Arampatzidou Lena

Assistant Professor
2310 997860
208/13 n.b.
Office Hours: 
Thursday 13.30-15.30, Friday 16.00-18.00

Lena Arampatzidou is Assistant Professor in Modern Greek Philology at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She has also taught at Harvard’s Summer School in the Comparative Cultures Seminar, at King's College London and the Universities of Birmingham, Amsterdam, Lund (Sweden), Cyprus and Eötvos Loránd Budapest. She has participated in Conferences in Greece, Great Britain, Cyprus and Sweden. Her papers and articles have been published in peer-reviewed journals in Greece, Cyprus, USA, Switzerland and Australia. She has been a Stanley Seeger Fellow in Medical Humanities with Princeton University, a Fellow in Comparative Cultural Studies with Harvard University and a post-doctoral Erasmus Fellow in Travel Writing with Essex University. She is a reviewer for the Journal of Modern Greek Studies (JMGS) (USA) and the Review of European Studies (RES) (Canadian Center of Science and Education). 

She has authored two books:

-Aestheticism: The Modern Greek Context (2012) and

-C.P. Cavafy and the Poetics of Aestheticism: An Intertextual Approach (2013)

which was awarded a Prize by the Academy of Athens. 

Her research interests involve the movement of Aestheticism / Decadence in its European and Modern Greek context, the poetics of C.P. Cavafy, the works of N. Kazantzakis with emphasis on his travel writing, the poets of Thessaloniki and recently the inter(multi)disciplinary dialogue between Literature and Science.