Fiona Antonelaki is an adjunct lecturer in modern Greek literature at the University of Thessaly, Greece. She graduated with a BA in history and archaeology from the University of Athens (2011) and a Ph.D. in modern Greek literature from King’s College London (2018). From 2019 to 2021, she was a postdoctoral research fellow at Princeton University. Her work focuses on twentieth-century Greek literature and/in performance, with a special interest in radio and audio culture, archival research, and the relationship between modernism and mass culture. She has published articles on the role of modernist writers in Greek radio programming (Best Essay Prize in Memory of Panagiotis Moullas, 2016), the literary productions of the Greek National Theatre, and the poetry recordings of George Seferis. Her current book project explores the history of the BBC Greek Section as a platform for the promotion of Greek modernism.
Contact: Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology, University of Thessaly, 136 Iasonos Street, 38221, Volos, Greece.