Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou

 

Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou holds degrees in English Studies from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (BA Honours, PhD) and Leeds University (MA in Theatre Studies). She is Associate Professor in English Literature and Culture in the School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She has been teaching and publishing on Realism, Modernism, and the English novel, as well as on feminist and body theory.
 

katkit@enl.auth.gr

Tel:  +30 2310 99 7403
Fax: +30 2310 99 7432
 

Teaching

  • Bodies of Power and Resistance: Crossreadings in Literature, Art, and Culture (MA level)
  • Woolf and Bloomsbury (4th-year undergraduate level)
  • Realism and the English Novel (3rd-year undergraduate level)
  • English Literature and Culture: 1890-1950 (2nd-year undergraduate level)
  • Survey of English Literature II: From Romanticism to Postmodernism
  • Workshop in Critical Writing: Poetry (1st-year undergraduate level)
  • Workshop in Critical Writing: Drama (1st-year undergraduate level)
  • Introduction to Literary Studies (1st-year undergraduate level)
  • Body: Politics/Representations (Interdepartmental Undergraduate Programme of Gender Studies)
  • Gender Studies in the Humanities (3rd-4th-year undergraduate level, co-taught with Mary Mike and T-S. Pavlidou)
  • Theatre Workshop
  • Shakespeare (4th-year undergraduate level)
  • Εισαγωγή στις Σπουδές Φύλου (Διατμηματικό επιλεγόμενο μάθημα 3ου & 4ου έτους, οργάνωση: Επιτροπή Φύλου και Ισότητας ΑΠΘ)
  • Introduction to Gender Studies (3rd-4th-year undergraduate level, Interdepartmental Module organized by the Gender and Equality Committee of AUTh) 
  • Gender and Sexuality: Intersections in English Literature and Culture (3rd-year undergraduate level)
     

Supervision of PhD Theses

Completed

  • Ekaterini Tachmatzidou "Seeing as Knowing: Newton's Opticks and the Perception of the Female Educator in Charlotte Brontë's Novels "
  • Filomachi Spathopoulou "'There was a numerous family': Jane Austen's Re-appropriation of the Population Debate"

In progress

  • Despina Kalaitzidou "Charles Dickens’s 'Revolt Against Authority'"
  • Elisavet Ioannidou "Revising Victorian Class and Gender Norms: A Study in Neo-Victorian Representations of Victorian Space" 
  • Irene Stoukou “Lost in Adaptation: Re-imagining the Bodies of Alice and Peter”

Publications

Edited Volumes

  he Future of Flesh: A Cultural Survey of the Body    The Flesh Made Text Made Flesh: Cultural and Theoretical Returns to the Body  Η Λογοτεχνία και οι Προϋποθέσεις της

  • Liminal Dickens: Rites of Passage in His Work. Ed. Valerie Kennedy, Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016.
  • The Future of Flesh: A Cultural Survey of the Body. Ed. Zoe Detsi-Diamanti, Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou, and Effie Yiannopoulou. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
  • Bodies, Theories, Cultures in the Post-Millennial Era: Selected Proceedings. Ed. Zoe Detsi-Diamanti, Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou, and Effie Yiannopoulou. Thessaloniki: University Studio Press, 2009.
  • The Flesh Made Text Made Flesh: Cultural and Theoretical Returns to the Body. Ed. Zoe Detsi-Diamanti, Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou, and Effie Yiannopoulou. New York: Peter Lang, 2007.
  • Η Λογοτεχνία και οι Προϋποθέσεις της. Επιμέλεια: Τίνα Κροντήρη, Κατερίνα Κίτση-Μυτάκου. Θεσσαλονίκη: University Studio Press, 1999.
     

