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October 4, 2011

Fulbright Scholar Dr. Betty Kaklamanidou at SUNY Empire State College

Fulbright Scholar

Dr, Betty Kaklamanidou

Fulbright Scholar Dr. Betty Kaklamanidou has joined Empire State College for two months.

A lecturer in film history and theory at the Film Studies Department at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, Kaklamanidou teaches film history and theory. She is the co-editor of “The 21st Century Superhero: Essays on Gender, Genre and Globalization in Film,” and the author of two Greek books on film adaptation and the Hollywood romantic comedy, “Introduction to the Hollywood Romantic Comedy: Film Genre & Gender Representation” and “When Film Met Literature: Theoretic Approaches and Comparative Analysis.” She has written many essays and has delivered papers in her areas of interest, including film and politics, adaptation theory, genre and gender, and contemporary Greek cinema.

"Many thanks to Peggy Tally who made the initial connection with Betty, has dealt with so many of the arrangements and continues an important collaboration with her,” said Professor Alan Mandell. “Thanks also to Meg Benke and Bob Clougherty, who strongly supported Betty Kaklamanidou's Fulbright work at Empire State College.”

Kaklamanidou has an office at the Metropolitan Center, third floor, through the end of October.

Her visit to Empire State College, which already has included a talk at the Center for Distance Learning and at a graduate residency, is sponsored by the School for Graduate Studies and the Office of Academic Affairs.