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Professor Lloyd Davis (Centre for Science Communication, Zoology)

Penguins; Sexual selection and kin selection (birds and mammals); Langurs; Natural History Filmmaking; Science Communication
Work: 64 3 479 7654

Dr Kevin Fisher (Media, Film and Communication)

American Film; New Zealand Film; Documentary film
Work: 64 3 479 8472 | Mobile: 64 21 0583 228

Associate Professor Catherine Fowler (Media, Film and Communication)

Film; European cinema; Belgian and French cinema; Avant garde and experimental films; Films by women; Film and art
Work: 64 3 479 8615

Professor Alistair Fox (English)

Contemporary New Zealand literature and culture (including film); Postcolonial literature; Theory of literary and cinematic representation; Early Modern English literature ; Renaissance humanism ; Literature and politics in the Reformation period;
Work: 64 3 479 6830

Dr Cecilia Novero (Languages and Cultures)

Contemporary German and European film; Literature of 1970s East Germany; Avant-garde aesthetics in Europe; Cultural discourse of food in Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries ; Animal art
Work: 64 3 479 8694

Professor Hilary Radner (History and Art History )

Contemporary Hollywood film; French cinema; The woman's film; Popular culture, including fashion, for women; Second wave feminism and popular culture; Gender and visual culture
Work: 64 3 479 3987 | Mobile: 64 21 215 3626

Dr Paul Ramaeker (Media, Film and Communication)

Film History; American cinema; International cinema; Film industry; Film genres; Film authorship; Film aesthetics; Contemporary cinema
Work: 64 3 479 8646

Dr Rochelle Simmons (English)

English Literature: Contemporary Fiction (including American, British and Canadian); Literature and Film; Literature and the Visual; John Berger, Michael Ondaatje; New Zealand Cinema: City and Suburb in New Zealand Film; Jane Campion, Lee Tamahori
Work: 64 3 479 7743 | Home: 64 3 466 7928

Dr Davinia Thornley (Media, Film and Communication)

Audience/reception studies; Film festival studies; Film adaptation; Cultural theory; Indigenous media; New Zealand/national cinema
Work: 64 3 479 4182

Professor Evelyn Tribble (English)

Shakespeare; Shakespeare and film; Sound and film; Memory and literature
Work: 64 3 479 5799

Associate Professor Paola Voci (Languages and Cultures)

Contemporary China: Chinese language, Chinese culture, Chinese digital cultures; Film and media studies and visual culture; New media (DV, blogs, webcast videos, cellphone films) in contemporary China; Media of the Chinese diaspora;
Work: 64 3 479 5994

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