WINTER SEMESTER

CLASSICAL STUDIES


ANCIENT GREEK PHILOLOGY AND LITERATURE

僚种 010  -  Greek Language and Prose Reading: Part I
Instructors: Athina Kavoulaki, Nikos Litinas, Andreas Markantonatos, Anastasios Nikolaidis, Konstantinos Spanoudakis
Description: This course, which is intended primarily for first year undergraduates with an intermediate knowledge of Greek, will recapitulate,organize and classify this knowledge by giving it the necessary theoretical background. The emphasis will be laid on the following: a) Syntactical function of the cases, the infinitive, the participle, the moods and the tenses; b) Accents and breathings, vowel and consonant changes (crasis, contraction, aspiration, assimilation etc.); c) Etymology and elements of historical grammar; d) Translation techniques, and e) Reverse Greek reading, i.e. conversion of simple Modern Greek sentences into ancient Greek. Attic prose will be read extensively, while, throughout the course, students will be given handouts with appropriate exercises, which they will be expected to prepare at home before the following class. The final examination will comprise questions on the class material and unseen translation from specific works of Attic authors to be determined not later than the second meeting.
Type: Exercise  -  Assessment: Written examination.

僚种 100  -  Introduction to Classical Philology
Instructor: Odysseus Tsagarakis
Description: The methods, aims and general concepts of philology are first discussed. There follows a review from the beginnings to the 19. century with particular emphasis on developments and on the contribution great scholars made to preserving ancient literature and keeping it alive. Specific topics of discussion include: a) manuscripts (location, study, writing material and instruments), b) philological and literary approach to the texts, prosody, orthoepeia, apparatus criticus etc.), c) literary genres, main characteristics, development etc., d) scholarly research, methods, the "Homeric Question", e) classical metres, scansion, f) Greek and Latin paleography, g) dialects, the most important characteristics, historical development, h) philological and literary translation, i) getting acquainted with the tools of research, periodicals, scholarly series, editions etc.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

僚种 106  -  Apollonius of Rhodes, Argonautica
Instructor: Konstantinos Spanoudakis
Description: The course will discuss the life and work of Apollonius as well as his position in the evolution of epic. Selected passages from the 1st, (mainly) 3rd and 4th books of Argonautica will be read, translated and commented upon. Attention will be paid to the neoteric aspects of the poem, such as treatment of the heroic, the love-theme, erudition, the plotting divine. Technical matters such as metre and textual criticism will also be attended to.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

僚种 119  -  Bacchylides
Instructor: Lucia Athanassaki
Description: Introduction to the choral genre, reading and interpretation of Odes 3,5,13,15 and 17.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

僚种 135  -  Aeschylus, Persae
Instructor: Athina Kavoulaki
Description: This is a text-based subject. The primary aim is to read and discuss the play from many different angles. We will read through the text scene by scene and discuss the interesting questions that arise in the areas of language, structure, dramatic technique, characterisation and staging. A major focal point of the discussion will be the way in which history is 'mythologized' and can be ritually and theatrically enacted. Some characteristic instances of the reception of the Persae in modern times will form the conclusion to this course.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination.

僚种 186  -  Herodotus
Instructor: Anastasios Nikolaidis
Description: Why is Herodotus regarded as the father of History? How are we to explain the coexistence of real, plausible but even imaginary events in his work? What is the purpose of his long ethnographic digressions, "nouvelles" and anecdotes? What is the role of the divine in human affairs and what other factors move history on, according to the author of Halicarnassus? We will read and study chapters from books 1 (mainly), 3, 7 and 9, while, on the basis of the Herodotean language and style, we shall also survey features of the Ionian dialect.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

僚种 228  -  Plato, Ion
Instructor: Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi
Description: This brief and pleasant Platonic dialogue will serve as an introduction to interesting issues which remain crucial for classical scholarship today: orality and its consequences as regards the form and the content of poetry, especially epic; the function of musical and poetic performances in archaic and classical Greece; the rhapsode's profession compared to the Homeric "aoidos" as well as to dramatic actors. How does Homeric poetry affect the intellectual and ethical formation of young people? Why is Plato cautious towards poetic education?
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination.

僚种 319  -  Poetic and philosophical approaches to poetry and art in Ancient Greece
Instructor: Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi
Description: What is poetry? Does poetry differ, and in what way, from other discourses? What is the relationship between poetry and music? Why do analogies between poetry and visual arts seem essential in Greek thought? We will examine approaches to the essence and function of poetry and art in Greek poetic texts as well as in other discourses, mainly philosophy. A key-term for our research will be the fundamental, yet much disputed, Greek term "mimesis".
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written paper.

僚种 324  -  Theater and metatheater in Sophocles' Electra
Instructor: Yannis Tzifopoulos
Description: The poetics of female mourning and Electra as the paradigmatic poet of threnoi
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral examination and written paper

僚种 329  -  Narratology and Greek Tragedy: The Case of Sophocles' Philoctetes
Instructor: Andreas Markantonatos
Description: In this seminar special focus will be given to the intricate possibility of applying narratology to Greek tragedy.The parameters for such an application of narrative theory to drama will be discussed and we will seek to show that tragedy presents a wide range of plays to compensate for the narrative restrictions of the genre. Sophocles' Philoctetes will be a case in point. The play presents some of the tightest plot conditions in any extant tragedy.The large-scale divine purpose making sense of Philoctetes' suffering is constantly contrasted with the limited perspective of the human characters. Philoctetes ends with an unusually complete and predictive close.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written paper

LATIN PHILOLOGY AND LITERATURE

肆种 010  -  Intermediate Latin. Part I
Instructors: Yannis Tzifopoulos, Lucia Athanassaki
Description: Use of the cases, infinitive, participle, supine, gerund and gerundive; tenses, moods, consecutio temporum. Latin prose reading and composition.
Type: Exercise  -  Assessment: Written examination

肆种 121  -  Bucolic Poetry: From Virgil to the 20th century
Instructor: Michael Paschalis
Description: Introduction to Bucolic poetry. Reading of selected Eclogues and passages from Virgil. Insertion in the tradition of Greek and Latin pastoral and its reception from antiquity to the 20th century.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

肆种 250  -  Petronius
Instructor: Stavros Frangoulidis
Description: Interpretative Reading of the Cena Trimalchionis (Petronius' Satyrica) with emphasis on the relationship of the narrative to its literary antecedents and an appreciation of its theatrical structure.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

肆种 300  -  Sources and composition of the Aeneid
Instructor: Odysseus Tsagarakis
Description: Subject of research the literary influences, mainly of Homer and Apollonius Rhodius, on Virgil and the use of certain compositional elements, thematic motives etc. in the composition of the Aeneid, especially in Books 1-6.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written paper.

