Assistant Professor of Theatre Studies
Ioulia Pipinia is Assistant Professor of Theatre Studies at the Department of Drama, Faculty of Fine Arts, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She read Classics at the University of Crete, Greece and theatre history at the Department of Drama, University of Bristol, England. Her Ph.D. thesis is on nineteenth-century French and English melodrama (title: Casting Identities: French Melodramas on the London Stage, 1802-1822, University of Bristol, 2002). She has worked as a researcher for the Institute of Mediterranean Studies in Greece and she has taught drama and theatre history at the Department of Theatre Studies, University of Patras, the Department of Philology, University of Crete. She is also Tutor at the Hellenic Open University. Her articles and publications are on issues related to the influence of the European stage on the Greek theatre of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
1. “The French playwright Félix Pyat and the Greek Stage of the 19th Century”, in: Nikiforos Papandreou – Effie Vafeiadi (eds.), Researching the History of Modern Greek Theatre: Studies in Honor of Dimitris Spathis, Crete University Press, Heraklion 2007, p. 153-176 (greek).
2. “Discussing Greek Theatre Audiences: noise and disturbance in 1890s Athens”, in: Antonis Glytzouris & Konstantina Georgiadis (eds.), Tradition and Modernization in the Modern Greek Theater. From its Beginnings to the Post-war Era. Papers Read in the Third Pan-Hellenic Conference of Theatre Studies, Institute for Mediterranean Studies and University of Crete, Crete University Press, Heraklion 2010, p. 549-559 (gr.).
3. “When Avant-garde Becomes a (Bi)centenary: Marat/Sade on Greek Stage” in: A. Dimitriadis, I. Pipinia & A. Stavrakopoulou (eds.), Performance in Post-WWII Theatre: Continuities and Discontinuities. International Conference in Honour of Nikiforos Papandreou, School of Drama/AUTH Press, Thessaloniki 2014, p. 189-201 (gr.).
4. Ioulia Pipinia – Andreas Dimitriadis, “Refashioning Dramaturgy: A Stage Rewriting of a 19th-c. Play in 2013 Greece”, Gramma, 22 (2) (2014) p. 135-144 (english).
5. “‘A Martyr of Art’: ‘Staging’ Eleni Altamura’s Life” in: Birsen Talay Keşoğlu & Leyla Şimşek Rathke (eds.), Writing Women’s Lives: Auto/Biography, Life Narratives, Myths and Historiography, International Symposium Paper Book, Kadın Eserleri Kütüphanesi ve Bilgi Merkezi Vakfı Yayınları / Women’s Library and Information Center Foundation, no 44, Istanbul 2016, p. 603-609 (eng.).
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