Edited Journal Issues

Wrestling Bodies, Gramma: Theory of Literature and Culture, 11 (2003)

  • Wrestling Bodies, Gramma: Theory of Literature and Culture, 11 (2003). Ed. Zoe Detsi-Diamanti, Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou, and Effie Yiannopoulou.
  • Experiments in/of Realism, Synthesis 3 (Winter 2011). Ed. Anna Despotopoulou and Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou. http://www.enl.uoa.gr/synthesis/issue3.htm 
     

Books

Feminist Readings of the Body in Virginia Woolf's Novels 

  • Feminist Readings of the Body in Virginia Woolf's Novels. Thessaloniki, 1997.
  • KITSI, A., KANARAKIS, I., YIANNOPOULOU, E., 2016. Movements and Trends in 19th- and 20th-Century English Literature. [ebook] Athens:Hellenic Academic Libraries Link. Available Online at: https://repository.kallipos.gr/handle/11419/941

Articles

  • Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou. ‘Gender Trouble in Conan Doyle’s “The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist”’. Gender Studies: The Journal of West University, Timisoara, Interdisciplinary Centre for Gender Studies, 15.1 (2016): 27-44.
     
  • ‘Letters of Liminality: Print Texts as Spaces of Transgressive Desire in Thomas Hardy’s “On the Western Circuit”’. In Landscapes of Liminality: Between Space and Place. Ed. Dara Downey, Ian Kinane and Elizabeth Parker. London and New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2016. 213-30.
     
  • ‘“A Little Life among the Multitude of Lesser Deaths”: Productive Life Cycles in Little Dorrit’. In Liminal Dickens: Rites of Passage in His Work. Ed. Valerie Kennedy, Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016. 139-50.
     
  • Defoe’s Mothers of Alterity: Moll Flanders and Roxana’. Lisa E-Journal, Identity and Alterity in the English-speaking world (16th-18th centuries), XIII.3 (2015). http://lisa.revues.org/8721
     
  • ‘Who’s Counting? Sexes, Genders, and Sexualities from Ancient Myths to Fin-de Siècle and Twentieth-Century Literature and Theory’. In Gender, Sex & Sexuality. Ed. Margaret Sönser Breen. Critical Insights Series. Amenia, NY: Salem Press, 2014. 20-35.
     
  • ‘Exporting Corinthian Currants, Importing Dickensian Stories: The Reception of Dickens in Greece’. Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou and Maria Vara. In The Reception of Charles Dickens in Europe, Volume II. Ed. Michael Hollington. The Athlone Critical Traditions Series: The Reception of British and Irish Authors in Europe, series ed. Elinor Shaffer. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2013. 544-559.
     
  • ‘Narratives of Absolutism in Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park’. Papers in Language and Literature 49.2 (2013): 116-140.
     
  • ‘Στην καρδιά του αθηναϊκού σκότους’. The Books' Journal 29 (2013): 78-79.
     
  • ‘ΧΩΡΑΣΩΜΑΤΩΝ—BODYLAND της Αργυρώς Μαντόγλου’. Θέματα Λογοτεχνίας 41 (2009): 213-219.
     
  • "'The Kingfisher Comes; the Kingfisher Comes Not': The Maternal Impasse in Woolf's Orlando and A Room of One's Own", Studies in the Maternal, 1 (2) 2009, www.mamsie.bbk.ac.uk.
     
  • ‘The Reception of Jane Austen in Greece’. Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou and Maria Vara. In The Reception of Jane Austen in Europe. Ed. Anthony Mandal and B. C. Southam. The Athlone Critical Traditions Series: The Reception of British Authors in Europe, series ed. Elinor Shaffer. London and New York: Continuum Press, 2007. 224-238.
     
  • ‘Whoring, Incest, Duplicity, or The “Self-Polluting” Erotics of Daniel Defoe’s Moll Flanders’. In Genealogies of Identity Interdisciplinary Readings on Sex and Sexuality. Ed. Margaret Sönser Breen and Fiona Peters. Series: At the Interface/Probing the Boundaries 26. Amsterdam/ New York: Rodopi, 2005. 79-94.
     
  • ‘Aquatic Spaces and Women’s Places: A Comparative Reading of George Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss and Alexandros Papadiamantis’ I fonissa’. Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies 29 (2005): 187-202.
     
  • ‘The Gaze of the Abject: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein Re-visioning the New Science’. The Periphery Viewing the World: Selected Papers from the Fourth International Conference of HASE. Ed: Christina Dokou, Efterpi Mitsi and Bessie Mitsikopoulou. Athens: Parousia, 2004. 237-243.
     
