Student profile

Marco Meneghin

Marco Meneghin is a PhD student in Film Studies at Concordia University. He holds a BA in Spanish and Latin American Language, Literatures and Cultures from Ca' Foscari University in Venice (Italy), An MA in English Renaissance Literature from Ca' Foscari University in Venice (Italy), and an MA in Film Studies from University College London (UCL). His research investigates the making of visual sovereignty in the making of the 1981 Colombian film Nuestra Voz de Tierra, Memoria y Futuro, covering topics such as visual ethnography, photography and the revolutionary left, and indigenous activism. He is also the Co-Editor in Chief of Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies (https://synoptique.ca/)

recognition2
  • 2018: Dean's List for Academic Excellence from the Dean of Arts and Humanities at University College London (UCL) 
  • 2018: London Arts and Humanities Partnership Research Studentship (Declined)
  • 2018-2021: Faculty of Fine Arts Fellowship 
  • 2019: The Jacques Goulet Doctoral Fellowship
  • 2019: Concordia University Fine Arts Travel Award
  • 2019: Canderel Scholarship
  • 2019: Concordia University Conference and Exposition Award
  • 2020: Concordia University Conference and Exposition Award

Supervisor: Dr. Luca Caminati

Thesis title: Making Visual Sovereignty: Cine-ethnography, Photography, and Indigenous Activism in the making of Nuestra Voz de Tierra, Memoria y Futuro  

Research Interests:

  • documentary history and theory
  • history of photography
  • visual ethnography
  • indigenous cinema
  • collaborative cinema and media

TAships:

  • 2020: Sexual Representation in Cinema  
  • 2019: Sexual Representation in Cinema 
  • 2019: Introduction to Film Genre
  • 2018: History of Film since 1959

Selected Publications:

"Poetics of Chance: Soda Kazuhiro’s Retrospective at RIDM 2018" [Synoptique: A Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies, Montrèal, 8.1 (2019) issue]

"Breaking the Flow: The Politics of Peter Bo Rappmund’s Psychohydrography" [FilmArchitecture, London, 2019 Issue]

"Review of The Process Genre: Cinema and the Aesthetics of Labour by Salomé Aguilera Skvirsky" [Public Journal, Toronto, Fall 2020 (forthcoming)]

"Review of Hollywood in Havana: US Cinema and Revolutionary Nationalism Before 1959 by Megan Feeney" [Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media. Cork, Fall 2020 (forthcoming)]

Email: m_menegh@live.concordia.ca

Twitter: @marco_meneghin

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