Call for Participation 5th Summer School program, the Department of American Literature, School of English (AUTh), 28 June-4 July 2019


28 June-4 July 2019

Special Topic:

Health – Culture – Healing

This is the 5th Summer School program to take place at the Faculty of Philosophy, AUTh. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students, IB students, secondary education teachers, and the general public.

It is organized with the collaboration of the Department of American Literature, School of English (AUTh), HELAAS (Hellenic Association for American Studies), and the Fulbright Foundation in Greece.

                            **A Certificate of Attendance will be provided to all participants **

***A Certificate of Course Completion 

will be provided to everyone completing the assigned homework***

The three thematic strands of the six-day intensive (9.30am-3pm) summer school program sessions are:

  • 28-29 June 2019

Healing through Nature and Traditional Folk Medicine

Sofia Emmanouilidou, Ph.D. (Special Teaching Staff, School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece; Fulbright Alumna)

  • 1-2 July 2019

The World as Hospital/The Stage as Hospital

Penelope Chatzidimitriou, Ph.D. (co-founder and director of the Ars Moriendi Theater Group; Lecturer in the international program of University of London)

  • 3-4 July 2019

Mind/Body Fitness: Navigating Health and Wellness in Mainstream North American Culture

Sarah Hentges, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, University of Maine at Augusta, US; Fulbright Danish Distinguished Chair of American studies, University of Southern Denmark).


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For more information and inquiries about registration, please email:

Dr. Zoe Detsi ( and Dr. Tatiani Rapatzikou (

                                              Deadline for applications: June 10, 2019

Language of instruction: English