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Dru Jeffries

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Dru Jeffries

Dru H. Jeffries received a Bachelor of Arts in English and Film Studies from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2007 and a Master of Arts in Cinema Studies from the University of Toronto in 2008. His work has been published in CineAction and the Quarterly Review of Film and Video (forthcoming); he has also presented at conferences across North America. His dissertation will present a theory of intertextuality and remediation specific to the comic book film. His other research interests include: digital/new media theory, animal rights in literature and film, the superhero genre in film, 3-D cinema, critical animal studies, and comics studies. He is currently holding a Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC). Dru also co-hosts a podcast about comic book films, 24 Panels Per Second, which can be found in iTunes. 

Contact: dru.jeffries@gmail.com

Podcast: 24 Panels Per Second

Publications:

  • Jeffries, Dru H. "Comics at 300 Frames per Second: Zack Snyder's 300 and the Figural Translation of Comics to Film." Quarterly Review of Film and Video 31.1 (2014): forthcoming.
  • Jeffries, Dru H. "Convergence Culture and the Caped Crusader: Batman and the Environment of New Media." CineAction 77 (2009): 42-49.

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