肆种 322  -  Plautus, Captivi
Instructor: Stavros Frangoulidis
Description: Definition of the term Metatheater. A metatheatrical reading of Plautus' Captivi.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written paper


BYZANTINE AND MODERN GREEK PHILOLOGY


SUBDIVISION OF BYZANTINE PHILOLOGY

抡种 100  -  Introduction to Byzantine Literature
Instructor: Marina Detoraki
Description: The aim of this course is twofold. First, the lectures aim at familiarizing the students with the different genres of Byzantine literature, religious and secular, by interpreting representative texts from the three Byzantine periods. Secondly, the lectures aim to initiate the students to the history and organization of Byzantine studies and especially, to acquaint them with the basic bibliography (manuals, dictionaries, research tools, editions, reviews).
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination

抡种 209  -  The satire in Byzantium
Instructor: Marina Loukaki
Description: The satire as a kind of literature has been more cultivated in Byzantium from the middle of XIth century until the end of the Byzantine Empire. The lectures aim at demonstrating and discussing all surviving texts (in prose and in verse) in chronological order. Having as staring point the satirical texts Timarion (XIIth cent.) and Mazaris (XVth cent.) we are going to study the relations between the Byzantine satire and the tradition of Lucian. We are also going to comment upon the changes of topics in Byzantine satirical texts, which correspond to social and historical circumstances of the period.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination

抡种 243  -  Byzantine Court literature during the XIIth Century
Instructor: Ioannis Vassis
Description: Forms of secular poetry during the Comnenian age. Court culture, ideology and politics. Literary circles; didactic, encomiastic and 'petitional' poetry. Reading of and commentary on selected works of Theodore Prodromos, Manganeios Prodromos, Constantine Manasses, Ioannis Tzetzes, etc.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination

抡种 339  -  Byzantine literary descriptions
Instructor: Marina Loukaki
Description: In our seminar we shall study the theoretical texts, according to which the Byzantine writers generally composed ekphraseis, literary descriptions. Consequently, the students will examine the literary descriptions of particular cities (IVth-XVth cent.), such as Antiocheia, Salonica, Nicaia, Corinth, Trebizond, as well as the very interesting descriptions of hunting written in the XIIth century.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written term paper

抡种 361  -  Greek paleography and codicology
Instructor: Ioannis Vassis
Description: Object of this seminar will be the study of the evolution of Greek scribal handwriting (IVth-XVIth cent.).
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written term paper

SUBDIVISION OF MODERN GREEK PHILOLOGY

团种 126  -  Literature in Print During the XVIth Century
Instructor: Stefanos Kaklamanis
Description: The contribution of the printing to the diffusion of the written culture and the formation of the literature's readers. The "popular" literary books during the XVIth century: authors, printers, editors, readers. The formation of the first printed corpus of Modern Greek literature. The reception of the first printed literary books. Analysis of the works Apollonius, Anthos Chariton, Theseis, Chapbook of donkey, King of Scotland, etc.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination

团种 143  -  Modern Greek folk songs: The Paraloges
Instructor: Alexis Politis
Description: The task of the course is an examination of the Modern Greek folk songs as a totality from the perspective of social anthropology, of history and of philology. Specifically, the lectures will deal with: 1) How the folk songs function in a society of oral culture; 2) Their content (akritika, paraloges, kleftika, etc.) and the world-view they represent ; 3) Their form, i.e. their structure, their techniques, etc. A number of the lectures will be devoted to the analysis of narrative folk-songs called paraloges.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination

团种 160  -  Poets and critics from the Ionian islands and the works of Solomos
Instructor: Evripidis Garantoudis
Description: The aim of the course is twofold. Firstly, the literary and social relationships between Solomos and his contemporary poets from the Ionian islands (and vice versa). Secondly, the reception of Solomos' work by the poets and critics of the Ionian islands after Solomos' death, on the one hand, and the assimilation of the intellectual heritage of Solomos by the people of the Ionian islands from the poet's death to the first decades of the XXth century, on the other. During the course we will also examine the evolution of the term "School of the Ionian Islands", the relationship of Solomos' poetry with the poetry of the so-called "non-Solomic" poets, the remarkable spread of archaism in the poetry of the Ionian islands and the contribution of the poets from the Ionian islands to Solomos' fame from his death onward.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination

团种 179  -  Publishing and bookselling issues in the history of the XIXth century Modern Greek literature
Instructor: Maria Mathioudaki
Description: The course will study representative landmarks in the history of the XIXth century Modern Greek literature (mainly of its second half, from 1850 to 1900), focusing on the publishing of the literary works, as well as on their selling success. The course aims to study how the XIXth Century Modern Greek society received significant literary works of both poetry and prose.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination

团种 186  -  Modern Greek novels 1880-1910: Papadiamandis, Karkavitsas, Kondylakis, Xenopoulos
Instructor: Marina Aretaki
Description: In this course a number of prose texts will be discussed (Papadiamandis' The Shores of Twilight, Karkavitsas' The Beggar, Kondylakis' Patoukhas, Xenopoulos' Margarita Stefa). The course will be focusing on the narrative aspect of these texts as well as on their relation to the literary production of the same period and to literary history in general.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination

团种 210  -  Poetry and poetics of Symbolism in Greece during the period between the World Wars
Instructor: Dimitris Polykhronakis
Description: The lectures will deal with characteristic poetic and theoretical texts written by the most important poets of the Modern Greek Symbolist literary movement (Ouranis, Lapathiotis, Papanikolaou, Agras, Filyras, Karyotakis). The examination of these texts will focus on the conscious and systematic use of the poetic language as a symbolic language and on their position within the larger context of the post-romantic poetry (Poe, Baudelaire, Verlaine, Mallarmé).
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination

团种 220  -  Aspects of the city in the Modern Greek Literature from 1930 to this day
Instructor: Christina Dounia
Description: Starting from the Chronicle of a City by Pandelis Prevelakis and going as far as the End of Our Small City by Dimitris Khantzis, the city is the hero of many important books of the XXth century bearing distinct and significant features. During the course, the ways in which a particular city is depicted in literature will be explored, as well as the relation between the fictional and the real city. Through specially selected works, the students will travel along cities-texts, cities that are being created with the use of rhetoric patterns and narrative techniques, transformed personal experiences and imaginary projections, of memory and observation, of timelessness and simultaneity.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination

