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  • 1. PROGRAM WEDNESDAY 14 MAY 18:30 Registration, Entrance Hall, Olympion Cinema, Aristotelous Square 19:30 Opening Ceremony, Olympion Cinema Plenary: E. Douka-Kabitoglou ‘BODY OF DELIGHT AND DISTRESS: FORMS OF INCARNATION IN GREEK POETRY’ (‘SOMA TIS IDONIS KAI TIS ODINIS: MORFES ENSARKOSIS STIN ELLINIKI PIISI’) 21:30 Opening Reception Electra Palace Hotel THURSDAY 15 MAY 8:30-9:00 Registration, Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy 9:00-10:00 Plenary: Zacharias Sinakos Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy ‘The Body as Receiver and Giver of Life’ (‘To soma: Dektis kai dotis zois’) 10:00-11:30 Parallel Sessions 11:30-12:00 Coffee Break 12:00-14:00 Parallel Sessions 14:00-16:00 Lunch 16:00-17:30 Parallel Sessions 17:30-18:30 Sue-Ellen Case Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy ‘DIGITAL DIVAS: GENDER AND RACE IN CYBERSPACE’ 18:30-19:00 Coffee Break 19:00- 20:30 Parallel Sessions 21:00-22:00 Keith Piper Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy ‘CYBERNETICS AND RACE WORKSHOP’ FRIDAY 16 MAY 9:00-10:00 Plenary: Thomas Laqueur Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy ‘THE DEAD AND DYING BODY FROM HUME TO THE PRESENT’ 10:00-11:30 Parallel Sessions 11:30-12:00 Coffee Break 12:00-14:00 Parallel Sessions 14:00-16:00 Lunch 14:30-15:30 HASE MEETING Room 417 16:00-17:30 Parallel Sessions 17:30-18:00 Coffee Break 18:00- 19:30 Parallel Sessions 15:00-19:00 Johannes Birringer Workshop Ceremony Hall, Aristotle University 20:30- 21:30 Johannes Birringer Workshop Exhibition: ‘BODY – ART AND TECHNOLOGICAL TRANSFORMATIONS’ SATURDAY 17 MAY 9:00-10:00 Plenary: Sander Gilman Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy ‘ON FAT ATHLETES: THE LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC IMAGINATION’ 10:00-11:30 Parallel Sessions 11:30-12:00 Coffee Break 12:00-14:00 Parallel Sessions 14:00-16:00 Lunch 16:00-17:30 Parallel Sessions 17:30-18:30 Plenary: Elizabeth Bronfen Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy ‘CHUCK PALANIUK AND THE VIOLENCE OF BEAUTY’ 18:30-19:00 Coffee Break 19:00- 20:30 Parallel Sessions 21:30 Dinner Party SUNDAY 18 MAY 9:00-10:00 Plenary: Rosi Braidotti Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy ‘METALFLESH’ 10:00-11:30 Parallel Sessions
  • 2. 11:30-12:00 Coffee Break 12:00-14:00 Parallel Sessions 14:00 Conference Closing
  • 3. PROGRAM WEDNESDAY 14 MAY 18:30 Registration, Entrance Hall, Olympion Cinema, Aristotelous Square 19:30 Opening Ceremony, Olympion Cinema Plenary: E. Douka-Kabitoglou ‘BODY OF DELIGHT AND DISTRESS: FORMS OF INCARNATION IN GREEK POETRY’ (‘SOMA TIS IDONIS KAI TIS ODINIS: MORFES ENSARKOSIS STIN ELLINIKI PIISI’) 21:30 Opening Reception Electra Palace Hotel THURSDAY 15 MAY 8:30-9:00 Registration, Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy 9:00-10:00 Plenary: Zacharias Sinakos Chair: Antonios Antoniadis Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy ‘THE BODY AS RECEIVER AND GIVER OF LIFE’ (‘TO SOMA: DEKTIS KAI DOTIS ZOIS’) 10:00-11:30 Parallel Sessions 1. ‘Naturalizing Desire’ Chair: Thelma Richard Amphitheater, New Wing  Radhika Mohanram Cardiff University ‘Victoria’s Desire: The History of (White) Sexuality’  Waltraud Ernst University of Vienna ‘Laws of Attraction – Bodies in Relation’  Sally Markowitz Willamette University, Salem ‘The Better Sort of Homosexual: Racial Privilege and the Construction of Homosexuality’ 2. ‘The Jewish Body’ Chair: Chris Weedon Room 417  Ranen Omer-Sherman University of Miami ‘Assimilation and the Fate of the Jewish Body in Philip Roth’s The Counterlife and Sabbath's Theater’  Cheryl Alexander Malcolm University of Gdansk ‘Subverting Sickness: Singer and the Diseased Jew’  Roy Goldblatt University of Joensuu ‘It’s as Plain as the Nose on Your Face’ 3. ‘Cyborgs I’ Chair: Moses Boudourides Amphitheater, Central Library  Theo Vurdubakis University of Manchester ‘The Cabinet of Doctor Antinori: The Body in the Age of Technological Reproduction’  Domna Pastourmatzi Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘Futuristic Visions of the Biological Machine’  Sarah Loyd University of Minnesota ‘Paranoid Android: Agency and the Self-critical Cyborg’ 4. ‘Violence/Cruelty/Body’ Chair: Zoe Detsi-Diamanti Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy  Elizabeth Sakellaridou Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘Millennial Artaud: (Re)Thinking Cruelty and (Re)Presentation’  Claudine Armand Université Nancy II ‘The Body in Situ, the Body in Crisis: From the Happenings of Allan Kaprow to the Vienna Actionists’  Heiner Zimmermann University of Heidelberg ‘The Ambiguous Body in Contemporary British Theatre’
