rethinking the novel

One-day Symposium

Organized by the Department of English Literature,
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

No entrance fee - Open to all graduate and undergraduate students

Date: 23 April 2010
Time: 9:15-16:00
Venue: Museum of Byzantine Culture, Leoforos Stratou 2, Thessaloniki

Organizing Committee

  • Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou
  • Effie Yiannopoulou


Panel Discussion


9:15-9:30 Opening Address: Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou

Brean Hammond: ‘The Transition to Modern Authorship’
Chair: Anna Koustinoudi

10:15-11:00 Victor Sage: ‘On Narrative Curiosity’
Chair: Maria Vara
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:15 Michael Hollington: ‘“Why do you write what isn’t true?”: Dostoevsky and the Fantastic Paradox’
Chair: Nicola Rehling
12:15-14:00 Panel Discussion
Chair: Effie Yiannopoulou
  • Tatiani Rapatzikou: ‘Going Digital: New Media Trends in Novelistic Production’
  • Anna Despotopoulou: ‘Urban Geographies of Fear: Spaces of Transit and Victorian Sensation Fiction’
  • Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou: ‘Facts and Form in Fiction: Dickens’ Elephants and Woolf’s Armenians’
  • Effie Yiannopoulou: ‘Cosmopolitanism and the Novel’
14:00-14:30 Coffee Break
14:30-15:30 Special Event
Brean Hammond
: ‘Shakespeare’s Lost Play’
Chair: Tina Krontiris