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Dr Kiriaki Massoura

Assistant Professor

Department: Humanities

ADSS Kiriaki Massoura Facultystaff 255I completed my BA in English and American Literature, Language and Applied Linguistics at the University of Athens and then spent a year teaching Language and Literature to a variety of students, from 7 to 70 year-olds. In 1995 I completed my Masters in Twentieth Century Studies (English, American and Postcolonial Literature and Film Studies) at the University of Newcastle and in 2001 my PhD thesis on the writing of Margaret Atwood at the University of York. I taught contemporary literature as a visiting lecturer for the University of Newcastle, Centre for Lifelong Learning, and my first academic post was in 2001 at the ELC in the School of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Northumbria at Newcastle. In 2006 I started a new lectureship in what is now the Department of Humanities.

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Office: Lipman 403
Lipman Building, room 403
Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • The Body that Writes: Gender, Class, and the Abject Female Body in Hannah Kent’s Burial Rites (2013), Massoura, K. 14 Dec 2023, In: C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-century Writings
  • Space, Time, and the Female Body: Homer's Penelope in Margaret Atwood's The Penelopiad (2005), Massoura, K. 31 Dec 2017, In: Contemporary Women's Writing
  • The political in Margaret Atwood's fiction: The writing on the wall of the tent, Massoura, K. Oct 2014, In: Modern Language Review
  • A language is everything you do : the reflective self in an autobiographical narrative, Massoura, K., Garner, M. Sep 2005, In: Journal of Language and Literature
  • I look at it and see my life entire: language, third-eye vision and painting in Margaret Atwood's Cat's Eye, Massoura, K. Sep 2004, In: British Journal of Canadian Studies

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