Professor, Communication Studies
Lewis, Brian, L. O’Donnell and P. Donovan, eds. Bill 101 and Quebec’s English-speaking Communities, forthcoming, Presses de l’université Laval.
Lewis, Brian, R. Smith & C. Massey. The Tower Under Siege: Technology, Policy and Education. Toronto: McGill-Queens University Press, 2001.
Lewis, Brian. Jean Mitry and the Aesthetics of the Cinema. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1984.
Selected Research Articles and Book Chapters:
Cressman, Darryl, Holbrook, Lewis, and Wixted. “Capturing the Outcomes and Impacts of Publicly Funded Research: a Framework for Evaluating Formal Research Networks,” in draft.
Lewis, Brian. “Jean Mitry,” The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Film, Oxford: Routledge, 2009.
Lewis, Brian, and J. Jenson. “The Global and the Local: Policy and Policy Processes for Education,” International Electronic Journal for Leadership in Learning, Vol. 7, # 10, October, 2003.
Lewis, Brian, R. Smith and J. Jenson. “Is Policy Important? Technology Policy and its Practices in K-12 Education in Canada,” Alliances, Cooperative Ventures and the Role of Government in the Knowledge-Based Economy, M. Nakamura, Editor. Vancouver: UBC Centre for Japanese Research, 2002.
Lewis, Brian, R. Smith & C. Massey. “Policy Processes for Technological Change,” Cases on Information Technology in Higher Education, L.A. Petrides, Editor. Hershey: IDEA Group Publishing, 2000.
Lewis, Brian. “Forward,” The Aesthetics and Psychology of the Cinema. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000.
Lewis, Brian, R. Smith & C. Massey. “Mirroring the Networked Society: Government Policy, Higher Education and TeleLearning Technology in Canada,” Canadian Journal of Communication, Vol. 24, # 3, 1999.
Lewis, Brian. “National Media Policy in a Global Age? The Case of Japan and Canada,” Asia Pacific Papers, # 4, 1997.
Lewis, Brian. “A Thoroughly Colonized Industry: Canada’s Quiet Subversion,” Film Policy, An Australian Reader, Albert Morin, Editor, Brisbane: Institute for Cultural Policy Studies, 1994.
“Entry Island at the Crossroads: Revitalization of an Island Community Through Heritage,” with Patrick Donovan and Lorraine O’Donnell, Winnipeg, National Historic Trust Conference,October, 2019.
“Language Policy and Minority Community Vitality: The Case of Quebec,” with Patrick Donovan and Lorraine O’Donnell, American Council for Québec Studies Biennial Conference, New Orleans, Oct, 2018
“The Charter of the French Language and Quebec’s English-speaking Minority,1977-2017,” with Patrick Donovan and Lorraine O’Donnell, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy & Planning Conference, August, 2017
Conference Conveener: “La Charte de la langue française a 40 ans”, L’Association francophone pour le savoir, annual conference, 2017.
Panel Chair, “Les Anglophones et l’économie créative :
portrait global et statistiques,” 84ièmCongrès de l’Association
francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS), May, 2016
Mot de bienvenue et introduction du conférencier d’honneur,
Daniel Weinstock, 82ièm Congrès de l’Association francophone pour
le savoir (ACFAS), 2014
Invited principal speaker and panellist: “Printemps
Érable: Encountering the Red Square Movement and Reading
its Mythologies,” 14thJerusalem Conference in Canadian
Studies, Hebrew University, May, 2013.
A dozen documentaryand short experimental films produced, including 5 film festival awards:
Ann Arbor FilmFestival; Athens International Film Festival; Santa Clara Film Festival;
Sinking CreekFilm Festival; EKO Film Festival on Environmental Problems, (Czech Republic)
12 “one-person” shows at galleries, museums and universities; 7 group shows; 7film-festival screenings.
Currently working on two major film projects: a feature length documentary about a family of four unique musical prodigies and a series of 7 documentary portraits of an isolated community at risk of disappearing (Entry Island)
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