7th Student Conference Sessions

Tuesday 21 June 2011, Papers in the Byron House
Welcome addresses: 09:15

Session One | 09:30 – 11:00
Chair: Em. Professor M. Byron Raizis, University of Athens
Professor Drew Hubbell, Susquehanna University

1. Dr. Maria Schoina, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Mary Shelley’s Perception of Hellenism in Euphrasia: A Tale of Greece”
2.  F. Joseph Baerenz, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
“The Triple Time Scheme of Don Juan”
3. Rachel McKee, Susquehanna University
“Dwelling in the Fourfold: How Wordsworth and Byron Teach Us to Belong”
4. Rhiannon Basile, Susquehanna University
“Bridging the Gaps: How the Romantics Can Help Reconcile Cultural Divisions”

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

Session Two | 11:30 – 13:00
Chair: Dr Maria Schoina, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

5. Anna Radcliffe, University of Virginia
“Linguas Franca: Language Politics at Missolonghi during the Greek Revolution”
6.  Professor David Radcliffe, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
“Putting Missolonghi Memoirs Online”
7. Christina Serafeim, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität-Frankfurt am Main/Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
“Art Meeting Politics in John Keats’s ‘On Seeing the Elgin Marbles’”
8. Professor Drew Hubbell, Susquehanna University
“Byron’s Eco-Rhetoric and the Imperial Museum: The Case of Elgin’s Marbles”

13:30-14:30 Lunch at the Theoxenia Hotel

19:30 The Official Ceremony
KEYNOTE Lectures, in the Conference Room of Theoxenia Hotel introduced by

the Director of International Relations of the Messolonghi Byron Center, Professor Peter W Graham, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University,
David McClay, Senior Curator,
John Murray Archive, National Library of Scotland
“Lord Byron and His Times: A Perspective from the John Murray Archive”

Roderick Beaton, Koraes Professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine History, Language and Literature, King’s College London
“The New Prometheus: Why Byron Went to Fight in the Greek Revolution”

Wednesday 22 June 2011, Papers in the Byron House

Session Three | 09:30 – 11:00
Chair: Dr Nic Panagopoulos, University of Athens

9. Dr. George Kokkonis, Music Dpt, TEI of Eperus
“Popular and Art Music in the Time of Ali Pasha”
10. Dr. Maya El Hage, Notre Dame University, Lebanon
“Lord Byron’s Picture Rendered in Europe”
11. Professor Naji Oueijan, Notre Dame University, Lebanon
“Lord Byron: The Aesthetic Historian”
12.  Dr. Argyros Protopappas, University of Athens
“After Shelley’s Drowning: Byron’s Ultimate Transformation”

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

Session Four | 12:00 – 13:15
Chair: Professor David Radcliffe, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

13. Michelle Mattern, University of Virginia
“Byron’s ‘Attachment to Quadrupeds’: The Satirical Implications of ‘Epitaph to a Dog”
14. Dr. Nic Panagopoulos, University of Athens
“The (Un-)Popular Reception of Cain”
15. Sarah Anne Storti, University of Virginia
“Byron the Lyricist: (Re)reading a Re-mediated Don Juan

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch at the Theoxenia Hotel

Session Five | 16:00 – 17:30
Chair: Professor Naji Oueijan, Notre Dame University, Lebanon

16. Rouba Douaihy, Notre Dame University, Lebanon
“Byron and the Sufi Poets”
17. Hala Halaoui and Tracey El Hajj, Notre Dame University, Lebanon
“Lord Byron: Contemporary Politics and the Poet Prophet”
18. Grace Nakhoul, Notre Dame University, Lebanon
“Lord Byron’s Images of Contemporary Western and Eastern Women”

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 Naji Oueijan, Member of the International Advisory Board of the Messolonghi Byron Center
Dr. Maria Schoina, Member of the International Advisory Board of the Messolonghi Byron Center
Mrs. Rodanthi-Rosa Florou, Chair of the Organizing Committee