团种 230  -  The Generation of the 1930's: The Salonica School
Instructor: Yannis Dimitrakakis
Description: This course will deal with the prose of the Salonica School. The influence of European modernist literature will be analyzed with regards to several works by A. Yannopoulos, G. Delios, St. Xefloudas, N. G. Pentzikis. The School's contribution to the emergence and the development of the Greek modernist prose will also be dealt with.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination

团种 286  -  Foreign and Modern Greek Antiwar Literature: Barbusse, Remarque, Myrivilis, Venezis
Instructor: Stamatis Filippidis
Description: The objective of this course is the generic examination of the antiwar novel by a reading of four famous novels: Under Fire (1916) by A. Barbusse, All Quiet on the Western Front (1929) by E.-M. Remarque, Life in the Tomb (1924) by S. Myrivilis, and The Number 31328 (1931) by E. Venezis. The comparative study of these novels will be applied on two levels, on their content as well as on their form (narrative techniques employed).
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination

团种 336  -  Reading and writing experience reflected in Modern Greek literary texts
Instructor: Maria Mathioudaki
Description: In this seminar students must locate information that refers to the fictional heroes' reading or/and writing experience in Modern Greek literary texts and memoirs of the XIXth and XXth century. They must also trace the publishing success their indexed material refers to. The objective of the seminar is double: on the one side, it aims to make the students gain experience in long literary works and, on the other, to make them familiar with bibliographical handbooks.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written term paper

团种 339  -  Contemporary problematics on Solomos' poetry
Instructor: Dimitris Polykhronakis
Description: The aim of this seminar is the systematic presentation of the most important problems related to the reading of Solomos' poetry and expressed in the contemporary critical debates (edition, interpretation, sources, form, fragmentation of Solomos' texts).
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written term paper

团种 345  -  Literature and periodicals
Instructor: Alexis Politis
Description: The students will work with the periodicals located at the Library of the University of Crete. First, the students must familiarize themselves with the relative bibliographies and papers or books, which could function as models for the written seminars. Secondly, the material collected will be divided according to either thematics or the authors or the periodicals, a division which will be the organizing principle for the content of each seminar paper. Remote goal of the seminar will be the assessment of the contribution of periodicals to literature as a cultural phenomenon.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written term paper

团种 354  -  The naturalism in Modern Greek literature
Instructor: Christina Dounia
Description: The history and the beginning of this literary movement and the very first translations of naturalistic works in Greece. The students will explore and study the ways in which agricultural and the urban space is depicted in the Modern Greek naturalistic texts. The boundaries of this exploration will extend from Papadiamandis to Myrivilis, i.e. from 1880 until the 1930/s, since it is during this period that the most important naturalistic works are published. On a secondary exploration, however, the students will be asked to locate certain later naturalistic elements in the post-war and contemporary Modern Greek literature.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written term paper

团种 361  -  Modernist prose of the period between the two World Wars: Issues in poetics
Instructor: Yannis Dimitrakakis
Description: This seminar is aimed at studying some fundamental issues of poetics raised by the novels of some of the main representatives of modernist literature during the inter-war period. Through the analysis of texts by M. Axioti, Y. Beratis, N. G. Pentzikis, Y. Skaribas, we intend to shed light on the specific features of the Modern Greek avant-garde novel.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written term paper

团种 382  -  The scene of the lovers' first meeting in XIXth century prose
Instructor: Marina Aretaki
Description: The subject of this seminar will be the scene of the lovers' first meeting in several 19th century novels. Specifically, the textual examination will concentrate on the specificity of the characters, the textual strategies and the generic aspect of this scene of the lovers' first meeting.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written term paper

团种 384  -  The Modern Greek diary novel
Instructor: Stamatis Filippidis
Description: The students of this seminar will be required to analyze Modern Greek novels which have the form of a diary and/or a memoir and were published between 1880 and 1967, like The Snake and the Lily (1906) by N. Kazantzakis, The Lady With the White Horse (1923) by D. Kokkinos, The Lemon Grove (1930) by K. Politis and Secret Life (1957) by A. Terzakis.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written term paper


THEATRE-CINEMA STUDIES AND MUSICOLOGY


KNE 260  -  History of Greek Cinema I: 1896-1960
Instructor: Eliza-Anna Delveroudi
Description: The lecture consists of two thematic units. The first unit refers to the era of silent films (1896-1930) in Greece. The second unit refers to the greek film production after the emergence of sound (1930-1960). Representative films will be analysed.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

KNE 373  -  Film Production Companies in Greece
Instructor: Eliza-Anna Delveroudi
Description: The development of the film production companies is an unexplored field in the history of greek cinema. The seminar will discuss the sources available for the investigation of the subject, their interrelationships with their artistic personel (scriptwriters, directors, cinematographers, actors etc.) with the intention of an evaluation of their input in the construction of the greek film industry.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written term paper

刃A 145  -  The founding fathers of contemporary European theatre: Ibsen, Strindberg, Chekhov
Instructor: Theodre Hadjipantazis
Description: During the last years of the 19th and the first of the 20th centuries, European theatre went through a major transformation that carried it's writers and performers from the erea of the maturity of the great realistic movement to the modernist revolution that succeeded it. The initiative for these developments belonged more or less to three dramatists from the northern and eastern borders of the continent, the Russian Anton Chekhov and the Scandinavians Henrik Ibsen and August Strindberg. The study of the works of these three inovators amounts to an introductory course on contemporary Western theatre.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

萅E 202  -  Modern Greek Theatre from the 1890's up to the First World War
Instructor: Antonis Glytzouris
Description: An outline of the main trends of the period: the attempts of modernization of the Greek theatre - the Royal Theatre (1901-8) and New Stage (1901-5) - and the attempts of renovation of the Drama (in connection with the reception of European Realism and Symbolism from playwrights as Xenopoulos, Kambysis, Psycharis, Melas, Horn, Kazantzakis et al), the formation and development of the Greek Shadow Theatre and the dominance of Revue and Operetta.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

萅E 383  -  Aggelos Sikelianos and Eva Palmer-Sikelianou: Their Relations with Drama and Theater
Instructor: Antonis Glytzouris
Description: The student of this seminar will be familiar with Sikelianos' dramaturgy and theory of theatre. There will be a presentation of the theatrical aspects of Delphic Festival (1927, 1930) and Eva Palmer's contribution in theory and practice.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Written term paper and oral presentation

绦林 190  -  Forms and classes of European music
Instructor: Tasos Hapsoulas
Description: This lecture aims at developing the understanding of the structural and architectural interrelationships between the different musical forms and classes. This will be achieved by studying their historical development throughout the different historical ages of the European music.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

