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Angeliki Tzanetou

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Contact Information

4046 Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics Building
707 S Mathews Ave
Urbana, IL 61801
Associate Professor

Biography

Angeliki Tzanetou (B.A. University of Athens, Ph.D. University of Illinois) joined the department in 2005. Her research interests include Greek drama, Greek political theory, gender and religion. She is the author of City of SuppliantsTragedy and the Athenian Empire (University of Texas Press 2012) and editor of the special issue of Illinois Classical Studies 40.2 (2015) on Greek and Roman Drama. She co-edited (with Maryline Parca) Finding PersephoneWomen’s Rituals in the Ancient Mediterranean, Studies in Ancient Folklore and Popular Culture series (Indiana University Press 2007) and Gender, East and West (Special issue of Classical World 109. 2 [2016]). She is co-editor of Illinois Classical Studies (2016-). Among her current projects is a study of motherhood in Greek literature and society.

Additional Campus Affiliations

Associate Professor, European Union Center

Highlighted Publications

Tzanetou, A. (2012). City of Suppliants: Tragedy and the Athenian Empire. University of Texas Press. https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7560/737167

Parca, M. G., & Tzanetou, A. (2007). Finding Persephone: Women's Rituals in the Ancient Mediterranean. Indiana University Press.

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Recent Publications

Tzanetou, A. (2022). Editor's Preface. Illinois classical studies, 47(1), vi.

Tzanetou, A. (2022). The Soldier’s Dilemma (Foreword: Angeliki Tzanetou). Illinois classical studies, 47(1), 177-224. https://doi.org/10.5406/23285265.47.1.08

Tzanetou, A. (2021). Editor's Preface. Illinois classical studies, 46(1-2), 1.

Tzanetou, A. (2020). Editor's Preface. Illinois classical studies, 45(1), 253.

Tzanetou, A. (2020). Hecuba. In Brill's Companions to Classical Studies (pp. 158-181). (Brill's Companions to Classical Studies). Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004435353_010

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