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Edward Schantz

Position: 
Associate Professor
Office: 
Arts 120
Office Hours: 
Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:00-1:00PM
Phone: 
514-398-4400 Ext 09334
Email Address: 
ned [dot] schantz [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Mailing Address: 

McGill University
Department of English
853 Sherbrooke Street West
Arts Building
Montreal, QC H3A 0G5 CANADA

Degrees and Academic Title(s): 

B.A. (Stanford); M.A. and Ph.D. (University of Southern California), Associate Professor

General Research Areas: 
Cultural Studies
Cinema
Theory
Teaching and Research Areas: 

Cultural Studies, film, narrative theory, genre theory, feminism, media and technology, the theory of hospitality, Hitchcock

Taught previously at: 

University of Southern California.

Selected Publications : 

"Melodramatic Reenactment and the Ghosts of Grizzly Man," Criticism Volume 55, Number 4 (Fall 2013).

"Hospitality and the Unsettled Viewer: Hitchcock's Shadow Scenes" inCamera Obscura 25 (1 73): 1-27 (2010).

Gossip, Letters, Phones: The Scandal of Female Networks in Film and Literature. Oxford UP, 2008.

"Telephonic Film" in Film Quarterly (Summer 2003) 23-35.

"Jamesian Gossip and the Seductive Politics of Interest" in The Henry James Review (Winter 2001) 10-23.

Current Research: 

Hitchcock and Hospitality, The Contemporary Forking-Path and Multi-plot Film, train narratives in film and the novel