Theodora Patrona

  • Visiting Scholar in Comparative Cultural Studies 2022-23
    • Laboratory and Teaching Staff Member at School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Borders, Migration, and Ethnicity in Historical Perspective: Greek Americans and Italian Americans in Context

Theodora Patrona teaches literary courses at the School of English of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki as special teaching fellow. She has published extensively on Greek American and Italian American literature and film, and regularly reviews  for journals and sites abroad. Dr Patrona is the author of Return Narratives: Ethnic Space in Late Twentieth Century Greek American and Italian American Literature(Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2017), and coeditor of Redirecting Ethnic Singularity: Italian Americans and Greek Americans in Conversation (Fordham University Press, 2022). Dr Patrona is currently working on two projects, co-editing a volume on the unchartered cultural contribution of Greek American women and another one on the concept of the father in Italian American culture.