Ass╬┐ciate Professor

Department of American Literature

School of English

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki 54 124, Greece

Email: trapatz@enl.auth.gr

Phone: + 30 2310 997414


Bio sketch:

Tatiani Rapatzikou is Associate Professor at the department of American Literature and Culture at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She holds an M.A. from Lancaster University in Contemporary Literary Studies (1996) and a PhD in Contemporary American Literature from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England (2001). For her PhD research she was funded by the Board of Greek State Scholarships Foundation (I.K.Y). Also, she received the Arthur Miller Centre Award (2000) and the BAAS Short Term Travel Award (2000) for her research in the USA and Canada. In 2009, she was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the MIT Comparative Media Studies program, while in Spring 2012 she was a Visiting Research School at the Program in Literature at Duke University. She is the coordinator of the project "Urban Environments in Transition" (Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund-International Competition 2012 with the participation of the Fulbright Foundation). She is also the co-director of the American Studies Resource Portal and the co-editor of ECHOES, the online creative writing magazine of the School of English at Aristotle University. She teaches courses and supervises research projects on 20th and 21st century American literature and poetry. Her research interests are in Contemporary American Literature and the New Media, Digital Literature, Postmodern Fiction and Poetry, the Technological Uncanny, and Cyberculture/Cyberpunk.