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Theodora Tsimpouki is Professor at the Faculty of English Studies, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She studied at the University of Athens, the Sorbonne and at New York University from where she received her Ph.D. Her past research has centered on American literature and culture, gender studies and theories of space. She has written essays on 20th and 21st century American literature and culture, the fiction of modernism and postmodernism. She is co-editor of Conformism, Non-Conformism and Anti-Conformism in the Culture of the US and Culture Agonistes: Debating Cultures, Rereading Texts. Her work has also appeared in edited volumes abroad and in Greece. Her recent published research includes articles on Edith Wharton, Stephen Crane, Henry James, Bernard Malamud, Philip Roth, E. L. Doctorow, American Exceptionalism, Ruins, and American ideology of space. Her recent publication includes The War on the Human: New Responses to an Ever-Present Debate (co-editor, 2017) “Henry James’s “‘The Aspern Papers’: Between the Narrative of an Archive and the Archive of Narrative” (The Henry James Review 39.2.2018) and “All I need is sunlight: Ovidian metamorphosis and the posthuman subject in Han Kang’s The Vegetarian” (Journal of Posthuman Studies 5.2.2021).