PhD (U of California Berkeley)
Art History (ARTH)
Cultural Heritage (CHTE)
- ( ARTH 356, CHTE 356 ) The Present Past: Re-imagining Greece Through Heritage (Athens, Crete, Rhodes)
- ( BUS 345, CHTE 345 ) Sustainable Futures: Cultural Heritage and Tourism Management
- ( ARTH 386, CHTE 386 ) The Art and Craft of Curating: Making Sense of Art in the 21st Century
- ( ARTH 362 ) Ancient Greek Sculpture
Dr. Athena Hadji is an academic, curator and author. She holds a Ph.D. in archaeology, anthropology and art history by The University of California Berkeley. Her work encompasses a wide range of theoretical approaches and media.
She has lectured and published extensively on prehistoric Aegean sculpture, contemporary street art, urban crisis and its manifestations, receptions of antiquity and the Arcadian ideal, early travelers in Greece, early 20th century trade in antiquities, and idealized versions of the past in cultural heritage management. She has received numerous awards and distinctions as a scholar from, among others, the Fulbright and Onassis Foundations. As a curator she taught at the Gund Gallery Faculty Seminar at Kenyon College.
Her latest novel, The Sea Fled, has been shortlisted for two national awards and received an honorary award from the Municipality of Rhodes. Currently, she teaches History of Art and Architecture at the Hellenic Open University, Urban Anthropology at the National School of Public Administration and is an ISRF Fellow for her Athenian graffiti and street art research project.
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