Assistant Professor at the Center of Scandinavian Studies, Vilnius University
Atėnė Mendelytė (PhD, Lund University) is a film scholar and Assistant Professor at the Center of Scandinavian Studies, Vilnius University. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in film, media, and visual studies. Mendelytė has published numerous articles and anthology chapters on a variety of subjects ranging from Victorian post-mortem photography to Deleuzian film-philosophy in relation to Samuel Beckett’s television plays. Her research primarily focuses on investigating theoretical and philosophical questions in connection to various forms of art (film, photography, theatre, music, and literature) and as part of the MotherNet project she is currently investigating aesthetic mediations of subjectivity in relation to motherhood.