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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 at the Faculty of Philology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She received her B.A. degree in Linguistics from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She holds DEA and a PhD in Theory of Literature from Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris III. She has taught courses on Literary Theory, European Literature and Modern Greek Literature in several universities and she has earned research grants and fellowships from the State Scholarships Foundation and ''Alexander S. Onassis'' Public Benefit Foundation. 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, Hellenic and translated in Greek Bibliography of Literary Theory (1940-2007) (2019), P. Karpouzou-N. Zampaki (eds.), Symbiotic Posthumanist Ecologies in Western Literature, Philosophy and Art: Towards Theory and Practice, Berlin: Peter Lang, 2023. She has also participated in many international conferences and research programs of the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS-France), Gallica (BNF-National Library of France), and the University of Athens.

Her research interests focus on Literary Theories and Cultural Criticism (Poststructuralism, Identity Politics, Posthumanism, Ecocriticism, Spatial Studies, Interrelations of Literature and Science, Science Fiction, Travel writing) in Greek, French, and Anglophone Literature of the 19th-21st centuries.

She is member of international Editorial Boards, scientific Associations and Networks in her research fields and she is Editor in Chief at the Journal of Ecohumanism and Series Editor of the book series “Posthumanities and Citizenship Futures” at Rowman & Littlefield, and “Environmental Humanities” by TPLondon based in the U.K.