Modern Greek Studies Association

Dr. Mary Pittas-Herschbach

Independent Scholar

Ph.D. 1984 University of Maryland. Department of French and Italian.
M.A. 1976 University of Maryland. Department of French and Italian

Principal Publications

“The Status of Modern Greek Studies in Higher Education: A Case Study on the East Coast”Journal of Modern Greek Studies, Volume 24, 2006

"Identity and Difference in the Iphigeneia of Petros Katsaitis." Journal of Modern Greek Studies, May 2002.

"Transformations of Mythical Space: The Case of Kambanellis in Greek Drama." Text and Presentation, 22/01.

“The Woman Who Could Not Remain Silent: The Character of Phaedra in Euripides and Racine.” In Autonomy in Logos: Anatomies of Silence, Athens University Press, Athens, Greece. Proceedings of the 2nd HASE (Hellenic Association for the Study of English) International Conference, University of Athens, Greece.

Time and Space in Euripides and Racine: the Hippolytos of Euripides and Racine’s Phèdre. Peter Lang Publishing, Inc. New York, 1990.

Department of Classics
1210K Marie Mount Hall
University of Maryland,
College Park, MD 20742

301-314-9084 Fax

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Areas of Specialization

Classical Theatre

Classical Tradition

Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies

Modern Greek Language, Elementary and Intermediate Levels.

The Classical Tradition in Modern Greek Literature.

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