On October 5 2013 we are hosting a conference celebrating the 150th year from Cavafy’s birthday and the 100th year from his death.  The conference will be held in 100 Lucas Hall (next door to the Matsakis Center) from 2 to 6 pm and will be followed by a Reception.
Free and Open to the Public
For a map of campus click here (Lucas Hall is nr. 6 on this map)
To locate Lucas Hall in Google Maps click here: Lucas Hall Google Maps
Free parking is available in the south side of the Millennium Student Center
2pm – 2:15 pm
Michael Cosmopoulos, University of Missouri-St. Louis,
Opening Remarks
Ioanna Efthymiadou, Consul General of Greece in Chicago, Greeting
2:15pm – 2:40pm
George Syrimis,Yale University
The End of an Era? The Fourth Century A.D. in the Poetry of C. P. Cavafy
2:40pm – 3:05pm
Eamonn Wall,University of Missouri-St Louis
“Always in Your Mind Keep Ithaca”: C.P. Cavafy’s and James Joyce’s Diasporas
3:05pm – 3:30pm
Philip Purchase, Washington University
“The City is the Teacher”: Hellenistic Poetics in Cavafy’s Alexandria
Coffee Break
4:15pm – 4:40pm
Katerina Stergiopoulou, Princeton University
Cavafy’s Greeks: A Translator’s Crisis?
4:40pm – 5:05pm
Nikos Poulopoulos,University of Missouri-St Louis
“Waiting for the Barbarians”: A Crisis of Civilization or Cavafy’s Anatomy of a False Crisis?
5:05pm – 5:30pm
Karen Emmerich, University of Oregon
Ήδη θα το κατάλαβες”: Crisis and an Imperfect Future in the Poetry of C. P. Cavafy