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Elizabeth Arseniou is Associate Professor of Modern Greek in the Department of Greek Literature at the University of Thrace. Her most recent book is Πρακτική εισαγωγή στη μελέτη της νεοελληνικής λογοτεχνίας. Ορολογίαμεθοδολογίαθεωρία (Practical introduction to the study of Modern Greek literature: Terms, methods, theory; Metaichmio, 2012). Her research interests are modernist and avant-garde literature, literary theory and criticism, Modern Greek poetry and theater, women’s studies, and translation studies.

Patricia Felisa Barbeito is Professor of American Literatures at the Rhode Island School of Design and a translator of Greek fiction and poetry (her translation of Elias Maglinis’s novel The Interrogation received the 2013 MGSA Constantinides Memorial Translation Prize and was short-listed for Greece’s 2014 National Translation Award). A specialist on race and gender, she has published in a variety of journals and is currently working on a book about the African-American author Chester Himes.

George Diakoumakos earned his PhD in Political Science from the University of Athens, specializing in the fields of political culture, mass culture, and discourse analysis. He is an interim Researcher at the Greek National Center for Social Research (EKKE) and Adjunct Lecturer in the Academy of Plato project “The Citizen and Society” (University of Athens), where he teaches cultural studies and discourse analysis. He has published in various Greek journals, including the Greek Political Science Review.

Gabriella Etmektsoglou is the Director of New York University Berlin and Global Faculty of the NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study and of the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies. She has published on the Holocaust in Greece and is currently working on narratives of self-victimization in present-day Germany. She has taught at the University of Melbourne, served on the Greek Official Commission of Experts on Holocaust-Era Assets, and coordinated a project on postwar political justice at the Institute [End Page 425] for Human Sciences in Vienna. She is a founding member of the US National Peace Academy.

Adam J. Goldwyn is Assistant Professor of English at North Dakota State University, where he specializes in Byzantine and Modern Greek literature. His translation of John Tzetzes’ twelfth century Allegories of the Iliad was published by the Harvard University Press Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library Series (2015), and his article “Towards a Byzantine Ecocriticism: Witches and Nature Control in the Medieval Greek Romance” recently appeared in Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies (2015). He is currently working on editing and translating an anthology of Greek Jewish poetry.

Pothiti Hantzaroula is Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology and History at the University of the Aegean. Her research interests include the history of labor and the history of the Shoah. Her most recent publication is Σμιλεύοντας την υποταγή: Οι έμμισθες οικιακές εργάτριες στην Ελλάδα το πρώτο μισό του 20ου αιώνα (Carving subordination: Domestic workers in Greece in the first half of the twentieth century; Papazisis, 2012).

Loukianos Hassiotis, Assistant Professor of History at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, has worked as a research fellow at the Institute for Balkan Studies (Thessaloniki) and the University of Western Macedonia (Florina). He is the author of articles in Greek, English, and Spanish, and of three books (in Greek): Η ανατολική ομοσπονδία (The Eastern Confederation; Vanias, 2001), Ελληνοσερβικές σχέσεις 1913–1918 (Greek-Serbian relations, 1913–1918; Vanias, 2005), and Τα παιδιά του εμφυλίου (Children of the Civil War; Estia, 2013). He is currently studying Greece’s image in Britain during the 1940s.

Konstantinos Kalantzis is a postdoctoral Researcher for the Thales program at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and a project run by the University of Southampton. He earned his PhD in anthropology at University College London and specializes in Greek visual and material culture. Recent works include an essay on photography and power in Crete (published in American Ethnologist, 2014) and the ethnographic film Dowsing the Past: Materialities of Civil War Memories (2014).

Pafsanias Karathanasis is a PhD candidate in anthropology at the University of the Aegean. His work explores issues of grassroots political and cultural organization, visual and material culture, urban cultures, public space, and social change. He has conducted fieldwork in Athens, Greece, and Nicosia, Cyprus. [End Page 426]

Yiannos Katsourides is Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies of the School of Advanced Studies at the University of London and teaches in the Department of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Cyprus. He is...


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