Selected Publications

Foka, A. Westin, J. and Chapman, A. (2018) ‘Digital Technology in the Study of the Past’ Digital Humanities Quarterly 12:3, Northeastern University Press: Boston. 

Slaney, H., Foka, A. and Bocksberger, S. ( 2018) ‘Ghosts in the Machine: an Experiment in Distributed Reception’, Digital Humanities Quarterly 12:3, Northeastern University Press: Boston. 

Westin, J. Foka, A. and Chapman, A. (2018) Humanising places: exposing histories of the disenfranchised through augmented reality, International Journal of Heritage Studies, 2018 Vol. 24, no. 3, 283–286

Foka, A. ( 2018) ‘The Digital Aesthetic in Atlantis: the Evidence’ in Hobden, F. and Wringley, A. Ancient Greece on British Television, University of Edinburgh Press.

Foka, A, Katerelou, A, Kelaidis, K., Xekalaki, Z. (2017) 'Digital Archaeology: Greece on Focus' in Archaeology and Arts, Volume 125

Foka, A. ( 2017) 'Deconstructing Oedipus: Woody Allen’s Mighty Aphrodite and the Classical Tradition', in Almagor, E. and Maurice, L. Ancient Virtues and Vices in Popular Culture, Leiden: Brill, 167-86. 

Foka, A., Misharina, A., Arvidsson A., and Gelfgren, S. (2017) ‘Beyond humanities qua digital: Spatial and material development for digital research infrastructures in Humlab’. Digital Scholarship in the Humanities: Oxford University Press.

Foka, A. and Gelfgren, S. (2017) 'visualisering som verktyg och metod för historieforskning'. in Digital humaniora och om humaniora i en digital tid Erixon, P.O. and Pennlert, Daidalos: Gothenburg:  147-164.

Chapman, A. Foka, A., Westin, J. (2016) 'What Is Historical Game Studies?' Rethinking History vol.20:4, Taylor and Francis. 

Nygren, T. Foka, A. and Buckland, I. P. (2016) “El status quo de las humanidades digitales en Suecia: Pasado, presente y futuro de la historia digital”, in La historia pública digital: Perfiles plurales de un espacio en construcción, eds. Fernando Sossai & Juan Andrés Bresciano, Univille University Press.

 Foka, A., Arvidsson, V. (2016) ’Experiential Analogies: Sonic Digital Ekphrasis as a Digital Humanities Project’ Digital Humanities Quarterly 10:2, Northeastern University: Boston

Arvidsson, V. and Foka, A. (2015) 'Digital Gender: Perspective, Phenomena, Practice' First Monday Vol.20 no4. 

Foka, A. (2015) 'Redefining Gender in Sword and Sandal: The New Action Heroine in Spartacus' (2010-3) Journal of Popular Film and Television. Taylor and Francis Group: New York, Vol. 43. 1. 

Foka, A. (2015) 'Queer Heroes and Action Heroines' In Cornelius, M. (ed) Spartacus in the Television Arena: Essays on the Starz Series, Mcfarland 186-206. 

Foka, A.  ‘Remixing Classics for the Screen: Woody Allen and the Classical Tradition’ Studia Oliveriana Nuova Serie, Pesaro.

Foka, A., Arvidsson, V. (2014) 'Digital Gender: a Manifesto: Report on the Research Workshop Digital Gender: Theory, Methodology, and Practice'. SSRN.

 Nygren, T. Foka, A, and Buckland, P. (2014) "Digital History in Sweden," in H-Soz- Kult, Humbolt University. PDF available here

Foka, A. (2011) ‘Beauty and the Beast: Femininity, Animals and Humour in Greek Middle Comedy’ Classica et Mediaevalia Vol 62. Århus: Museum Tusculanum Forlag: Pages: 51-80.

Books and book chapters

Foka, A. and Liliequist, J. (2015) Laughter, Humour, and the (Un)making of Gender: Historical and Cultural Perspectives. NY: Palgrave and McMillan. 

Mäntymäki, T., Rodi-Risberg, M., and Foka A., (eds). (2015) Deviant Women: Cultural, Linguistic, and Literary Approaches to Narratives of Femininity, Oxford: Peter Lang. 

Foka, A. (2015) ‘Gender Subversion and the Early Christian East: Reconstructing the Byzantine Comic Mime.' in Foka A. and Liliequist, J. Laughter, Humor, and the (Un)making of Gender, NY: Palgrave&Mcmillan, 65-84. 

Foka, A., and Liliequist, J. (2015) ‘Introduction.' in Foka A. and Liliequist, J. Laughter, Humor, and the (Un)making of Gender, NY: Palgrave&Mcmillan, 7-12. 

Foka, A. (2015) ‘The Many Masks of Theodora. A Portrayal of Female Deviance in Byzantine Imperial Historiography’ in Deviant Women: Cultural, Linguistic, and Literary Approaches to Narratives of Femininity, in Mäntymäki, T. and Rhodi-Risberg, M., and Foka A., (eds) Oxford: Peter Lang, 29-48.


Foka, A. (under preparation) Zoomorphism and Humour:  Greek Comedy. OUP: Oxford University Press

Foka, A, (2009-doctoral thesis) Gods, Humans, Beasts: Relations of Power in Greek Comedy, Liverpool University: Liverpool.

Conference Proceedings

Research review articles 

Foka, A. (2018) ‘Book Review: Boddard, G. and Romanello M. (2016) Beyond the Echo Chamber: Digital Classics. London: Ubiquity Press’, For the Journal of Hellenic Studies: Cambridge University Press. 

Foka, A. (2014) ‘Book Review: Futre-Pinheiro, M., Skinner, M., and Zeitlin, F.I. (2014) Narrating Desire: Eros, Sex, and Gender in the Ancient Novel, Berlin, and Boston: De Gruyter'. Bryn Mawr Classical Review. 

Foka, A. (2012) Book Review: Ruffel, I Politics and Antirealism in Athenian Old Comedy. The Classical Review: Cambridge.

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