  • 4. 5. ‘Verbalizing Pain and Decay’ Chair: Marianthi Makri-Tsilipakou Room 112  Costas Canakis University of the Aegean, Mytilene ‘Metaphors of a Body Meant to Die’  Apostolos Poulios Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘The Flesh Made Text or the Text Made Flesh? The Interactional Construction of Old Age and Frailty Through Talk’ 11:30-12:00 Coffee Break (THURSDAY 15 MAY) 12:00-14:00 Parallel Sessions 6. ‘From Olympic Bodies to Modern Corpuses’ Chair: Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou Amphitheater, Central Library  Elizabeth Harvey University of Toronto ‘Placental Poetics: Incorporation and Loss in John Donne and Luce Irigaray’  Manuel Almagro University of Seville Carolina Sánchez-Palencia University of Seville ‘ “She has translated me into her own book”: From Body to Corpus and Back’  Bryan E. Burns University of Southern California ‘Desire and the Olympic Ideal: The Representation of Ancient and Athletic Bodies’  Petr Roubal Central European University, Budapest ‘Body Writing: Olympics, May Day Parades, Nuremberg Rallies’ 7. ‘Staging Technology’ Chair: Savas Patsalidis Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy  Tatiani Rapatzikou University of East Anglia, Norwich ‘Mechanical Choreographies of an “Evolutionary Alchemist”: Stelarc’s Techno Body and Multimedia Performace’  Edwina Bartlem University of Melbourne ‘Emergence: New Bodies in Digital and Hybrid Media Art’  Petra Kuppers Bryant College ‘Disability and Performance: Technologies of Otherness’  Rhona Justice-Malloy (Associate Professor, Director of Theatre) Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant ‘Anatomy Lessons and Artificial Intelligence: Dionysus and Apollo in Film and Medicine’ 8. ‘Film I: Cyber Bodies’ Chair: Nicola Rehling Room 417  Felicity Colman University of Melbourne ‘Iwakra Lain, Buffy Summers, and the Birth of the Storm Troopers: Symbolic Images of Bodies in a Hyper-spatiotemporal Agency’  David Roche University of Provence, Aix-Marseille I ‘David Cronenberg’s Making the Word Be Flesh’  Steve Watts University of Cambridge ‘Inside Out: Bodies Revealed, Ballard’s Crash and Cronenberg’s Crash’ 9. ‘Virtual Bodies’ Chair: Ulf Cronquist Amphitheater, New Wing  K. J. Peters Loyola Marymount University ‘Confessing Computers and Rhetorical Bodies’  Eleni Nikolaki Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘The Formation of Sexual Identity in Literature and the Network’  Elspeth Graham Liverpool John Moores University ‘Sick Bodies and Cyberbodies: Autopathographical Narratives on the Internet’ 10. ‘Cartesianism Subverted’ Chair: Christina Dokou Room 112  Denise Almeida Silva Universidade Regional Integrada, Santo Angelo, Rio Grande do Sul ‘Cartesianism Revisited: The Logic of the Body in J. M. Coetzee’s Fiction’  Magdalena M. Romanska Cornell University ‘Foucault: Death and the Subject’
  • 5.  Gulshan Taneja R.L.A. College, University of New Delhi ‘Joyce and Keats and the New Technologies: The Invasion of the Body Snatchers’ 14:00-16:00 Lunch (THURSDAY 15 MAY) 16:00-17:30 Parallel Sessions 11. ‘Grotesque Bodies’ Chair: Roulis Heliotis Amphitheater, New Wing  Paulina Palmer The University of Warwick, Coventry ‘Foreign Bodies: The Grotesque Body in the Fiction of Jeanette Winterson’  María Jesús Hernáez Lerena University of La Rioja ‘An Approach to the Epistemology of the Short Story Through the Grotesque Body: Barbara Gowdy’s We So Seldom Look on Love’  H. Ara Merjian, University of California, Berkeley ‘Body Language: F.T. Marinetti’s Mafarka le Futuriste and the Futurist Corporeal Imaginary’ 12. ‘Embodying the Nation I’ Chair: Yiorgos Kalogeras, Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy  Boris Vejdovsky Lausanne University ‘ “Strange Fruit”: Race, Violence, and the Spirit of the Pastoral in America Now and Then’  Maria Koundoura Emerson College ‘Bodies Abused: Negotiating Citizenship in Patriotic Times’  Kriss Ravetto-Biagioli Emerson College, Cambridge ‘Mediated Cannibalism: Consuming the Image of Death’ 13. ‘Bodies in Parts’ Chair: Sabine Coelsch-Foisner Room 417  Alina Lettner University of Kassel ‘The Dew-Drop and the Sun: Corporeal Abstraction, Artistic Creation, and Cosmological Continuity’  Laura L. Behling Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota ‘Sum/Some of Its Parts: Theorizing the Artificiality of the Historical and Modern Body’  Marcin Brocki University of Wroclaw ‘Semantics of Body Parts’ 14. ‘Bodies in Comics’ Chair: Efterpi Mitsi Amphitheater, Central Library  Sylvia Mittler University of Toronto at Scarborough ‘Subversive Bodies, Pastiche and Carnivalesque Historiography: The Transgressive Iconography of Nikos Tsiforos’  Christina Dokou The National & Kapodistrian University of Athens ‘Fantastic 4-Body-ings: Ideal Grotesqueness in Comic-Book Culture’  Lia Yoka (Contract Lecturer, Dept. of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology) University of Thessaly, Volos ‘The Body as Lyrical Commodity in Max Anderssen’s “Pixy”’ 15. ‘Rockin’ the Body’ Chair : Nikos Kontos Room 112  Michel Delville University of Liège ‘Frank Zappa’s Peristaltic Poetics: Exploring the Maximalist Body’  Andrew Norris University of Liège ‘Let’s Take a Breather: Captain Beefheart Versus the “moma heartbeat” of Rock’n’Roll’  Eriks Uskalis University of Liège ‘Punk and the Body: Space, Movement, Hysteria’ 17:30-18:30 Plenary: Sue-Ellen Case Chair: Elizabeth Sakellaridou Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy ‘DIGITAL DIVAS: GENDER AND RACE IN CYBERSPACE’ 18:30-19:00 Coffee Break
