Farinou-Malamatari Georgia


Rank: 
Professor Emerita
Tel.: 
2310 997135
Office: 
206 n.b.
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Wednesday 17.00-18.00

Surname: FARINOU-MALAMATARI
Name: Georgia
Birthplace: Athens
Date of Birth: 18/3/1952
Marital Status: Married to Stavros Malamataris (Prof. of Pharmaceutics). Mother of Christos (LLM Law) and Maria (4th year undergr. Pharmaceutics)
Home-Address: Pesmazoglou 5a, 14561 Kifissia, Greece
Telephon Number:home : (0030210) 6209847, university: (00302310) 997135 mob. 6978797324 
FAX: (00302310) 997094 

e-mail: gfar@lit.auth.gr

EDUCATION-STUDIES

1964-1970: High School for girls "Helliniki Paideia" (Athens). Leaving Certificate with merit, Dux of the School.
1970-1974: University of Athens, Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Classics: First Class Honours Degree (9. 22/10)
1974-1976: University of Athens, Faculty of Philosophy, Dep. of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies: First Class Honours Degree (9/10)
1980-1983: University of London. King's College (Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies): Ph. D.
1990: University of Oxford: Short postdoctoral research.

FOREING LANGUAGES:

English: Cambridge Lower and Proficiency
German: Zeugnis für Fortgeschrittene
I also read French

SCHOLARSHIPS/SABBATICAL:

1970-1974: State Scholarship Foundation Scholar
1980-1983: University of Athens Saripoleion Bequest Fund Scholar
1990: Centennial Bursary for Study in the U.K. by the British School at Athens
1992-1993: Sabbatical: Member of the Common Room at St. Cross College, Oxford. Visiting Scholar, Department of Classics, Harvard
1998: Sabbatical in the Spring Semester (March-August). Visiting Professor of King΄s College London. Member of the Common Room at St Cross College, Oxford.
2004: Sabbatical in the Spring Semester (March-August). Visiting Fellow at Princeton USA (Program in Hellenic Studies)
2008-9: Sabbatical in the Winter Semester (October-February). Visiting Professor at King’s College London

TEACHING/ADMINISTRATIVE POSTS AND RELEVANT ACTIVITIES

1974-1984: Tositseion-Arsakeion High School (1980-83: Paid educational leave for post- graduate studies abroad)
1978-1979: Modern Greek Literature at Red Cross Nursing Academy
1982-1983: Lecteur in Modern Greek Language and Translation to the undergraduates of BMGS Department at King’s College London
1984-1986: Arsakeion High School, Thessaloniki
1984-1985: Teaching Fellow in the Department of Medieval and Modern Greek Studies (MMGS), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
1986-1990: Lecturer in the Faculty of Philosophy, Dep. of MMGS, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
1988: Educational Visit to Cyprus, to teach at a short course for High-School teachers
1988-1990 and 1996:Taught at the Further Education Courses for High-School teachers (Thessaloniki and Kavala)
1990-1995: Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Philosophy, Department of MMGS, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
1995-2004: Associate Professor in the Faculty of Philosophy, Department of MMGS, Ariostotle University of Thessaloniki
1996-1997: Head of the above mentioned Department
1998: Member of the Scientific Committee of the 1st Conference of the European Society for Modern Greek Studies in Berlin
1999-2001: Co-ordinator of the research programme “Europeanization of Modern Greek Prose 1974-1999”
2001: Member of the Organizing Committee of the Ministry of Culture for the Celebrations of Papadiamandis’, Sikelianos’ and Xenopoulos’ Anniversaries.
2002 (Oct.): Member of the organizing Committee of the 10th Meeting of the Department of MMGS
2004: Professor in the Faculty of Philosophy, Department of MMGS, Ariostotle University of Thessaloniki
2004: President of the Orginizing Committee of the 11th Meeting of the Department of MMGS (on Yannis Psycharis)
2007-08: Head of the Department of MMGS
2007-08: Co-ordinator of the Postgraduate Colloquia of the Department
2008-09: Member of the Organizing Committee of the 12th Meeting of the Department of MMGS
2010: Vice President of the Society of Papadiamantis’ Studies. Member of the Organizing and Scientific Committees of the 3rd International Conference on Papadiamantis

Merber of reporting commitees and/or electoral boards for the election or the promotion/tenure of members of the Academic Faculty at the Universities of Thessaloniki, Ioannina, Crete, Thessaly and Patras and Cyprus.

