Shannon Brownlee

Associate Director (Cinema & Media Studies); Assistant Professor - Cinema and Media Studies; Gender and Women's Studies - Cross Appointment

Shannon Brownlee

Phone: (902) 494-1490
Fax: (902) 494-2801
Mailing Address: 
Room 505, Dal Arts Centre
6101 University Ave.,
PO Box 15000, Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Animated Film
  • Film Theory
  • Experimental Film
  • Queer and Feminist Cinemas
  • Adaptation
  • Psychoanalytic Theory
  • Current research concerns various amateur and professional forms of stop-motion animation

Shannon Brownlee teaches film studies in the Fountain School of Performing Arts. She
completed her PhD at the University of California, Santa Cruz, in the History
of Consciousness Department. Prior to this, she received her MA in Film Studies
from York University, and her BA in English and Contemporary Studies from the
University of King's College.

Her research interests include: film theory; experimental film; queer and
feminist cinemas and theories; and psychoanalytic theory. Her current research
concerns experimental film translations of various nineteenth century European
literary and performance texts.


  • Film Analysis (FILM 2311)
  • Popular Cinema (FILM 2360)
  • Animated Film (FILM 2370)
  • Film Theory (THEA 3330 and FILM/GWST 3331)

Selected Publications