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About the Authors
David Connolly is currently Visiting Fellow in Modern Greek Studies at St. Cross College, Oxford University. He holds degrees in Ancient Greek, Medieval and Modern Greek, and Literary Translation. A naturalized Greek, he has lived in Greece since 1979 and has published 15 books of translations from major Greek poets and novelists, as well as a volume on the theory and practice of translation (1997).
Van Coufoudakis is Professor of Political Science and Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne. He is a past President of the Modern Greek Studies Association and a specialist in international relations. His many publications include Greece and the New Balkans: Challenges and Opportunities (1999), co-edited with H. Psomiades and A. Gerolymatos.
Antonis A. Danos recently received his Ph.D. in Art History and Theory from the University of Essex. He currently resides in Cyprus and is interested in Modern Greek art and cinema, issues of art historiography and modernity, and the aesthetic construction of "Greekness."
Anthony Gorman is a political scientist with interests in nation-building, ethnic minorities, and twentieth century Mediterranean history and politics. He has most recently been affiliated with The American University in Cairo, where he conducted research on the Greek presence in Egypt and other parts of the Middle East. His book, Contesting the Nation: Historians, State and Politics in Twentieth Century Egypt, is forthcoming.
John O. Iatrides is Professor of International Politics at Southern Connecticut State University, as well as Executive Director of the Modern Greek Studies Association. He was educated in Greece, the Netherlands, and the United States and has served with the Greek National Defense General Staff and the Prime Minister's Office. His many publications on the Greek Civil War and U.S.-Greek relations include Greece at the Crossroads (1995).
Anastasia Karakasidou is Whitehead Associate Professor in Critical Thought at Wellesley College. She holds graduate degrees in both anthropology and archaeology, and has published extensively on issues of nationalism, ethnicity, and ideology in Greece and the Balkans, including her book, Fields of Wheat, Hills of Blood: Passages to Nationhood in Greek Macedonia, 1870-1990 (1997).
Elena Koutrianou studied Classics, European Literature, and Literary Theory at the Universities of Athens and London, and at Oxford University from which she received her doctorate. Her work on the poetics of Odysseas Elytis recently resulted in the book (2001).
Mary Pittas-Herschbach is Lecturer in the Department of Classics at the University of Maryland. She holds a Ph.D. in French Literature and has strong interests in classical drama, Modern Greek theater, and stage adaptations of classical works. Her publications include Time and Space in Euripides and Racine: The Hippolytos of Euripedes and Racine's Phèdre (1990).
Susan Matthias is a doctoral student in Comparative Literature at New York University who has published a translation of the Prologue to The Life and Times of Alexis Zorba, as well as translations of works by Cavafy and Visyenos.
Adamantia Pollis is Professor of Political Science at The New School University. She is a past President of the Modern Greek Studies Association and has worked extensively on issues of human rights, as well as Greek and Cypriot politics. Her most recent book is Human Rights: New Perspectives, New Realities (2000).
Eleni Tsalla is enrolled in the Ph. D. program at the University of South Florida. Her specialization is ancient Greek philosophy, and she is currently engaged in research for her dissertation on Socrates's presence in Epictetus's Discourses.
Rodanthi Tzanelli is part-time Lecturer in the Department of Historical and Critical Studies at the University of Central Lancashire. She holds a B.A. in History and Archaeology from the University of Thessaloniki and a Ph.D. in Cultural History from the University of Lancaster. Her interests are in brigandage, nationalism, Anglo-Greek relations, and the representation of American and British cultures in Greek postwar cinema.
Gonda Van Steen is a member of the Classics Department and directs the program in Modern Greek Studies at...