  • 6. (Thursday 15 May) 19:00- 20:30 Parallel Sessions 16. ‘Embodying Disease’ Chair: Christina Papadimitriou Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy  Cindy Linden Syracuse University ‘Chronic Pain Patients as Disease: The Symbolic Creation of a US American Evil’  Christina Papadimitriou American College of Thessaloniki ‘Reshaping the Injured Body: Rehabilitation and Physical Disability’  Patricia McKeever University of Toronto ‘Recalcitrant Bodies/Recombinant Selves: Trajectories of Disability and Narratives of Growth in Children who Have Degenerative Diseases’ 17. ‘Queer Bodies’ Chair: Sabine Coelsch-Foisner Amphitheater, Central Library  Anna Wilson University of Birmingham ‘National Uses for Queer Bodies’  Pia Livia Hekanaho University of Helsinki ‘Desired, Loved, Lost: The Male Body in Marguerite Yourcenar’s Memoires d'Hadrien’  Lasse Kekki Juslenia University of Turku ‘“You are fabulous creatures, each and every one”: The Queer Body in Tony Kushner’s Play Angels in America’ 18. ‘The Body Autobiographical’ Chair: Effie Botonaki Amphitheater, New Wing  Isabel Durán Universidad Complutense, Madrid ‘No More Taboos: Self-written Bodies in American Autobiography’  Keith Johnson Boston University ‘The Body in Anguish, The Body in Language: Virginia Woolf and Corporeality’  Leena Kurvet-Käosaar University of Tartu ‘Claiming and Disclaiming a Body in the Early Diaries of Virginia Woolf, Aino Callas and Anaïs Nin’ 19. ‘Spatial Dimensions’ Chair: Effie Yiannopoulou Room 417  Ludmilla Kostova University of Veliko Turnovo ‘Vigorous Femininity: Englishness, Gender and Mobility in Writing by Victorian Women Travellers to the Balkans’  Betty Nigianni University of East London ‘Corpo-reality and the Metropolis: Dissolving the Body in Paul Auster’s The New York Trilogy’  Stefanie Rinke Humboldt-University, Berlin ‘Textual Body as the Body of Enjoyment: Novels by Irmgard Keun and her Narrative Incorporation of Modern Technical Media’ 20. ‘Body Parts’ Chair: Fotini Apostolou Room 112  Ronald Huebert Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia ‘The Female Breast in Reformation Culture’  Melisse Lafrance University of Oxford ‘In the Skin of the Moment: A Psychoanalytic Reading of Bodily Surface’  Elena Tinjala University of Craiova ‘How To Think with Hands: Between Semiotics and Fleshy Materiality’ 21:00-22:00 Keith Piper ‘CYBERNETICS AND RACE WORKSHOP’ Chair: Effie Yiannopoulou Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy FRIDAY 16 MAY 9:00-10:00 Plenary: Thomas Laqueur Chair: Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy
  • 7. ‘THE DEAD AND DYING BODY FROM HUME TO THE PRESENT’ 10:00-11:30 Parallel Sessions 21. ‘Posthuman Bodies I’ Chair: Domna Pastourmatzi Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy  Moses Boudourides University of Patras ‘Bodies in Cyberculture All the Way from Inscription to Hybridization’  Ulf Cronquist Gothenburg University ‘The Posthumanist Body in the Flesh: Hypertext, Simulation and Prosthetics’  Gregory Kable The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ‘HAL Now: Revisiting Man and Machine After 2001’ 22. ‘Film II: Flesh in Film’ Chair: Aneta Karayiannidou Room 417  Patricia MacCormack Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge ‘Cinesexuality: Film, Fold, Flesh’  Michalis Kokonis Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘The Word Made Flesh II: 26 Facts about Flesh and Ink, or Peter Greenaway’s The Pillow Book’  Doxa Dafni-Metaxa Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘The Body in Coma: Pedro Almodovar’s Hable con Ella’ 23. ‘Female Bodies and Race’ Chair: Rhadika Mohanram Amphitheater, New Wing  Jennifer Michaels Grinnell College, Iowa ‘From Rejection to Affirmation of Their Bodies: The Case of Afro-German Women Writers’  Thelma Richard Arizona State University, Tempe ‘Reflections of the Female Body in Post-Colonial Mirrors: Coming of Age Stories by South African and United States Women Writers’  Harminder Dosanjh Kaur University of Hull ‘The Scalpel and the Easel: Producing the Raced Body in Gynaecological and Obstetric Art’ 24. ‘Postmodern Incarnations’ Chair: William New Amphitheater, Central Library  Greta Olson Bonn University ‘The In-your-faceness of Bodies in American Literature and Culture Now’  Alkeline van Lenning Tilburg University Pieter Pekelharing University of Amsterdam ‘An Impossibly Short History of the Body’  Bernd Klähn University of Bochum ‘Feeding the (Post-)Modern Body: Fast Food, Human Body and Outer World as Abstract Schemes’ 25. ‘Narrative / Nations / Bodies’ Chair: Paulina Palmer Room 112  John Hulsman Rider University, Lawrenceville ‘Mimicry and Resistance in Edwidge Danticat’s Discourse of the Body’  Brigitte Scheer-Schäzler University of Innsbruck ‘What to Make of a Diminished Thing: Floyd Skloot’s Body of Writing’  Louise Johnson University of Sheffield ‘Ambivalence and the Athletic Body: Negotiating the Modern in Nineteen Thirties’ Catalonia’ 11:30-12:00 Coffee Break (Friday 16 May) 12:00-14:00 Parallel Sessions 26. ‘The Performing Body’ Chair: Michalis Kokonis Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy  Bettina Brandl-Risi Basel University ‘Attraction and Repulsion: The Transformation of the (Im)Perfect Body in the Performances of Emma Hamilton and the Sociètas Raffaello Sanzio’  Vassilis Amanatidis Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  • 8. ‘The Body of Blood: Dimitris Papaioannou’s Edafos Dance Company’  Sophie Levy University of Toronto ‘ “And then her Greek / words came”: (Making) Cassandra our Contemporary’  