Dr Krista Bonello Rutter Giappone

Dr Krista Bonello Rutter Giappone

Dr Krista Bonello Rutter Giappone

Visiting Senior Lecturer

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Krista Bonello R. Giappone is a Visiting Senior and Casual Lecturer in English at the University of Malta, where she has been teaching since 2014. She has recently been a Visiting Professor at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, where she lectured on history, heritage and digital games. She is a Research Fellow with the Centre for Critical Thought at the University of Kent in Canterbury, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK).

She previously worked for 6 years as an Assistant Lecturer in Drama at the University of Kent, where she completed her AHRC-funded PhD on comedy, and her PGCHE. In addition to this, she obtained a Masters in Shakespeare Studies (Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston), and a Masters in Higher Education (University of Kent). She has also taught at CATS (Further Education) College Canterbury, and for the University of the Third Age (Malta). Her first degrees were in Law and English (University of Malta), followed by the postgraduate Diploma of Notary Public.
  • Shakespeare
  • Comedy studies
  • Video games
  • Horror film
  • Critical theory
  • Punk
  • Higher Education

BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K., 2020. Book review: 'Judges, Judging and Humour, eds. Jessica Milner Davis and Sharyn Roach Anleu (2018)'. Comedy Studies, Taylor & Francis.

CASELLI, S., BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K., SCHELLEKENS, J. and GUALENI, S., 2020. 'Satire at Play. A Game Studies Approach to Satire'. Proceedings of 15th International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games, .

SCHELLEKENS, J., CASELLI, S., GUALENI, S. and BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K., 2020.  
'Satirical Game Design: The Case of the Boardgame Construction BOOM!'
. Proceedings of 15th International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games, .

TANTI, E. and BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K., 2020. 'Re-wound: Echo’s (dis) temporality'. Short Film Studies, 11(1), pp. 93--96.

BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K., 2018. '"It’s about being true to yourself": An interview with Miguel ‘Kinnie’ Debattista, from Batteries Not Included (Malta)'. Punk and Post-Punk, 7(3), pp. 433.

BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K., 2018. The Punk Turn in Comedy: Masks of Anarchy. Palgrave Macmillan.

BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K., 2018. 'The CounterText Review: Universities in the Neoliberal Era' (review-article). CounterText, 4(2), pp. 294-304.

BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K., FRANCIS, F. and MACKENZIE, I., 2018. 'Introduction: Setting the Agenda'. In: K. BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, F. FRANCIS and I. MACKENZIE, eds, Comedy and Critical Thought: Laughter as Resistance. London and New York: Rowman and Littlefield International, pp. 1--12.

BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K. and TANTI, E., 2018. Murder, medium and manipulation in the metropolis. Horror Studies, 9(1),.

MACKENZIE, I., FRANCIS, F. and BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K., eds, 2018. Comedy and Critical Thought: Laughter as Resistance. Rowman and Littlefield International.

VELLA, D. and BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K., 2018. 'The City in Singleplayer Fantasy Role Playing Games'. Proceedings of the 2018 DiGRA International Conference, .

BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K., 2017. Bibliographical Entries: Lev Manovich; Bruno Latour. In: J. TABBI, ed, The Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature. New York: Bloomsbury, .

BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K., 2017. Comedy Researcher Speaks to the Difficulties, Rewards of her Publishing Journey, Wiley Humanities Festival. UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K., 2017. Laughing otherwise: comic-critical approaches in alternative comedy. Journal for Cultural Research, 21(4), pp. 394-413.

BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K., 2017. Stand-Up Comedy in Malta. antae, 4(2-3), pp. 192--203.

BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K. and TURNER, C., 2017. How Much Deadpool is Too Much Deadpool? In: N. MICHAUD and J.T. MAY, eds, Deadpool and Philosophy: My Common Sense is Tingling. Chicago: Open Court Publishing, .

BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K. and TANTI, E., 2016. Film Review: Green Room. Intellect.

BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K., 2015. Self-reflexivity and humor in adventure games. Game Studies, 15(1),.

BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K. and TANTI, E., 2015. Film Review: Starry Eyes. Inter-disciplinary.net.

THE SKEPSI TEAM, 2013. Cradled in Caricature. Skepsi, Vol. 5 (2) Co-edited volume of Skepsi
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https://blogs.kent.ac.uk/skepsi/issues/v05i02/ edn. University of Kent: .

BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K., 2012-2015. Horror film reviews (THINK magazine). THINK, University of Malta outreach magazine, .

BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K., 2012. 'The way he sees it - Interview with Yianni Agisilaou', Times of Malta (2012, May 6). Times of Malta.

THE SKEPSI TEAM, 2012. (De)Parsing Bodies. Skepsi, Vol. 5 (1) Co-edited volume of Skepsi
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https://blogs.kent.ac.uk/skepsi/issues/v05i01/ edn. University of Kent: .

THE SKEPSI TEAM, 2011-2012. Mischellanea. Skepsi, Vol. 4 (2) Co-edited volume of Skepsi
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https://blogs.kent.ac.uk/skepsi/issues/miscellanea/ edn. University of Kent: .

ARRIBERT-NARCE, F., FIORUCCI, W., GIAPPONE, R., BONELLO, K., CLEMENTS, H., FOEHN, M., KINCAID SPELLER, M., PAWLIKOWSKA, K. and SFORZA TARABOCHIA, A., 2010. Pharmakon: Literature and Violence. Skepsi 3 (2) Co-edited volume of Skepsi. University of Kent.

BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K., 2010. ‘I do mistake my person all this while': Blindness and Illusion in Richard III. Skepsi, 3(1), pp. 15--30.

THE SKEPSI TEAM, 2010. Bad Behaviour in Medieval and Early Modern Europe, Skepsi, Vol. 3 (1) Co-edited volume of Skepsi
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https://blogs.kent.ac.uk/skepsi/issues/v03i01/ edn. University of Kent: .

KARHULAHTI, V. and BONELLO RUTTER GIAPPONE, K., 'Punchline behind the Hotspot : Structures of Humor, Puzzle, and Sexuality in Adventure Games (with Leisure Suit Larry in Several Wrong Places)'. Journal of Popular Culture, .

THE SKEPSI TEAM, Feminisms: The Evolution, Skepsi, Vol. 4 (1) Co-edited volume of Skepsi
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https://blogs.kent.ac.uk/skepsi/issues/v04i01/ edn. University of Kent: .

  • DGA5017 - Reflective Writing
  • ENG1082 - Shakespeare and Tudor Drama
  • ENG1172 - The Rise of Tudor Drama
  • ENG1282 - Shakespeare and the Idea of Tragedy
  • ENG1372 - Shakespeare: The Second Tetralogy of History Plays
  • ENG2027 - Shakespeare: Genius and the Imagination
  • ENG2078 - Writing Seminars 2
  • ENG3051 - Synoptic Study-Unit 1: Ideas and Concepts
  • ENG3052 - Synoptic Study-Unit 2: Readings, Interpretations, Applications
  • ENG3064 - The Language of Shakespeare
  • ENG5052 - Writing the Mediterranean
  • ENG5068 - Shakespeare: Theory and Performance
  • IDG5152 - Games and Narrative
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