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|Dr Dimitris Papanikolaou Identities and Culture in Europe - Popular Culture and Identity Formation, September 2002-August 2004, then to a post at the University of Oxford
As a UCL
Mellon Fellow Dimitris was researching Identities and
Culture in Europe with a focus on popular culture
and its role in identity formation.
- 2002: PhD in Comparative Liteature, UCL -
University of London
Thesis: Singing Poets: Popular Music and Literature in France and Greece
(1945-1975): Reading Brassens, Ferré, Theodorakis and Savvopoulos. [ abstract ]
- 1998: MA in Comparative Literature and Translation
Studies, UCL - University of London..
- 1997: Diploma in Music (Flute) Athens' Conservatory.
- 1995: BA in Classics. University
Grants and Scholarships
Greek State Scholarship Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship
Leventis Foundation. Scholarship for the completion of
- 2000: UCL
Graduate School Travel Scholarhip
Papadakis Foundation. Undergraduate Scholarhip
- The cultural study
of popular music. The relationship between the literary
text and popular music of the 20th century. European national
traditions and the role of singer-songwriters. The use
of cinema's 'auteur theory' for a suggestion of a 'Song Theory'.
and personal identities as produced within songs.
- The role of popular
culture and national traditions in the construction of
- Greece in the crossroads
between East and West. Greek culture as a mixture of
belated modernism and residual postmodernism.
- The use of music
in films from the viewpoint of Film Studies.
- 29 May 2004.
Queer Matters interdisciplinary
conference, King's College, London
and/as Homosexuality: Reviewing a challenge to queer theory
- 22 November 2003
of the International Colloquium: New
Perspectives on Cavafy, UCL.
- 18 October 2003
Modern Greek Studies Association Symposium, Toronto, Canada
Mimicry and the Junta: Rereading cultural resistance to the
- 19 September 2003.
International Film Studies Conference, University College, Cork,
Opening an Umbrella Term: Meta-musicals
- 4 and 5 July 2003.
Conference: Mediterranean and Migration.
of Romance Studies, University of London. School
of Advanced Study
Weaving the narratives of exclusion: K.Giannaris's 'From
the Edge of the City' and S.Demetrious' 'May Your Name Be
- 10 February 2003
for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies, University
Greek literature and popular music 1945-1975: an overview.
- 3 February 2003.
Byzantine and Modern Greek Seminar, Centre
for Hellenic Studies, King's
Rebetiko the painting,
rebetiko the soul: Manos Hadjidakis, Mikis Theodorakis and
the appropriation of rebetika..
- 29 January 2003
Mellon Interedisciplinary Seminar Series,.UCL.
Some Wine, Some Sea and My Boyfriend: Bouzouki
Music, Ideology and the Greek Cultural Identity.
- 'Demetrios Capetanakis:
A Greek Poet (Coming Out) in England'. (under review)
- "Utopian Structures
in A.Fragkias's Loimos". To be published
in the Proceedings of the 2nd Conference of European
as liminality: Jeffrey Eugenides's Middlesex and
Vassilis Alexakis's Les Mots Etrangers" (in
- The songwriter
as poetry reader: the poem-songs of Georges Brassens
and Léo Ferré" (in process)
- "The art of
the gesture: Re-reading the 18 Texts", Nea Hestia (Athens),
March 2002 .
- "Bandits' Rock,
from Katsantones to Savvopoulos. Bandits as Others in texts
and songs of the late 20th century". Conference
Proceedings in press, Hellenika Grammata, Athens
- "Setting Seferis's
poetry to music", in George Seferis: Centenary Celebrations,
The Hellenic Foundation for Culture, London, 2000.
- Introductory essay
(on the Greek guitarist tradition) published as liner
notes of the cd Jorinde, the Acrobat and the Owl (Lyra
- Four theatre and
dance reviews published in The Stage, London
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