掏胖 359  -  Secular Byzantine music: The negative attitude of the Fathers of Church as an information source for the secular music in the Byzantium
Instructor: Tasos Hapsoulas
Description: Apart from some short descriptions from Persian emissaries and a few accounts of clergymen and crusaders, we hardly know anything regarding the secular music during the ages of the Byzantine Empire. This seminar will attempt to delineate and describe the secular Byzantine music by studying and reading the negative judgements of the Fathers of Church regarding secular Byzantine music (and theatre). These judgements will be related to concurrent iconographic and literature sources of information.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written examination

刃林 221  -  Major acting roles of the world repertoire
Instructor: Andreas Dimitriadis
Description: Students will examine the ways in which major roles have been interpreted through the ages based on the historical and cultural perspectives of each play. Contemporary interpretations of these roles will also be examined. Readings will include plays from Shakespeare, Moliere, Goldoni, Ibsen, and Brecht.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

刃林 344  -  Roman Comedy and its influence on Modern European Theatre
Instructor: Andreas Dimitriadis
Description: The aim of this seminar is to define the influence of the Roman tradition on the European theatre. Comparative reading of the Roman plays and modern plays on which the influence is evident will result in written work that illustrates the various means of borrowing from the roman prototypes in plot, characterisation, theatrical devices etc.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written examination

韧胖 211  -  Greek comedy during the 1st half of the 20th century
Instructor: Areti Vasiliou
Description: This specific seminar will examine one part of the extensive Modern Greek tradition of comedy writing, which in effect began in the 19th century. The shift in comedy from the 19th century to the 20th and the most representative works of leading comedy writers during the first four decades of the 20th century up to World War II will be examined, while at the same time an attempt will be made to classify them by both type and subject matter.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

韧胖 315  -  Spyros Melas: His role in shaping Modern Greek Theatre
Instructor: Areti Vasiliou
Description: The objective of this seminar is to provide an introduction to the many-sided, if somewhat ambiguous, artistic personality of Spyros Melas, a leading figure in shaping the Greek inter-war theatre in particular, both in terms of direction and in terms of dramatic literature, theatre criticism, journalism and historical biography.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written examination


LINGUISTICS


盟僦 100  -  Introduction to Theoretical Linguistics
Instructor: Alexis Kalokerinos
Description: This course serves as a general introduction to Theoretical Linguistics and is mainly aimed at students encountering the scientific study of language for the first time. The first three lectures cover basic issues which have given rise to widespread misunderstandings, all of are concerned with the nature of language. The following lectures provide an introductory overview of the main fields of Theoretical Linguistics, i.e. Phonetics and Phonology, Morphology, Syntax (with an emphasis on Generative Grammar), Semantics and Pragmatics.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

盟僦 129  -  Introduction to Ancient Greek Dialectology
Instructor: Dimitra Delli
Description: Systematic historical study of Ancient Greek dialects. Particularly, the aim of this course is: 1. Description of each dialect or dialectical group (sources, describing problems and methods of analysis). 2. Comparative relations between dialects (study of particular characteristics of each dialect and isoglosses which connect her with neighboring dialects, classification of dialects). 3. Reconstruction of the history of the dialectical differentiation during the Second Millennium B.C. (the Mycenaean dialect, the non-dorian dialects, the Western dialects, the problem of dorian migration).
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Written examination

盟僦 138  -  Introduction to Sociolinguistics
Instructor: Despoina Papadopoulou
Description: The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to the social implications of the language use as well as to explore its central role in the transmission of social and cultural values. The investigation of the issue of how language is used to express various social relationships will proceed in tandem with the study of theoretical issues and the description of investigative methods used in sociolinguistic research.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

盟僦 154  -  Language Contact, Change and Variation
Instructor: Ioanna Kappa
Description: 蒼troduct飏y course to the topic of language change and the three related problems: how changes start, the spread of change and the more general issue of how and indeed whether linguistic changes can be explained. Whatever the views on the explicability of changes, it seems clear at least that some have internal motivations, within the linguistic system itself, while others are motivated by external factors, and notably by contact between languages. In contact situations, linguistic units and patterns can be transferred from one system to another, e.g. Cappadocian a typical example. In this lecture we shall examine the effects of such transference as well as the connection of change with variation, pidgins and creoles and language death.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Written examination

盟僦 175  -  Structure of Modern Greek Language
Instructor: Georgia Catsimali
Description: The course explores the notion of "grammar" vs. grammatical theory, the use of reference grammar, vs. pedagogical grammar and the different perspectives of grammatical analysis (descriptive, prescriptive, explanatory, etc.). By comparing different studies of Modern Greek grammar (Triadafyllides, Mackridge, Clairis-Babiniotis, Holton-Mackridge-Philippaki), we dwell in main characteristics of Modern Greek in terms of phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

盟僦 300  -  Ambiguity in language
Instructor: Despoina Papadopoulou
Description: The aim of this seminar is to analyse the implications of ambiguity for the linguistic and psycholinguistic theory. Experimental studies will be examined and their findings will be discussed with respect to models of word recognition and sentence processing.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Written term paper and oral presentation

盟僦 329  -  Dialectical Texts and Inscriptions
Instructor: Dimitra Delli
Description: This seminar includes: 1. Introduction to Greek Epigraphy (use of inscriptions in antiquity, evolution of the Greek alphabet, chronology of Greek inscriptions, epigraphic signs, important editions of Greek inscriptions). 2. Selection of Greek epigraphic texts. The texts will be followed with translation and interpretative notes which will touch various problems related to the research and will give an incentive to the students for projects.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Written term paper and oral presentation

盟僦 339  -  Issues from the Phonology of the Greek Dialects
Instructor: Ioanna Kappa
Description: Seminar on the phonology of Greek Dialects (Northern and South dialects, Cypriot, Cappadocian, Pontic). Presentation of the main phonological characteristics of each dialect, as well as of the similarities and differences among them. Analysis of phonological phenomena within current theoretical approaches.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Written term paper and oral presentation


SPRING SEMESTER

CLASSICAL STUDIES


ANCIENT GREEK PHILOLOGY AND LITERATURE

僚种 020  -  Greek Language and Prose Reading: Part II
Instructors: Athina Kavoulaki, Eleni Karambela, Andreas Markantonatos, Nikos Litinas
Description: This is the continuation of 'Greek Language and Prose Reading: Part I' (AE种 010), which is also a prerequisite for the attendance of this class. This time the emphasis will be laid on the following: a) subordinate clauses; b) direct and indirect speech; simple and complex sentences in indirect discourse; and c) reverse Greek reading, i.e. conversion of short Modern Greek texts into ancient Greek. Other topics, such as translation techniques, etymology and aspects of historical grammar, will also receive attention during the course. Attic prose reading and grammatical exercises to be prepared at home will form the basis of the teaching. The exam paper will comprise questions on the class material as well as dictation and unseen translation from specific works of Attic authors to be determined not later than the second week of the semester.
Type: Exercise  -  Assessment: Written examination

