Serafim Andreas


Andreas Serafim
Researcher

Biographical note

 

Andreas Serafim obtained a Ph.D. degree from University College London (2013; supervisor: Professor Christopher Carey) and an M.A. from the University of Texas at Austin (2010; supervisor: Professor Michael Gagarin). He hold several academic positions before joining the Research Centre for Greek and Latin Literature of the Academy of Athens: Postdoctoral Fellow at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2019-2020); Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Cyprus (2017-2019); Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Cyprus (2014-2015 & 2016-2017); Adjunct Lecturer at the Open University of Cyprus (2014-2017 & 2019/2020); Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellow at Trinity College Dublin (2015-2016); Honorary Research Fellow (2013-2015) and Assistant Lecturer (2012-2013) at University College London.

He is a specialist in Greek oratory/rhetoric, law and performance, with a wide range of other research interests, including ancient Greek religion, reception of ancient rhetoric, linguistics, gender/sexuality theories, and other interdisciplinary theories (such as humour theories and persuasion).

 

PUBLICATIONS (accepted and in press only)

Books

1. Serafim, Andreas. Attic Oratory and Performance (New York and London: Routledge 2017)

2. Serafim, Andreas. A Commentary on Lysias’ Olympic Oration: Introduction, Translation, Comments (Athens: Smili Publications 2020)

3. Serafim, Andreas. A Commentary on Demosthenes’ Second Olynthiac: Introduction, Translation, Comments (Athens: Smili Publications 2020)

4. Serafim, Andreas. Religious Discourse in Attic Oratory and Politics (New York and London: Routledge 2020).

 

Edited books

1. Papaioannou, Sophia, Andreas Serafim and Beatrice da Vela (eds.). The Theatre of Justice: Aspects of Performance in Greco-Roman Oratory and Rhetoric (Leiden and Boston: Brill 2017)

2. Papaioannou, Sophia, Andreas Serafim and Kyriakos Demetriou (eds.). The Ancient Art of Persuasion across Genres and Topics (Leiden and Boston: Brill 2019)

3. Papaioannou, Sophia, Andreas Serafim and Michael Edwards (eds.). Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Ancient Rhetoric (Leiden and Boston: Brill, forthcoming in 2021)

4. Michalopoulos, Andreas, Andreas Serafim, Alessandro Vatri and Flaminia Beneventano della corte (eds.). The Rhetoric of Unity and Division in Ancient Literature (Leiden and Boston: De Gruyter, Trends in Classics-Supplementary Volumes, forthcoming in 2021) In press

5. Sophia Papaioannou and Andreas Serafim (eds.). Comic Invective in Ancient Greek and Roman Oratory (Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter, Trends in Classics, Supplementary Volumes – forthcoming in 2021)

 

Articles

1. Serafim, Andreas. “Making the Audience: Ekphrasis and Rhetorical Strategy in Demosthenes 18 and 19”, Classical Quarterly 65 (2015) 96-108

2. Serafim, Andreas. “Constructing Identities: Religious Argumentation, Sexual Identity and Social Status in Attic Forensic Oratory”, Annals of the Faculty of Law in Belgrade 67 (2019) 233-253

3. Serafim, Andreas. “Comic Invective in the Public Forensic Speeches of Attic Oratory”, Hellenica 68 (2020) 23-42

4. Serafim, Andreas. “Paralinguistics, Community and the Rhetoric of Division in Attic Oratory”, Roda da Fortuna. Electronic Journal about Antiquity and Middle Ages 22 (2020) 114-143

5. Serafim, Andreas. “Language and Persuasion in Attic Oratory: Imperatives and Questions”, Argos: Journal of the Argentine Association of Classical Studies 41 (2020) 1-19

6. Serafim, Andreas. “Community, Division and the Persuasive War of Identities in Attic Oratory”, Classics Ireland 28 (2021) In press

7. Serafim, Andreas and Andreas Karyos “The Politics of Language: Linguistics, Rhetorics and Political History in Makarios’ Nenikikamen (We have triumphed)”, Journal of Mediterranean Studies (forthcoming)

 

Chapters in volumes

1. Papaioannou, Sophia, Andreas Serafim and Beatrice da Vela. “Introduction”, in Sophia Papaioannou, Andreas Serafim, and Beatrice da Vela (eds.). Theatre of Justice: Aspects of Performance in Greco-Roman Oratory and Rhetoric (Leiden and Boston: Brill 2017) 1-9

2. Serafim, Andreas. “‘Conventions’ in/as Performance: Addressing the Audience in Selected Public Speeches of Demosthenes”, in Sophia Papaioannou, Andreas Serafim, and Beatrice da Vela (eds.). Theatre of Justice: Aspects of Performance in Greco-Roman Oratory and Rhetoric (Leiden and Boston: Brill 2017) 26-41

