& Undergraduate Coordinator
Department of English and Cinema Studies Institute
Office: Room 232A, Innis College
Research and Teaching:
As both a researcher and a teacher, Corinn Columpar’s areas of specialization include the filmmaking practices and textual politics of various counter-cinematic traditions (especially feminist, Aboriginal, and “independent”) as well as, more generally, film theory, corporeality and representation, Australian and New Zealand cinemas, and collaborative practice.
"Toward an Australian Cinema of Conviviality: Jindabyne and Bran Nue Dae." In Post/Colonial Film: Imaging Identity, Culture and Resistance. Ed. Peter Hulme and Rebecca Hightower-Weaver. Forthcoming.
“A Postfeminist Primer: Renee Zellweger, Hilary Swank, and Maggie Gyllenhaal.” In Shining in the Shadows: Movie Stars of the 2000s. Ed. Murray Pomerance and Adrienne McLean. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2011.
Unsettling Sights: The Fourth World on Film. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2010. Reviews of Unsettling Sights are available in Studies in Australasian Cinema 5:1 (2011) and Screen 53:1 (Spring 2012).
There She Goes: Feminist Filmmaking and Beyond. Co-edited with Sophie Mayer. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2009.
“Introduction” and “At the Limits of Visual Representation: Tracey Moffatt’s Still and Moving Images.” In There She Goes: Feminist Filmmaking and Beyond.
“‘Taking Care of Her Green Stone Wall’: The Experience of Space in Once Were Warriors.” Quarterly Review of Film and Video 24:5 (October 2007): 463-474.
“Colonialism/Postcolonialism” and “Tracey Moffatt.” In Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2006.
“Re-Membering the Time-Travel Film: From La Jetée to Primer.” Refractory: a Journal of Entertainment Media 9 (2006). <http://www.refractory.unimelb.edu.au/journalissues/vol9/columpar.html>
“The Gaze as Theoretical Touchstone: The Intersection of Film Studies, Feminist Theory, and Postcolonial Theory.” Women’s Studies Quarterly 30:1-2 (Spring/Summer 2002): 25-44.
“The Dancing Body: Sally Potter as Feminist Auteure.” In Women Filmmakers: Refocusing. Ed. Jacqueline Levitin, Judith Plessis, and Valerie Raoul. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2002.
“’Til Death Do Us Part: Identity and Friendship in Heavenly Creatures.” In Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice: Cinemas of Girlhood. Ed. Frances Gateward and Murray Pomerance. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2002.
“Marnie: A Site/Sight for the Convergence of Gazes.” Hitchcock Annual (1999-2000): 51-73.