僚种 102  -  The Odyssey of Homer
Instructor: Odysseus Tsagarakis
Description: A brief introduction to the heroic epic. Reading of Book 11. Philological, literary approach. Topics of discussion include, composition, authenticity of certain passages, cultural elements, translation problems. The importance of Book 11 for the entire Odyssey.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

A胖 111  -  Elegiac Poets (Anthology)
Instructor: Odysseus Tsagarakis
Description: A short introduction to archaic lyric poetry, with special emphasis on the sociopolitical factors, its appearance and development, especially those of elegy. Topics of discussion include: style, influences, meter and rhythm. Reading of representative poets (text criticism, metrical analysis, interpretation, translation problems). Selections from Archilochos, Tyrtaios, Mimnermos., Solon, Theognis.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

僚种 139  -  Sophocles, Ajax
Instructor: Eleni Karambela
Description: In Sophocles' Ajax duality of human condition reflects on both the dramatic conflict itself and the entire web of its correlating themes as well. This is a base on which we can place the quest for the dramatic meaning resulting from the diverse signs that cooperate in each of the play's scenes, in addition to the overall reading of this oldest extant sophoclean tragedy.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

僚种 180  -  Menander, Dyskolos
Instructor: Sophie Kambitsis
Description: Dyskolos, the only complete play of the New Comedy, has come down to us by a papyrus codex (P.Bodmez IV). We are able to study the dramatic composition of the New Comedy and to evaluate Menander's art.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

僚种 189  -  Xenophon, Anabasis
Instructor: Andreas Markantonatos
Description: Even though Xenophon's fascinating account of Cyrus' rebellion and the fate of his Greek mercenaries has taken more than its fair share of abuse over the years, the richly varied and genuinely arresting narrative of the Anabasis has begun to strike increasingly resonant chords among serious critics in the last twenty years or so. In this series of lectures I will discuss the historical context of the Anabasis, paying special attention to such complex matters as ethnicity, gender and ideology.Also, I will lay particular emphasis on the different ways in which Xenophon constructs his long narrative.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

僚种 247  -  Demosthenes, Against Conon
Instructor: Ioanna Yatromanolaki
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

僚种 310  -  Transformations of space in epinician poetry
Instructor: Lucia Athanassaki
Description: Study of the manner and the significance of alteration of mythical and historical space on stage mainly in Pindar's, but also in Bacchylides' epinicians.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written paper

僚种 327  -  Euripides' dramatic art: questions of evolution in themes and structure.
Instructor: Athina Kavoulaki
Description: The general aim is to teach third- and fourth-year students major research techniques as well as oral and written argumentation and presentation. Every student will have to prepare a paper which he/she must present orally and in a written form. The topics of the assignments will fall within the larger area of the title of the seminar, i.e. Euripidean dramatic art and technique. The particular object of study will be to explore the ways in which the themes and structure of the poet's work evolved in the course of time.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral examination and written paper.

僚种 349  -  Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics
Instructor: Anastasios Nikolaidis
Description: The various manifestations and nuances of virtue and vice are traceable already in Homer, widely discussed in the lyric poems, and objects of serious inquiry in the Platonic dialogues. Yet it was Aristotle who codified the pertinent notions and corresponding vocabulary, thus formulating the first system of philosophical ethics. During the seminar we shall examine this ethical system, especially the way it is organized round the so-called mean virtues. The students are expected to select one or two philosophical notions-virtues/vices (e.g. courage, temperance, magnanimity, liberality, shamelessness, boastfulness etc.) and discuss how they are treated in the ethical works of Aristotle or/and in juxtaposition with the employment of the same terms by other authors.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written paper

僚种 365  -  Literary papyri
Instructor: Nikos Litinas
Description: In this seminar some published literary papyri will be discussed and re-examined, focusing in particular on the acceptance of some authors in the Graeco-Roman period, the importance of the place of provenance of a literary papyrus, the use of the same papyrus as both literary and documentary, the handwriting, the text of the papyri in relation with the later MSS tradition.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written paper

LATIN PHILOLOGY AND LITERATURE

肆种 020  -  Intermediate Latin. Part II
Instructors: Stavros Frangoulidis, Konstantinos Spanoudakis
Description: Dependent clauses and reported speech. Formation of words. Differences between Greek and Latin Syntax. Latin prose composition. Extensive readings from Latin prose with emphasis on syntax, sentence structure, translation and interpretation.
Type: Exercise  -  Assessment: Written examination

肆种 100  -  A Survey of Latin Literature
Instructor: Michael Paschalis
Description: The course is an introductory survey of Latin Literature designed to familiarize students with the basic genres, their Greek origins and their reception. The reading and discussion of passages of ancient literary criticism constitutes an integral and vital part of the course The textbook recommended for basic reading is Ch. IV of Fritz Graf's Einleitung in die Lateinische Philologie.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

肆种 137  -  Ovid. An anthology
Instructor: Anastasios Nikolaidis
Description: Ovid was one of the most fertile poetic geniuses of ancient Rome. We will explore the new elements he brings into the Roman love elegy but we shall also see him as an "epic" poet. We shall systematically study Medea's epistle to Jason from the Heroides, selections from the Amores and the Tristia, and some long excepts from the Metamorphoses and the Ars amatoria.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

肆种 210  -  Cicero, Pro Ligario
Instructor: Konstantinos Spanoudakis
Description: Cicero's Pro Ligario, so much esteemed by Quintilian, was delivered in 46 BC. in the presence of Julius Caesar and is in effect an appeal to his clementia. During the course the ergography of Cicero, the historical bacground of the speech, its rhetorical art and contemporary testimonies about the case will be presented. The text will be translated and expounded. Selected modern bibliography will be presented too.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

肆种 317  -  Augustan constructions of female voice
Instructor: Lucia Athanasaki
Description: Study of the common characteristics and differences underlying the manner of constructing female voice in the Augustan epic and lyric.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written paper


