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Durham University

School of Modern Languages & Cultures

Events in Modern Languages & Cultures

World Cinema and Cosmopolitics Research Group workshop: Dr Deborah Shaw [Portsmouth]: Deconstructing and Reconstructing 'Transnational Cinema'

2nd June 2016, 10:30, Russkiy Mir Centre, A29, Elvet Riverside I, Durham University

This workshop will discuss Deborah Shaw’s essay: “Deconstructing and Reconstructing ‘Transnational Cinema’” (in S. Dennison, ed. Contemporary Hispanic Cinema: Interrogating Transnationalism in Spanish and Latin American Film. Woodbridge: Tamesis, 47-65).

Deborah Shaw is Reader in Film Studies at the University of Portsmouth. Her research interests include transnational film theory, film funding bodies and transnational art cinema, Latin American cinema, Latin Americans and Latinos in US cinema, and cinema and migration. She has published widely in these areas.

She is the founding co-editor of the Routledge journal Transnational Cinemas, and author of The Three Amigos: The Transnational Filmmaking of Guillermo del Toro, Alejandro González Iñárritu, and Alfonso Cuarón, (Manchester University Press, 2013), and Contemporary Latin American Cinema: Ten Key Films (Continuum, 2003).

She is the editor of Contemporary Latin American Cinema: Breaking into the Global Market (Rowman and Littlefield, 2007), co-editor of The Transnational Fantasies of Guillermo del Toro (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) with Ann Davies and Dolores Tierney, and of the forthcoming Latin American Women Filmmakers: Production, Politics, Poetics (World Cinema Series, I.B. Tauris) with Deborah Martin.

Contact f.j.adrian@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.