TEACHING AT THE ARISTOTLEUNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI

Undergraduate

1986-20011: On various topics. Mainly 19th and 20thcentury Modern Greek Prose and Theory of Literature

Courses of Postgraduate Studies

1997-98 (Spring): MGL 716 Bakhtin, Barthes, Genette on Narrative
1998-99 (Winter) : EPEAEK/MGL711 M.M. Bakhtin
1999-2000 (Winter): MGL Aspects of Biography in itsrelations to the novel
2000-2001 (Winter) MGL209 Respresentation of spacein Modern Greek Prose (1974-99)
2001-2002 (Winter) MGL602 Representations of theCity in Modern Greek prose (1974- 99)
2002-2003 (Spring) MGL 605 Xenopoulos and Criticism
2005-2006 (Winter) MGL 617 From the New to thePost-modern Biography
2006-2007 (Winter) MGL 617 Naturalism in Greece?
2007-2008 (Winter) MGL 604 Artists as novel heroes
2005-2010 (Winter) MGL 600 Introduction to ModernGreek Studies (The part of the lessonon printed and electronic Bibliography and Methology of Research).See G. Farinou and A. Lounis, Katalogos sto diadiktyogia Neoellinistes:http://www.lit.auth.gr/files/nef-600-far.pdf
2010-2011 (Winter) MGL609: Fiction and Painting

I supervised A. Loudi’s PhDon Greek Short-Story 1830-1880 and about ten MA dissertations. I have been inthe three-member committees or in the seven-member examining committees ofseveral Ph.D and MA dissertations. Now I supervise two PhD dissertations and threeMA dissertations.

PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCES

1986 (March 24-26):InternationalSymposium on the Greek Novel AD 1-1985 (London,King’s College). For presentation see Publications no 9.
1990 (May 10-12):5thMeeting of the Department of Medieval and Modern Greek Studies (Thessaloniki). Forpresentation see Publ. no 16
1992 (April 17):Symposiumon Papadiamandis (Athens,Goulandri-Horn Foundation). For presentation see Publ. no 17
1992 (Sept. 23-26):FirstInternational Symposium on Alexandros Papadiamandis (Skiathos, Greece).For presentation see Publ. no 18
1992 (Oct. 31- Nov. 2):FirstMeeting on the Post-War Greek Prose (Thessaloniki): Participatedat a Round Table on Male and Female Discourse in Post-War Greek Prose
1995 (October 24-26):Symposium on Nineteenth Century Greek Prose (Athens, Goulandri- Horn Foundation). For presentation see Publ. no 26
1996 (April 25-27):7th Meeting of the Department of Medieval and Modern Greek Studies (Thessaloniki). For presentation see Publ. no 27
1996 (Oct. 31- Nov. 2):5th Meeting on Modern Greek Prose: Participated at a Round Table on Images of «Greeks and the Others» in 19th century Greek Prose
1997 (March 11-14):8th Meeting of the Department of Medieval and Modern Greek Studies. For presentation see Publ. No 28
1997 (November): Symposium on N. Kazantzakis organized by the University of Crete (Chania) For presentation see Publ. no 29
1998 (July): 3rd Meeting of Young Film-Makers (Spercheiada Phthiotis). Narrative techniques in Cinema and Literature
2000 (December):Conference “Ourselves and Others” organized by the Panhellenic Cultural Movement (Athens). For presentation see publ. no 38
2001 (28-30/6):Conference:Greece and the Balkans. Cultural Encounters since the Enlightment (University of Birmingham). For presentation see publ. no 40
2001 (3/10):Organizer and Co-ordinator of a Round Table “Young Researchers and Papadiamandis. For presentation Nea Estia, 152 (2002) 10-39
2001 (26 -28/11): Member of the Orginizing Committee and participation at the Conference on the 50th Anniversary of Xenopoulos death. For presentation see publ. no 41
2004 (14-17/10):11th Meeting of the Department of Medieval and Modern Greek Studies (Thessaloniki). For presentation see Publ. no 45
2005 (7-8/10): G. Theotokas’ Centenary organized by the Ministry of Culture, EKEBI (Athens)
2005 (18-20/11):Teotokas Convegno organized by Naples University (Naples). For presentation see Publ. no 47
2007 (18-21/5):Conference on Kazantzakis organized by the University of Crete (Herakleion, Rethymno Crete). For presentation see Publ. no 50
2007 (1-3/11): Conference on Kazantzakis organized by the University of Athens (Athens) For presentation see Publ. no 50
2008 (3-5/7): 1st International Conference on Modern Greek Studies (Municipality of Athens)
Short Paper “Collaborations of the AUTH Department of MMGS with Chairs and Departments of Modern Greek Studies abroad. Past, Present, Future” www.elladastonkosmo.gr
2009 (27-29/3) 12th Meeting of the Department of Medieval and Modern Greek Studies. For presentation see publ. no 53
2010 (11/3) Conference “The Craft of Biography. Writing Greek Lives”, organized by Sir Michael Llewellyn-Smith at Deere – The American College in Greece