BYZANTINE AND MODERN GREEK PHILOLOGY


SUBDIVISION OF BYZANTINE PHILOLOGY

抡种 125  -  Byzantine hymnography: The religious poetry from the IVth to the XIIth century AD
Instructor: Theokharis Detorakis
Description: Poets and representative texts. The inititation of religious poetry (IIth-IVth century AD). Clemens from Alexandria, Methodios from Olympus, the Gnostic poetry. The centuries of summit (IVth-Vth centuries AD): Gregory Nazianzenos and Synesios from Cyrene. Christian epigrams (epitaph and dedicatory). The decadence of non-liturgical poetry (VIth-Xth centuries AD). Georgios from Pisidia, Theodore from Stoudios, John Geometres. The metrical hagiographical epigrams. Christophoros from Mytilene. Symeon the New Theologian: his hymns of divine love.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination

抡种 177  -  Alexias by Anna Comnena
Instructor: Marina Loukaki
Description: In the lectures we shall study the personality and the education of the writer, Anna Comnena. We are going to discuss the content, the structure and the style of her historical work. Consequently, we shall read and comment extracts from Alexias, which are representative of the writer's opinions about her own family, the crusaders and generally the foreigners, the education and the religious heretical opinions of her time.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination

抡种 199  -  Beneficial tales (Narrationes animae utiles)
Instructor: Marina Detoraki
Description: The Beneficial tales (narrationes animae utiles) and their place in the monastic-hagiographic literature of Byzantium. Study of selected texts from the Historia Monachorum in Aegypto (IV th c.), the Lausaic History by Palladius (V th c.) and the Pratum spirituale by J. Moschos (VIIth c.). The selection will focus on different themes of the monks' life in the desert: their extreme physical exercise, their demons and their erotic temptation, their apatheia, the anadeixis, the gifts and miracles (Acta Dei per monachos), but also on different kinds of desert saints (fools, stylites, living in a cage, hidden servitors, living in a lavra or in a coenobitic monastery). Long references will be made on the phenomenon of anachoretism et monasticism of the first Byzantine period in Aegypt and Syro-palestine.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination

BY种 305  -  Problems in translating Byzantine hymns
Instructor: Theokharis Detorakis
Description: The problem of the translation of poetry in general. The particularities of religious poetry. The essays of translation of Byzantine hymns and the inherent difficulties (biblical sources, dogmatical terminology, dogmatical expressions, the inability of the Modern Greek language to express these terms, etc.). The translator's danger of misunderstanding and of dogmatical divergency.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Practice of the students in translating, written term paper

抡种 310  -  The passions of the martyrs
Instructor: Marina Detoraki
Description: The Passions of the Martyrs in the first Byzantine period and their place in the hagiographic literature. The literary ancestors and the formation of the genre during the second and third century. The typology: literary loci, narrative structure, characters of the heroes and persons. The different kinds: martyrs of the great persecutions, the Persian martyrs, military saints, women martyrs, groups of martyrs. The Imitatio Christi and the theology (interpretation) of these texts. The problem of the ambivalent realism and their tendency towards fiction. The exercises will be based on the lecture of selected texts.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written term paper

SUBDIVISION OF MODERN GREEK PHILOLOGY

团种 100  -  Introduction to the Modern Greek Philology
Instructors: Angela Kastrinaki, Alexis Politis
Description: The aim of this course is twofold. First, to familiarize the new students with the various branches and the interpretative methods of Modern Greek Philology. Secondly, to help them to become proficient readers, able to assimilate the textual information and to interpret it. The course will include discussion of various texts, in both prose and verse, as well as an introduction to aspects of literary theory.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination

团种 132  -  Erofili by Georgios Chortatsis
Instructor: Stefanos Kaklamanis
Description: Introduction to the Cretan theatre: tragedy, comedy, pastoral mode. The tragedy of Erofili: manuscripts and first printed editions, authorship, dating, identification of the Italian model, secondary sources. Dramaturgical analysis. Aesthetics of language and metric. The ars poetica of Georgios Chortatsis.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination

团种 153  -  Modern Greek prose, 1790-1830
Instructor: Stesi Athini
Description: The object of the lectures will be the analysis of the formal and thematic renewal as well as of the ideological purposes expressed in prose narratives of the period 1790-1830, like the original: The Anonymous of 1789, The Consequences of Love by I. Karatzas, Papatrehas by A. Korais (Coraes), etc., and the translations of: The School for Delicate Lovers by Restif de la Bretonne, Zadig by Voltaire, etc.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination

团种 175  -  Theory and practice of the historical novel in Greece during the XIX century
Instructor: Dimitris Polykhronakis
Description: The subject of the lectures will be the theory and the practice of the Modern Greek historical novel (Zambelios, Rangavis, Xenos, Vikelas) as an essential component of the nationalism and historicism of the romantic consciousness. References will also be made to European historical novel (Scott, de Stael, Manzoni, Tommaseo).
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination

团种 179  -  "Popular" literary publications at the second half of the XIXth century
Instructor: Maria Mathioudaki
Description: The second half of the XIXth Century, and especially its last twenty years (1880-1900), the transfer of the Venetian production to the printing houses of Athens, the new "popular" literary genres (the novel, for instance) and the widespread diffusion of the serial publication (in leaflet form) and distribution of the "popular" publications mark a new era in the history of the "popular" literature production. The course aims to point out the characteristic features as well as to present the material which constitute the "popular" literary production of the period.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination


团种 212  -  K.P. Kavafis (Cavafy)
Instructor: Christina Dounia
Description: This course is divided into two sections: A) An introduction to the poetry of K.P. Kavafis: thematic motifs, poetic patterns, world-view and aesthetics. Interpretative approache to the basic units of his work. ) Issues of perception: A study of the most important critical and interpretative practices applied to Kavafis' poetry during the XXth century.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination


团种 221  -  Interior monologue in Greek prose, 1930-1970
Instructor: Yannis Dimitrakakis
Description: In this course we shall study how the narrative technique of the interior monologue was introduced and used in Modern Greek prose in the period 1930-1970. After the examination of how the interior monologue is employed in novels like Les lauries sont coupés by Eduard Dujardin and Ulysses by James Joyce, we shall be looking through the stylistic features and the narrative function of this very technique in novels by St. Xefloudas, M. Axioti, Str. Tsirkas, etc.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination


团种 256  -  The generation of the 1970s: A grammatological and textual approach
Instructor: Evripidis Garantoudis
Description: The course aims at the examination of the Greek poets who belong to the generation of the seventies. During the first part (sessions 1-5) the students will be presented with a general introduction concerning the generation of the seventies; the subject of its genealogy as "the generation of opposition", "the third post-war generation" and "the generation of the seventies"; the socio-political and aesthetic conditions for the formation of the poetry of opposition; humor as the basic element of the generation of the seventies; the morphological and linguistic choices of this generation; and finally its relationship with the poetic past and especially the revival of Karyotakis' style will be examined. In the second part (sessions 6-13) the work of representative and remarkable poets of this generation will be presented - poems by Lefteris Poulios, Alexis Traianos, Nasos Vagenas, Manolis Pratikakis, Jeny Mastoraki, Maria Laina, etc.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination


团种 292  -  Family dramas: The novels by Francois Mauriac and Angelos Terzakis
Instructor: Stamatis Filippidis
Description: The lectures will deal with two novels by Francois Mauriac, namely Thérèse (1927) and Vipers' Tangle (1932), and two novels by Angelos Terzakis, namely Godless (1951) and Secret Life (1957). On the one hand, Mauriac's agonizing Catholisism will be contrasted to Terzakis' agonizing Agnosticism, and on the other, narrative techniques used in the third-person (Thérèse, Godless) and first-person (Vipers' Tangle, Secret Life) novels will be examined.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Final written examination


团种 316  -  The Medieval Greek demotic romances and Erotokritos
Instructor: Stefanos Kaklamanis
Description: The intertextual dialogue between Erotokritos and the Medieval Greek demotic romances according to the literary conventions and the traditional material (themes, motives, similarities, etc.).
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written term paper

团种 324  -  Literature and press: The development of a prolific relation, 1791-ca.1870
Instructor: Stesi Athini
Description: The aim of the seminar is to examine the development of the relation between Greek press and literature through the most important stages of its earlier history, i.e. from the Ephimeris of Vienna (1791-1797) down to the family literary magazines of XIXth century. This examination will focus on the literary criticism as well as on the emerging literary genres (short story, feature column and roman feuilleton).
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written term paper

团种 346  -  The literary pages of the XIXth century Modern Greek "popular" periodical publications
Instructor: Maria Mathioudaki
Description: The seminar aims to point out the literary material that the XIXth century "popular" magazines offered to their readers. The students have to locate the literary material found in some of the periodicals as well as to draw conclusions from data about the most popular genres, writers, etc.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written term paper

团种 383  -  The role of the reader in the contemporary literary theory
Instructor: Dimitris Polykhronakis
Description: An element which separates formalism and structuralism from the so-called "post-structuralism" is that in the latter the reader is an essential component in the production of the literary meaning. In this seminar the instructor will present the related problematics, whereas the students will be required to analyze texts which depict reading as a theme.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written term paper

团种 386  -  Greek myths in Modern Greek literature published after the World War II
Instructor: Angela Kastrinaki
Description: In narratives Greek myths are often used to express contemporary concerns. This seminar will trace the revisionary aspects which Modern Greek narratives published after World War II employ in their use of Greek myths. The students must trace how the prose writers "correct" the old prototypes, who are the beloved mythical heroes during this period, how Greek myths are changed according to the author's politics, and if there is any preference of Christian to Greek myths. Some comparison with the prior Modern Greek literature as well as with basic European novels is deemed necessary.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written term paper

团种 389  -  Problems in editing Modern Greek poetic texts of the XIXth and XXth century
Instructor: Evripidis Garantoudis
Description: The seminar aims at the familiarization of the students with the basic problems of the editing of Modern Greek poetic texts of XIXth and XXth century. The basic principles of an editing theory concerning modern poetic texts will be presented. Then, a historical review of the main editing attitudes in Modern Greek philology during the XXth century will be made. Among others, the philological publications of the "Modern Greek Library" of the Institution of Costas and Eleni Ourani; the "annotated" editions of modern Greek poetic texts; the editions of the collected works of various poets by Yiorgos Valetas; the philological editions made by Savides; the collective publications of post-war poets; the editing problems in the work of specific modern Greek poets of the XIXth and XXth century will be discussed.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written term paper

团种 397  -  Narrative function of the novelistic instance of epiphany
Instructor: Yannis Dimitrakakis
Description: This seminar will examine some privileged narrative sequences in which the conscience of a character gets aware of a world surrounded by a unique aura. After the instants of illumination (epiphanies) in Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man have been discussed, the students will be expected to examine the narrative function of similar instances in Modern Greek novels from the 1930's up to nowadays.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written term paper


THEATRE-CINEMA STUDIES AND MUSICOLOGY


萅E 110  -  Introduction to the theatre arts of the antiquity
Instructor: Theodre Hadjipantazis
Description: The works of the tragic and comic poets of antiquity had initialy been designed to come into contact with the public during the great dramatic festivals of Athens, within a framework of artistic and ritual conventions determined by local institutions and traditions. A careful investigation of the origins and development of this framework reveals the spacific character of these plays and prevents misreadings that can occur by an erroneous projection of modern artistic values on their text. Analyzing the evidence of a great number of recent archeological finds and interpreting them under the light of relevant contemporary texts, modern researchers have managed to arrive at some conclusions that paint a vivid picture of the world of ancient theatrical productions in their historical development.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Written examination

刃A 210  -  Theater and Avant-Garde in 20th Century
Instructor: Antonis Glytzouris
Description: This lecture offers to the student an introduction to the Avant-Garde Theatre: the traditions of Symbolism, Expressionism and Surrealism as well as other inlfuential movements (from Futurism and Dada in the early 20th century up to the anthropological, environmental and intercultural trends of the 1970's and 1980's etc).
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

萅E 310  -  Classical Myths and Modern Drama
Instructor: Antonis Glytzouris
Description: This seminar will undertake modern Greek and foreign plays using classical myths (Antigone, Phaedra, Oedipus, Orpheus, Prometheus, House of Atreus, Troy etc). A checklist of plays will be drawn up, and then a research will take place focusing on a critical analysis of the uses of the mythological material from the modern playwrights.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Written term paper and oral presentation

KNE 373  -  Female Greek Film Directors
Instructor: Eliza-Anna Delveroudi
Description: Female Greek Film Directors are less in number when compared with their male counterparts. The seminar will examine this aspect from two viewpoints: first, from an historical perspective, it will evaluate female directors' thematic and its handling versus their male counterparts; second, through the interviews and press publications, in order to have an estimation of their professional difficulties due to their gender.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written term paper

绦林 101  -  Ancient musical cultures
Instructor: Tasos Hapsoulas
Description: The main scope of this lecture is the presentation of the music theories, music forms and music instruments related to the ancient musical cultures developed in Mesopotamia, Palestine, Egypt, India, China, Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

