Eleni Bastea, Associate Professor of Architecture, University of New Mexico

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Tuesday, September 16, 2003 - 13:45

"Athens, 1896: Karaghiozes and the Olympic Games" Eleni Bastéa is an Associate Professor in Architecture at the University of New Mexico. She holds an undergraduate degree in art history from Bryn Mawr College, a Master's of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in history of architecture, also from UC Berkeley. She is the author of The Creation of Modern Athens: Planning the Myth (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2000), winner of the John D. Criticos Prize, and a finalist for the Sir Runciman Award. She is also the editor and a contributing author of the forthcoming book Memory and Architecture (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press).