Associate Professor George Frazis

Coordinator of Greek and Hellenic Studies
Coordinator of In-Country Study Program (Greek)

George M. Frazis graduated from the Philosophical Department of the University of Athens in 1981 with a BA (Hons). In 1987 he completed a Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of Adelaide and in 1995 he completed a Master of Arts at Flinders University in Adelaide.

In 1999 he completed a PhD at Flinders University dealing with the literature of Pandelis Prevelakis. George currently teaches the Modern Greek Language and Greek Literature at Charles Darwin University where he specialises in:

  • literary studies
  • Modern Greek Literature 
  • Immigration Greeks in Australia; oral history
  • Teaching Greek as second/foreign language
  • Development of E-learning platform on Greek language and culture

Teaching of Greek with the use of new technologies, and in the creation of computer-based programs for the teaching of language in all forms through distance education.

George is the coordinator of CDU’s Greek In-country program and each year accompanies students to Greece for an intensive three week course.

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

  • PORTRAITS OF PIONEER GREEK SETTLERS IN DARWIN: THE CASE OF LAMBROS GOUGOS (1908-1958). Journal of Historical Society of Northern Territory 2017.
  • “AN ATTEMPT TO DETECT DATA OF DYSTOPIA, EUTOPIA AND UTOPIA IN THE ODES OF ANDREAS KALVOS”. Παιδαγωγικά ρεύματα στο Αιγαίο του Π.Τ.Δ.Ε, 2016.
  • “The teaching of language (mother tongue) via children's and adolescent’s literature”. Proceedings of the Conference on Teaching Greek as a second/foreign language. University of Western Macedonia, Greece 2010.  
  • "Graduate Diploma in Language Teaching: a collaborative project Flinders University - Charles Darwin University". Greek Research in Australia. Proceedings of the Biennial Conference of Hellenic Studies. Department of Languages, The Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide 2009.
  • "Distance Education: Languages and e-learning: the case of Charles Darwin University: problems and perspectives". Proceedings of the Biennial Conference of Hellenic Studies. Department of Languages, The Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide 2007.
  • "Delivery of Modern Greek to Charles Darwin University: problems and perspectives". ΚΕΓ Θεσσαλονίκη 2005. 
  • http://www.komvos.edu.gr/fryktories/index.php
  • "Με αφορμή μια ανέκδοτη επιστολή του Γ. Κ. Κατσίμπαλη προς το Γιάννη Ζερβό: Παλαμάς versus Σολωμός". Department of Languages, The Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide 2005.  
  • “Katsibalis v Zervos”. Mikrofiloloyika, Volume 13. Cyprus 2003.
  • “Zervos v Papadiamantis”. Greek Research in Australia. Proceedings of 4th Conference of Hellenic Studies. Department of Languages, The Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide 2003. 
  • Portraits of Pioneer Greek Settlers in Darwin: the Case of Lambros Gougos (1908-1958). Northern Territory Historical Studies: A Journal of History, Heritage and Archaeology. Issue No 28, 2017. 

Other Publications

  • Greeks in South Australia 1950-2010. Adelaide 2013.
  • In Aristotle’ Land. Exercise Book. Flinders University 2003.
  • Women of 1821. Education Office. Consulate General of Greece in South Australia. Adelaide 2000.
  • The Battle of Crete. Education Office. Consulate General of Greece in South Australia. Adelaide 2000.
  • From Alpha to Omega. Greek Curriculum, Support Material Band C. Modern Greek for Beginners. Department for Education and Children’s Services. Adelaide 1998.
  • About me and my family. Greek Curriculum, Support Material Band C. Modern Greek for Beginners. Department for Education and Children’s Services. Adelaide 1998.
  • My World. Greek Curriculum, Support Material Band C. Modern Greek for Beginners. Department for Education and Children’s Services. Adelaide 1998.
  • My Place. Greek Curriculum, Support Material Band C. Modern Greek for Beginners. Department for Education and Children’s Services. Adelaide 1998.
  • Yoryos Theotokas, Simees ston Ilio. Greek Language and Culture for University Students. Flinders University 1997.
  • Το Πάσχα των Ελλήνων. Κολέγιο Αγίου Γεωργίου Θέμπαρτον. Ανέκδοτο, 1998.
  • Maro Vamvounaki, O Pianistas ke o Thanatos. Greek Language and Culture for University Students. Flinders University 1997.

Editor in the following books

  • Greek Research in Australia. Proceedings of the Biennial Conference of Greek Studies (Flinders University June 2007). Editors: Elizabeth Close, George Couvalis, George Frazis, Maria Palaktsoglou, Michael Tsianikas. The Flinders University of South Australia, Modern Greek. Adelaide 2009.
  • Greek Research in Australia. Proceedings of the Biennial Conference of Greek Studies (Flinders University April 2003). Editors: Elizabeth Close, Michael Tsianikas, George Frazis. The Flinders University of South Australia, Modern Greek. Adelaide 2005.
  • Greek Research in Australia. Proceedings of the Biennial Conference of Greek Studies (Flinders University September 2001). Editors: Elizabeth Close, Michael Tsianikas, George Frazis. The Flinders University of South Australia, Modern Greek. Adelaide 2003.
  • Greek Research in Australia. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of Greek Studies (Flinders University June 2000). Editors: Elizabeth Close, Michael Tsianikas, George Frazis. The Flinders University of South Australia, Modern Greek. Adelaide 2001.




George Frazis

Contacts

T: 08 8946 6486
E: george.frazis@cdu.edu.au

Casuarina Campus
Building Orange 6, Level 2, Room 3