Call for Participation

The Department of American Literature, School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in collaboration with the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS) and the kind contribution of the Fulbright Foundation in Greece is announcing the organization of the 2nd Summer School to take place in Thessaloniki, at Aristotle University (School of English premises; Faculty of Philosophy; 3rd floor) between


Wednesday 29 June to Tuesday 5 July, 2016


The Summer School offers to participants 2 ECTS for 30 hours of lectures and workshops plus a 10-hour individual workload on research projects and assignments.


The 2016 Summer School aims at responding to current crises by investigating the impact similar tensions have had on cross cultural understanding gradually building up to recent debates about politics and ethics, pedagogy and sensitive social issues, personal narratives and mobility challenges.


We welcome applications from:



The Summer School program is open to everyone who wishes to deepen their understanding of current scholarly debates and research within the context of:



The language of the Summer School is English. The material to be used emerges from American Studies and current socio-cultural issues/themes.


Certificate of attendance will be awarded to all participants plus ECTS certification