  • ‘The Flesh Made Text Made Flesh: Some Thoughts on Solid and Sullied Bodies’. Zoe Detsi-Diamanti, Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou, and Effie Yiannopoulou. The European English Messenger, Vol. XIII/1 (Spring 2004): 81-84.
     
  • ‘Με τα μάτια της Διοτίμας: Βλέφαρα με τατουάζ της Αργυρώς Μαντόγλου’. Δυτικές Ινδίες, 8 ½ (2003): 104-110.
     
  • ‘Κειμενικά ζευγαρώματα: Mε τον Τhomas Hardy και τη Virginia Woolf στο μυθιστόρημα της Αργυρώς Μαντόγλου Virginia Woolf Café ’. Πόρφυρας (2003): 255-260.
     
  • ‘“Let the Poppy Seed Itself and the Carnation Mate with the Cabbage”: With Hardy and Woolf at Argiro Mantoglou’s Virginia Woolf Café ’. Δια-κείμενα 4, (2002): 211-30.
     
  • ‘“The Country of the Moon” and the Woman of Interior Monologue: Virginia Woolf in Greece’. In The Reception of Virginia Woolf in Europe. Ed. Mary Ann Caws and Nicola Luckhurst. The Athlone Critical Traditions Series: The Reception of British Authors in Europe, series ed. Elinor Shaffer. London and New York: Continuum Press, 2002. 186-99.
     
  • ‘“None of Woman Born”: Colonizing the Womb, From Frankenstein’s Mother to Naomi Mitchison’s Solution Three’. In Biotechnological and Medical Themes in Science Fiction. Ed. Domna Pastourmatzi. Thessaloniki: University Studio Press, 2002. 208-21.
     
  • ‘Κείμενο, επιθυμία, μετα-γραφή’. Στο Η Λογοτεχνία και οι Προϋποθέσεις της. Επιμέλεια: Τίνα Κροντήρη, Κατερίνα Κίτση-Μυτάκου. Θεσσαλονίκη: University Studio Press, 1999. 31-36.
     
  • ‘“With my Tongue in your Tale/Tail”: The Taming of the Shrew as a Revenge on Female Aphonia’. In Anatomies of Silence. Ed. Ann Cacoulos and Maria Sifianou. Athens, 1998. 54-61.
     
  • ‘Living in a Human Oxymoron: Rachel Vinrace’s Anorexic Body in Virginia Woolf’s The Voyage Out’. In Logomachia: Forms of Opposition in English Language/Literature. Inaugural Conference Proceedings. Ed. E. Douka-Kabitoglou. Thessaloniki, 1994. 159-170.
     
  • ‘Clarissa Dalloway’s Body: Transformations of Christian Concepts of Femininity and Maternity in Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway’. Gramma: Theory of Literature and Culture, 1 (1993): 86-104.
     
  • ‘“Which Is the Greater Ecstasy?”: Desiring the Body’s Text and Writing the Body’s Desire in Virginia Woolf’s Orlando’. Yearbook of English Studies, 3 (1991-92): 215-52.
     

Book Review

  • Solitary Sex: A Cultural History of Masturbation’ by Thomas Laqueur. Wrestling Bodies, Gramma: Theory of Literature and Culture, 11 (2003). 162-64.


Conferences/Talks/Visits

  • 2017 Stockton University, USA, academic staff exchange visit
     
  • 2016 ‘Cycling Towards Gender Fusion: Women and Bicycles in the Fin-de-siècle’, presented in the 13th ESSE conference, University of Galway, Ireland
     
  • 2016 ESSE Board Meeting, University of Galway, Ireland
     
  • Participation in the panel discussion of ‘Personal Narratives’, an International Symposium organized by the Laboratory of Narrative Research of the School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, April 15, 2016
     
  • 2016 ‘From Democracy in Classical Athens to the Women’s Suffrage in Twentieth-Century Britain’, presented in the international conference: ‘Women Democracy and the Ideology of Exclusion’, University of Alabama, USA
     
  • 2016 University of Alabama, USA, academic staff exchange visit
     
  • 2016 William and Mary College, Williamsburg, USA, academic staff exchange visit
     
  • 2015 ESSE Board Meeting, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
     
  • 2015 Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, ΕRASMUS+ academic staff exchange visit
     
