O καθ. Γιώργος Αναγνώστου (Υorgos Anagnostou): σύντομο βιογραφικό, εργογραφία

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Ο Γιώργος Αναγνώστου είναι καθηγητής Πολιτιστικών Σπουδών στο Πολιτειακό Πανεπιστήμιο του Οχάιο, με ερευνητική δραστηριότητα στους χώρους εθνότητας και διασποράς (http://mgsa.org/faculty/anagnost.html). Έχει δημοσιεύσει το βιβλίο Contours of White Ethnicity: Popular Ethnography and the Making of Usable Pasts in Greek America (Ohio University, 2009), η μετάφραση του οποίου στα Ελληνικά είναι υπό έκδοση από τις εκδόσεις Νήσος. 

Στον χώρο της ποίησης έχει εμφανιστεί με τα Διασπορικές Διαδρομές (Απόπειρα, 2012, http://apopeirates.blogspot.com/2012/04/blog-post_20.html), και Λόγοι Χ Αμερικής(Ενδυμίων, 2014, http://issuu.com/basilislaliotis/docs/anagnostou). Επίσης στο μπλογκ http://diasporic-skopia.blogspot.com

Ο Γιώργος Αναγνώστου σπούδασε Πολιτικός Μηχανικός στο Αριστοτέλειο Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης, και Κοινωνική Ανθρωπολογία (1992) στο Πανεπιστήμιο της Λουισιάνας (LSU). Πήρε το διδακτορικό του στις Πολιτιστικές Σπουδές (1999) από το Πολιτειακό Πανεπιστήμιο του Οχάιο (Ohio State University). Έχει δημοσιεύσει εκτενέστατα σε Αμερικανικές επιστημονικές επετηρίδες.

Το βιβλίο του «Contours of White Ethnicity: Popular Ethnography and the Making of Usable Pasts in Greek America» http://www.ohioswallow.com/book/contours+of+white+ethnicity

Prof. Yiorgos Anagnostou
Associate Professor
Ohio State University
Department of Greek and Latin
Ph.D. 1999 Ohio State University
(Anthropology, Modern Greek Studies, Comparative Studies)

Principal Publications
The Contours of White Ethnicity: Popular Ethnography and the Making of Usable Pasts in Greek America (2009, Ohio University Press) http://ohioswallow.com/author/Yiorgos_Anagnostou

Book chapter
“ Against Cultural Loss: Immigration, Life History, and the Enduring Vernacular.’” In Hellenisms: Culture, Identity and Ethnicity from Antiquity to Modernity, ed. by Katerina Zacharia, 355-77. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing (2008).

“Where does ‘Diaspora’ Belong? The Point of View from Greek American Studies.” Journal of Modern Greek Studies, Vol. 28 (1): -73–119. 2010.
“A Critique of Symbolic Ethnicity: The Ideology of Choice?” Ethnicities, Vol. 9(1): 94-122. 2009.
“About Facts and Fictions: Reply to Herbert Gans and Mary Waters.” Ethnicities, Vol. 9(1): 136-140. 2009.
“Research Frontiers, Academic Margins: Helen Papanikolas and the Authority to Represent the Immigrant Past.” Journal of the Hellenic Diaspora, Vol. 34 (1&2): 9-29. 2008.
“The Politics of Metaethnography in the Age of ‘Popular Folklore.’” Journal of American Folklore 119.474 (2006): 381-412.
“Through the Lenses of Rage: Refracting Success in Greek America.” Modern Greek Studies (Australia, New Zealand) 13 (2005): 132-145.
“Helen Papanikolas as a Humanist: Immigrants, ‘Contact Zones,’ and Empathy in the American West.” Modern Greek Studies Yearbook 20/21 (2004/2005): 147-173.
“Forget the Past, Remember the Ancestors! Modernity, ‘Whiteness,’ American Hellenism, and the Politics of Memory in Early Greek America.” Journal of Modern Greek Studies 21.1 (2004): 25-71.
“‘That Imagination Called Hellenism:’ Connecting Greek Worlds, Past and Present, in Greek America.” The Classical Bulletin 80.2 (2004): 247-281.
“Private Heirlooms, Public Memories: Tradition and Greek America as Translation.” Gramma: A Journal of Theory and Criticism 12 (2004): 109-125.
“Model Americans, Quintessential Greeks: Ethnic Success and Assimilation in Diaspora.” Diaspora: A Journal of Transnational Studies 12.3 (2003): 279-327.
“‘Whiteness Studies’ in the United States: Theory and Politics.” O Politis 72 (2000): 33-38. [In Greek] Book Reviews in the Greek American Media
“Greek Americans and African Americans in Conflict and Solidarity.’ Review of George Pelecanos’ “The Turnaround.” The National Herald, Vol. 12 (611), June 27, 2009:7. ( http://www.thenationalherald.com/pdf/611/p7.pdf)
“The Point of View of a Third-Generation Greek American: Family History and a Woman;s Quest for Roots.” Review of Catherine T. Davidson’s “The Priest Fainted.” The National Herald, Book Supplement, December 20, 2008:20-1.
“When Greeks and Turks Met: Cultures in Dialogue.” Review of Demetra Vaka’s “The Unveiled Ladies of Istanbul (Stanbul).” 1923. Introduction Yiorgos Kalogeras. Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2005. The National Herald, June 28, 2008: 6.
“Empowering Greek American Women.” Review of Constance Callinicos’ (1990) “American Aphrodite: Growing Up Female in Greek America.” Pella. The National Herald, Book Supplement, February 23, 2008: 10-11.
“Do not Forget the Race Factor.” Review of Lazar “Larry” Odzak’s (2006) “Demetrios is Now Jimmy.”: Greek Immigrants in the Southern United States, 1895-1965. Monograph Publishers. Durham: North Carolina. The National Herald, Book Supplement, Spring 2007.