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Nikos Mouyiaris Memorial Lecture:

The Reception of the Greek Revolution of 1821 in Cypriot Literature during the British Colonial Period

Marinos Pourgouris
Associate Professor of Literary Theory and Modern Greek Studies, Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, University of Cyprus 
Odysseus Elytis Endowed Visiting Professor of Modern Hellenic Studies, Department of Classics, Modern Greek Studies Program, Rutgers University

Please join us virtually on December 11, 2021,1:00 pm-2:00 pm. 



Prof. Marinos Pourgouris started his teaching career at Rutgers, where he obtained his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature in 2005. After a 5-year service at Brown University, Marinos returned to his native Cyprus in 2010. He has authored numerous papers and articles, two books, and edited three volumes. He has lectured widely in North America, Europe and Israel and won an Essex International Visiting Fellowship. Among his non-academic activities, he had served as the Chairman of the Cyprus National Symphony Orchestra and as a member of the Cyprus National Book Awards Committee. He is currently the Chair of the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies at the University of Cyprus.



December 11, 2021

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