Dr. Rosanna Maule is associate professor of Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of cinema, Concordia University, Montréal. She joined Concordia University in 2000 as an Assistant Professor. She holds a PhD (2000) in Communications, with concentration in Film Studies, from the University of Iowa, USA. Her research interests include film history and historiography, with an emphasis on French, Italian, and Spanish cinemas, classical Hollywood cinema, and early cinema; contemporary film theory, including feminist theory and criticism, issues in authorial film practices, national cinemas, and postmodernism.
Dr. Maule’s is the author of Beyond Auteurism: New Directions in Authorial Film Practices in France, Italy, and Spain since the 1980s (Forthcoming, Intellect Press, 2007) and the co-editor of In the Dark Room: Marguerite Duras and Cinema (Forthcoming, Peter Lang, 2007), an anthology of essays on Duras’s filmic work, to which she contributes with single-authored Introduction. She has also published two book chapters and several articles in peer-reviewed journals, and edited three special issues (for two of which she also contributed with single-authored articles) of prestigious film journals, on topics relative to her areas of expertise. She has participated in several conferences, also as invited speaker.
Dr. Maule is a member of two research teams: the Groupe de Recherche sur l’avènement and La formation des institutions cinématographique et scénique (GRAFICS), based at the Université de Montréal and directed by André Gaudreault; and l’Équipe de recherche sur l’histoire et l’épistémologie des études cinématographiques, based at Concordia University and directed by the Cinema Research Chair Martin Lefebvre (as a collaborator). She is on the Board of Directors of Women and the Silent Screen International Association. She co-organized with Catherine Russell the third edition of the "Women and the Silent Screen (WSSC)", conference, held in Montreal in 2004, and was on the board of directors of the fourth edition, which took place in Guadalajara, Mexico in June 2006.
Rosanna Maule's CV
- Beyond Auteurism: New Directions in Authorial Film Practices in France, Italy, and Spain since the 1980s. (Forthcoming, Bristol: Intellect Books, 2008).
- In the Dark Room: Marguerite Duras and Cinema, co-edited with Julie Beaulieu (Forthcoming, Bern: Peter Lang, 2008).
- Feminist Discourse and the Periodisation of Film History in Europe and North America. In The Ages of the Cinema: Criteria and Models for the Construction of Historical Periods (Forthcoming, Udine: Forum, 2008).
- “Women's Film Authorship and the Anglo/French Divide: A Comparative Overview of the Feminist Film, Discourse in Europe and North America,” in Women and the Silent Screen: an Anthology, Joanne Hershfield and Patricia Torre San Martín , Eds. (Forthcoming, Guadalajara: Guadalajara University Press, 2007).