Maule, Rosanna

rosanna_maule.jpgRosanna Maule
Associate Professor, Film Studies
Undergraduate Program Head, Film Studies
  • PhD, University of Iowa, 2000
telephone: 514-848-2424 ext.4615
location: FB 337

Rosanna Maule is Associate Professor of Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University, Montreal. She joined Concordia University in 2000 as an Assistant Professor. She holds a PhD (2000) in Communications, with concentration in Film Studies, from the University of Iowa, USA. At Concordia University she presently acts as the Undergraduate Programme Director, as well as coordinator of the International Exchanges Committee.

She is the author of Beyond Auteurism: New Directions in Authorial Film Practices in France, Italy, and Spain since the 1980s. (Bristol: Intellect Books, 2008) and the main editor of In the Dark Room: Marguerite Duras and Cinema (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2009). She has published several articles in film journals and book chapters and has edited special issues of film journals on her areas of expertise.

Since 2001, she has been a member of the Groupe de Recherche sur l'Avènement et la Formation des Institutions Cinématographique et Scénique (GRAFICS), based at Université de Montréal, and she is a collaborator of the Advanced Research Team on History and Epistemology of Moving Image Study (Arthemis), based at Concordia University. She is on the editorial board of the international film journal Cinémas, a member of Domitor, an international association dedicated to the study of early cinema.

She is on the Board of Directors of the Women and Film History International (WFHI), an international research group interested in the artistic and technological contribution of women to film.

Maule is now working on two new research projects: a book on women's cinephilia, investigating the conceptual and historical relations of women to cinephile practices, and a multimedia installation on the concept and the practices of women's cinema in the age of post-feminism and digital media, the latter in collaboration with filmmaker and MHSOC colleague Guylaine Dionne.

research interests:

Film history and historiography, with an emphasis on Western European cinemas, early cinema, contemporary film theory, including feminist theory and criticism, issues in authorial film practices, theories of national cinemas, and postmodernism.
At Concordia University, Maule teaches Additionally, she regularly teaches workshops at the Escuela Internacional de Cine y Television EICTV (San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba).

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