Angeliki Tzanetou

 Angeliki Tzanetou

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4046 FLB
707 S Mathews Ave
M/C 174
Urbana, IL 61801
Associate Professor
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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.

Selected Publications

Books

City of Suppliants: Tragedy and the Athenian Empire University of Texas Press 2012.
Parca, with M Finding Persephone: Women’s Rituals in the Ancient Mediterranean Indiana University Press 2007.

Book Contributions

“Supplication and Empire in Athenian Tragedy” “Why Athens? Reappraising Tragic Politics” edited by D. Carter. “Supplication and Empire in Athenian Tragedy” Edited by D. Carter, Oxford University Press 2011, p. 305-324.
“Ritual and Gender: Critical Perspectives” "Fiinding Persephone: Women’s Rituals in the Ancient Mediterranean " edited by A. Tzanetou, edited by M. Parca. “Ritual and Gender: Critical Perspectives” Edited by A. Tzanetou, Edited by M. Parca, Indiana University Press 2007, p. 3-26.
Citizen-Mothers on the Tragic Stage Mothering and Motherhood in the Ancient Greece and Rome Citizen-Mothers on the Tragic Stage 2012.
Supplication and Empire in Athenian Tragedy Why Athens? Reappraising Tragic Politics Supplication and Empire in Athenian Tragedy 2011.
Does Oedipus Become a Citizen? (Sophocles’ Oedipus at Colonus) Antiphilēsis: Studies on Classical, Byzantine and Modern Greek Literature and Culture In Honour of John Theophanes A. Papademetriou Does Oedipus Become a Citizen? (Sophocles’ Oedipus at Colonus) 2009.

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