Constantinidou, Despina-Alexandra

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  • Despina-Alexandra Constantinidou holds a BA and MA on English literature fromAristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Her doctoral thesis, which she defendedin 2012, is entitled Paranoia from Salvador Dali to Jacques Lacan: Psychoanalysisand Culture in the 1930s. It focuses on the interface between Lacan’s early writingsand Dali’s essays and art within the broader cultural context of the 1930s, as well as onthe significance of their interaction for literary theory. Her research interests and publicationsrevolve around the history of psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic theory, semioticsand literary theory in general, and cultural products ranging from Marcel Proust’s Remembranceof Things Past to surrealist art. She has taught courses on poetry, fiction,and academic writing in the School of English, AUTh, Greece, and has worked as aneditor and proofreader in various publications, as well as in the AUTh website.