ERASMUS/LECTURES:

1990-1994: Visits to England and lectures at King’s College London and Oxford within the framework of the ERASMUS programme for student exchange.
1992 (February): Lectures at Ruhr Universität Bochum within the framework of the ERASMUS- Lingua programme.
1993 (24/2): Cambridge: Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages.
1993 (4/5): Harvard: Center for Cultural and Literary Studies.
1993 (26/11): Thessaloniki: American College, Anatolia.
1994 (8/4): Rethymno, Crete: Meeting of the ERASMUS Programme.
1998 (March): Series of postgraduate Seminars at King’s College London, within a frame of SOCRATES’ teacher exchange.
1998 (March and May):Lectures in Cambridge, Birmingham and Oxford
2001 (3/12): Thessaloniki/Veroia: Organized by “Philologos” and the Municipal Library of Veroia
2004 (May): Princeton: Workshop in Hellenic Studies
2005 (May): Lecture at the Postgraduate Colloquium of the University of Cyprus
2007 (6-16/2) Three Lectures at the Postgraduate Colloquium and Seminar of the University of Cyprus
2008 (December) Lecture at Gent University, Belgium
From 2008 Co-ordinate of the Erasmus Programme with Catania, Italy
2010 (March) Erasmus Visit and Lecture at Catania University
2011 (March) Erasmus Visit and Lecture at Gent University, Belgium
2011 (May and June) Organized and co-ordinate of five lectures on Papadiamantis and his legend: 100 years after in the Open University of the Book’s Arcade in Athens (Stoa tou Vivliou).

PUBLICATIONS: (bold=books, asterisk=publications in English)

