and Cypriot women’s narratives

Sia Anagnostopoulou: The different temporalities of Cyprus in the work of Niki Marangou

17.45 – 19.30 CLOSING SESSION: ‘REMEMBERING NIKI’

Michalis Ganas

Dionysis Kapsalis

Edmée Leventis

Julia Tsiakiris

Miltiades Hatzopoulos

Anna Boghiguian

Events

  • 23 September 2017
    Cyprus, Female Voice and Memory. Literature, Arts and History in the Work of Niki Marangou
  • 09 October 2017
    Dr Kostas Paschalidis (National Archaeological Museum), "Το Μυκηναϊκό Νεκροταφείο του Κλάους Πατρών. Τα κατάλοιπα ενός λαμπρού κόσμου στο τέλος εποχής"
  • 13 November 2017
    Professor Angela Hobbs (University of Sheffield), "Democracy, Demagoguery and Plato"