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Associate Professor Felicity Collins Reader/ Associate Professor, Screen & Sound

Felicity Collins is Reader/Associate Professor in Screen Studies, in the Department of Creative Arts and English at La Trobe University. She is the author of The Films of Gillian Armstrong, and Australian Cinema After Mabo (with Therese Davis), and editor with Susan Bye and Jane Landman of A Companion to Australian Cinema (Wiley-Blackwell 2019). She has published widely on feminist filmmaking, and on history, memory and the politics of reconciliation in Australian screen culture. She has co-edited several themed journal issues, including Studies in Australasian Cinema (7. 2-3) on ‘Decolonising Screens’, and Continuum (31. 5) on ‘Rethinking Witnessing across History, Culture and Time’. She was chief investigator on the ARC Discovery project, ‘Screen Comedy and the National’, with Sue Turnbull and Susan Bye, and chief investigator with Eddie Custovic on the La Trobe RFA funded app project, ‘Where Do You Think You Are?’ (in partnership with University of South Australia, Victoria University and Greater Southern Rail). She is working with Hester Joyce on ‘Looking Again: Reframing the Inland’, a project supported by La Trobe’s Centre for the Study of the Inland, and convened a film screening and dialogue at Castlemaine State Arts Festival in March 2019. She is currently working on a co-authored book on screen culture and the aftermath of historical trauma in Australia, Japan, Rwanda and Chile, with colleagues from Curtain, Murdoch and Monash universities, and is developing a project on intermedial performance and production design with colleagues in Creative Arts and English at La Trobe.


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