This workshop is a historical survey of global cinema from the silent era to contemporary eras. Moving roughly in chronological order, it will examine the major international films movements and breakthroughs in the aesthetic, cultural and political development of cinema around the world. Each weekend is organized around two case studies, typically framed by its specific historical, social and political contexts.
The Workshop will be conducted over 8 days from 18:00 to 20:30. You will be given films/clips to watch.
Film Scholar & Author
Dr. Nandana Bose is a film scholar, author and educator who has taught Film Studies courses in U.K., USA and India for over a decade. She is a former Associate Professor in the Department of Film Studies at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), USA where she enjoyed teaching courses such as Introduction to Film Study, New Korean Cinema, World Cinema and Popular Hindi Cinema. She was awarded tenure with promotion by UNCW in 2015. More recently, she was Associate Professor at FLAME University, Pune. She holds a PhD degree in Film Studies from University of Nottingham, England, two Masters’ degrees, and is a gold medallist from Jadavpur University.
She is the author of the monograph Madhuri Dixit (2019) published by the British Film Institute (as part of its Film Stars series) and Bloomsbury Academic. She has been published in such refereed international academic journals as Cinema Journal, Celebrity Studies, Feminist Media Studies, Velvet Light Trap, Economic and Political Weekly and many more.
Dr. Bose has been an invited speaker at Emory University (USA), Carleton University (Canada) and Warwick University (England), and has delivered research papers on film censorship, cinema and gender, stardom and celebrity studies at international media conferences in U.S.A., U.K., Italy and Malaysia. Her scholarly work has been mentioned The Indian Express, Hindustan Times, Caravan: A Journal of Politics and Culture and The Week.