Student profile

Meredith Slifkin

Meredith Slifkin is a doctoral candidate in the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema at Concordia University, Montreal. She received her Master’s degree in Cinema Studies from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and has been published in CineAction and Feminist Media Histories. Her research focuses on transnational melodrama.

Supervisor: Dr. Catherine Russell

Thesis title: Women’s Work: Melodrama, Cultural Politics, and Post-War Transnational Cinema (working title)

Research Interest and Awards:  

  • melodrama
  • feminist theory and histories
  • modernities and post-war cinema cultures
  • transnational cinema
  • emotion and affect
  • women and nation
  • popular culture


  • Instructor, FMST 322: History of Film Since 1959 (Fall 2016 and Fall 2017)

Selected Publications:

“Modern Women, Modern Egypt: Melodramas of the Nasser Era.” Feminist Media Histories 3.1 (January 2017): 5-24.



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