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Eleni Palis


2019 Ph.D. Graduate
Dissertation Advisor(s): Timothy Corrigan
"Theorizing Film Quotation: Re-Membering Classical Hollywood in Contemporary American Cinema"

Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee

Office Hours

Thursdays 2-4pm

“Two Irises: Victims of the Actor Auteur,” [in]Transition: Journal of Videographic Film & Moving Image Studies 6.1 (2019). <>


Palis, Eleni. “The Economics and Politics of Auteurism: Spike Lee and Do the Right Thing,” Cinema Journal 57.2 (2018): 1-21.


Palis, Eleni; Corrigan, Timothy. “Auteurism.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Cinema and Media Studies. Ed. Krin Gabbard. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.


Palis, Eleni. “Re-membering the Past in the Present,” epigraphic video essay featured on Audiovisualcy: Videographic Film and Moving Image Studies, curated by Catherine Grant.



Concentration: Cinema Studies

Courses Taught

fall 2016

fall 2014

ENGL 103.406 Tragedy