In Red: Introducing the “hot” subject of the Reception of Classical Texts.
Efstathia Athanasopoulou on Martindale’s “Redeeming the Text”: Considering her enthusiasm redeeming the text is a piece of cake!
Constantina Papaioannou & Vana Tsichla on Classical Reception on Screen: VSS (=Very Serious Stuff).
Gesthimani Seferiadi on J. Cocteau’s The Infernal Machine: NSSS (=Not So Serious Stuff).
In the seminar room for our ‘Oedipuses’. Expectations are highly raised.
Katerina Moroni pointing to the screen during her analysis of Dennis Villeneuve’s Incendies (2010)
Maria Chorafa presenting Koutras and Evangelidis’ Strella (2009)
After our ‘Oedipuses’: Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannus (Efimia Karakantza), Pasolini’s Edipo Re (Vasilis Arapis), and the reception of Oedipus Tyrannus in Koutras and Evangelidis’ Strella (2009) (Maria Chorafa) and Dennis Villeneuve’s Incendies (2010) (Katerina Moroni).
Andreas Filippopoulos on Lars Von Trier’s Medea. “I’d rather bleed behind a shield / than bearing a man’s children”. VSS (=Very Serious Stuff).
Alexandros Velaoras on Brecht’s Antigone. Tragedy and Politics. VSS (=Very Serious Stuff).
We have just finished discussing Antigone: From Sophocles to Lacan (Efimia Karakantza) and Brecht’s Antigone (Alexandros Velaoras). With our guest, James Andrews, Professor of Classics, visiting us from the University of Ohio in Athens, OH (Department of Classics and World Religions).
Efstathia Athanasopoulou in the action. Her ‘cup of tea’: Antigone on the post-colonial world stage: examining The Island by Athol Fugard. Happiness is in the air. On the foreground Akis Nikolopoulos.
All in circle: Tzo Kakoudaki in the middle giving instructions during her workshop on Aristophanes’ The Birds.
Still in circle: Alexandros Frantzis in the middle and most of the Jocastians around him in awe.
Celebrating after Tzo Kakoudaki’s seminar on Aristophanes’ The Birds. Beers are in order.