Film / TV

Richard Cavell, PhD

Richard Cavell, PhD

Professor

Co-Founder, Bachelor in Media Studies Program

Marshall McLuhan, media theory, Canadian cultural production, media studies, Canadian cultural studies, politics and aesthetics

Kyle Frackman, PhD

Kyle Frackman, PhD

Associate Professor

German, Germany, Austria, Scandinavia, Sweden, Finland, literature, film, cinema, theory, cultural studies, gender, sexuality, social justice, teaching, East Germany

Anthony Dawson

Professor Emeritus

Theatre, Shakespeare, history of Shakespearean performance, Shakespeare in contemporary culture, Elizabethan drama

Dr. Tiffany Potter, PhD

Professor of Teaching

eighteenth-century British literature and theatre (1660-1820), television, popular culture, women and popular culture (current and historical), eighteenth-century captivity narratives, “The Wire,” “Battlestar Galactica,” teaching, research on university teaching,

Ernest Mathijs, PhD

Ernest Mathijs, PhD

Professor

Cult cinema, film audiences, censorship, horror movies, controversies and aesthetically provocative films,

Alison Green, BFA, MFA

Alison Green, BFA, MFA

Professor Emeritus

Sociology and history of costume, set and costume design, costume and social history, theatre in Vancouver

Alain-Michel Rocheleau, PhD

Assistant Professor

French cinema, French and Quebecois theatre, Anglican Church and Roman Catholic Tradition

Jerry Wasserman, PhD

Jerry Wasserman, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Canadian theatre, history of theatre, Vancouver film, blues music

Robert Bridson, PhD

Adjunct Professor

Computer graphics, computer animation, scientific computing, numerical analysis

Stephen Heatley, BA, MFA

Stephen Heatley, BA, MFA

Associate Professor

Theatre, acting, directing, new play development, comedy, commedia dell’arte, solo performance, play producing, Canadian theatre, Canadian plays

Judith Plessis

Judith Plessis

Executive Director Emerita of Continuing Studies

Leadership in university lifelong learning, Second language acquisition for adults, Authorship by women filmmakers (Margarethe von Trotta, Marguerite Duras, Maya Deren)

Gage Averill, PhD

Gage Averill, PhD

Dean

Popular music, Caribbean music, barbershop harmony, sound, music and power, music and politics, ethnomusicology, world music

Kim Snowden, PhD

Lecturer

Folk & fairy tales, social justice & feminism, vampires in popular culture, monstrosity in literature & film, science fiction & fantasy, young-adult literature, contemporary fairy tales, fairy-tale film, social media, television, film & pop culture, social networks, social networking

Jon Beasley-Murray, PhD in Literature (Duke)

Jon Beasley-Murray, PhD in Literature (Duke)

Associate Professor, Hispanic Studies; Chair, Latin American Studies Program

Latin America, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Venezuela, Central America, Mexico, politics, political theory, cultural studies, literature, culture, film, history, the Left, revolution, revolutionary movements, populism, civil society, affect, habit, multitude, posthegemony, educational technology, blogs, Wikipedia

Doris Baltruschat, PhD

Author, Educator

Media/digital literacy, stereoscopic (3D), virtual reality and social media, independent film, digital citizenship and media democracy, media ecologies, transmedia storytelling, international co-productions and TV formats, film/TV audience reception, aboriginal media/arctic cinema, social movements, social networks, social networking

Prof. Hyung-Gu Lynn

Prof. Hyung-Gu Lynn

AECL/KECPO Chair in Korean Research

Editor, Pacific Affairs

South Korea, North Korea, Japan, politics, popular culture, society,

Prof. Christopher Rea, PhD

Prof. Christopher Rea, PhD

Professor

Modern Chinese language, culture, history, literature, and cinema, modern China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, undergraduate research, graduate research, research methodology, fraud, translation, celebrity culture in Asia,

Dr. Lisa Coulthard, PhD

Dr. Lisa Coulthard, PhD

Professor, Cinema and Media Studies

film violence, film sound, film music, crime television and film, action cinema, the fight sequence in cinema, stuntwork in cinema, sonic immersion in media, sex in cinema, media violence, American cinema, European cinema, art films, cognitive studies and cinema, film theory, film philosophy, contemporary blockbusters, superhero films,

Stephen Petrina, PhD

Stephen Petrina, PhD

Professor of Media & Technology

Co-Director, Institute of Critical Education Studies

Academic freedom, craft, cultural history, design studies, design and technology, digital literacy, digital media, educational technology and learning technologies, environmental studies, higher education, history of education, history and philosophy of research, history of medicine, history of social sciences, maker movement, media, media studies, learning, open access, research design and methodology, subcultures, science and technology studies (STS), STEM education, technology

Gaoheng Zhang, PhD

Gaoheng Zhang, PhD

Assistant Professor of Italian Studies

Italian-Chinese cultural relationships, Chinese migrations to Italy, gender in Italy, Italian media and cinema, Italian literature and culture, Italian colonial and postcolonial cultures, Italian travel and migration literature and cinema