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Dr. Glen Norton

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Academic Background

PhD, Social and Political Thought, York University
MA, Film and Video, York University
BA (Honours), Film Studies, Brock University
BA, Film Studies, University of Western Ontario

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Cinema=Godard=Cinema: A hub for academic information and discussion about the work of Jean-Luc Godard

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Research Interests 

History of European Cinema; Phenomenology of the Cinematic Experience; Philosophy of Film;
Existential Ethics; Cinema and Temporality; The Transnational Road Movie

Selected Publications

La Prostitution (1959), by Marcel Sacotte.” Reading with Jean-Luc Godard. Eds. Kevin J. Hayes and Céline Scemama. Montreal: Caboose (forthcoming).

“The ‘Hidden Fire’ of Inwardness: Cavell, Godard and Modernism.” The Legacies of Jean-Luc
. Eds. Christina Stojanova, Douglas Morrey and Nicole Côté. Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfrid Laurier
University Press, 2014. 157-168.

Where Film Meets Philosophy: Godard, Resnais, and Experiments in Cinematic Thinking, by Hunter Vaughan.” New Review of Film and Television Studies 11.3 (2013): 398-401.

“Times On The Road: Identity and Lived Temporality in Benoît Jacquot’s À tout de suite and
L’intouchable.” Open Roads, Closed Borders: The Contemporary French-language Road
. Eds. Michael Gott and Thibaut Schilt. Bristol, UK: Intellect Press, 2013. 103-118.

Reflections on the Evolution of Cinema=Godard=Cinema.” Frames 1 (July 2012).

“‘Remove the Inside, You See the Soul’: Jean-Luc Godard’s Faith in the Image.” Faith and
Spirituality in Masters of World Cinema, Vol. II
. Ed. Kenneth R. Morefield. Newcastle
upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011. 106-118.

“Moral Perfectionism in Eric Rohmer’s Ma nuit chez Maud.” Studies in French Cinema 9.1
(2009): 25-36.

Nostalgia for the Present: The Godard Renaissance Continued.” Senses of Cinema 35 (April

“The Seductive Slack of Before Sunrise.” Post Script 19.2 (Winter/Spring 2000): 62-72.