3. Serafim, Andreas. “Thespians in the Law-Court: Sincerity, Community and Persuasion in Attic Forensic Oratory”, in Andreas Markantonatos and Eleni Volonaki (eds.). Poet and Orator: A Symbiotic Relationship in Democratic Athens (Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter 2019) 347-362

4. Papaioannou, Sophia, Andreas Serafim and Kyriakos Demetriou, “The Hermeneutic Framework: Persuasion in Genres and Topics”, in Sophia Papaioannou, Andreas Serafim and Kyriakos Demetriou (eds.). The Ancient Art of Persuasion across Genres and Topics (Leiden and Boston: Brill 2019) 1-16

5. Serafim, Andreas. “Feel between the Lines: Emotion, Language and Persuasion in Attic Forensic Oratory”, in Sophia Papaioannou, Andreas Serafim and Kyriakos Demetriou (eds.). The Ancient Art of Persuasion across Genres and Topics (Leiden and Boston: Brill 2019) 137-152

6. Serafim, Andreas. “Sicking Bodies: Stasis as Disease in the Human Body and the Body Politic”, in Helen Gasti (ed.). ΔΟΣΙΣ ΑΜΦΙΛΑΦΗΣ. A Volume in Honour of Emerita Professor Katerina Synodinou (Carpe Diem Publications: Ioannina 2020) 673-695

7. Serafim, Andreas. “Comic Invective in Attic Forensic Oratory: Private Speeches”, in Sophia Papaioannou and Andreas Serafim (eds.). Comic Invective in Ancient Greek and Roman Oratory (Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter, Trends in Classics, Supplementary Volumes – forthcoming in 2021)

8. Papaioannou, Sophia, Andreas Serafim and Michael Edwards, “Making the Past Present: Ancient Rhetoric across the Ages, Cultures and Topics”, in Sophia Papaioannou, Andreas Serafim and Michael Edwards (eds.). Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Ancient Rhetoric (Leiden and Boston: Brill – forthcoming in 2021)

9. Michalopoulos, Andreas, Andreas Serafim, Flaminia Beneventano della corte and Alessandro Vatri, “Unity and Division in Ancient Literature: Current Perspectives and Further Research”, in Andreas Michalopoulos, Andreas Serafim, Alessandro Vatri and Flaminia Beneventano della corte (eds.). The Rhetoric of Unity and Division in Ancient Literature (Leiden and Boston: De Gruyter, Trends in Classics-Supplementary Volumes 2021) In press

10. Serafim, Andreas. “‘I, He, We, You, They’: Addresses to the audience as a means of unity/division in Attic forensic oratory”, in Andreas Michalopoulos, Andreas Serafim, Alessandro Vatri and Flaminia Beneventano della corte (eds.). The Rhetoric of Unity and Division in Ancient Literature (Leiden and Boston: De Gruyter, Trends in Classics-Supplementary Volumes 2021) In press

11. Serafim, Andreas. “ΕΡΩΤΗΣΟΝ ΑΥΤΟΥΣ: Questions, Rhetorical purpose and Hypocrisis in Attic Forensic Oratory”, in Gerhard Thür, Sima Avramovic and Andreja Katanceviic (eds.). Law, Magic and Oratory (Belgrade: Publications of the Faculty of Law at the University of Belgrade 2021)

12. Sophia, Papaioannou and Andreas Serafim, “Killing with a Smile: Comic Invective in Greek and Roman Oratory”, in Sophia Papaioannou and Andreas Serafim (eds.). Comic Invective in Ancient Greek and Roman Oratory (Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter, Trends in Classics, Supplementary Volumes – forthcoming in 2021)

13. Serafim, Andreas. “‘These are what we Fought for’: Classics in the Educational System of Post-revolutionary Greece (1824-1935)”, in Theodoros Giannopoulos and Athanasios Grammenos (eds.). The Mystery of our Future: Greek Identity and Politics in the Third Century of Independent National Life (contracted with Epikentro Publications, Athens/ submitted/ publication expected in 2021)

 

Reviews

Serafim, Andreas. Review of Mark Sundahl, David Mirhady, and Ilias Arnaoutoglou (eds). A New Working Bibliography of Ancient Greek Law 7th - 4th centuries BC, Athens 2011 – in Journal of Hellenic Studies 132 (2012) 202-203.

 

Textbooks

Serafim, Andreas. Ancient Greek Grammar and Syntax. A textbook I used in the module “Ancient Greek Prose Composition”, which I taught at the University of Cyprus, 2014-2015. Kantzilaris Publications, Nicosia, Cyprus.