Shannon Brownlee

Associate Director (Cinema & Media Studies); Associate 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

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: animated film, film theory; experimental film; queer and feminist cinemas and theories; and psychoanalytic theory.  


  • Film Analysis (FILM 2311)
  • Film History II (FILM 3301)
  • Animated Film (FILM 2370)
  • Topics in Asian Cinemas:  Chinese-Language Cinemas (FLIM 3350/CHIN3050)

Selected Publications