Panagiotis Roilos
George Seferis Professor of MGreek Studies and of Comparative Literature, Harvard, Faculty Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard

Panagiotis Roilos is the George Seferis Professor of Modern Greek Studies and of Comparative Literature at Harvard University, where he is also Faculty Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies. His research interests include cultural politics, premodern and modern critical theory, Greek cultural history (from antiquity to the present), European aestheticism, historical and cognitive anthropology, ritual studies, philosophy and rhetoric, comparative oral poetics.He is the author of the books "C. P. Cavafy: The Economics of Metonymy" (2009), "Amphoteroglossia: A Poetics of the Twelfth-Century Medieval Greek Novel" (2005), and "Towards a Ritual Poetics" (co-author, 2003). His major publications also include the books "Greek Ritual Poetics" (co-editor; 2005), "Imagination and Logos: Essays on C.P. Cavafy" (editor; 2010), and "Medieval Greek Storytelling: Fictionality and Narrative in Byzantium" (editor; 2014). He is currently completing a monograph entitled "Neomedieval Postcapitalism."