绦林 335  -  The music drama of R. Wagner
Instructor: Tasos Hapsoulas
Description: In the 1850s R. Wagner developed his new theories regarding opera as a form of music drama and the artwork in total ("Gesamtkunstwerk"). The main aim of this seminar is the understanding of Wagner's innovations and the differentiation between his work and the concurrent traditions of romantic opera. To achieve this, both his musical and theoretical work is going to be studied.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written examination

刃林 151  -  An introduction to Russian Theatre
Instructor: Andreas Dimitriadis
Description: The historical background, the early stages and the development of the Russian Theatre will be examined. A close look at major writers and their work will include N. Gogol, I. Turgenev, A. Ostrovky, A. Chekhov, M. Gorky, and V. Mayakovsky.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

刃林 345  -  Performance reconstruction through historical sources
Instructor: Andreas Dimitriadis
Description: Students will be expected to realize and become familiar with the problems a theatre historian faces in an attempt to recapture the essence of a past theatrical experience. By gathering information from various sources with the ultimate aim of reconstructing a performance, students will analyze the limitations of this procedure resulting in a final assessment of its value in theatre research.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written examination

韧胖 205  -  Greek historical drama from the 19th to the 20th century
Instructor: Areti Vasiliou
Description: Greek historical drama underwent a range of ideological and thematic metamorphoses as it moved from the 19th to the 20th century. These metamorphoses are due to how national identity was perceived by each different generation of Greeks as well as to their national ambitions. They are also due to the special weight attached to different aspects of Greek history in each case, and to the impact of European artistic and ideological movements on writers. It is this complex and interesting route which will be travelled in this seminar.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

韧胖 313  -  The woman in inter-war theatre
Instructor: Areti Vasiliou
Description: This seminar will focus on the dramatic treatment of concerns relating to the place of the woman in the society of the inter-war years, at the same time examining the ideological context of the period as well as how it developed and was shaped by previous decades. Dramatic texts will also be examined from the viewpoint of gender.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Oral presentation and written examination


LINGUISTICS


盟僦 101  -  Introduction to the history of Greek language
Instructor: Dimitra Delli
Description: This introductory course surveys the main stages through which Greek has evolved as a member of the Indo-European family. The main changes in phonology, morphology, vocabulary, writing system, dialect diversification marking the transition from one stage to the next in the history of Greek will be presented and explained. The presentation will also be preceded by a brief account of the principles of comparative-historical methodology.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

盟僦 113  -  Diachronic Syntax
Instructor: Georgia Catsimali
Description: Principles and processes such as syncretism, analogy, reanalysis, grammaticalisation are used to interpret the time course of syntactic change as it is attested in the history of Greek. The issues of data drawn from texts, of inaccuracies attested during transmission of the language and the role of Universal Grammar are discussed.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

盟僦-151  -  On the Phonology of Ancient Greek
Instructor: Ioanna Kappa
Description: Introductory course to the phonology of Ancient Greek. It will be examined the phonological structure of the language, from a synchronic and a diachronic point of view. Issues as the theory of phonological laws, the laryngeal theory, vowel gradations, will be also discussed.
Type: Lectures  -  Assessment: Written examination

盟僦 165  -  Syntax I
Instructor: Elena Anagnostopoulou
Description: This is a general introduction which covers those notions that are fundamental to syntactic theory. The course treats basic constituent structure, basic argument structure and introduces the concept of syntactic dependencies. Technical machinery is explained in a way accessible to students with no previous training in formalisms. Comparison between traditional and theoretical syntax in the description of Modern Greek.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

盟僦 201  -  The language instinct. An introduction to biolinguistics.
Instructor: Alexis Kalokerinos
Description: This course is conceived as an alternative introduction to the modern sciences of language from the now prevalent cognitive perspective. The course is based on Steven Pinker's best selling book of the same name. Basic questions in modern linguistics are approached from the viewpoint of contemporary psychology and biology of language. Central themes include the question of innateness of linguistic competence and the broader question of the relation of language to the mind.
Prior attendance to "Introduction to theoretical linguistics" is advised.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

盟僦 202  -  Neurolinguistic methods and techniques
Instructor: Despoina Papadopoulou
Description: The aim of this course is to describe the empirical methods used in Neurolinguistics. More specifically, studies which used techiniques such as, Event Related Potentials (ERPs) and Positron Emission Tomography (PETs) among others, to measure cerebral activity during word and sentence processing will be presented. The results of such studies will be discussed with respect to the representation of language in the brain as well as with respect to notions of linguistic theory.
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

盟僦 211  -  Introduction to the theory of Minimalist Grammar
Instructor: Elena Anagnostopoulou
Description: Introduction to the Principles of Minimalist Grammar. Concepts, relations and formalisms at the three stages of Minimalism (Chomsky 1993, 1995, 2000/2001).
Type: Lecture  -  Assessment: Written examination

盟僦 310  -  Issues of phonological analysis within the Optimality Theory
Instructor: Ioanna Kappa
Description: In-depth study of the theoretical framework of Optimality Theory. After an introduction, a tentative list of topics and readings will be given and the students have to develop their projects and report on their progress several times during the semester.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Written term paper and oral presentation

盟僦 337  -  The Vocabulary of Ancient Greek Language
Instructor: Dimitra Delli
Description: 1. The vocabulary of Ancient Greek language from the 13th century B.C. (with the texts of Linear B) till Hellenistic period, from where Greek spreads to the largest part of Eastern Mediterranean and serves new communicational needs for a continual growth of a Greek-speaking population. At the same time Greek comes in contact with languages like Latin and Hebrew which leave their distinct mark on the vocabulary. 2. Classification of the Classical Greek vocabulary (vocabulary inherited from the Indo-European, borrowed words, vocabulary created under the internal rules of derivation and composition of Greek). 3. Vocabulary of the Ancient Greek dialects.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Written term paper and oral presentation

盟僦 338  -  Linguistic Varieties
Instructor: Despoina Papadopoulou
Description: The aim of this seminar is to study linguistic varieties spoken by specific social groups such as the language of youth. In addition, issues such as the ethnography of communication, code-switching and language choice will be discussed and the investigative methods for the collection of sociolinguistic data will be described.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Written term paper and oral presentation

盟僦 331  -  Comparative Analysis of Structures from Ancient Greek to Modern Greek
Instructor: Georgia Catsimali
Description: The topics of the seminar concern: Word Order and its reflexes for syntactic theory, syncretism of Cases and the structure of Noun Phrase, the evolution of Present Perfect, changes in Moods (eg. subjunctive), the loss of Infinitives and Participles.
Type: Seminar  -  Assessment: Written term paper and oral presentation