George Fragopoulos

George Fragopoulos 

Assistant Professor

English Department




Ph.D. in English, 2010, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

M.A. in Liberal Studies, 2005, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

B.A. in English, 2002, New York University 


Teaching Philosophy: "The unexamined life is not worth living." Socrates



"“Singing the Silent Songs, Enchanting Songs”: Bob Kaufman’s Aesthetics of Silence." Journal of Modern Literature, vol. 40 no. 1, 2016, pp. 147-163.

"This is a Poem: Graffiti, public space and poetry in the contemporary Athenian cityscape." Journal of Greek Media & Culture, Volume 2, Number 1, 1 April 2016, pp. 67-84 (18).

“Laura (Riding) Jackson’s Film Conscience: Selections from Riding’s Lost Essay, Len Lye and the Problem Popular Films” in the Publication of the Modern Language Association (PMLA), 130.1 (2015), pp.  119-128.   
"The Politics and Poetics of Transliteration in the Works of Olga Broumas and George Economou." MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the U.S., vol. 39 no. 4, 2014, pp. 140-16


Terror in Global Narrative: Representations of 9/11 in the Age of Late-Late Capitalism. Eds. George Fragopoulos and Lila Naydan. Palgrave Macmillian, 2016. 

Book Chapter: 

"On Claiming Responsibility: Banksy's Art as Counter-Narrative to the Bureaucratization of the Imagination" in Terror in Global Narrative. 

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