Gail Holst-Warhaft


Upcoming Events

  • November 8, 2022, 7 PM,
    Nostalgia for the East: The Bitter-Sweet Poetics of Loss
    Location: ASCSA Cotsen Hall - Hybrid Lectures, Anapiron Polemou 9, Athens 106 76
    Register Here

  • November 11, 2022, 7 PM,
    Book Presentation: The Greek edition of Holst-Warhaft, Dangerous Voices: Women’s Laments and Greek Literature
    Location: Bookstore Books +
    There will be a performance of polyphonic laments by Nota Kaltsouni and Antigoneia.

Past Events

  • July 2nd, 2022, Solomos Museum/ Durrell Library, Corfu.
    The Oriental Strain: Poetry, Music, and the Maternal Inheritance

  • June 27, 2022, Paxos Festival, Paxos Island.
    Laments in Modern Greek Literature.

  • June 2022, Serafeio Cultural Center Athens.
    Presentation of A Journey into the Rembetika for Young and Old

  • May 13, 2022, Holy Trinity Cathedral, New York City.
    The Poetry and Music of Mikis Theodorakis. (lecture and translations)

  • May 1st 2022, Symphony Space, New York City.
    Theodorakis: A Musical Tribute (Narrative and Translations)

  • November, 2021, “The Black Duck,” Athens.
    Presentation of Nisiotika

  • May 6, 2021, Two readings in Ithaca’s Spring Writes Festival.
    Watch Here

  • February, 2021, “Odysseys”: a series of virtual readings by Ithaca-based writers.
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  • May 4, 2020, Ithaca Spring Writes Festival
    Panel: "Expression as Freedom: Ithaca City of Asylum and Amnesty International panel on expression under dictatorship and in prisons"
    GLH speaks on poetry written in prison and exile

  • April 16th, 2019, Yale University
    Yale Hellenic Studies Program: “Greek Ethnomusicology: Where and What is the “Ethno” in Ethnomusicology?”

  • April 15th, 2019, Yale University
    Modern Greek Studies Programs: “How Productive Pain is: Weaving, War, and the Work of Mourning in Greek literature, ancient and modern.”
    Yale Directed Studies Colloquium

  • The Out of Bounds Radio Show with Tish Pearlman (Listen online)
    • Sat Dec 15, 2018 at 3:30pm ET WEOS-FM
    • Sun Dec 23, 2018 at 11:30am ET WSKG-FM

  • 3:00 pm, Nov 16, 2018,
    Reading at Buffalo Street Books,
    215 N Cayuga St, Ithaca, NY
    Lucky Country

  • 8:00 pm, October 24, 2018,
    News University of Crete (video)

  • 2:00 pm, September 16, 2018,
    Macculloch Hall Historical Museum. Morristown, NJ
    Poets in the Garden
    $10 per adult, FREE for members

  • 7:00-9:00 pm, Mar 22nd, 2018,
    Literati Bookstore, 124 E Washington St. Ann Arbor, MI 48140
    The Fall of Athens, a reading by Gail Holst-Warhaft

  • May 21st, 2017, 6pm, Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC
    A Reading with Music

  • March 7th, 2017, 5pm, Burlington, VT
    Farrell Room, St. Edmond’s Building, St. Micael’s College.

  • November 4th, 2017, 1:00-2:45 pm,
    Stockton Seaview Hotel, 401 S. N York Rd, Galloway, NJ.
    Modern Greek Studies Association Symposium
    Special session “Contemporary writing from, to, and about Greece”
    Featuring works by 4 authors including The Fall of Athens

  • February 20, 2017, 4:30 pm, Reading at Yale University.
    Program in Hellenic Studies, Luce Hall 203.

  • December 4, 2016, 2:00 pm, Ithaca, NY.
    Reading at Buffalo Street Books,
    215 N Cayuga St, Ithaca, NY