"C.P. Cavafy" series of lessons (for adults) / ONASSIS CULTURAL CENTRE

"C.P. Cavafy" series of lessons (for adults)

Cycle "C.P. Cavafy"

17 January - 21 February 2015
4th Floor Foyer
Free admission
The C.P. Cavafy seminar series will continue for a second year at the OCC. The primary focus of this year’s seminars will be Cavafy’s interactions with other writers and movements, as well as a general thematic approach to his poetry.

This year’s seminars will be led by:

Takis Kagialis (Professor of Modern Greek Literature, University of Ioannina): “Cavafy and history in the era of the British Empire”

Lizy Tsirimokou (Professor of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki): “Cavafy and decay”

Gina Politi (Professor Emeritus in English literature, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki): “Cavafy, Victorian ethics and a literature of decline”

Eleni Papargyriou (researcher, King's College, London): “Cavafy and the image (painting, photography)”

Foteini Dimirouli (researcher, University of Oxford): “Cavafy and English literature: Forster, Durrell, Auden, Merrill”

Dimitris Papanikolaou & Thodoris Chiotis: “Cavafy and the multiple interrelations in his work”


The classes will take place on the following dates: 17 January, 24 January, 31 January, 7 February, 14 February and 21 February 2015.

There are no preconditions for participation.

For more information and to sign up for the course, write to kavafis@sgt.gr
Sign-up window: 3 December 2014 – 12 January 2015
Cost of participation: free

Series consultant: Dimitris Papanikolaou

Academic Advisor: Anastasios-Ioannis D. Metaxas
Designer of Ιnitiatives of the Archive: Afroditi Panagiotakou
Scholarly Advisor: Dimitris Papanikolaou
Project Manager: Theodoros Chiotis

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Entrance to all the events in the “Talks and Thoughts” Cycle is free and on a first come, first served basis.
The distribution of entrance tickets begins one (1) hour before each event.
Simultaneous translation is provided in the case of speakers using a language other than Greek.

The "Talks & Thoughts" events are also live streamed on sgt.gr.
The videos are also available after the end of the shows.

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