  • 2015 ESSE Board Meeting, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
     
  • 2015 Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, ΕRASMUS+ academic staff exchange visit
     
  • 2015 ‘Οι αφανείς αδερφές του Shakespeare στην τάξη μας: Γυναίκες, λογοτεχνία και εκπαιδευτική διαδικασία’, σεμινάριο για τα μέλη της Ένωσης Καθηγητών Αγγλικών Ημαθίας, Future Library, Βέροια
     
  • 2014 Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, ΕRASMUS+ academic staff exchange visit 
     
  • 2014 ‘Letters of Liminality: Print and Cyber Texts as Spaces of Transgressive Desire in Hardy’, presented in the international conference: ‘Between Places and Spaces: Landscapes of Liminality’, Trinity College, Dublin
     
  • 2013 University of Caen, SOCRATES academic staff exchange visit
     
  • 2013 ‘Nations and Empires Built on Ruins’, presented at the international conference: ‘Empires and Nations from the 18th to the 20th century’, University of Sapienza, Rome
     
  • 2013 ‘Χορεύοντας με την Austen: Περηφάνια και προκατάληψη 200 χρόνια μετά’, British Council, Thessaloniki International Book Fair
     
  • 2012 ‘A Little Life Among the Multitude of Lesser Deaths: Productive Life Cycles in Little Dorrit’, presented in the international conference: ‘Charles Dickens: Births, Marriages, Deaths’, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
     
  • 2012 ‘Ελλάδα και Dickens μαζί: Ιστορίες παράλληλες και συγκλίνουσες’, ομιλία στο πανελλήνιο συνέδριο PALSO
     
  • 2012 ‘Textual Seduction and Solitary Pleasures in Thomas Hardy’s "On the Western Circuit"’, presented in the international conference: ‘Taking Liberties: Sex, Pleasure, Coercion (1748-1928)’, Newcastle University
     
  • 2012 ‘Κάρολος Ντίκενς εν ώρα κρίσης’ (‘Charles Dickens in Times of Crisis’), presented in the one-day Symposium ‘Dickens After Two Centuries’, organized by the British Council in Thessaloniki
     
  • 2011 ‘Thermodynamic Bodies in Movement in Dickens’s Hard Times’, presented in the international conference: ‘Bodies in Movement: Intersecting Discourses of Materiality in the Sciences and the Arts’, University of Edinburgh
     
  • 2011 ‘Challenging the Sexual and the Social Law: Jane Austen's Mansfield Park, presented in the international conference: ‘The Letter of the Law : Law Matters in Language and Literature, organized by the Hellenic Association for the Study of English, University of Athens
     
  • 2010 ‘Facts and Form in Fiction: Dickens’ Elephants and Woolf’s Armenians’, presented in the Symposium: ‘Rethinking the Novel’, organized by the department of English Literature, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
     
  • 2009 York University, Toronto, staff exchange visit
     
  • 2009 ‘ “The Kingfisher Comes; the Kingfisher Comes Not”: The Maternal Impasse in Woolf’s Orlando and A Room of One’s Own’, presented in the international conference: ‘Μ(ο)ther Trouble’, Birkbeck College, University of London
     
  • 2008 ‘The Reception of Dickens in Greece: Α Preliminary Plan’, presented in the symposium on ‘Dickens in Europe’, Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus
     
  • 2008 ‘Private Bodies, Public Desires: Fanny Price, Anne Elliot and the Nation’, presented in the international conference: ‘The Individual and the Mass’, organized by the Hellenic Association for the study of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
     
  • 2008 ‘(How) Do the English Kiss? Austen’s Sexual Politics and the English Empire’, presented in the CISR/NASSR conference: ‘(Trans)National Identities—Reimagining Communities’, University of Bologna
     
  • 2007 ‘“The Burthen in the Belly”: The Model of Maternity in Defoe’s Moll Flanders and Roxana’, presented in the 36th international conference of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Oxford University
     
  • 2006 ‘The Eighteenth-Century Model of Maternity in Defoe’s Moll Flanders and Roxana’, presented in the international conference: ‘(Inter)Cultural Communication’, University of Plovdiv
     