1. Romantic Elements in the Poetry of Andreas Kalvos, Parnassos, 18 (1976) 104-115
2. G.Theotokas' The Bells (Development, Archetypes and Influences), Parnassos, 19 (1977) 421-436
3. War and the Narrator’s faces: Ten years since Myrivilis’Death, Kathimerini, 19/7/1979
4. Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound, Nea Paideia, no 12 (1980) 147-156
5. "Love in the Snow": A Reading. In the memorial volume Bright Epiphany: A Dedication to Papadiamandis and his World, Athens 1981, 22001 p. 351-357
*6. "Narrative Techniques in Papadiamandis' Fiction (1887-1910): Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis: University of London 1983
7. Fiction and Fact: Four meta-short stories by M. Koumandareas, O Politis, no 72 (May- July 1986) 58-64.
8. An abbreviated version of no 6 in Greek Athens, Kedros, 1987, 22000, 3 2002, 42011
*9. The Novel of Adolescence written by a woman: Margarita Lymberaki, in the vol. R. Beaton (ed.) The Greek Novel AD 1-1985. London 1988, p. 103-109.
10. Y. Beratis: Short Account of his Life and Work, I Lexi, no 74 (1988) 364-371.
11. The Life, Bibliography, Critical Presentation and Anthology of M. Lymberaki's Work, in the 5th Vol. of Post-War Prose (1940-1967) Athens, Sokokis, 1988, p. 130-177.
12. The Life, Bibliography, Critical Presentation and Anthology of T. Gritsi-Milliex's Work, in the 6th Vol. of Post-War Prose (1940-1967) o.c., p. 8-53
13. Entry for Papadiamandis in the Biographical Dictionary, Ekdotiki Athinon, vol. 8, p. 135-36
14. The Prefaces of Gr. Xenopoulos' Fiction, O Philologos, no 60 (Summer 1990) 95-118 and no 61 (Autumn 1990) 190-200.
15. A “Greek Gil Blas”? Gr. Paleologos 'O πολυπαθής, Yearbook of the Faculty of Philosophy of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki 1 (1991) 297-324
16. The “journey” in Beratis' fiction. Proceedings of the 4th MMGS Meeting in honour of C. Th. Dimaras, Thessaloniki, Paratiritis, 1994, p. 333-342
17. The idyllic dimension of Papadiamandian Prose. In the vol. The Undiminished Charm: Papadiamantis 1991, Athens, Goulandri-Horn Foundation, 1992, p. 39-90
18. Papadiamandis and Dutch Painting. Proceedings of 1st International Symposium on Papadiamandis. Athens, Domos, 1996, p. 457-468
19. A Critical edition of two unpublished chapters of Beratis' To Plati Potami. Yearbook of the Faculty of Philosophy of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 2 (1992) 275-302
20. Nο man's land: some remarks on Myrivilis’ Life in the Tomb, Diavazo, 309 (14/4/93) 71- 75
21. Yiannis Beratis, Athens, Goulandri-Horn Foundation, 1994.
22. A contribution to J.G. Pitsipios' biography, Molyvdokondylopelekitis, 5 (1995/96) 19-38
23. Life, Bibliography, Critical Presentation and Anthology of J. G. Pitsipios' work, in the 3rd vol. Greek Narrative Prose from the Beginnings until the First World War, Athens, Sokolis, 1996, p. 222-281
24. Life, Biography, Critical Presentation and Anthology of Gr. Paleologos’s work, in the 3rd vol. of the above series, p. 156-221
25. Life, Biography, Critical Presentation and Anthology of Gr. Xenopoulos’s, in the 8th vol. of the above series, p. 288-377
26. «Novelistic Biography 1830-1880», From Leander to Loukis Laras. Proceedings of the Symposium on 19th century Greek Prose, Herakleion, Creta University Press, 1997, p. 103-118
27. Novel readers and reading in Xenopoulos’ fiction, Ellinika, 47 (1997) 347-362.
28. “Oriental Gil Blas” and “Eλληνικός Zιλβλάσιος”: Thomas Hope’s Anastasius and Gr. Paleologos’ O πολυπαθής, Synchrona Themata, 67 (1998) 27-35
*29. Kazantzakis and Biography, Kάμπος (Cambridge), 6 (1998) 19-34
30. Ελληνικού αγώνος το τριακοσιάδραχμον έπαθλον: An early sample of Xenopoulos’ oeuvre, Kathimerini, 4/7/1999
31. Grigorios Xenopoulos, Ta Nea, 15/12/1999
32. “Τα θαύματα του διαβόλου/Devil’s miracles”: Xenopoulos’ first novel, Nea Estia, 148 (2000) 512-522
33. M.M. Bakhtin, Eleftherotypia (Vivliothiki) 3/11/2000, p. 12-14
34. Narrative/Narratology: A Review Article, Nea Estia, 149 (2001) 972-1017
35. The paratext of Xenopoulos’ Fiction, Nea Estia, 150 (2001) 372-402
*36. The Prose of War, in the vol. Greece: Books and Writers, Athens, 2001, p 211-214
37. “A poem not made by human hand”: Comments on Papadiamandis’ “Το μυρολόγι της φώκιας/Seal’s Lament”, Anti, 753 (28/12/2001) 52-56
38. V. Vassilikos’ Γλαύκος Θρασάκης: Self as Other in Biography, Porphyras, 104 (July- September 2002) 211-218
39. Grigorios Xenopoulos’: Selected Critical Texts. With an Introduction “Grigorios Xenopoulos as Critic and Theorist”, Athens, Vlassi, 2002
*40. The Representation of the Balkans in Modern Greek Fiction of the 1990s, in D. Tziovas (ed) Greece and the Balkans: Identities, Perceptions and Cultural Encounters, Aldershot etc, Ashgate, 2003, p. 249-261
41. Xenopoulos’ criticism on Papadiamandis, In Grigorios Xenopoulos: 50 Years from the death of an Immortal (1951-2001). Athens, ΕΛΙΑ 2003, p. 247-279
42. An eponymous testimony for Nikolaos V. Votyras, Microphilologika, 15 (Spring 2004) 12-13
43. Introduction to Papadiamandis’ prose, Herakleion, Crete University Press, 2005
44. Phycharis and his Times. Language, Literature and Culture Issues (ed. and introd.), Thessaloniki, Institute of Modern Greek Studies, 2005
45. The Psycharian Novel: Remarks occasioned by Yanniris’ Dream, in the above, p. 167- 180
46. A postmodern Vizyiinos? in the The Discourse of Presence: Dedicatory volume in honour of Pan. Moullas, Athens, Sokolis, 2005, p. 351-362
47. “Daemon” and “Destiny”: George Theotokas and Stefan Zweig, Nea Estia, 158, no 1784 (Dec. 2005) 889-905
48. From ‘author’ to ‘co-scipror/συν-γραφέα’. Postfatory remarks on Bakhtin’s “Toward a Reworking of the Dostoevsky Book’, Nea Estia, 161, no 1796 (Jan. 2007) 50-65
49. Nikos Kazantzakis: Four women write his “Life”, To Vima, 11/11/2007, A 62
*50. «Aspects of Modern and Postmodern Greek Fictional Biography in the 20th century», Κάμπος: Cambridge Papers in Modern Greek, 17 (2009) 27-47
51. Reconstructing Eleni: Eleni Altamura’s ‘biographies’. To appear in a Dedicatory volume in honour of Prof. Eleni Politou-Marmarinou
52 “El perfecto novelista” (1850) and its fortunes in Greece via France (in collaboration with N. Mavrelos), in Ευτυχισμός. Τιμή στον Ερατοσθένη Καψωμένο, Ioannina 2010, p. 583-93
53. Yannis Beratis’s, “The Heautontimoroumenos”. A modernist sample of New Biography?
in Moderninty in 19th and 20th Modern Greek Literature and Criticism, Thessaloniki 2010, 509-523
54. Four Women write Kazantzakis Life, Nea Estia, 167, no 1830 (February 2010) 237-67
[=Kazantzakis in the 21st Century, Herakleion, Crete, Crete UP, 2010, p.291-338]
*55. Biography and the Novel in 20th-century Greek Literature, Phrasis, 51.1 (2010) 149-61
56. The ‘author’s literary consciouness’ and the ‘readers’ middle feeling’ Eleftherotypia (Vivliothiki) 29/4/2011

