THE DAY THEY CAME HOME

a short fiction writing competition

Competition Details: Judges

Soti Triantafillou

Soti Triantafillou attended English-Hellenic Elementary School and graduated from French-Hellenic High School. Her further education includes: Diplôme d'Etudes de Lettres et Civilisation Françaises, Université de Nice, Faculté des Lettres et Sciences Humaines, Nice, France (1979), Bachelor of Science; Faculty of Pharmacology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece (1980), Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA), Faculty of History and Civilizations, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris (with professor Marc Ferro), France (1981), PhD, American History and Civilization, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris (thesis on "The Image of the U.S. Through the Hollywood Comedy 1946-1960" with Professor Marc Ferro), France (1984), PhD, History of American Cities, NYU (Thesis "Los Angeles, California and Athens, Greece: Urban Patterns" with professor Jean Heffer) (1989).

Soti Triantafillou speaks five languages (English, Greek, French, Italian and German). She worked as professor of history and film studies at the Hellenic Film School, (1985-2000) and she was a visiting lecturer at the Aegean University, Faculty of geography / faculty of history / faculty of urbanism, Mytilene, Greece (2004-2007). Her academic work includes the project "The Image of Los Angeles in the Movies" (with Professor Jean Heffer) for the Centre d'Etudes Nord-Américaines, Paris, France (1984-1985). Her 10th novel, "Rare Earths," was released in October of 2013.

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This writing competition, initiated by Tom Kazas, is the result of a team effort by a number of activists who met and discussed the possibilities for action following the 2013 Sydney International Colloquy. More info...

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