  • 2005 ‘“The Burthen in the Belly”: Defoe’s Voracious Mothers in Moll Flanders and Roxana’, presented in the international conference: ‘Mothers and Death: Ethical and Aesthetic Issues Around the Lethal Mother-Child Relationship’, University of Bordeaux ΙII
     
  • 2005 ‘The Aesthetics and Politics of Deception: Daniel Defoe’s Moll Flanders’, presented in the international conference: ‘Politics and/in Aesthetics’, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and University of Veliko Turnovo
     
  • 2004 ‘Whoring, Incest, Duplicity or the Erotics of Capital in Defoe’s Moll Flanders’, presented in the international conference: ‘Sex and Sexuality: Exploring Critical Issues’, Salzburg 2004 University of Salzburg, SOCRATES staff exchange visit
     
  • 2004 ‘Of Navels and Novels, Dissections and Abject Skin’, presented in the international conference ‘SKIN: texture/textuality/ word/image’, Τhe Institute of English Studies, University of London
     
  • 2003 ‘Excluding Memory, Displacing Women: A Comparative Reading of George Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss and A. Papadiamantis’ The Murderess’, presented in the 6th international conference on English Studies in Europe: ‘Places and Spaces: Culture, Memory and Identity’, European Centre of Delphi
     
  • 2002 ‘The Gaze of the Abject: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein Re-visioning the New Science’, presented in the 3rd international HASE conference ‘The Periphery Viewing the World: Language, Literature, Media, Philosophy’, University of Athens
     
  • 2002 Universidade de Lisboa, staff exchange visit, Ministry of Education, Transnational Cultural Programs
     
  • 2001 ‘“None of Woman Born”: Colonizing the Womb, From Frankenstein’s Mother to Naomi Mitchison’s Solution Three’, presented in the international conference: ‘Biotechnological and Medical Themes in Science Fiction’, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
     
  • 2001 ‘“Let the Poppy Seed Itself and the Carnation Mate with the Cabbage”: With Hardy and Woolf at Argiro Mantoglou’s Virginia Woolf Café ’, presented in the 11th international conference on Virginia Woolf: ‘Voyages Out, Voyages Home’, University of Bangor, Wales
     
  • 2000 26th Cambridge University Seminar: ‘The Contemporary British Writer’
     
  • 2000 University of Bologna, SOCRATES staff exchange visit
     
  • 1996 ‘“With my Tongue in your Tale/Tail”: The Taming of the Shrew as a Revenge on Female Aphonia’, presented in the international conference: ‘Autonomy of Speech/Anatomies of Silence’, University of Athens
     
  • 1993 ‘Living in a Human Oxymoron: Rachel Vinrace’s Anorexic Body in The Voyage Out ’, presented in the international conference: ‘Logomachia: Forms of Opposition in English Language/Literature’, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki


Other Activities

  • "Ο ‘ελαττωματικός καθρέφτης’ και το παράδοξο του ρεαλισμού: Ρεαλισμός και αγγλικό μυθιστόρημα", ομιλία στο πλαίσιο του μαθήματος ‘Ο Ρεαλισμός ως διαχρονικό ρεύμα και ως ιστορικό κίνημα στη φιλοσοφία, τη λογοτεχνία, τη ζωγραφική, τη γλυπτική, το θέατρο, τον κινηματογράφο, τη φωτογραφία και τη μουσική’, 9 Μαρτιου 2017, Μακεδονικό Μουσείο Σύγχρονης Τέχνης

    ‘The “Defective Mirror” and the Paradox of Realism: Realism and the English Novel’, talk in the open course on Realism in the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, March 9, 2017
     
  • ‘“Be not afeard’: How to Invite Shakespeare to your class!” Seminar for members of the Association of English Teachers in Public Education in Imathia, February 21, 2017, Veria
     
  • ‘Teaching with Literature and Drama’, Seminar for members of Tesol Macedonia Thrace Northern Greece, January 15, 2017
     
  • Διοργάνωση Επιμορφωτικής Ημερίδας με τίτλο: ‘Εκπαίδευση, μετακίνηση και διαπολιτισμικότητα’, 14 Ιανουαρίου 2017, http://www.enl.auth.gr/hase/imerida_14_1_17.pdf
     
