skip to primary navigationskip to content
 

Professor Emma Wilson

Professor Emma Wilson

Professor of French Literature and Visual Arts


Office Phone: 01223 338065

Biography:

Positions
Professor of French Literature and Visual Arts

Department/College
Modern & Medieval Languages
Corpus Christi

About
Emma Wilson has research interests in questions of affect, memory, the senses, love and desire. She has written on children and cinema in her 2003 volume Cinema's Missing Children and in a series of essays on representations of children in the work of women filmmakers. She has written on uses of cinema in contexts of intimate and historical responses to loss and pain, in her most recent monograph Love, Mortality and the Moving Image, in her studies of directors Alain Resnais and Atom Egoyan, and in ongoing work on Marguerite Duras. She is currently working on a new book The Reclining Nude about contemporary women filmmakers and photographers working in Paris, including Agnès Varda, Catherine Breillat and Nan Goldin. She is also planning a short volume on the films of Céline Sciamma.

The people listed on this page are in some way affiliated to the lgbtQ+@Cam programme. Most of them are academic researchers, lecturers or students whose work focuses on LGBTQ+ topics. You search the page using ctrl+F and typing in keywords to identify people in particular departments or colleges.