Tuesday 21 June 2011, Papers in the Byron House
Welcome addresses: 09:15

Session One | 09:30 – 11:00
Chair: Em. Professor M. Byron Raizis, University of Athens
Professor Drew Hubbell, Susquehanna University

1. Dr. Maria Schoina, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Mary Shelley’s Perception of Hellenism in Euphrasia: A Tale of Greece”
2.  F. Joseph Baerenz, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
“The Triple Time Scheme of Don Juan”
3. Rachel McKee, Susquehanna University
“Dwelling in the Fourfold: How Wordsworth and Byron Teach Us to Belong”
4. Rhiannon Basile, Susquehanna University
“Bridging the Gaps: How the Romantics Can Help Reconcile Cultural Divisions”

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

Session Two | 11:30 – 13:00
Chair: Dr Maria Schoina, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

5. Anna Radcliffe, University of Virginia
“Linguas Franca: Language Politics at Missolonghi during the Greek Revolution”
6.  Professor David Radcliffe, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
“Putting Missolonghi Memoirs Online”
7. Christina Serafeim, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität-Frankfurt am Main/Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
“Art Meeting Politics in John Keats’s ‘On Seeing the Elgin Marbles’”
8. Professor Drew Hubbell, Susquehanna University
“Byron’s Eco-Rhetoric and the Imperial Museum: The Case of Elgin’s Marbles”

13:30-14:30 Lunch at the Theoxenia Hotel

19:30 The Official Ceremony
KEYNOTE Lectures, in the Conference Room of Theoxenia Hotel introduced by
the Director of International Relations of the Messolonghi Byron Center, Professor Peter W Graham, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University,
David McClay, Senior Curator,
John Murray Archive, National Library of Scotland
“Lord Byron and His Times: A Perspective from the John Murray Archive”

Roderick Beaton, Koraes Professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine History, Language and Literature, King’s College London
“The New Prometheus: Why Byron Went to Fight in the Greek Revolution”

Wednesday 22 June 2011, Papers in the Byron House

Session Three | 09:30 – 11:00
Chair: Dr Nic Panagopoulos, University of Athens

9. Dr. George Kokkonis, Music Dpt, TEI of Eperus
“Popular and Art Music in the Time of Ali Pasha”
10. Dr. Maya El Hage, Notre Dame University, Lebanon
“Lord Byron’s Picture Rendered in Europe”
11. Professor Naji Oueijan, Notre Dame University, Lebanon
“Lord Byron: The Aesthetic Historian”
12.  Dr. Argyros Protopappas, University of Athens
“After Shelley’s Drowning: Byron’s Ultimate Transformation”

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

Session Four | 12:00 – 13:15
Chair: Professor David Radcliffe, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

13. Michelle Mattern, University of Virginia
“Byron’s ‘Attachment to Quadrupeds’: The Satirical Implications of ‘Epitaph to a Dog”
14. Dr. Nic Panagopoulos, University of Athens
“The (Un-)Popular Reception of Cain”
15. Sarah Anne Storti, University of Virginia
“Byron the Lyricist: (Re)reading a Re-mediated Don Juan

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch at the Theoxenia Hotel

Session Five | 16:00 – 17:30
Chair: Professor Naji Oueijan, Notre Dame University, Lebanon

16. Rouba Douaihy, Notre Dame University, Lebanon
“Byron and the Sufi Poets”
17. Hala Halaoui and Tracey El Hajj, Notre Dame University, Lebanon
“Lord Byron: Contemporary Politics and the Poet Prophet”
18. Grace Nakhoul, Notre Dame University, Lebanon
“Lord Byron’s Images of Contemporary Western and Eastern Women”

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 Naji Oueijan, Member of the International Advisory Board of the Messolonghi Byron Center
Dr. Maria Schoina, Member of the International Advisory Board of the Messolonghi Byron Center
Mrs. Rodanthi-Rosa Florou, Chair of the Organizing Committee

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