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Betty Kaklamanidou

Assistant Professor in Film History & Theory
Contact info: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

Short CV

Betty Kaklamanidou completed her Ph.D. on Film and Literature in May 2005. She is the author of Genre, Gender and the Effects of Neoliberalism: The New Millennium Hollywood Rom Com (London: Routledge, 2013), Introduction to the Hollywood Romantic Comedy (Athens: Aigokeros, 2007), When Film Met Literature (Athens: Aigokeros, 2006) and co-editor of The 21st Century Superhero: Essays on Gender, Genre and Globalization (Jefferson: McFarland, 2011). Her fields of study include film and politics, adaptation theory, genre and gender, and contemporary Greek cinema.

 

Recent Publications

2013  

  “Mamma Mia! and The Power of Sisterhood”, Mamma Mia, L. FitzGerald & M. Williams (eds.), London: I.B Tauris. 94-109. 

2012  

“A Greek Product Made in Colombia: Is Ugly Mary a Universal Fairy Tale?” TV's Betty Goes Global: From Telenovela to International Brand, J. McCabe & K. Akass (eds.), London: I.B. Tauris. 175-188.

“Hostage: Filming the “Other” Side of Immigration in Greek Contemporary Cinema”, Re-inventing/Re-presenting Identities in a Global World, S. Yemenedzi-Malathouni, T.G. Rapatzikou & E. Arapoglu (eds), Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press. 155-165.

2011   

“The Greek ‘American’ Dream: The Semiotics of the Greek Romantic Comedy”, Borders, Peripheries, Diasporas, G. Paschalides, E. Hodolidou & I. Vamvakidou (eds.), Thessaloniki: University Studio Press. 357-374.“The Mythos of Patriarchy in the X-Men Films”, The 21st Century Superhero: Essays on Gender, Genre and Globalization, R.J. Gray II & B. Kaklamanidou (eds.), Jefferson: McFarland. 61-74.

“Introduction”, with Richard J. Gray II, The 21st Century Superhero: Essays on Gender, Genre and Globalization, R.J. Gray II & B. Kaklamanidou, Jefferson: McFarland. 1-14.

“The Four Filmic Adaptations of Les Liaisons Dangereuses: The “surrender” of the Marquis de Merteuil to film patriarchy”, From Literature to Film, F.Tabaki-Iona & M.E. Galani (eds.), Athens: Aigokeros. 53-66.

 

Office hours: 
Tuesday: 11:00-13:00
Friday: 11:30-13:00

School of Film Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki