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Yiorgos Anagnostou is Associate Professor of Modern Greek Studies and American Ethnic Studies at The Ohio State University. He has published widely on ethnicity and immigration in various scholarly disciplines. The author of Contours of White Ethnicity: Popular Ethnography and the Making of Usable Pasts in Greek America (Ohio University Press, 2009), and two poetry collections, Διασπορικές Δαιδρομές (2012) and Λόγοι Χ Αμερικής (2014), he is at work on a manuscript on post-ethnicity at the intersection of poetry and scholarship.

Aikaterini Andronikidou is a PhD candidate in the School of Political Science, International Studies, and Philosophy at Queen’s University Belfast and has written “Cultures of Rioting and Anti-Systemic Politics in Southern Europe” in West European Politics (2012) (coauthored with Iosif Kovras).

Dimitris Antoniou is Adjunct Visiting Assistant Professor in Modern Greek at the Department of Classics at Columbia University and studies unrealized government initiatives, the imaginary built environment, and the making of public history in post-dictatorial Greece. He is currently working on an ethnography of the unbuilt mosque of Athens, as well as researching the attempts by the colonels’ dictatorship to construct the Church of the Savior (The Nation’s Vow) in the capital city.

Eric Ball is Associate Professor/Mentor at Empire State College, State University of New York, and author of the memoir, Sustained by Eating, Consumed by Eating Right (SUNY Press, 2013). In addition to facilitating student-led inquiry among undergraduates into ethics, he has been building and playing lyras, occasionally pausing to reflect on his music-making in a sociohistorical context, most recently in his “Essays Before a Syrtos” in the SUNY Empire State College journal All About Mentoring (2014).

Karen Emmerich is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Princeton University, where she specializes in Modern Greek literature and translation studies. She is the translator of several books of Greek poetry and prose and is [End Page 211] currently finishing a monograph titled Translation and the Making of Originals (forthcoming from Routledge).

Theodoros Fouskas is Lecturer in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, New York College (NYC), in Athens, Greece. His recent research projects examine the impact of precarious, low-status/low-wage work on the collective organization of Pakistani immigrants in Greece and on the participation of immigrants in Greek trade unions. His most recent books include Nigerian Immigrants in Greece (Nova Science Publishers, 2014) and Contemporary Immigration in Greece (coeditor, European Public Law Organization Publications, 2014).

Georgia Giannakopoulou teaches International Honors’ Seminar Courses at Deree, The American College of Greece, and is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow. She specializes in critical sociological theory and is currently researching post-fifteenth-century ideals of Athens.

Maria Hadjipolycarpou is Lecturer in Modern Greek in the Department of Classics at Columbia University and specializes in Mediterranean and post-colonial studies. Her current project deals with autobiographies from the Mediterranean and the Caribbean and their relation to national and regional histories.

Yannis Hamilakis is Professor of Archaeology at the University of Southampton, UK. He researches and writes on the politics of the past, on sensorial experience, and on multitemporality, and is codirector of the Koutroulou Magoula Archaeology and Archaeological Ethnography Project.

Kostis Karpozilos is a historian, currently a Mary Seeger O’Boyle Research Fellow at Princeton University. He is the scriptwriter of the documentary Greek-American Radicals: the Untold Story (2013) and the editor of Αρχείο Σταύρου Καλλέργη: Ψηφίδες από τον σχεδιασμό της σοσιαλιστικής πολιτείας, on the Cretan socialist intellectual Stavros Kallergis (Benaki Museum, 2013).

Elektra Kostopoulou is an Onassis Foundation Lecturer at Rutgers University, where she teaches courses on Modern Greek and Ottoman history from a comparative perspective. Her research explores concepts of administration that pertain to religious diversity, local sovereignty, centralization, and federalism. Her current project, Of Minarets and Minotaurs: The Story of Autonomous Crete (1898–1913), addresses regional autonomy through incomplete transitions from empires to nation-states, at the intersection of the local and the international. [End Page 212]

Joanna Kruczkowska is Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at the University of Lodz, Poland, and specializes in comparative poetry (Irish, Modern Greek, and Polish). She has published a number of articles on Irish and Polish poetry in a sociopolitical context and is currently researching Modern Greek references in the work of Seamus Heaney...


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