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Apostolos Lampropoulos

Apostolos Lampropoulos
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University Bordeaux Montaigne

Fellow in Research Area 1: "Competing Communities", May - July 2022

Apostolos Lampropoulos is Professor of Comparative Literature and Vice President delegate for International Relations – Research at the University Bordeaux Montaigne. He has taught at the University of Cyprus for several years; he has also been visiting professor at the Freie Universität Berlin (2010), Stanley J. Seeger Fellow at Princeton University (2003-2004), and a Marie Curie Fellow and Visiting Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania (2014). He has published the monograph Le Pari de la description (L'Harmattan, 2002) and is currently completing the monograph Gastrotopies: Athens 1990-2010. He has co-edited the special issues “Configurations of Cultural Amnesia” (with V. Markidou; journal Synthesis: An Anglophone Journal of Comparative Literary Studies, 2010) and “Learning from documenta” (with E. Rikou and E. Yalouri; journal FIELD: A Journal of Socially Engaged Art Criticism, 2021), as well as the volumes States of Theory. History and Geography of Critical Narratives (with A. Balasopoulos; Metaichmio, 2010; in Greek), AutoBioPhagies (with M. Chehab; Peter Lang, 2011), Textual Layering: Contact, Historicity, Critique (with M. Margaroni and Ch. Hadjichristos; Lexington Books - Rowman & Littlefeld, 2017), Écriture littéraire, écriture musicale dans la littérature et les arts (with B. Bloch and P. Garcia; Presses universitaires de Bordeaux, 2017), Value (with E. Rikou and E. Yalouri; Nissos, 2019 ; in Greek) and Débordements. Littérature, arts, politique (with J.-P. Engélibert and I. Poulin; Presses universitaires de Bordeaux, 2022). He has translated into Greek A. Compagnon’s Le Démon de la théorie (Metaichmio, 2003), J. Culler's On Deconstruction (Metaichmio, 2006) and, with E. Pyrovolakis, the volume Jacques Derrida by Jacques Derrida and Geoffrey Bennington (Nissos, 2019). He co-curated (with P. Rehberg) the exhibition Intimacy: New Queer Art from Berlin and Beyond (December 2020 – August 2021) at the Schwules Museum in Berlin. He is currently working on a new book around the notion of critical intimacy.