Modern Greek Studies Association


Prof. John Chioles

Professor

New York University
Comparative Literature

Athens University of Athens
Professorship of Philosophy of Culture

Degrees

Ph.D. 1972 Univ. of California, Berkeley (Theory of Literature, Philosophy and Theater)

Principal Publications

Fall (2004) in Athens, A book of short stories: FETOS PATHANE KAI I MANA MAS, Kastaniotis publishers.

Theoria tes logotechnias. Athens: Kastaniotes, 1996.

Aeschylus: Mythic Theatre, Political Voice. Athens: University of Athens Publications, 1995.

"Poetry and Politics: The Greek Cultural Dilemma". Journal of Modern Hellenism 9 (1992). Reprinted in Ritual Power and the Body (ed. Nadia Seremetakis). New York: Pella, 1993.

Fiction:

"Before the Firing Squad" (a short story). In Literature: an Introduction to Reading and Writing (eds. E. V. Roberts and E. E. Jacobs). 4th edition. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1995.

"O Koutalianos" (a short story). E Lexe 119 (1994).

"Things that Come to Be and Not Be" (a short story). The Kenyon Review, New Series, V.XII, No. 1 (1990).

Department of Comparative Literature
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
19 University Place, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10003

(212) 998-3701

Areas of Specialization

Philosophy
Literature
Theater

Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies

Mythopoiesis (includiing modern Greek poetry and prose)
Historiography and the Novel

Dissertation Advising in Comparative Studies with modern Greek topics

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