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Meta Mazaj

Senior Lecturer in Cinema Studies

Fisher-Bennett Hall 202
215-898-6364

Office Hours

Tuesday & Thursday 12:00-2:00 pm

Meta Mazaj is a Senior Lecturer in Cinema Studies at Penn. She has published on critical theory, Balkan cinema, new European cinema, film and nationalism. She is the author of National and Cynicism in Post 1990s Balkan Cinema (VDM Verlag, 2008), which examines the relationship between film and nationalism in contemporary Balkan cinema, and co-author, with Timothy Corrigan and Patricia White, of Critical Visions in Film Theory: Classic and Contemporary Readings (Bedford/ St. Martin’s, 2011).  She is currently working on a book about contemporary world cinema. Her teaching and research interests include film theory and history, film and nationalism, film and philosophy, and world cinema.  Her recent courses include:  Film History, Film Methods and Analysis, Film Theory, Contemporary Transnational Cinema, Cinema of the Balkans, Cinema and Popular Memory, Masters of European Cinema, American Independent Cinema, Film Festivals.

Publications

Courses Taught

fall 2017

ENGL 291.401 Transnational Cinema  
ENGL 292.401 Romantic Comedy  

spring 2017

ENGL 291.401 Realism & World Cinema  

fall 2016

ENGL 091.401 World Film History to 1945  
ENGL 292.401 Historical Films  

spring 2016

ENGL 095.401 Intro to Film Theory  
ENGL 292.401 Film Festivals  

fall 2015

ENGL 091.401 World Film History to 1945  
ENGL 292.401 American Independents  

spring 2015

ENGL 091.601 World Film History to 1945  
ENGL 292.401 Film Festivals  
ENGL 392.401 Transnational Cinema  

fall 2014

ENGL 291.401 History in Film  
ENGL 292.401 Romantic Comedy  

spring 2014

ENGL 095.401 Indroduction to Film Theory  
ENGL 292.401 World Cinema  

fall 2013

ENGL 091.401 World Film History to 1945  

spring 2013

ENGL 095.401 Intro to Film Theory  
ENGL 392.401 Transnational Cinema  

fall 2012

ENGL 292.401 Romantic Comedy  
ENGL 292.402 Cinema of the Balkans  

spring 2012

ENGL 095.401 Intro to Film Theory  
ENGL 492.640 World Cinema  

fall 2011

ENGL 091.401 World Film History to 1945  
ENGL 292.402 Masters of European Cinema  

spring 2011

ENGL 095.401 Introduction to Film Theory  
ENGL 292.401 Transnational Cinema  

fall 2010

ENGL 016.403 Romantic Comedy  
ENGL 292.402 American Independents  

spring 2010

fall 2009

ENGL 295.403 Cinema of the Balkans  

spring 2009

ENGL 292.402 Cinema of the Balkans  

fall 2008

spring 2008

ENGL 092.601 Film Analysis and Methods  
ENGL 292.401 Cinema of the Balkans  

fall 2007

ENGL 092.401 Film Analysis and Methods  

spring 2007

ENGL 091.401 Film History  
ENGL 092.601 Film Analysis and Methods  

fall 2006

ENGL 091.601 Film History  
ENGL 292.402 Poets of Cinema