Modern Greek Studies Association

Dr. Victoria Reuter

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Gettysburg College
English Department


Postdoctoral Fellowship, Academy of Athens & Petros Haris Foundation 2013-2015
(Translation of Contemporary Greek Fiction) 

Phd, Oxford University 2014
(Comparative Literature: Contemporary Feminist Revisions of Myth)

MPhil, Oxford University 2008
(European Literature: Modern Greek)

BA, Rutgers University 2005
(Comparative Literature & Gender Studies)

Principal Publications

“Out of Ithaca: A Response to the Odyssean Journey by Francisca Aguirre”. Homer and Contemporary Women’s Writing. Oxford University Press. (Peer Reviewed). Forthcoming 2017.

Provias, Vangelis. Trans. Victoria Reuter. “Happy Death” and “The Letter”. From Black Parade Shoes. Modern Greek Studies Online, Journal of the Society of Modern Greek Studies. Vol.1 (2015), T25–32. (Peer Reviewed)

“A Penelopean Return: Desire, Recognition, and Nostos in the Poems of Yannis Ritsos and Gail Holst-Warhaft”. Odyssean Identities in Modern Cultures. Ohio State University Press. (2014), 89–111. (Peer Reviewed)


Narrative in Another Dimension: Myth & Memory in the Work of Yannis Ritsos & Rosi Braidotti, Feminism & Classics VII, University of Washington, Seattle, May 19–22, 2016

Precarious Narratives and Topographies of Crisis in the Fiction of Christos Economou, Austere Subjects Panel, ACLA Annual Meeting, Harvard University March 17–20, 2016

The Afterlife of Epic: Modern Depictions of Achilles & Penelope
The Trojan Wars and the Making of the Modern World: Classical Reception After Antiquity, Uppsala University, June 14–16, 2013

Campus Box 397
300 North Washington Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Areas of Specialization

World literature, short fiction, feminist theory, myth in modern contexts, and first year writing

Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies

Greek Women Writers, Oxford University 2012

The Poetry of Yannis Ritsos, Oxford University, 2012

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