JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

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Go to Babel: Pushing and reaffirming mainstream cinema's boundaries

 

Marina Hassapopoulou

Marina Hassapopoulou holds a B.A. in English from the University of Bristol (U.K.) and a M.A. in English and Film Studies from the University of Oregon (USA). She will begin her Ph.D. program in August, at the University of Florida. Her academic interests include the following: representations of race and ethnicity in the media, international cinema, new media and participatory culture, Queer cinema, postmodernism and film, and independent cinema. Her paper, ‘‘‘It’s All Greek to Me’: Misappropriations of ‘Greekness’ in the U.S. Mass-Mediated Popular Culture,’’ has been published in the Journal of the Hellenic Diaspora (Dec. 2007). Marina has also written various film reviews for the Oregon Daily Emerald.

One of her favorite movie-related websites is www.rottentomatoes.com. Her current favorite blog is Dlisted.com.

Marina can be reached at: marina_160583@hotmail.com