Reynold Humphries Université Charles de Gaulle - Lille III ‘Transformation, Hysteria, Fetishism: The Evolution of the Hollywood Werewolf Movie and Contemporary Body Horror’ 27. ‘ Posthuman Bodies II’ Chair: Elspeth Graham Room 417  Linda Williams RMIT University ‘Modernity and the “Other Body”: The Human Contract with Mute Animality’  Bernd Herzogenrath University of Cologne ‘Let’s Get Physical: Heidegger’s Cyborg and the Vicissitudes of the Machine/Body’ 28. ‘Female Bodies in Art: Oriental, Latino, Afro-American’ Chair: Lia Yoka Amphitheater, Central Library  Efterpi Mitsi University of Athens ‘ “In the State of Nature”: The Representation of the Body in the Turkish Baths’  Flora M. Gonzalez Emerson College, Boston ‘Conceptions of the Afro-Cuban Body: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons’ Meanwhile, the Girls Were Playing’  Mireya Perez College of New Rochelle, NY Raysa E. Amador Gomez-Quintero College of New Rochelle, NY ‘The Female Body: Perspectives of Latin American Artists’ 29. ‘The Aesthetics of the Corporeal’ Chair: Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou Amphitheater, New Wing  Goldie Morgentaler University of Lethbridge, Alberta ‘Consider the Blonde Head Severed’  Sarah Sceats Kingston University ‘Glimpses of the Cadaver: Fiction and the Aging Body’  renèe c. hoogland University of Nijmegen ‘Word Becomes Flesh: Aesthetic Experience and Bodily Becoming’ 30. ‘The Body in Renaissance Drama’ Chair: Elizabeth Harvey Room 112  Armelle Sabatier Toulouse University ‘The Colossal Body in English Renaissance Drama’  Michael Yogev University of Haifa ‘ “A Kind of Self”: Em-bodying Shakespeare’s Cressida’  Xenia Georgopoulou Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘The Female Body and the Formation of Genre in Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale’ 31. ‘Mind over Matter, Matter over Mind? Bodies, Depression and Cure’ Chair: Christina Papadimitriou Room 14  Kerry Kidd University of Nottingham ‘The Military Body: Trauma and Cure’  Joanne Rendell University of Nottingham ‘ “I need help. Drugs! Please”: Prozac Writing in the Psychopharmacological Era’  Caroline Tapping University of Sheffield ‘Cutting: Searching for the Irreducible Self’ 14:00-16:00 Lunch 14:30-15:30 HASE MEETING Room 417 (FRIDAY 16 MAY) 16:00-17:30 Parallel Sessions 32. ‘Film III: “Shooting” Women’ Chair: Nicola Rehling Room 417  Michal Grover-Friedlander Tel-Aviv University ‘Opera’s Ever-Lost Body’
  • 9.  Clara Juncker University of Southern Denmark, Odense ‘Marilyn’s Bodies’  Michèle Bergot ENS Louis Loumiere ‘Discource and the Body: The Femme Fatale in (Post)modern Thrillers of the 1990s and Beyond’ 33. ‘Poetic Incarnations’ Chair : Litsa Trayiannoudi Room 112  Nicole Ollier Université Michel de Montaigne, Bordeaux 3 ‘Healing, Singing and Dancing the Self among her Sisters: Olga Broumas’s Inspired “Touch”’  Adrianne Kalfopoulou The University of LaVerne, Athens ‘Visceral Salvation: The Poetry of Ruth L. Schwartz’  Sandra Meskova University of Latvia ‘The Representation of the Female Body in Latvian Writing of the 1990s’ 34. ‘Fragments in Performance’ Chair: Doxa Dafni-Metaxa Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy  Laurence Senelick Tufts University ‘ “Richard’s Himself Again”: The Rise and Fall and Rise of the Penis as a Signifier of Dramatic Climax’  Rachel Lee University of California, Los Angeles ‘Dirty Vaginas and Aromatic Musk: The Theater of Alienable Asian Body(Parts)’  Alex Goody Oxford Brookes University Jason Whittaker Falmouth College of Arts, Penryn Cornwall ‘Phallic Art and Kinky Dicks: Penises, Prosthetics and Performance’ 35. ‘Fictional Bodies in Atwood’ Chair: Ruth Parkin-Gounelas Amphitheater, New Wing  Sharon R. Wilson University of Northern Colorado, Greeley ‘Margaret Atwood’s Monstrous, Dismembered, Cannibalized, and Reborn Female Bodies’  Teresa Gibert Universidad Nacional de Educacíon a Distancia, Madrid ‘Metaphorical Representations of the Body in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale’  Kiriaki Massoura University of Northumbria, Newcastle ‘The Role of the Diseased Female Body in Margaret Atwood’s The Edible Woman and Bodily Harm’ 36. ‘Medieval Panel I’ Chair: Kostas Yiavis Amphitheater, Central Library  Karin Boklund-Lagopoulou Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘Word Made Flesh Made Word Made Flesh: Language and the Performance of the Sacred in Medieval Drama, East and West’  Shayne Aaron Legassie Columbia University ‘The Werewolf, his Wife, and the Melancholic Reader: Violence, Canonicity and the Case of Marie de France’  Efthimios Mavrogeorgiadis Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘The Flesh Made Wood: The Body of Christ in the Dream of the Rood’ 17:30-18:00 Coffee Break (FRIDAY 16 MAY) 18:00- 19:30 Parallel Sessions 37. ‘Other-ing the Body’ Chair: Effie Yiannopoulou Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy  Chris Weedon Cardiff University ‘The “Othering” of Non-Whiter and Non-Western Bodies in Postmodernity’  Nigel Gibson Emerson College; Harvard University ‘Creating Blackness: The Racial Gaze and the Persistence of “the monstrous”’  Helene Hinis Springfield College ‘The Pain of Identity: History and Sexuality in Gayl Jones’ Corregidora’ 38. ‘Tattooed Bodies’ Chair: Christina Dokou Amphitheater, Central Library  Linda Coates St. Thomas University, Fredericton Ilka Thiessen St. Thomas University, Fredericton ‘Naked Women on Men’s Bare Chests’
