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(Professor at the Harvard University)
Panagiotis Roilos was born in Athens and hails from Stemnitsa, Arcadia. He is the George Seferis Professor of Modern Greek Studies and Comparative Literature at the Harvard University. He studied classical, Byzantine and modern Greek literature at the University of Athens and at the Harvard University.
Professor Roilos has been awarded an Honorary PhD from Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens. He is a member of the Administrative Council of the European Cultural Center of Delphi and serves on the Advisory Board of the research and policy institute Dianeosis. He is the founder and director of the Delphi Academy of European Studies.
His work includes: Towards a Ritual Poetics (μαζί με τον Dimitris Yatromanolakis, 2003), Amphoteroglossia. A Poetics of the Twelfth-Century Medieval Greek Novel (2006), C.P. Cavafy. The Economics of Metonymy (2009), Imagination and Logos. Essays on C.P. Cavafy (επιμ., 2010), Medieval Greek Storytelling. Fictionality and Narrative in Byzantium.