Title: How to do a cinema of biopolitics: Notes on the “Greek Weird Wave”
Guest-speaker: Dr. Dimitris Papanikolaou, Associate Professor of Modern Greek, University of Oxford, Fellow of St. Cross College.
Place: Universiteit van Amsterdam, Spuistraat 134, Amsterdam, room 1.05
Time: 3.30 p.m.
Dimitris Papanikolaou is Associate Professor of Modern Greek at the University of Oxford. He has written the monographs: Singing Poets: Literature and Popular Music in France and Greece (Legenda, 2007),“Those people made like me”: C.P.Cavafy and the poetics of sexuality (Patakis, 2014, in Greek) and There is something about the family: Nation, desire and kinship in a time of crisis (Patakis, 2018, in Greek). His editorial work includes the special issues of the Journal of Modern Greek Media and Culture on Cavafy Pop (2015) and New Queer Greece (2018), as well as the new edition of the collected works of author Costas Taktsis in Greek. He is currently writing Greek Weird Wave: A Cinema of Biopolitics for Edinburgh University Press.
15 mei 2019: Lecture: Notes on the “Greek Weird Wave”