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Troy Bordun

Part Time Teaching

Department: Art History

Faculty: Arts and Science

Troy Bordun
Phone: (514) 848-2424
Website(s): Academia


contemporary cinema, pornography, sociology of gender, art history, popular culture, celebrity

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Enligh and Gender Studies, University of Northern British Columbia

Research specializations and interests:contemporary superhero comics, contemporary art cinema, sexuality in cinema and media, film genres, contemporary sf cinema, fantastic literature, film theory,continental philosophy, gender and cultural studies, celebrity studies


Dr. Troy Michael Bordun completed hisdoctoral degree in Cultural Studies at Trent University. Bordun’s publications in film studies include Genre Trouble and Extreme Cinema: Film Theory at the Fringes of Contemporary Art Cinema (Palgrave MacMillan,2017), recent articles in Studies in European Cinema, Offscreen, Mise-en-scène, and Cinephile, and a chapter in Screening Scarlett Johansson: Gender, Genre, Stardom (PalgraveMacMillan, 2020). He has published articles on sf cinema in Science Fiction Film and Television and CineAction, and published book reviews onthe topic in Science Fiction Studies. His articles in porn studies canbe found in Synoptique, Porn Studies, and Celebrity Studies.And Bordun’s articles and reviews in comics studies have appeared in the Canadian Review of Comparative Literature and REDEN. In 2021, he received a SSHRC Explore Grant, and in 2023 a Research Strategic Initiatives Grant (UNBC), to study superhero comics and philosophy. He is a Co-Chair of the Comics Studies SIG, Society of Cinema and Media Studies.

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