Despoina Feleki

Despoina Feleki is a Post-doctoral Researcher and Adjunct Lecturer in the School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. She also serves as an appointed School Educator in Greece. She completed her MA studies in European Literature and Culture and her PhD in Contemporary American Culture in the School of English (AUTh). She is a Fulbright Scholar, awarded Fulbright Educational and travel Grants in order to participate in the Salzburg Global Seminar on American Studies. Feleki teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses and organizes workshops on fiction and pedagogy, focusing on the intersections between textuality and digitality, and on how these affect literary and educational practices. Her other academic and research interests include Contemporary Anglophone Literature, World Literature, Popular Culture, Fandom and Videogame Studies. Feleki has been a member of the Multimodal Reading and Research Group of the School of English (AUTh) since its inception in 2013. She served as the Young Scholar Representative (2014-18) of the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS) and is currently serving as the Treasurer of the same Association (2019-23). Her monograph, entitled Stephen King in the New Millennium: Gothic Mediations on New Writing Materialities, was out by Cambridge Scholars Publishing in 2018. Some of her published articles appear in Ex-centric Narratives: Journal of Anglophone Literature, Culture and Media (HELAAS), in GRAMMA: Journal of Theory and Criticism: Digital Literary Production and the Humanities (AUTh), in Writing Technologies by Nottingham Trent University and in Authorship, the Journal of the University of Ghent. She is the co-editorof the Special Issue for the HELAAS online open access journal Ex-centric Narratives: Journal of Anglophone Literature, Culture and Media under the title “Popular Culture in a New Media Age: Trends and Transitions.”

Despoina Feleki