Chelsea Birks

Sessional Lecturer | Cinema and Media Studies | Film Studies

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Chelsea Birks is the Learning and Outreach Director at The Cinematheque in downtown Vancouver and a sessional instructor in Film Studies at The University of British Columbia. Chelsea’s research interests include: film philosophy, ecocriticism, postmodernism, documentary, and pedagogy. Her first book, Limit Cinema: Transgression and the Nonhuman in Contemporary Global Film, was published in 2021 as part of Bloomsbury’s “Thinking Cinema” series. She won the 2017 SCMS Student Writing Award and has been published in Cinema Journal (now JCMS), Film-Philosophy, New Review of Film and Television Studies, and Journal of Gender Studies.


Chelsea Birks

Sessional Lecturer | Cinema and Media Studies | Film Studies
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Chelsea Birks is the Learning and Outreach Director at The Cinematheque in downtown Vancouver and a sessional instructor in Film Studies at The University of British Columbia. Chelsea's research interests include: film philosophy, ecocriticism, postmodernism, documentary, and pedagogy. Her first book, Limit Cinema: Transgression and the Nonhuman in Contemporary Global Film, was published in 2021 as part of Bloomsbury’s “Thinking Cinema” series. She won the 2017 SCMS Student Writing Award and has been published in Cinema Journal (now JCMS), Film-Philosophy, New Review of Film and Television Studies, and Journal of Gender Studies.

Chelsea Birks

Sessional Lecturer | Cinema and Media Studies | Film Studies
email

Chelsea Birks is the Learning and Outreach Director at The Cinematheque in downtown Vancouver and a sessional instructor in Film Studies at The University of British Columbia. Chelsea's research interests include: film philosophy, ecocriticism, postmodernism, documentary, and pedagogy. Her first book, Limit Cinema: Transgression and the Nonhuman in Contemporary Global Film, was published in 2021 as part of Bloomsbury’s “Thinking Cinema” series. She won the 2017 SCMS Student Writing Award and has been published in Cinema Journal (now JCMS), Film-Philosophy, New Review of Film and Television Studies, and Journal of Gender Studies.