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Professor, Film Studies
Areas of Expertise: Classical Hollywood; New Hollywood; Gender studies; Genre studies; Cultural studies; Film History
Biography: Selected Publications …
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Areas of Expertise: Nanoparticles: synthesis and optical properties; Metal Nanoparticles: gold and silver, shape and size selection Colloidal particles: synthesis, stability, monodispersity; Self-assembly: polymer, colloids; Nanocomposites: core-shell particles, metallodielectrics Polymers: liquid crystals, thin films, rheology, tribology
Biography: I joined Chemistry Department in July of 2004 as a Materials Chemist. I received my Master degree working with polymer liquid crystals under the supervision of Prof. Valery P. Shibaev at Moscow State University. During my Ph.D., I studied polymer and…
Professor and Chair, English and Film Studies
Areas of Expertise: Contemporary German culture; German film; European film; German literature; Business German
Associate Professor of French, Director of Program in Cultural Analysis & Social Theory
Areas of Expertise: Political Theory; Continental Philosophy; The French Avant-Garde; Modern French Literature; French Film
Biography: Research Interests: …
(519) 884-0710 ext. 3002
Areas of Expertise: Media history (film, radio, television); The Titanic disaster; Orson Welles; Media representation of island survivor stories: Robinson Crusoe to Lost
Contract Academic Staff
Areas of Expertise: philosophy of art; aesthetics; film and photography; philosophy of technology; technology and society
Areas of Expertise: Canadian film and television industries; Documentary film and television; Cultural policy; Contemporary Canadian, British and American popular culture
Biography: My teaching and research interests mostly surround popular visual media with a special interest in film and television studies. I also study and/or teach cultural policy, national popular cultures, popular music studies and media history. Recent or…
(519) 884-0710 ext.4150
Areas of Expertise: Literature by Immigrants; Rwanda; Human Rights in Literature and Film; African Literature; Czech Literature
(519) 884-0710 ext.2949
Associate Professor and Film Studies Coordinator/Undergraduate Advisor
Areas of Expertise: Memory Studies; Film Theory; The (contemporary) Art Film; Adaptation; Literature and Film W.G. Sebalds Prose Texts
(519) 884-0710 ext.2380