7 May
28 May

The Free Athenian of Benalmádena announces the celebration of some days on "Mythology and cinema" in which we will consider the existence of the mythological archetypes in the modern stories with which the cinema shows us its critical vision of our current society.

The days are structured over four days that will coincide with the four Tuesdays of the month of May, namely:

Tuesday, 5/7/2019


"The sirens".


Tuesday, 05/14/2019

Classical and ancient myths (continued):

Aphrodite / Venus. The amazon. Antigone. Boudica. Circe. Electra. Fedra.

Helena Iphigenia Lady Godiva Medea Pandora.

Biblical characters:

Esther Judith. Bad girls: Dalila. Lilith / Eva. Maria Magdalena. Salome.


Tuesday, 5/21/2019

Real characters:

Anne Boleyn. Catherine of Russia. Cleopatra Cristina from Sweden. Isabel of Castile Elizabeth of England. Joan of Arc. The Beautiful Otero. Leonor of Aquitaine. Lola Montez Lucrezia Borgia. Marie Antoinette. Kill hari. Messalina Poppea. Sappho of Lesbos. Theodora .


Tuesday, 05/28/2019

Literary characters :

Anna Karenina Bernarda Alba Carmen. Emma Bovary The Celestina. Lady Macbeth. Luisa Casati. Margarita Gautier Naná Yerma





These days will be in charge of Dr. Rosa M. Ballesteros.



* Degree in Philosophy and Letters (UMA).

* Research Sufficiency: Doctorate Program "Social groups and collective mentalities in Modern and Contemporary History".

* Doctor in Contemporary History (UMA)

* University Expert in Gender and Equality of Opportunities (UMA)

* Specialist in Women's History. Writer and lecturer.

Xº "Victoria Kent" Research Prize of the University of Málaga

Related research groups:

Group of Andalusian Historical Research (GRIHAN)

Seminar on Interdisciplinary Studies of Women (SEIM / UMA)

Spanish Association for the Research of the History of Women (AEIHM)

Member of the Network of Unity for Equality of Andalusian Public Universities (RUIUPA).

Collaborations as an expert (External evaluator)

Magazine of Social History

Bet Social Sciences Magazine (Editorial Committee and External Evaluator)

L'Atalante Journal of film studies.

Milcayac (University of Cuyo, Argentina)

Published books:

(2017): The cinema is not only a game of men. Directors of silent films , Editorial Académica Española (EAE), ISBN 978-620-2-24531-9,2017.

(2014): With foreign name. Bio-filmographies of actresses in Spanish cinema (1916-1950) . Málaga, Publications Service of the University of Málaga (SPICUM), Athena Collection.

(2010): Film writers. Gallery of authors (1934-2000) . Málaga, Publications Service of the University of Málaga, Col. Atenea nº 71.

(2010): Daughters of Galiana. A literary trip with Toledo in the background . Ciudad Real, Almud, editions of Castilla-La Mancha, Añil Library.

(2012): Toledo, factory of dreams. The cinema in Toledo (1901-2010). Toledo, Editorial Covarrubias.

(2001): The Portuguese feminist movement: From the republican awakening to the salazarist exclusion (1909-1947) . Málaga, University of Málaga, Col. Athena.

(2000): María Veleda . Madrid, Ediciones del Orto.

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