[-empyre-] Introducing Professor Stephanie Hemelryk Donald

Melinda Rackham melinda at subtle.net
Tue Nov 9 15:09:41 EST 2010

This week we will introduce several more discussants to our forum -  
expert artists, curators and scholars who a have generously given  
their time to share their knowledge with each other and the -emprye-  

I would encourage you - our genteel readers, to utilize the  
opportunity to engage in this accessible discussion, produced by a  
team of volunteers, which gives you privileged access to these  
creative practitioners and scholars.

Please welcome Professor Stephanie Hemelryk Donald to the discussion,  
who,as Dean of Media and Communications at RMIT University in  
Melbourne has been very supportive of the Dreamworlds project - Stephi  
we are delighted you can join us,

best wishes

--> Professor Stephanie Hemelryk Donald
--> Scholar of Film, Media, and the Politics of Visual Culture in  
China, RMIT, Melbourne
--> http://www.stephaniedonald.info
Stephanie Hemelryk Donald is a researcher focussing on forms of  
engagement within visual art forms and socio-cultural change in China.  
She has written on the branding of cinematic cities on the West  
Pacific Rim, on children’s media and film, on the gendered structure  
of film narrative, and on cosmopolitan affect and representations of  
place in international cinema. She is also working on poster art and  
the politics of the Cultural Revolution. She is the curator of ‘China  
and Revolution: history, parody and memory’, currently on display at  
the University of Sydney gallery, and is the recipient of an  
Australian Research Council grant to investigate the same subject.  
Stephi is currently Dean of Media and Communication at RMIT  
University. She is immediate past president of the Chinese Studies  
Association of Australia and is committed to intellectual  
international exchange between researchers, artists, and scholars.

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