  • ‘“Μυρωδιές ηδονής και οδύνης”: Παιχνίδι με τον φόβο μέσα από την Τρικυμία του Shakespeare’, βιωματικό εργαστήρι για εκπαιδευτικούς A΄βάθμιας & Β΄βάθμιας εκπαίδευσης, διημερίδα - αφιέρωμα στον Shakespeare που οργάνωσε το Καλλιτεχνικό Σχολείο Θεσσαλονίκης, 16 Δεκεμβρίου 2016

    ‘“Sweet Airs that Give Delight and Hurt Not”: Playing with Fear in Shakespeare’s Tempest’, Drama Workshop for Teachers in Primary & Secondary Education’, 2-day Symposium on Shakespeare organized by the Art School of Thessaloniki, December 16, 2016
     
  • ‘To φύλο και η κατασκευή του: από το Ορλάντο της Woolf στην Judith Butler και από την Butler σε εμάς’, συζήτηση και βιωματικό εργαστήρι, 4o Φεστιβάλ σεξουαλικότητας ΑΠΘ, ΣΘΕ, 21 Μαΐου 2016 ‘Constructing Gender: From Woolf’s Orlando to Judith Butler and from Butler to Us’, discussion and drama workshop, 4th Sexuality Festival AUTh, Faculty of Science, May 21, 2016
     
  • ‘Οι μαύρες τρύπες του Shakespeare: βιωματικό εργαστήρι για καθηγητές/καθηγήτριες A΄βάθμιας & Β΄βάθμιας εκπαίδευσης’, διημερίδα - αφιέρωμα στον Shakespeare που οργάνωσε η Μακεδονική Ένωση Εκπαιδευτικών Αγγλικής Σερρών, Σέρρες, 16 Απριλίου 2016
    ‘Shakespeare’s Black Holes: Drama Workshop for Teachers in Primary & Secondary Education’, 2-day Symposium on Shakespeare organized by the Macedonian Teachers of English Association in Serres, April 16, 2016
     
  • Διοργάνωση Επιμορφωτικής Ημερίδας με τίτλο: ‘Λογοτεχνία, Τέχνη και Τεχνολογία στην Εκπαίδευση’, 10 Δεκεμβρίου 2015, http://www.enl.auth.gr/files/HASE-2015-Program.pdf
     
  • Όπως μας αρέσει: Από την Αγγλία του Shakespeare στην Ελλάδα του σήμερα’, διοργάνωση Θεατρικού Εργαστηρίου για μαθήτριες και μαθητές λυκείου με τη συμμετοχή πρωτοετών φοιτητριών και φοιτητών του Τμήματος Αγγλικής που πραγματοποιήθηκε στο πλαίσιο του προγράμματος ‘ΑΠΘ την Κυριακή’
    ‘As We Like It: From Shakespeare’s England to Greece Today’, organizing of a Theater Workshop for high school students with the participation of first year students of the English Department as part of the program ‘The Aristotle University Open on Sundays’
     
  • Co-organizing of the international conference: ‘rethinking democracy in literature, language & culture’, May 15-17, 2015 http://www.enl.auth.gr/democracy/index.html
     
  • Member of the Gender and Equality Committee of AUTh, 2015-
     
  • President of the Hellenic Association for English Studies (HASE), 2014- (http://www.enl.auth.gr/hase/)
     
  • Διοργάνωση Επιμορφωτικής Ημερίδας με τίτλο: ‘Λογοτεχνία και Τέχνη στην Εκπαίδευση’, 13 Δεκεμβρίου 2014, http://www.enl.auth.gr/files/hase2014.pdf
     
  • President of the Hellenic Association for English Studies (HASE), 2014-
     
  • ‘Tempest Workshop’, a theatre workshop in which the students of the Lit 9-489 course presented to a small group of participants alternative stagings of Shakespeare’s Tempest and explored themes of the play though games and improvisations, May 28, 2014
     
  • ‘Μένουμε, επιμένουμε και χορεύουμε! Περηφάνια και Προκατάληψη 200 χρόνια μετά’, ομιλία και χορευτική εκδήλωση με φοιτήτριες του Τμήματος Αγγλικής στο πανελλήνιο συνέδριο PALSO, August 29, 2013
     
