Caroline Bem

Contact Information
Email address: 
caroline.bem [at] mail.mcgill.ca
Position: 
Course Lecturer
Stream: 
Cultural Studies
Office: 
Arts 140A
Degree(s): 

Ph.D Communication Studies (McGill)
M.A. Communication Studies (McGill)
B.A. Film Studies with Philosophy (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge)

Area(s): 
Film studies
(New) Media studies
Game Studies
Intermediality
Visual Culture
Narrative Theory
Teaching areas: 

Film studies; Visual Culture; Cultural Studies; Theory and history of (new) media.

Selected publications: 

“Mediality, Materiality, Narrative: Successive Incarnations of a Special Effect in Vanishing Point and Death Proof.” Screen 57.1 (Spring 2016). ‘Forthcoming’

“Text as Image in the Digital Age: A Formalist Reading of Polyvore Sets.” In L’Imaginaire: texte et image / The Imaginary: Word and Image, edited by Claus Clüver, Matthijs Engelberts and Véronique Plesch, 243-260. Leiden and Boston: Rodopi, 2015.

“Miles to go before I sleep: Narrative Reconfigurations and Generic Border-Crossings in Recent American Cinema.” In (Re)discovering “America”: Road Movies and Other Travel Narratives in North America/ (Re)descubriendo “América”: road movie y otras narrativas de viaje en América del Norte, edited by Wilfried Raussert and Graciela Martínez-Zalce, 155-170. Trier, Germany and Tempe: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier/ Bilingual Press, Arizona State University, 2012.