  • 10.  Jen Tarr Goldsmiths College, University of London ‘Written on the Body: Bodywork, Natural Bodies, and Social Constructionism’  Aneta Karagiannidou Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘Re-Constructed Bodies: Tattoo and Body-Piercing in '90s American Cinema’ 39. ‘Embodying Race’ Chair: Yiouli Theodosiadou Room 112  Dave Williams Ohio State University at Newark ‘Performance and the Racialized Body’  Neamat Imam Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘The Transnational Embodiment of the Unnationed Body in Arthur Miller’s Broken Glass’ 40. ‘Embodying the Nation II’ Chair: Yiorgos Kalogeras Amphitheater, New Wing  David Wood University of Sheffield ‘Representations of the Body in Twentieth-Century Peru: Imagining / Imaging the Nation’  Janet Sarbanes California Institute of the Arts ‘Ach, m' efages preza: The Junkie's Pain in Rebetiko Music and Culture: Toward an Aesthetic Model of the Self’  Anastasia Stefanidou Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘Inscribing the Ethnic Body in the Poetry of Nicholas Samaras and Cleopatra Mathis’ 41. ‘Monstrosity and Violence’ Chair: Anastasia Logotheti Room 417  Sabine Coelsch-Foisner University of Salzburg ‘Representations of the Body in British Wartime Literature and Art: The Mid-Twentieth Century’  Maria Vara Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘The Body of the Victim as a Dynamic Narrative Agent in Diane Johnson’s The Shadow Knows (1974)’ 15:00-19:00 Johannes Birringer Workshop 20:30- 21:30 Johannes Birringer Workshop Exhibition: ‘BODY – ART AND TECHNOLOGICAL TRANSFORMATIONS’ Chair: Savas Patsalidis Ceremony Hall, Aristotle University SATURDAY 17 MAY 9:00-10:00 Plenary: Sander Gilman Chair: Effie Yiannopoulou Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy ‘ON FAT ATHLETES: THE LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC IMAGINATION’ 10:00-11:30 Parallel Sessions 42. ‘Trade and Nation’ Chair: Tina Krontiris Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy  Jyotsna G. Singh Michigan State University ‘Shylock’s Pound of Flesh: The Exchange of Goods and Bodies in Early Modern European Capitalism’  Martin Orkin University of Haifa ‘The “mean’st garment” of a “headless man”: Sign and Body in Cymbeline’ • Richard Sugg Cardiff University ‘Vesalius and von Hagens: The Cultural Meanings of the Anatomised Body from Renaissance to the Present’ 43. ‘Bodies on the Postmodern Stage I’ Chair: Elizabeth Sakellaridou Amphitheater, Central Library  Johan Callens Free University of Brussels ‘The Flesh Made Text: The Builders Association’s Jump Cut (Faust)’  Robert Cross Doshisha University, Kyoto ‘Steven Berkoff’s Metamorphosis: Confinement and Escapology’  Cordula Quint St. Thomas University, Fredericton ‘Staging the Chimerical (Dis)order of (Im)mortal Beings: Bodies that Matter and Spectral Echoes of Embodiment on the Postmodern Stage’ 44. ‘The Body in Eastern European Art’
  • 11. Chair: Lia Yoka Room 417  Izabela Kowalczyk Nicholas Copernicus University, Torun ‘The Body as a Place of Critique in Contemporary Polish Art’  Helena Goscilo University of Pittsburgh ‘Building Socialism and the Ideal Physique: The Multi-Purpose Male Body in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russian Art’  Martha Chalikia Frissiras’ Museum ‘Body, Modern Art, and Female Identity in Eastern European Countries’ ‘Soma, sinhroni tehni kai yinekia taftotita stis hores tis anatolikis Evropis’ 45. ‘Psychoanalytic Perspectives on the Body’ Chair: Helene Hinis Amphitheater B  Panagiota Petkou Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘Getting Dirty with the Body: Abjection in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein’  Josiane Paccaud-Huguet Université Lumière-Lyon 2 ‘How to Find a Body for Oneself: Style, Literature and Psychoanalysis’  DESPINA ALEXANDRA CONSTANTINIDOU Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘Intra-uterine Life: An Interface Between Salvador Dali and Psychoanalysis in the 1930s’ 46. ‘Disputing Sexual Difference’ Chair: Dora Tsimpouki Amhitheater A  Leah Bradshaw Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario ‘Some Kinds of Love: Classical, Modern and Post-Modern Contexts’  Astrid M. Fellner University of Vienna ‘The Female Body in Late Eighteenth Century American Culture’ 11:30-12:00 Coffee Break (SATURDAY 17 MAY) 12:00-14:00 Parallel Sessions 47. ‘Family Romances and the Grotesque’ Chair: Ruth Parkin-Gounelas Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy  Mandy Merck Royal Holloway, University of London ‘Mom’s A le Pie’  Loren Glass Towson University ‘The President’s Two Bodies’  Nancy Worman Barnard College, Columbia University ‘Open Mouths and Abusive Talk in Aristophanes’  Nat Hardy Oklahoma State University ‘Creatio ex Stercore: Manufacturing an Excremental Ontology in Early Modern English Satire’ 48. ‘Traumas and Scars’ Chair: Josiane Paccaud-Huguet Amhitheater A  Jennifer Hoofard University of California, Davis ‘Flesh Wounds: Reading the Female Body as Text’  Anastasia Logotheti Deree College, The American College of Greece ‘“What We’re Made Of:” Fragmented Bodies in the Fiction of Graham Swift’  Estella Antoaneta Ciobanu Ovidius University of Constanta ‘Postmodernist Palimpsests of the Bodies of Texts in Julian Barnes’ Novels’  Jennifer Ballengee Towson University ‘Mourning and the Public Body in Sophocles’ Antigone’ 49. ‘Bodies in Photography’ Chair: Christina Dokou Room 417  Evi D. Sampanikou University of the Aegean, Mytilene ‘The Fragmentation of the Body in Modern Photography and Contemporary Visual Arts’  Carmen Ardelean National University of Arts, Bucharest Dana Postolea National University of Arts, Bucharest ‘The Self-Assuring Power of the Post-Modern Body: Assumed Identities and Disguise’  Alexandra Kokoli University of Sussex
