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Peggy Karpouzou

Assistant Professor in Theory of Literature


Faculty of Philology, Department of Medieval and Modern Greek Philology
UOA, University Campus, Zografou
157 72 Athens
tel.: +30-210-7277918 (Office 609)

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Peggy Karpouzou is Assistant Professor of Theory of Literature. She holds a DEA and a PhD in Theory of Literature from Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris III. She has taught Literary Theory, European Literature and Modern Greek Literature in several Greek universities and she has earned research grants and fellowships from the State Scholarships Foundation and ''Alexander S. Onassis'' Public Benefit Foundation. She has also participated in the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS-France), Gallica (BNF-National Library of France) and the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens research programs. She is the author and editor of several works, including La Poétique de l’ironie dans la nouvelle du XIXe siècle (2003) and A. Tzouma, P. Karavia and P. Karpouzou, Bibliography of Literary Theory in Modern Greek: 1940-2007 (2019). Her research interests focus on Literary Theories and Cultural Criticism (Poststructuralism, Identity Politics, Posthuman Criticism, Ecocriticism, Spatial Studies, Interrelations of Literature and Science, Science Fiction, Travel writing) in Greek, French, and Anglophone Literature of the 19th-21th centuries. 

She is member of international Editorial Boards, scientific Associations and Networks in her research fields and she is the Editor in Chief of the Journal of EcohumanismShe is also the co-editor of Symbiotic Posthumanist Ecologies in Western Literature, Philosophy and Art: Towards Theory and Practice, Berlin: Peter Lang, 2022.