BOOK REVIEWS

1978-1980: Collaborator of the art-pages of the newspaper Kathimerini where I published about twenty book-reviews.
I have also published book-reviews in Ellinika
30 (1977-78) 512-514 on P. Bien’s Kazantzakis and the Linguistic Revolution in Greek Literature,
38 (1987) 223-225, on N.D. Triandafyllopoulos’ Μινύρισμα πτηνού χειμαζομένου
43 (1993) 253-257, on Κ.Α.Dimadis; Δικτατορία-Πόλεμος-Πεζογραφία 1936-1944
43 (1993) 470-473, T. Kayalis’ Γλουμυμάουθ: Ο Βικτωριανός ΑΡ Ραγκαβής
in Diavazo no 37 (Dec. 1980) 88-90, on M.Vitti’s, Iδεολογική λειτουργία της Ελληνικής Ηθογραφίας
in Kathimerini, 9/1/2001, on H λογοτεχνία και οι προϋποθέσεις της: Τιμητικό Αφιέρωμα στην Τζίνα Πολίτη
in Nea Estia, 149 (2001) 279-285 on the Greek translation of J.Culler’s, Literary Theory: A very short Introduction
in Nea Estia, 164 (July-Augut 2008) 179-83 on Eleni Politou-Marmarinou and Vicky Patsiou (eds.), Ο Νατουραλισμός στην Ελλάδα. Διαστάσεις-Μετασχηματισμοί-Όρια

TRANSLATIONS

M.M. Μπαχτίν, «Προς μια επανεπεξεργασία του βιβλίου για τον Ντοστογιέφσκι», Nea Estia, 161, no 1796 (Jan. 2007) 20-49