6th Student Conference Sessions

MONDAY 19 May 2008 – Papers in the Byron House
Session One 10:00-11:30

Chair, Professor Peter Myrian, University of Indianapolis, Athens
1. Dr Maria Schoina, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece “Leigh Hunt’s Articles in The Examiner on the Greek War of Independence”

2. Aaron Ottinger, De Paul University, USA “These Colors Do Not Run: Orientalism, Race, and National Identity in Byron’s Don Juan”
3. Laura Hartman, M.A., Virginia Polytechnic and State University, USA /St. Luis University, Spain “Their Cause Was Mine: Examining Byron’s Expatriation and the Spanish Civil War”

11:30-11:45 Break

Session Two 11:45-13:30
Chair, Professor Timothy Webb, University of Bristol, UK
4. Professor M. Byron Raizis, University of Athens, Greece “Byron and the Poet Laureate of Greece”

5. Professor Peter Myrian, University of Indianapolis, Athens, Greece “Philhellenism and Byron’s Classical Education”
6. Dr. Dorothy McMillan, Glasgow University, UK “Defamation, Reclamation, Illumination? The Byron of Frederick Prokosch’s The Messolonghi Manuscript” 

TUESDAY 20 May 2008 – Papers in the Byron House
Session Three 17:30-19:30

Chair, Professor Richard Cronin, Glasgow University, UK
7. Jeffrey C. Spicer, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, USA. “A Permissible Temptation: The Byronic Archetype in the Novels of Jane Austen”

8. Mirka Horova, M.A., Charles University of Prague, Czech Republic, “The Norwegian Connection-Byron and Henrik Wergeland: The Deathbed Poems”
9. Dr. Argyros Protopapas, University of Athens, Greece “Dread and Daring: Byron and Shelley and the Limits of Self-Consciousness”
10. Dr. Stephen Minta, University of York, UK. “The Death of Byron: Images of Failure and Success” 

THURSDAY 22 May 2008 – Papers in the Byron House
Session Four 10:30-12:00

Chair, Professor Naji Oueijan, Notre Dame University, Lebanon
11. Jennifer McDonald and Candice Jones, Vancouver Island University, Canada “Byron’s Celebrity Self”

12. Sandra Bechara, Notre Dame University, Lebanon “Lord Byron’s Sublime Self”
13. Marina Mansour, Notre Dame University, Lebanon “Lord Byron’s Oriental Narrative Self”
14. Professor Naji Queijan, Notre Dame University, Lebanon “Lord Byron’s Universalism”

Session Five 18:00-19:00
Chair, Dr Stephen Minta, University of York, UK
15. Professor Richard Cronin, Glasgow University UK “Byron, Clough, and the Vocation of the Poet”

16. Professor Peter Graham, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, USA “Writing Her Self: Lady Caroline Lamp, Byron, Impersonation, and Empowerment”
17. Margaret Clifford, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, USA “Lord Byron’s Other Selves: A Voice for His Women”
19:30 This musical presentation is open to the public and is introduced by Professor Peter Graham

The Official Opening Ceremony
KEYNOTE Lecture, Sunday May 18, 19:30, at the Trikoupi Municipal Cultural Center; introduced by Professor Peter Graham and Professor M. Byron Raizis.

Professor Timothy Webb, of the University of Bristol UK “Byron’s Other Selves and the Importance of Annotation”

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

Rodanthi-Rosa Florou, President of the Organizing Committee

MONDAY 19 May 2008 – Papers in the Byron House
Session One 10:00-11:30
Chair, Professor Peter Myrian, University of Indianapolis, Athens
1. Dr Maria Schoina, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece “Leigh Hunt’s Articles in The Examiner on the Greek War of Independence”
2. Aaron Ottinger, De Paul University, USA “These Colors Do Not Run: Orientalism, Race, and National Identity in Byron’s Don Juan”
3. Laura Hartman, M.A., Virginia Polytechnic and State University, USA /St. Luis University, Spain “Their Cause Was Mine: Examining Byron’s Expatriation and the Spanish Civil War”

11:30-11:45 Break

Session Two 11:45-13:30
Chair, Professor Timothy Webb, University of Bristol, UK
4. Professor M. Byron Raizis, University of Athens, Greece “Byron and the Poet Laureate of Greece”
5. Professor Peter Myrian, University of Indianapolis, Athens, Greece “Philhellenism and Byron’s Classical Education”
6. Dr. Dorothy McMillan, Glasgow University, UK “Defamation, Reclamation, Illumination? The Byron of Frederick Prokosch’s The Messolonghi Manuscript” 

TUESDAY 20 May 2008 – Papers in the Byron House
Session Three 17:30-19:30
Chair, Professor Richard Cronin, Glasgow University, UK
7. Jeffrey C. Spicer, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, USA. “A Permissible Temptation: The Byronic Archetype in the Novels of Jane Austen”
8. Mirka Horova, M.A., Charles University of Prague, Czech Republic, “The Norwegian Connection-Byron and Henrik Wergeland: The Deathbed Poems”
9. Dr. Argyros Protopapas, University of Athens, Greece “Dread and Daring: Byron and Shelley and the Limits of Self-Consciousness”
10. Dr. Stephen Minta, University of York, UK. “The Death of Byron: Images of Failure and Success” 

THURSDAY 22 May 2008 – Papers in the Byron House
Session Four 10:30-12:00
Chair, Professor Naji Oueijan, Notre Dame University, Lebanon
11. Jennifer McDonald and Candice Jones, Vancouver Island University, Canada “Byron’s Celebrity Self”
12. Sandra Bechara, Notre Dame University, Lebanon “Lord Byron’s Sublime Self”
13. Marina Mansour, Notre Dame University, Lebanon “Lord Byron’s Oriental Narrative Self”
14. Professor Naji Queijan, Notre Dame University, Lebanon “Lord Byron’s Universalism”

Session Five 18:00-19:00
Chair, Dr Stephen Minta, University of York, UK
15. Professor Richard Cronin, Glasgow University UK “Byron, Clough, and the Vocation of the Poet”
16. Professor Peter Graham, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, USA “Writing Her Self: Lady Caroline Lamp, Byron, Impersonation, and Empowerment”
17. Margaret Clifford, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, USA “Lord Byron’s Other Selves: A Voice for His Women”
19:30 This musical presentation is open to the public and is introduced by Professor Peter Graham

The Official Opening Ceremony
KEYNOTE Lecture, Sunday May 18, 19:30, at the Trikoupi Municipal Cultural Center; introduced by Professor Peter Graham and Professor M. Byron Raizis.
Professor Timothy Webb, of the University of Bristol UK “Byron’s Other Selves and the Importance of Annotation”

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
Rodanthi-Rosa Florou, President of the Organizing Committee

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