Anna Stavrakopoulou

  • Member of CHS Greece Board of Directors
    • Member of the CHS Greece “Events Series” Academic Committee
    • Associate Professor in Theater Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    • Program Director for Byzantine Studies, Dumbarton Oaks (Washington, D.C.), Harvard University

Anna Stavrakopoulou is an associate professor at the School of Drama at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, currently on leave, serving as the Program Director in Byzantine Studies at Dumbarton Oaks. Between 1994 and 2002, she taught at NYU, the University of Bosporus, Yale and the University of Crete. Furthermore, in 2002 she co-founded the Harvard Summer Program in Greece and has served as Associate Director of the Harvard Center for Hellenic Studies in Greece (2010-2018). Her publications include two co-edited volumes, Modern Greek Literature: Critical Essays (Routledge, 2003), Performance in Post WWII Theatre: Continuities and Discontinuities (Aristotle University Press, 2014), and an annotated translation, with an extensive introduction of Alexandrovodas the Unscrupulous (1785) by G. N. Soutsos (The Isis Press, 2012). Her current research interests include the translation and reception of European theatre in Greece (mainly Molière and Ibsen) and her latest publication is the forthcoming co-edited volume in Greek, on Domestic Servants: Historical Subjects and Artistic Representations in the Greek-Speaking World (19th-21st Centuries) (Fall 2020).