Dr Maria Palaktsoglou

Senior Lecturer

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

place Social Sciences North (3106)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Dr Maria Palaktsoglou is a Lecturer in Modern Greek language and culture in the Department of Language Studies, Flinders University. She is the Director of Studies (Modern Greek), the Coordinator for many topics in Modern Greek and the Coordinator of the Diploma in Language.She has an MA (1996) and a PhD (2002) on Greek Literature from Flinders University. She has published a series of articles on literature, migration and Distance learning and has taken part in many national and international conferences both in Australia and Europe. She has co-edited a book, two special editions of The Modern Greek Studies Association Journal, and Conference Proceedings. Dr Palaktsoglou is the Co-editor of Greek Research in Australia: Proceedings of the Biennial Conference of Greek Research.

Qualifications

PhD, M.A, BA (Hons)

Key responsibilities
Lecturer - Modern Greek Language and Greek Mythology
Director of Studies (Modern Greek)
First Year Coordinator (Modern Greek)
Coordinator - Diploma in Language
Co-editor - Proceedings of the Biennial International Conference of Greek Studies
Convenor - 10th International Conference on Greek Research and
                 2nd International Conference on Ageing in a Foreign Land
Research expertise
Language studies
Literary studies 
Other language, literature and culture
Research interests
Greek Migration to Australia, Australian Migration Policy (1901-1970s), Greek Migrant Women in the Domestic Service, Migrant identity
Greek Literature (Modernism and Postmodernism)
On-line Learning and Teaching
Topic coordinator
MGRE1201 Introductory Modern Greek Part 1
MGRE1202 Introductory Modern Greek Part 2
MGRE2201 Intermediate Modern Greek Part 1
MGRE2202 Intermediate Modern Greek Part 2
MGRE2214 Greek Mythology: Gods, Heroes and Mortals
Topic lecturer
MGRE1202 Introductory Modern Greek Part 2
MGRE1201 Introductory Modern Greek Part 1
MGRE2201 Intermediate Modern Greek Part 1
MGRE2202 Intermediate Modern Greek Part 2
MGRE2214 Greek Mythology: Gods, Heroes and Mortals
Supervisory interests
Australian migration policies
Greek language and popular tradition
Greek literature
Greek migrant culture
Greek migration to Australia, history, multiculturalism, literature
Migrant identity
Migrant women in Australia
Migration and domestic service
Migration policies, Australian
Migration to Australia
Modern Greek literature in European context
Twentieth century Greek literature
Higher degree by research supervision
Current
Principal supervisor: Modern Greek literature (1), Greek migrant culture (1)
Associate supervisor: Greek and Cypriot migration (1), Greek migration and education (3)
Completion
Associate supervisor: Greek migration and education (1), Greek migration and media (1)
Publications
Expert for media contact
Greek Migration to Australia
Greek migrant women in Australia's Domestic Service
Available for contact via
Or contact the media team
+61 8 82012092
0427 398 713
Interests
  • Greek Migration to Australia
  • Greek migrant women in Australia's Domestic Service

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