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Cyprus, Female Voice and Memory Literature, Arts and History in the Work of Niki Marangou -23/09/201


Niki Marangou (1948-2013) was a writer and visual artist of unusual sensitivity and broad intellectual horizons who made a multifaceted and dynamic contribution to the cultural life of Cyprus. Her untimely death left a large void, stopping in its tracks a rich and creative career. This workshop aims to assess the work of Niki Marangou by placing it within the broader context of modern Cypriot literature, history and art. It will address the following issues: the female voice, visual arts and literature, regional identity and cosmopolitanism, Hellenism and the Mediterranean, history and literature.


FECHA/DATE/DATA: 23/09/2017


LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: British School at Athens (Athens, Greece)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: British School at Athens; King's College London

INFO: PDF - web - ahri@kcl.ac.uk


INSCRIPCIÓN/REGISTRATION/REGISTRAZIONE: gratis /free / gratuito


PROGRAMA/PROGRAM/PROGRAMMA:

9.30 – 10.00 REGISTRATION

INTRODUCTION


10.00 – 11.30 SESSION 1. ‘SIMPLICITY AND MASTERY OF EXPRESSION’

-Maria Nikolopoulou: The polyphony of memory: Claire Mitsotaki’s Niki as a phoenix, Niki as a palm-tree

-Flora Manakidou: Peripatetic ‘ecphrasis’ in the poetry of Niki Marangou: the miracle of the everyday

-Eleni Papargyriou: Literature and photography: the case of Niki Marangou

11.30 – 12.00 BREAK


12.00 – 13.00 SESSION 2. THE ‘SWEET LAND OF CYPRUS’: FICTION AND REALITY

-Nikos Falagkas: Biography as fiction: Evangelos Louizos from the Generation of the Thirties to Is the Panther Alive?

-Polina Tambakaki: Niki Marangou and ‘The Maid of Athens’: Cyprus and female writing, trauma and narrative 13.00 – 14.30 BREAK


14.30 – 15.30 SESSION 3. THE POETRY OF NIKI MARANGOU

-Nicoletta Hadjipavlou: Reconfiguring the past in the poetry of Niki Marangou Evripides Garantoudis: People and places in the poetry of Niki Marangou

15.30 – 16.00 BREAK


16.00 – 17.30 SESSION 4. NIKI MARANGOU AND HISTORY

-Maria Mandamadiotou: The invasion of 1974 in Niki Marangou’s Eighteen narrations: memory and history

-Frangiski Ambatzopoulou: Niki Marangou and Cypriot women’s narratives

-Sia Anagnostopoulou: The different temporalities of Cyprus in the work of Niki Marangou


17.45 – 19.30 CLOSING SESSION: ‘REMEMBERING NIKI’

Michalis Ganas Dionysis Kapsalis Edmée Leventis Julia Tsiakiris Miltiades Hatzopoulos Anna Boghiguian

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