  • 12. ‘Sometimes I Think I’m a Verb Instead of a Pronoun: De-fetishizing the Body, Textualising the Gendered Self in Susan Hiller’  John L. Plews, University of Calgary ‘Imaging Sexual Legitimacy, Inheritance, and Generationality: The Constant Classicism of Howard Roffman’s Photographic Nudes’ 50. ‘Media(ted) Bodies’ Chair: Nikos Kontos Amphitheater, Central Library  Madalina Nicolaescu Bucharest University ‘Embodied Globalization: Changes in the Constitution of Normative Gendered Bodies in Romania’  Maria Chalevelaki Université Lumière Lyon II ‘Perception and Social Practice of the Body: Fashion and Body Respresentation’  Martha Michailidou University of Crete ‘The Frigid Wife: Problematisations of Feminine Sexuality in the Problem Pages of British Postwar Women’s Magazines’  Katerina Tsiopos-Wills Purdue University at Indianapolis (Columbus) Howard Wills Purdue University at Indianapolis (Columbus) ‘Ambrosia and Abuse: Greek Male Aggression and the Female Body in American Media’ 51. ‘Negotiating the Body Politic’ Chair: Jon Richard Amphitheater, New Wing  Kathleen Greene Beloit College William New Beloit College ‘Caring for the Student Body’  Alexandra Halkias Panteion University, Athens ‘“Subfertile” Men, Women, and Science: New Terrain for Imaginary Nationhood in Modern Greece’  John Troyer University of Minnesota ‘Technologies of the Corpse’ 52. ‘Cultural Perspectives’ Chair: Chris Weedon Amphitheater B  Eva Darias-Beautell Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife ‘ “A Slant, a Skin, a Slice of”: Edible Bodies in Canadian Multicultural Literature and Art’  Meryem Ouedghiri Ben Ottmane Mohammed V University, Rabat ‘The Poetics of the Body Politics in Arab Women’s Writings’  Chantal Kwast-Greff Université de Nîmes-Montpellier ‘The Discourse of Metaphoric Castration: The Body in Australian Fiction’ 14:00-16:00 Lunch (SATURDAY 17 MAY) 16:00-17:30 Parallel Sessions 53. ‘Film and Theatre: Europe South and East’ Chair: Helena Goscilo Amphitheater, Central Library  Ioanna Laliotou University of Thessaly, Volos ‘In Deep Mediterraneity: Migrant Bodies in Contemporary Southern European Culture’  Irina Makoveeva University of Pittsburgh ‘The Carnival of the Pregnant Body in Soviet and Post-Soviet Culture’  Marin Blažević Academy of Drama Arts, University of Zagreb ‘Features of a Counter-Body in Croatian Theatre’ 54. ‘Bodily Perceptions’ Chair: Evi Sampanikou Amphitheater A  Sharon M. Abbey Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario ‘I Am the Data, My Body Is the Text: Interior Monologues’  Pia Kontos University of Toronto ‘Ethnographic Reflections on Alzheimer’s Disease’  Katve-Kaisa Kontturi University of Turku ‘Framing the Changing Body: Experiences of Breast Cancer in Helena Hietanen's Art’ 55. ‘Medieval Panel II
  • 13. Chair: Karin Boklund-Lagopoulou Room 417  Dragana Mašović University of Nis ‘The Way our Bodies Were: The Physical in Early Literary Civilization’  Dora Papakosta Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘The Construction of Masculine Identity in Malory’s Morte Darthur’  Henriette-Rika Benveniste University of Thessaly, Volos ‘The Body as Locus of the Supernatural in Medieval Sources’ 56. ‘Body in Translations’ Chair: David Connolly Amphitheater, New Wing  P. A. Skantze Columbia University ‘International Ears: Performance, Radio and Disembodied “Global” Bodies’  Fotini Apostolou Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘Interpretation: A Merging of Voices and Bodies in the Performance of Translation’  Jeannine Murray-Román University of California, LA ‘Body, Voice, and Text: Writing Orality’s Flesh-Speech in Patrick Chamoiseau’s Solibo Magnifique and Texaco’ 57. ‘Bodies in Motion and Ecstasy’ Chair: Doxa Dafni-Metaxa Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy  Bibi Bakare Yusuf Independent Scholar Jeremy Weate Independent Scholar ‘The Carving of the Cloth: An Existential Phenomenology of the Body in Jamaican Culture’  Pinelopi Hatzidimitriou Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘The “Bacchanalian” Body in Theodoros Terzopoulos’ Theatre: A Case of Interculturalism’  Sonjah Stanley Niaah University of the West Indies, Mona ‘Disembodied Body or Synthesis in Caribbean Identity?’ 