8th Student Conference Sessions

Tuesday 28 May 2013, Papers in the Byron House

09:15 Welcome addresses

Session One | 09:30 – 11:00
Chair: Dr. Peter Myrian, Indianapolis University of Athens, Greece

1. Professor, Naji Oueijan, Notre Dame University of Lebanon
“Byron’s Audience and the East”

2. Stefanie Baroud, Notre Dame University of Lebanon
“Lord Byron and Greek Mythology”

11:30-12:00 Coffee Break

Session Two | 12:00 – 13:15
Chair: Professor Naji Oueijan, Notre Dame University of Lebanon

1. Myriam Iliovits, Notre Dame University of Lebanon
“Eastern Superstition in Byron’s The Giaour”

2. Rita Bou Khalil, Notre Dame University of Lebanon
“Byron and Beauty: His Eastern Female Characters”

3. Lara El Mekkawi, Notre Dame University of Lebanon
“Lord Byron’s Eastern Byronic Hero”

Thursday 30 May 2013, Papers in the Byron House

10:00-10:45  the Keynote Lecture will be delivered by Professor Peter W. Graham, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, U.S.A
“Childe Harold and Fitzwilliam Darcy, or A Tale of Two 200-Year-Old Heroes”
Chair: Em. Professor M. Byron Raizis, University of Athens, Greece
 
10:45-11:00 Honouring Ceremony
 
11:00- 11:15 Coffee break

Session Three | 11:15 – 12:30
Chair: Professor Stephen Minta University of York U.K

1.  Siranush  Sayranyan University of Yerevan,  Armenia
“Lord Byron’s “Domestic Pieces’’ made Known’’

2. Elli Karampela, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
“Holding the Mirror to the “Spirit of the Age”: Byron, his Hero, and Celebrity Culture’’

3. Dr. Argyros Protopapas, University of Athens, Greece
“Byron’s Allegra and the Shelleys: The Eagle and the Snake Wreathed in Scandal”

Session Four | 12:30 – 13:45
Chair: Professor Peter W. Graham, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, U.S.A

1. Andrew Van Horn, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
“Byron’s Politics Pronouns: Parliamentary Debates and Manfred”

2. Alexandros Grammatikos, Carleton University Ottawa, Canada
“Childe Harold as Imperial Agent: Felicia Hemans’s Literary Engagement with Byron in Modern Greece”

3. Professor, Stephen Minta, University of York U.K.
“Byron and memory”

Signed

Professor Peter W. Graham
Professor Stephen Minta
Professor Naji Oueijan
Dr. Maria Schoina
Rodanthi-Rosa Florou, Chair of the Organizing Committee

Tuesday 28 May 2013, Papers in the Byron House

09:15 Welcome addresses

Session One | 09:30 – 11:00
Chair: Dr. Peter Myrian, Indianapolis University of Athens, Greece

1. Professor, Naji Oueijan, Notre Dame University of Lebanon
“Byron’s Audience and the East”

2. Stefanie Baroud, Notre Dame University of Lebanon
“Lord Byron and Greek Mythology”

11:30-12:00 Coffee Break

Session Two | 12:00 – 13:15
Chair: Professor Naji Oueijan, Notre Dame University of Lebanon

1. Myriam Iliovits, Notre Dame University of Lebanon
“Eastern Superstition in Byron’s The Giaour”

2. Rita Bou Khalil, Notre Dame University of Lebanon
“Byron and Beauty: His Eastern Female Characters”

3. Lara El Mekkawi, Notre Dame University of Lebanon
“Lord Byron’s Eastern Byronic Hero”


Thursday 30 May 2013, Papers in the Byron House

10:00-10:45  the Keynote Lecture will be delivered by Professor Peter W. Graham, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, U.S.A
“Childe Harold and Fitzwilliam Darcy, or A Tale of Two 200-Year-Old Heroes”
Chair: Em. Professor M. Byron Raizis, University of Athens, Greece
 
10:45-11:00 Honouring Ceremony
 
11:00- 11:15 Coffee break

Session Three | 11:15 – 12:30
Chair: Professor Stephen Minta University of York U.K

1.  Siranush  Sayranyan University of Yerevan,  Armenia
“Lord Byron’s “Domestic Pieces’’ made Known’’

2. Elli Karampela, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
“Holding the Mirror to the “Spirit of the Age”: Byron, his Hero, and Celebrity Culture’’

3. Dr. Argyros Protopapas, University of Athens, Greece
“Byron’s Allegra and the Shelleys: The Eagle and the Snake Wreathed in Scandal”

Session Four | 12:30 – 13:45
Chair: Professor Peter W. Graham, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, U.S.A

1. Andrew Van Horn, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
“Byron’s Politics Pronouns: Parliamentary Debates and Manfred”

2. Alexandros Grammatikos, Carleton University Ottawa, Canada
“Childe Harold as Imperial Agent: Felicia Hemans’s Literary Engagement with Byron in Modern Greece”

3. Professor, Stephen Minta, University of York U.K.
“Byron and memory”


Signed

Professor Peter W. Graham
Professor Stephen Minta
Professor Naji Oueijan
Dr. Maria Schoina
Rodanthi-Rosa Florou, Chair of the Organizing Committee

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