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Lydia Roupakia

Assistant Professor - Department of American Literature and Culture

310 | +30 2310 997354 | roupakia@enl.auth.gr
Office hours: WE 13:30-15:00(Office Hours by Appointment click here) | MO 12:00-13:30(Office Hours by Appointment click here)

Dr Lydia Efthymia Roupakia is Assistant Professor at the Department of American Literature and Culture of teh School of English at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She holds a PhD and an MPhil in English Studies from the University of Oxford, UK. Her PhD and MPhil research was funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK).

Dr Roupakia joined the School of English at Aristotle University in September 2019. She has held the position of Head of the Department of American Literature and Culture (2021-2023). Dr. Roupakia's research interests focus on issues of multiculturalism in N. American literature and culture; identity construction and Inter-American studies; cultural theory; contemporary anglophone literature and ethics. Her publications include book chapters (e.g. Palgrave Macmillan, Rowman and Littlefield) and essays published in Journal of Postcolonial Writing, Atlantis, Literature Interpretation Theory, University of Toronto Quarterly, MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States and in other journals. She is also co-editor of a volume of essays on religion and migration published by Palgrave Macmillan (2017) and guest coeditor of a Special Issue of Ex-Centric Narratives: Journal of Anglophone Literature, Culture and Media titled Religion, Mobilities and Belongings & Other Essays (2021).

Dr. Roupakia's prior teaching experience includes adjunct lecturing posts at the International Hellenic University (2010-2016) and at the University of Patras (2010). She has also taught at the University of Oxford (Christ Church College, tutorial program) and at the Oxford-Stanford undergraduate exchange program (Oxford, UK). Dr. Roupakia has also worked as a full-time member of the English Department at Anatolia College (The American College), Thessaloniki (2010-2019).

 



TEACHING (ACADEMIC YEAR 2023-2024)

SemesterCodeTitleGroupDayFromToRoom
Winter G-LSUD3 AmLit344 Writers of the American South and their Literary Legacy Wednesday 11:00 13:30 01 ..
Winter G-LSUD3 AmLit377 Inter-American Studies Monday 13:30 16:00 112 ..