Past Event – May 29th, 2014

We are pleased to invite you to join us at our

Meet the Author: A Retrospective on Award Winning Author Ioanna Karatzaferi

Presented by performance artist Vassilea Terzaki

Master of Ceremonies Dimitra Nikoloù

When:  Thursday, May 29th, 2014, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Press and Communication Office Permanent Mission of Greece to the UN
             305 East 47th Street, 2nd Floor
             New York, NY 10017 (see map here)


  • Introduction and Analysis of Ioanna Karatzaferi’s Work by Dimitra Nikoloù
  • Reading from My Home is Everywhere by Ioanna Karatzaferi (in Greek)
  • Ioanna Karatzaferi: Teacher and Friend for Life by Sam Chekwas
  • Reading from Furnished Rooms by Natasha Katerinopoulos (in Greek)
  • Short film: Ioanna a Free Woman by Yannis Katomeris (in Greek)
  • Reading and Analysis of Have a Nife Day by Dr. Spyros Efthimiades
  • Reading from Bazayiazi by Ilias Neofotistos (in Greek)
  • A Woman – devised performance by Vassilea Terzaki with the participation of Caryn Heilman, Nana Simopoulos, and Terry Vakirtzoglou. The piece is based on Ioanna’s poetry and combines music with contemporary movement and theatrical components to travel through Ioanna’s poetry and express the concerns, aspirations, and existential quest of A Global Woman
  • Q&A discussion with Ioanna Karatzaferi

Wine and cheese reception to follow the discussion.

This is a complimentary event and no RSVP is required. We kindly request a $25 donation; proceeds will go to AGAPW’s scholarship fund. Please make your contribution here (you will be redirected to the Eventbrite secure connection).

For further information, please contact Dr. Olga Alexakos at

We look forward to welcoming you!

*Please note that the program will be in both English and Greek.

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