Nikitas Fessas


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Nikitas Fessas holds a PhD in Political and Social Sciences: Communication Sciences, from Ghent University, Belgium. From 2013 to 2019 he was a member of CIMS (Centre for Cinema and Media Studies), while finishing his doctoral thesis under the supervision of prof. dr. Daniel Biltereyst and prof. dr. Sofie Van Bauwel. His research interests include film noir, Greek cinema, and gender and sexuality, from a feminist psychoanalytic (Lacanian)/discourse-analytic perspective. He holds two MAs from Sussex University, in Creative and Critical Writing, and in Literature, Film and Visual Culture. He has published numerous cultural criticism texts and philosophical essays in both Greek and foreign media, as well as reviews and academic articles in peer-reviewed journals, such as Filmicon and the Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies. He regularly writes film reviews for the Greek news site Nostimon Imar. He is also a reviewer for the Journal of Research in Gender Studies. Slavoj Žižek mentions him in his book Less than Nothing: Hegel and the Shadow of Dialectical Materialism. Nikitas is the co-editor of the upcoming volume Greek Film Noir (Edinburgh University Press).

A list of publications can be consulted here: Nikitas Fessas