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Department of Theatre Studies


Specialized Teaching Stuff

Office 913, 9th floor, School of Philosophy

Εmail: mgeorgou[at]theatre.uoa[dot]gr



Maria Georgousi is a Research and Teaching Member in the Faculty of Theatrical Studies of the University of Athens. She has a PhD in Classics and a Postdoc in the University of Peloponnese. She has taught Ancient Greek Drama in postgraduate seminars both in the University of Athens and the University of Peloponnese. She is also a Teaching Member in the postgraduate program of Performing Arts in the Greek Open University.

Her special research interests are related to Ancient Greek Comedy and Tragedy, Ancient Greek Philosophy of the 5th b.C. century and the healing perspectives of Ancient Drama. She has published in Greek six scientific monographies related to the terms and functions of Spoudaion and Geloion in Aristophanic Comedies (Papazisis 2016), Aristophanes and the Sophistic Movement (Papazisis 2015), Agression (Kardamitsas 2016) and the Modern Psychotherapeutical Approaches in the Comedies of Aristophanes (Herodotos 2021), as well as the Sophistic Thought in Sophocles’ Philoctetes (Kardamitsas 2016).

She has participated in conferences held in the University of Athens, in the Hellenic Foundation for Culture, in the Olympic Center of Philosophy and VAST (Values Across Space and Time) program. Articles of her have been published in volumes of Ellinika, Platon, Philologus, Kumothoe, Parnassos, Carpe diem, Skepsis. Contributions of her are published in collective volumes such as The Moral Duty in Ancient Greek Drama, The Acharnians; the Play, the Space, the People, Theater, Trauma, Healing etc.