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Date: Friday 22nd September 2017
Location: JdP Music Building St Hilda's College, Oxford
On Friday 22 September the APGRD will host a one-day conference with an accompanying exhibition to celebrate the life of the Greek theatre director, Karolos Koun (1908-1987). The conference is co-organised with Dr Angeliki Varakis-Martin (University of Kent); with generous support from the Institute of Classical Studies.
The conference will be held in the JdP Music Building, St Hilda’s College, Oxford.
Registration costs £20 (£10 concession) - this includes lunch, refreshments, and a drinks reception. There will be an optional conference dinner at an additional cost of £35.
9.15am Coffee and Registration
9.45am Welcome: Fiona Macintosh (Oxford)
Opening Lecture: Chair: Oliver Taplin (Oxford)
10-10.45am: Helen Varopoulou (Berlin), ‘Karolos Koun: Greekness and interculturality’
Panel 1: Chair: Olga Taxidou (Edinburgh)
10.45-11.30am: Dio Kangelari (Thessaloniki), ‘Karolos Koun and the “popular expressionism”’
11.30am-12.15pm: George Sampatakakis (Patras), ‘“hunger was hunger…”: Koun’s ideology on acting’
LUNCH and opportunity to see the Exhibition featuring a film by Vouvoula Skoura
Panel 2: Chair: Pantelis Michelakis (Bristol)
3-3.45pm: Gonda Van Steen (Florida), ‘Theatre, politics and money: Koun’s Art Theater and the Greek dictatorship’
3.45-4.30pm: Platon Mavromoustakos (Athens), ‘Karolos Koun between identities, languages and aesthetics’
Panel 3: Chair: Hans-Thies Lehmann (Frankfurt am Main)
5-5.45pm: Eleni Papazoglou (Thessaloniki), ‘Between west and east, character and figure: Koun’s “dark” Electra’
5.45-6.30pm: Angie Varakis-Martin (Kent), ‘“The movement that speaks”: Koun’s masked chorus at the World Theatre Season’
6.30pm Drinks Reception
*8.15pm Optional Conference Dinner
Registration costs £20 (£10 concession) - this includes lunch, refreshments, and a drinks reception. *There will be an optional conference dinner at an additional cost of £35.
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