17:30-18:30 Plenary: Elizabeth Bronfen Chair: Zoe Detsi-Diamanti Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy ‘CHUCK PALANIUK AND THE VIOLENCE OF BEAUTY’ 18:30-19:00 Coffee Break (Saturday 17 May) 19:00- 20:30 Parallel Sessions 58. ‘Masculinities’ Chair: Michalis Kokonis Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy  Nicola Rehling Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘Terminal Bodies: White Masculinity and Virtuality in Contemporary Popular Cinema’  Milica Zivkovic University of Nis ‘What Does it Take to Make a Male Body?: From Frankenstein to “Johnny Mnemonic”’  Sel J. Wahng New York University ‘Female-to-Male (FTM) Transsexual Pornography, Sexual Penetrability, and Implications for Asian American and Latino Masculinities’ 59. ‘Medical Perspectives’ Chair: Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou Amphitheater, New Wing  Stephen Pender University of Windsor, Ontario ‘ “Labouring under Maladies”: Embodiment, History, and Medical Thought’  Birgitta Meurling Upsala University ‘Living by Starving: Body and Identity in Autobiographies Written by Anorectic Girls’  Valérie de Courville Nicol Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec ‘Bodies of Fear: Self-help Manuals and Self-governance through Fear’  Birgitta Hellmark Lindgren Upsala University ‘Caesarean Section or Vaginal Birth? The Ambivalence of Technology and Swedish Motherhood’ 60. ‘Bodies Abused in American Literature’ Chair: Adrianne Kalfopoulou Amphitheater A  Smatie Yemenedzi-Malathouni Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  • 14. ‘Re-Righting the Body: Body Images as Configurations of the Body Politic in 17th Century New England’  Yiouli Theodosiadou Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘Embattled Bodies: The Lynching of Blacks in the American South’  João de Mancelos Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Viseu ‘Pecola, Sethe and Baby Suggs: Female Bodies Used and Abused in Toni Morrison’s Novels’ 61. ‘Film IV: Female Embodiments’ Chair: Despina Konstantinidou Room 417  Lilijana Burcar University of Ljubljana ‘Rema ing Gender, Body and Nation in Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient’  Myrto Vaxevani Teacher of English ‘Speaking the Body, the Speaking Body in Pedro Almodovar’s Hable con Ella’  Vasiliki Tialliou Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘Terminator 2: The Judgment Day: Mothers versus Robots, or the Conflict of Two Others’ 21:30 Dinner Party SUNDAY 18 MAY 9:00-10:00 Plenary: Rosi Braidotti Chair: Ruth Parkin-Gounelas Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy ‘METALFLESH’ 10:00-11:30 Parallel Sessions 62. ‘Men, Waste and Words’ Chair: Suzanne Raitt Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy  Elizabeth Gregory University of Houston ‘Confessing the Body: Eliot, Berryman, Doty’  Suzanne Raitt College of William and Mary ‘Waste and Repair in The Picture of Dorian Gray’  Natania Rosenfeld Knox College ‘Male Cannon-Fodder and Female Waste: Exploited and Gendered Bodies in English Novels of World Wars I and II’ 63. ‘Who Shall I Become? Body, Time and Identity’ Chair: David Connolly Amphitheater A  Eleni Papargyriou Christ Church College, University of Oxford ‘Time and the Body: Memory, Games and the Reading Process in George Perec's W or the Memory of Childhood’  Anastasia Natsina St. Cross College, University of Oxford ‘Vulnerable bodies, Diachrony and the Ethical Subject in Michel Fais’s From the Same Glass and Don DeLillo’s The Body Artist’  Theodoros Chiotis St. Peter’s College, University of Oxford ‘The Body as a Post-Apocalyptic Map: Preliminary Remarks on Samuel Delany’s Dhalgren, Yiorgos Heimonas’ O Yiatros Ineotis, Tori Amos’ Scarlet's Walk’ 64. ‘Bodies in Power Games’ Chair: Yiouli Theodosiadou Room 417  Artemis Michailidou IST Studies Athens / University of Herefordshire ‘Embodying and Transgressing Race in the Novels of John Gregory Brown’  Vassilis Manoussakis (PhD Candidate; Lecturer) University of Athens ‘ “An Englishman Born and Bred, Almost”: Race and Class Difference in Hanif Kureishi’s Works’  Daniela Rogobete University of Craiova ‘Pulling the Strings, Dancing the Puppets’ 65. ‘Bodies of Performers and Spectators’ Chair: Doxa Dafni-Metaxa Amphitheater, Central Library  Nurit Yaari Tel Aviv University ‘Epiphany and the Quest for the Tragic in Ancient Greek Tragedy and in Modern Tragic Drama’  Vagelis Siropoulos Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  • 15. ‘From Emotion to Intensity/From Oklahoma! to Cats: The Spectator’s Body in Contemporary Musical Theatre’  Konstantinos Blatanis Aristotle University ‘The Performer’s Body and Theatrical Qualities in Pedro Almodovar's Films’ 66. ‘Medieval and Early Modern Bodies as Text and Silence’ Chair: Karin Boklund-Lagopoulou Amphitheater B  Massimo Leone University of Siena ‘The Silence of the Body’  Kostas Yiavis Selwyn College, Cambridge University ‘Figurations of the Body as Book in the Middle Ages’  Effie Botonaki Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘The Dissection of Bodies and Selves in the Early Modern Period’ 67. ‘Textual and Corporeal Disease’ Chair: Roulis Heliotis Amphitheater, New Wing  Anna Challenger American College of Thessaloniki ‘Harmonious Development and Literature: An Interpretation of Katherine Mansfield’s “New Creative Principle”’  Victoria Rivera Princeton University ‘Ill Bodies, Diseased Texts: Writing and Reading as Contamination in Juan Goytisolo’s The Virtues of the Solitary Bird and Francisco Delicado’s Portrait of Lozana: The Lusty Andalusian Woman’  Elias Polizoes University of Western Ontario, London ‘ “A