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Julia Leyda (MA & PhD, English, University of Washington, 1998) holds a Professorship in Film Studies in the Department of Art and Media Studies at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim. Julia is also a senior research fellow in the Graduate School of North American Studies at the John F. Kennedy Institute of the Freie Universität Berlin and an affiliated researcher in the Critical Petroaesthetics Collaboratory at the Oslo School of Environmental Humanities. At NTNU, Julia is a founder of the Environmental Humanities Research Group (@EnvHumNTNU) and an affiliated researcher in GenderHub. She sits on the editorial boards of WiN: EAAS Women’s Network Journal, Journal of American Studies, and the Environmental Humanities book series at Metzler Verlag / Palgrave.

 

Julia is a board member of the NFR's Norwegian Researcher School in Environmental Humanities (NoRS-EH), the NordPlus network Bringing Research in the Green Humanities into Teaching (BRIGHT), and the NFR's Asia-Norway Environmental Storytelling Network (ANEST). She has held funded visiting positions at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (München), the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (Potsdam), and the Freie Universität Berlin's Graduate School for North American Studies.

Research Interests in Cinema and Television Studies

  • environmental humanities, petrocultures, and Anthropocene screen cultures
  • intersectional feminist theory and criticism
  • aesthetics and affects of cuteness
  • Hollywood cinema and popular culture

Courses

  • HFO1004 The Human Era? Humanities Perspectives on the Anthropocene (BA)
  • FILM1104 Nordic Cinema and Television (BA)
  • FM3001 Outreach and Communication (MA)
  • EH8000 Topics in Environmental Humanities (PhD)

Books

Vitenskapelig, faglig og kunstnerisk arbeid

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  • Dale, Joshua Paul; Goggin, Joyce; Leyda, Julia; Mcintyre, Anthony P.; Negra, Diane. (2017) The Aesthetics and Affects of Cuteness. The Aesthetics and Affects of Cuteness.
  • Leyda, Julia. (2017) Cute 21st-Century Post-Fembots. The Aesthetics and Affects of Cuteness.
  • Leyda, Julia. (2017) Negative Mobilities. Spaces of Expression and Repression in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Visual Culture.
  • Leyda, Julia. (2016) Demon Debt: Paranormal Activity as Recessionary Post-Cinematic Allegory. Post-Cinema: Theorizing 21st-Century Film.
  • Leyda, Julia. (2016) The Financialization of Domestic Space in Arrested Development and Breaking Bad. Class Divisions in Serial Television.
  • Leyda, Julia; Denson, Shane. (2016) Perspectives on Post-Cinema: An Introduction. Post-Cinema: Theorizing 21st-Century Film.

Andre

  • Leyda, Julia. (2016) “The Dystopian Impulse of Contemporary Cli-Fi: Lessons and Questions from a Joint Workshop of the IASS and the JFKI (FU Berlin),” with Kathleen Loock, Alexander Starre, Thiago Pinto Barbosa, and Manuel Rivera.