Dr Agnieszka Rasmus
Dr Agnieszka Rasmus is assistant professor in the Institute of English Studies at the University of Łódź. Her research interests include film history and theory, Hollywood, British cinema, adaptation and remake theory and new media. Her recent research project is on Hollywood remakes of cult British films.
She is a member of the International Shakespeare Studies Centre (ISSC), an interdepartmental and interdisciplinary academic team whose aim is to conduct research on Shakespeare’s works and his presence in Polish and global culture.
Dr Rasmus also co-edits the Institute’s Newsletter, which comes out twice a year and is available here.
She teaches classes on British Cinema, Film Culture, Adaptations, Remakes, Hollywood Cinema, Digital Culture, New Media, Cult Film, and Medieval and Renaissance Drama. Her course syllabi may be found here.
BA and MA thesis written under her supervision concern adaptations and remakes, British cinema, auteur cinema, digital culture and cult film.
She is author of Filming Shakespeare, from Metatheatre to Metacinema (Peter Lang, 2008) and Hollywood Remakes of Iconic British Films: Class, Gender and Stardom (EUP, 2020 forthcoming) and co-editor with Magdalena Cieślak of Images of the City (CSP, 2009), Against and Beyond: Subversion and Transgression in Mass Media, Popular Culture and Performance (CSP, 2012), and special issue of Multicultural Shakespeare: Translation, Appropriation and Performance, vol. 12 (27) “Diversity and Homogeneity: Shakespeare and the Politics of Nation, Class and Gender” (Łódź University Press, 2015)
Recent publications are listed at PBN’s database nr PBN-ID: 3937970