Zone of Crude Contact” ’ 11:30-12:00 Coffee Break (SUNDAY 18 MAY) 12:00-14:00 Parallel Sessions 68. ‘Bodies Disciplined and Surveilled’ Chair: Ioanna Dalavera Ceremony Hall, School of Philosophy  Jocelyn West-Burnham Manchester Metropolitan University David Roberts Manchester Metropolitan University ‘Speculate and Punish: British Lifestyle TV and the Anxious Body’  Dimitra Laspia University of Edinburgh ‘Locating Power, Investigating Power-Relations: Doing Fieldwork in a Gym’  Paul Venzo University of Melbourne ‘The Body Under Surveillance’ 69. ‘Cyborgs II’ Chair: Domna Pastourmatzi Room 417  Charlotte Ross University of Warwick, Coventry ‘The Body as Machine and Machine as Body’  Andrés Vaccari Macquarie University, Sydney ‘The Body Made Machine: On the History and A lications of a Metaphor’  Mimi Yiu Cornell University ‘Making Data Fat: Battling the Digital Bulge in a Cyborg Empire’  Cleopatra Kontoulis, University of Thessaly ‘Open Systems: The Body in Don DeLillo’s The Body Artist’ 70. ‘Aspects du corps dans la littérature française’ Chair : Zoe Samara Room 112  Politimi Makropoulou Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘De la culture populaire à la culture de “masse” ou le passage d’un corps libre à un corps assujetti: Un exemple: Les Contes de Charles Perrault’  Maria Litsardaki Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘Corps et esprit chez Montaigne’  Maria Makropoulou-Papakis Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘Les avatars du corps dans A Rebours de J.-K. Huysmans’  Georgia Athanassiou Université Paris IV Sorbonne Georges Molinié University of Paris IV - Sorbonne
  • 16. Yannis Papadimitriou (Professor of Statistics-Analysis of Data, Dept. of A lied Informatics) University of Macedonia ‘Corps désiré, corps désirant: Le monde des amants chez M. Duras’ 71. ‘Transgressing Gender and Narrative’ Chair: Mandy Merck Amphitheater, New Wing  Amalia Ziv Tel Aviv University ‘Revisiting the Body: Bodily Experience and Perceptions as Formative of Gendered Subjectivity in Transgendered Narratives’  Cynthia Frank Columbia University ‘Transsexual Narrativization in Augustine's Confessions’  Lisa Radinovsky University of Maryland University College ‘Transgendered Catholicism: Louise Erdrich’s The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse’ 72. ‘Bodies Used and Abused’ Chair: Loren Glass Amphitheater B  Gregory Paschalidis Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ‘The Politics of the Body in Humanitarian Campaigns’  Polymeris Voglis University of Thessaly, Volos ‘Whose is This Body? Narratives of Torture from Greek Political Prisoners’  Jalani Niaah University of the West Indies ‘The Word as Flesh’’ 73. ‘Nineteenth-Century Bodies Chair: Smatie Yemenetdzi-Malathouni Amphitheater A  Anna Koustinoudi Aristotle University ‘The Body as Text, the Text as Symptom and the Narrator as Voyeur in Elizabeth Gaskell’s Cousin Phillis’  Marina Kokkinidou University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki ‘Female and Male Body in Greek Romantic Prose’  Antonio Garcia Princeton University ‘Bodies/Books: Paideic Neo-Humanism in Walter Pater’s Studies in the History of the Renaissance and Gaston de La Tour’  Yannis Kanarakis Aristotle University ‘Aestheticism and the Body: Corpo-Reality and An-Aesthetics’ 74. ‘The Sense of Touch: The Familiarity of Touching’, Video Presentation Chair: Efthimia Koundoura Amphitheater, Central Library Niki Kanagini Artist 14:00 Conference Closing
  • 17. ARTISTIC EVENTS Film Festival, 16-22 May Venue: Olympion Cinema Special thanks to Prof. Michalis Kokonis, Alexis Dermentzoglou, Thomas Linaras and the Thessaloniki Film Festival for organizing the event. Program Friday 16 May 20:30 Crash by D. Cronenberg 23:00 The Pillow Book by P. Greenaway Saturday 17 May 20:30 Femme Fatale by B. De Palma 23:00 Hable con Ella by P. Almodovar Sunday 18 May 20:30 Le Grande Bouffé by M. Ferreri 23:00 Face off by J. Woo Monday 19 May 20:30 Ali by M. Mann 23:00 Crash by D. Cronenberg Tuesday 20 May 20:30 Face off by J. Woo 23:00 Le Grande Bouffé by M. Ferreri Wednesday 21 May 20:30 Hable con Ella by P. Almodovar 23:00 Ali by M. Mann Thursday 22 May 20:30 The Pillow Book by P. Greenaway 23:00 Femme Fatale by B. De Palma Photo Exhibitions, 11-25 May A. Chryssa Nikoleri B. Spiros Poros, ‘The Painted Body’ Venue: Alatza Imaret, 91-93 Kassandrou St. Special thanks to the Municipal Council of Culture for hosting the Exhibitions. Installation, DNA / Codes, by Pavlos Vasiliadis, 11-21 May Venue: Art Gallery of the Society for Macedonian Studies, 1 Nikolaou Germanou St. Special thanks to the Administration Committee of the Society for Macedonian Studies and its President, Prof. K. Vavouskos, for hosting the Installation. Happenings Focusing on Body and Movement, by xsoma group, 15, 16, 17 May School of Philosophy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Music composed for the Opening Ceremony by Paris Parashopoulos Macedonian Saxophone Quartet:
  • 18. Theofilos Sotiriadis, soprano saxophone Stergios Moshoyiannis, alto saxophone Kostas Dimitriou, tenor saxophone Nikos Diminakis, baritone saxophone Video Presentation by Niki Kanagini, 18 May, 12:00 Venue: Amphitheater, Central Library ‘The Sense of Touch: The Familiarity of Touching’