We were excited to welcome Kyriaki Ioannidou for an Online Open House entitled “Fragments of Menander and the Modern Stage” The event took place on Friday, May 12 at 11:00 a.m. EDT and was recorded. You can watch the video down below or on the Center for Hellenic Studies YouTube Channel.
To get ready for the event, you can preview the topics that will be covered by reading this handout; use the bookmarks pane to navigate to each section:
Kosmos Talk Readings and Fragments
Kyriaki A. Ioannidou is a classical philologist specialized in Greek New Comedy and Papyrology (BA Athens, MSt Oxford, PhD UCL) and Theatre Studies (MA Open University of Cyprus). Since 2017 she has been working as a Cultural Officer at the Department of Cultural Services of the Deputy Ministry of Culture of Cyprus and is the President of the National Committee of Monuments of the Republic of Cyprus (since 2020). Her research interests include, inter alia, Greek Language and Literature, Papyrology, Greek and Roman Drama, Production and Performance of New Comedy, Material Evidence, and Reception of Greek Drama. She has published a number of articles on Fragmentary Comedy, and Menander, and on the reception of Greek Drama in the Modern Stage. During her fellowship at the CHS she will be working on her first monograph, Menander: Achaioi-Theophoroumene (frr. 89–169). Text, Translation and Commentary, which will be published as volume 24.4 of the Fragmenta Comica series of the international research project Kommentierung der Fragmente der Griechischen Komödie (KomFrag) (https://www.komfrag.unifreiburg.de/). Her next project will focus on the publication of her second monograph, her PhD thesis, A Commentary on the Heros and Theophoroumene of Menander, which is under contract to be published by De Gruyter (Texte und Kommentare series)