Curriculum Vitae

of Professor Panos Karagiorgos

Panos Karagiorgos, former Professor of English Language and Literature at the Translation Department, Ionian University, Corfu, studied English and Greek Literature at the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki and English Literature at Birmingham University, the Shakespeare Institute, from which he received his Ph. D. in 1976 with his dissertation “Greek Translations of Shakespeare: a Comparative Study”. Prior to coming to Ionian University in 1980 where he taught English – Greek Translation and English Language and Literature till 2004, he lectured on English and Modern Greek Literature at the University of Ioannina. He has also taught as a Visiting Professor at various universities in the United States, Canada, Germany, Norway, and Italy. He discovered and published unknown letters by the Greek poets Solomos and Kalvos. He is a member of the Greek Byron Society, the Hellenic Literary Translators’ Association, the National Association of Greek Writers, and a Life-Member of the International Lawrence Durrell Society.