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Dr. Nadine Boljkovac


Nadine Boljkovac

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

Dr. Nadine Boljkovac
Gebäude: 23.21
Etage/Raum: 01.109

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Nadine Boljkovac (PhD Cambridge) joined the Institute for Media and Cultural Studies in October 2021. She is also Guest Lecturer and Affiliated Fellow at the University of Cologne. She was most recently a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Film at Falmouth University (2016-19), the recipient of a University of Cologne 2018-19 Research Fellowship (Morphomata International Center for Advanced Studies), and an August-October 2018 Parsons New School for Design Visiting Fellow (Center for Transformative Media). From 2015-17, Boljkovac was a University of New South Wales Postdoctoral Fellow (Centre for Modernism Studies in Australia), the Brown University 2012-13 Carol G. Lederer Postdoctoral Fellow (Pembroke Center for Teaching & Research on Women), a University of Edinburgh 2010 Postdoctoral Fellow (Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities), and University of Aberdeen 2009-10 Predoctoral Film Teaching Fellow.


Her book examining affect and ethics via Chris Marker and Alain Resnais, Untimely Affects: Gilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema (Edinburgh University Press 2013), was reissued in paperback in 2015. Two books are in progress: Beyond Herself: Feminist Portraiture and the Moving Image is an intersectional project devoted to close analyses of femininity and (self)perception as depicted across a series of film, televisual and installation portraits; and Boljkovac has been invited to write the inaugural monograph for a new Bloomsbury book series. Most recent peer-reviewed works appear in Camera Obscura (May 2021, #106); The Sustainable Legacy of Agnès Varda (Bloomsbury forthcoming 2021); Revisiting Style in Literary and Cultural Studies (Peter Lang 2020); Studies in European Cinema (2019); “Materialising Absence in Film and Media” (co-edited with S. Walton for Screening the Past, 2018); and The Anthem Handbook of Screen Theory (2018). Peer-reviewed published works also appear in Understanding Deleuze, Understanding Modernism; Deleuze Studies (“Schizoanalysis and Visual Culture”); Open Letter: A Canadian Journal of Writing and Theory (“Remembering Barbara Godard” Festschrift); Anamnesia: Private and Public Memory in Modern French Culture; and Gilles Deleuze: Image and Text.



PhD, Film-Philosophy, University of Cambridge, Department of French / Newnham College, 2010

Doctoral awards included choice of Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada Government ($105,000, declined) or International Scholarship ($80,000)

MA, Theoretical, Critical, Historical Film and Media Studies, York University Canada, 2004

A+ standing. George Vari Graduate Award in Film & Video Recipient ($2,500)

Honours BA, Cinema Studies and English Literature, University of Toronto, 2002

A standing. Norman Jewison Fellowship in Film Studies Recipient ($10,000)



October 2021-September 2027. Non tenure-track Assistant Professor, Media and Cultural Studies Institute, Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf.

2018-ongoing. Guest Lecturer, Department of American Literary and Cultural Studies, and Department of Romance Studies; Affiliated Fellow, Morphomata International Center for Advanced Studies, University of Cologne.

2018-19. Research Fellow, Morphomata International Center for Advanced Studies, University of Cologne, Germany. Fellow of the ‘Biography/Life Writing and Portraiture as Figurations of the Particular’ Theme.

2018. Visiting Fellow, Center for Transformative Media. Parsons New School for Design.

2016-2019. Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), School of Film & Television, Falmouth University, Cornwall, UK.

2015-17. Postdoctoral Fellow/Lecturer of Visual Culture & the Moving Image, Centre for Modernism Studies in Australia (CMSA), University of New South Wales.

2013-15. York University Canada. Affiliated Scholar, ‘Visible City Project + Archive’ & the Department of Film.

2012-13. Brown University. Carol G. Lederer Postdoctoral Fellow, Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women. Fellow of the ‘Economies of Perception’ Pembroke Seminar. Course Convener/Instructor for the Pembroke Center & the Department of Modern Culture and Media.

2011-12. York University Canada. Affiliated Scholar, ‘Visible City Project + Archive’ & the Graduate Program in Film.

2010-11. University of Edinburgh. Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities.

2009-10. University of Aberdeen. Film Teaching Fellow/Course Convener & Lecturer, School of Language and Literature.

2007-08. University of Cambridge. Film Librarian, Department of French, Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages.

2006-08. University of Cambridge. Student Supervisor/Advisor, Paper CS6/undergraduate course in European Film, Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages.

2003-04. York University Canada. Graduate Teaching Assistant. Department of Film and Video.

2002-03. York University Canada. Graduate Teaching Assistant, English Language Institute.

1999-2000. Discover Ability Incorporated Canada. Instructor/Arts Curriculum Advisor, Music, Creative Writing and Drama Programs.

1998-99. Information Builders Canada. Education Coordinator.

1997-98. University of Toronto Press. Journals Advertising Coordinator & Marketing Assistant; List Manager; Proofreader; Assistant Copy Editor.