Our Projects


The aesthetics of cancer-related performance and its reception in Greece

Virginia Dakari's postdoctoral research seeks to determine the place cancer-related theatre and performing arts occupy in the Greek cultural landscape to this day by means of exploring the ways the (re)presentation of cancer experience affects audiences. The ultimate goal is to substantiate the argument that performance imparts an immense transformative potential felt by all participants and to disprove the argument that hardly any noteworthy aesthetic outcome can be extracted from cancer experience (articulated by Susan Sontag, whose seminal work Illness as Metaphor reflected and influenced cultural perceptions of cancer). More here ...


Multimodal Reading and Research Group

The Multimodal Reading and Research Group at School of English, AUTh, is supervised and coordinated by Dr. Tatiani Rapatzikou (Associate Professor). Members of the group are Researchers and PhD Candidates. The group meets once a month.

The group objectives are:

  1. Research group presentations with emphasis on the international bibliography within the context on multimodality, digital and transmedia narratives, and digital literary practice.
  2. Research group collaborations with visiting researchers in the context of research-oriented seminars.
  3. Research group participation with thematic panels in Symposia and International Conferences.
  4. Research group collaboration with other organizations.
  5. Research group conceptualization and design of activities that relate to its research interests.
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