  • Production of the play Barker + Bald: 4 + 2 αντικείμενα υποδούλωσης (4 + 2 Objects of Submission), June 8 & 9, 2013
     
  • Organizing of 'Hard Times, Athena!', a creative protest against Athena I plan, March 8, 2013 (http://www.enl.auth.gr/athena.htm)
     
  • Book presentation of Argiro Mantoglou’s Λευκή ρεβάνς, Ιanos bookshop, January 17, 2013
     
  • Organizing of a project on Jane Austen for the students of the Art High School of Thessaloniki, January 11, 2013
     
  • Organizing of 'Don't Like It? Change It!', September 27, 2012, a poetry happening with students from the Bald Theatre and the poetry group 'Breathe in Experience, Breathe out Poetry', in cooperation with the ‘100,000 POETS FOR CHANGE’ organization in California (http://www.100tpcmedia.org/100TPC2012/2012/09/thessaloniki-greece/#comments)
     
  • Award of ‘Innovative Use of Internet Tools and Social Groups in Teaching’, University Research Institute of Applied Communication, Faculty of Communication and Media Studies, University of Athens, and presentation in the one-day Symposium ‘mathisi 2.0’, Athens, June 27, 2012 (http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/23598668)
     
  • Organizing of a Poetry Night with the first year students of the Poetry Workshop, May 24, 2012
     
  • Organizing of a one-day event on Charles Dickens in Serres, on 28th April 2012, in cooperation with the State English Teachers' Union of Serres. (http://englishteachersinserres.blogspot.gr/2012/05/charles-dickens-event.html)
     
  • Production of the play Alternative Dickens: Tales of Two Cities (Ντίκενς αλλιώς: Ιστορίες δύο πόλεων), presented on May 29 & 30 in Thessaloniki & May 31, 2012 in Serres (http://epp.web.auth.gr/?p=662 http://www.typosthes.gr/culture/28377-2012-05-18-18-39-47 http://www.facebook.com/events/385637691486507/, http://englishteachersinserres.blogspot.gr/2012/06/31-05-2012.html, www.balddickens2012.blogspot.com)
     
  • Production of an adaptation of Shakespeare's As You Like It with the first year students of the Drama Workshop, presented at Pinewood American International School, February 20, 2012
     
  • Co-organizing of the international conference: ‘Charles Dickens: Births, Marriages, Deaths’, October 19-20, 2012 (http://www.enl.auth.gr/dickens/index.html)
     
  • Co-organizing of the one-day Symposium ‘Gender in the Humanities’, January 15, 2012
     
  • Co-organizing of the one-day Symposium: ‘Rethinking the Novel’, April 23, 2010
     
  • Vice-President of the Hellenic Association for English Studies (HASE), 2008-
     
  • Secretary of the Hellenic Association for English Studies (HASE), 2002-2008
     
  • Book presentation of Argiro Mantoglou’s ΧΩΡΑΣΩΜΑΤΩΝ/Bodyland, Athens, Eleftheroudakis Bookshop, 2006
     
  • Co-organizing of the international conference: ‘The Flesh Made Tex: Bodies, Theories, Cultures in the Post-Millennial Era’, May 13-18, 2003 (http://www.enl.auth.gr/body/index.html)
     
  • Recorded interview by N. Volonakis in ‘Technopolis’ ΕΤ3 (Greek Television 3), concerning the International Conference ‘The Flesh Made Tex: Bodies, Theories, Cultures in the Post-Millennial Era’, May 8, 2003 
     
  • Advisor of the Bald Theatre 2002-03 and director of ‘Lysistrata: Rehearsal for Peace’ (participation in ‘Lysistrata Project’, March 3, 2003)
     
  • Recorded interview by L. Plakidas in ΕΤ3 (Greek Television 3) concerning the participation of Bald Theatre in Lysistrata Project, February 28, 2003 
     
  • Book presentation of Argiro Mantoglou’s Βλέφαρα με Τατουάζ, Athens, Eleftheroudakis Bookshop, Thessaloniki Ianos Bookshop, 2002
     
  • Co-organizing of the one-day Symposium: ‘Modernism/Postmodernism’, May 1999