3rd Student Conference Sessions

TUESDAY 18 May 2004 – Papers in the Byron House
Session One 10:00-11:30am
Chair, Professor Peter W. Graham, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Director of International Relations of the Messolonghi Byron Center
1. Professor, Naji Queijan, Notre Dame University of Lebanon “Byron and the Land of Olympia”

2. Chris Murray, University of Bristol “Byron, Sport, and the Classics”
3. Lisa Matthew, University of Athens “Byron as a Champion of Freedom”
4.Professor Peter W. Graham “Jocks and Jocularity: Byron and Athletic Banter”

11:30-12am Coffee Session Two 12:00-13:00 pm
Chair, Professor M. Byron Raizis, University of Athens
5. Marsha Manns, Columbia University ” ‘To Have, when the Original is Dust’: A Founders History of the Delaware Collection”

6. Professor M.B. Raizis, “Why a Byron Center in Messolonghi?”

13:30-2:30 pm Lunch at the Theoxenia Hotel

17:00-17:30 Coffee in the Byron House

Session Three 17:30-19:30 pm
Chair, Professor Naji Queijan, Notre Dame University of Lebanon
7. Mary Hurst, University of Liverpool “Byron and the Noonday Demons”

8. Patricia Cowley, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill ” ‘Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know’: The Effect of Extremism in the Life of Lord Byron”
9. Jeffrey Hortman, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill “Unending Competition: The Driven Spirit and the Body’s Obstacles”
10. Anthony Howell, University of Bristol “Byron and the Challenge of the Ocean”

THURSDAY 20 May 2004
Session Four 09:00-10:30am
Chair: Professor Peter Myrian, President, University of Indianapolis, Athens.
11. Jeffrey Koelemay, Virginia P.I. and State University “Heroic Acts and Acting Heroically: Sophocles, Euripides, and Byron”

12. Patrick Waters, Virginia P.I. and State University “Brothers in Arms: Aeschylus, Byron, and the Housmans”
13. Professor Peter Myrian, “The Rise of Romantic Hellenism”

FRIDAY 21 May 2004
Session Five 17:00-18:30 pm
Chair, Professor Bernard Beatty, University of Liverpool
14. Gavin Hopps, University of Aachen ” ‘Neither in Jest nor in Seriousness’: Byron, Holderlin and the Haunted Landscape of Greece.”

15.Valerie Aoun, Notre Dame University of Lebanon “Byron and the Greek Feminine Splendor”
16. Professor Timothy Webb, University of Bristol “Competing in the Fisty Ring: Byron and Boxing Culture”

18:30-19:00pm Coffee

Session Six 19:00-20:30 pm
Chair, Professor Timothy Webb, University of Bristol
17. Harvey Oueijan, Notre Dame University of Lebanon “Byron’s Perceptions of Democracy”

18. Evan Gurney, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill “Byron and the Athlete´s Ethos”
19. Peter Allender, University of Bristol “Keepers of the Flame? Some Recent Representations of Byron.”

SATURDAY 22 May 2004
The Official Closing Ceremony
KEYNOTE Lecture, 19:00-20:30, at the Trikoupi Municipal Cultural Center
Introduced by Professor Byron Raizis

Professor Bernard Beatty of the University of Liverpool and Editor of the Byron Journal “Byron and the Olympic Spirit”
Mrs. Katerina P. Panagopoulos, the Greek Ambassador to the European Council, for Sport, Tolerance and Fair Play “Fair Play: An Alternative Culture for a Borderless World of Today”.

Signed
Professor Peter W. Graham, Director of International Relations of the Messolonghi Byron Center
Professor M. Byron Raizis, Joint President of the International Byron society
Professor Bernard Beatty, Editor of the Byron Journal
Rodanthi-Rosa Florou, President of the Organizing Committee
Professor Evangelos Politis-Stergiou, Vice President of the TEI of Messolonghi

TUESDAY 18 May 2004 – Papers in the Byron House
Session One 10:00-11:30am
Chair, Professor Peter W. Graham, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Director of International Relations of the Messolonghi Byron Center
1. Professor, Naji Queijan, Notre Dame University of Lebanon “Byron and the Land of Olympia”
2. Chris Murray, University of Bristol “Byron, Sport, and the Classics”
3. Lisa Matthew, University of Athens “Byron as a Champion of Freedom”
4.Professor Peter W. Graham “Jocks and Jocularity: Byron and Athletic Banter”

11:30-12am Coffee Session Two 12:00-13:00 pm
Chair, Professor M. Byron Raizis, University of Athens
5. Marsha Manns, Columbia University ” ‘To Have, when the Original is Dust’: A Founders History of the Delaware Collection”
6. Professor M.B. Raizis, “Why a Byron Center in Messolonghi?”

13:30-2:30 pm Lunch at the Theoxenia Hotel

17:00-17:30 Coffee in the Byron House

Session Three 17:30-19:30 pm
Chair, Professor Naji Queijan, Notre Dame University of Lebanon
7. Mary Hurst, University of Liverpool “Byron and the Noonday Demons”
8. Patricia Cowley, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill ” ‘Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know’: The Effect of Extremism in the Life of Lord Byron”
9. Jeffrey Hortman, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill “Unending Competition: The Driven Spirit and the Body’s Obstacles”
10. Anthony Howell, University of Bristol “Byron and the Challenge of the Ocean”

THURSDAY 20 May 2004
Session Four 09:00-10:30am
Chair: Professor Peter Myrian, President, University of Indianapolis, Athens.
11. Jeffrey Koelemay, Virginia P.I. and State University “Heroic Acts and Acting Heroically: Sophocles, Euripides, and Byron”
12. Patrick Waters, Virginia P.I. and State University “Brothers in Arms: Aeschylus, Byron, and the Housmans”
13. Professor Peter Myrian, “The Rise of Romantic Hellenism”

FRIDAY 21 May 2004
Session Five 17:00-18:30 pm
Chair, Professor Bernard Beatty, University of Liverpool
14. Gavin Hopps, University of Aachen ” ‘Neither in Jest nor in Seriousness’: Byron, Holderlin and the Haunted Landscape of Greece.”
15.Valerie Aoun, Notre Dame University of Lebanon “Byron and the Greek Feminine Splendor”
16. Professor Timothy Webb, University of Bristol “Competing in the Fisty Ring: Byron and Boxing Culture”

18:30-19:00pm Coffee

Session Six 19:00-20:30 pm
Chair, Professor Timothy Webb, University of Bristol
17. Harvey Oueijan, Notre Dame University of Lebanon “Byron’s Perceptions of Democracy”
18. Evan Gurney, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill “Byron and the Athlete´s Ethos”
19. Peter Allender, University of Bristol “Keepers of the Flame? Some Recent Representations of Byron.”

SATURDAY 22 May 2004
The Official Closing Ceremony
KEYNOTE Lecture, 19:00-20:30, at the Trikoupi Municipal Cultural Center
Introduced by Professor Byron Raizis
Professor Bernard Beatty of the University of Liverpool and Editor of the Byron Journal “Byron and the Olympic Spirit”
Mrs. Katerina P. Panagopoulos, the Greek Ambassador to the European Council, for Sport, Tolerance and Fair Play “Fair Play: An Alternative Culture for a Borderless World of Today”.

Signed
Professor Peter W. Graham, Director of International Relations of the Messolonghi Byron Center
Professor M. Byron Raizis, Joint President of the International Byron society
Professor Bernard Beatty, Editor of the Byron Journal
Rodanthi-Rosa Florou, President of the Organizing Committee
Professor Evangelos Politis-Stergiou, Vice President of the TEI of Messolonghi

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