Director, Film Studies

Associate Professor and Kenan Fellow

Department of English and Comparative Literature

crwarner@email.unc.edu

Office: Greenlaw 439

Expertise and Interests: History of Post-1945 Modern Cinema (European, American, East Asian) / Film Theory and Aesthetics / Digital Media / Performance / Essay Film / Contemplative Cinema

Website: https://rickwarner.web.unc.edu


 

Associate Professor of Media Production

Department of Communication

brownwa@live.unc.edu

Office: 109 Bingham Hall

Expertise and Interests: Media Production, including Essay Film and Documentary, Video Installation, and Photography

Website: http://www.heybillbrown.com

 


Associate Professor

Department of English and Comparative Literature

gflax@email.unc.edu

Office: Greenlaw 508

Expertise and Interests: Film Theory / Genre Theory / Classical and Post-Classical American Cinema / Postcolonial Theory / Narratology / Continental Philosophy and Critical Theory / Art History and Aesthetics / Psychoanalysis

Website: https://flaxman.web.unc.edu



Sabine Gruffat
Associate Professor

Department of Art

gruffat@unc.edu

 

Expertise and Interests: Media Production, including Experimental Video and Animation, Media-enhanced Performance, Participatory Public Art, and Immersive Installation

website: https://www.sabinegruffat.com

 



Assistant Professor

Department of Communication

jhaslett@unc.edu

Office: Swain 205

Expertise and Interests: Media Production, including Personal Documentary and Essay Film

website: http://juliahaslett.com

 


Assistant Professor

Department of English and Comparative Literature

Advisor, Film Studies

mlj@email.unc.edu

Office: Greenlaw 518

Expertise and Interests: American Cinema / History of Moviegoing, Exhibition, and Reception / Nontheatrical Film / Documentary / Moving Image Archives / Early Cinema / Silent Cinema / Regional & Local Film / Amateur Film / Media Archaeology



Shayne Legassie
Associate Professor

Department of English and Comparative Literature

shayne@email.unc.edu

Office: Greenlaw 424

Expertise and Interests: Genre (Horror and Gothic) / Critical Theory / Film in Relation to Other Media / Aesthetics / City Film / Film and the Middle Ages

 



Professor

Department of Romance Studies

hmelehy@unc.edu

Office: Dey Hall 224

Expertise and Interests: History of French Cinema / New Wave Cinema / Critical Theory / Film in Relation to Literature

 


Media Librarian & Head

Media Resources Center

freddie@email.unc.edu

Office: Media Resources Center, Undergraduate Library

Expertise and Interests: Media Production / Aesthetics / Documentary / American Cinema / Genre – Road Film and Neo-Noir

 


 

Inga Pollmann

Associate Professor

Department of German & Slavic Languages & Literatures

ipoll@email.unc.edu

Office: Dey 420

Expertise and Interests: History of Film Theory / Intersections of Film, Science, and Philosophy / Aesthetic Theory / European Cinema

 


Associate Professor

Department of Communication

rankus@email.unc.edu

Office: 201 Bingham Hall

Expertise and Interests: Media Production, Experimental Video

Website: http://www.vdb.org/artists/edward-rankus

 


Associate Professor

Department of American Studies

mmrobins@unc.edu

Office: Greenlaw 529

Expertise and Interests: American Cinema / Critical Race Theory / Genre Studies (Detective Fiction and Film Noir) / Gender and LGBTQ Studies

 


Associate Professor

Department of African, African American and Diaspora Studies

regester@email.unc.edu

Office: Battle 2014

Expertise and Interests: African American Cinema / Early Cinema / Film Performance / Film Historiography

 


Yaron Shemer

Associate Professor

Department of Asian Studies

yshemer@email.unc.edu

Office: New West 109

Expertise and Interests: Israeli and Middle Eastern Cinema / Gender and Ethnicity