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Tami Williams

Tami Williams

Bio: Tami Williams is Assistant Professor of Film Studies and English at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She recently completed a book-length critical history of 1920s French feminist and film pioneer Germaine Dulac (University of Illinois Press), and is the co-editor of Germaine Dulac: Au delà des impressions (AFRHC Paris/Cineteca Bologna, 2006). She has published numerous scholarly articles in international journals, including 1895 (Paris), Cinéma et Cie (Bologna), Kinémathek (Frankfurt), Ekran (Ljubljana) and Framework (U.S.), several essays in edited volumes, and has curated film programs on Dulac for the Musée d'Orsay (Paris), Il Cinema Ritrovato (Bologna), the Greek Film Archive (Athens), and the National Gallery (Washington D.C.).  She also has been involved in programming several UWM Film Festivals (French, Nordic and a forthcoming Iranian film series).  A specialist in French cinema of the interwar period, her research and teaching interests also include Global Women Directors, National Cinemas (Europe, Asia, Middle East), Film and the Other Arts (dance, theater) and Digital Culture. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California-Los Angeles in 2007, was a recent fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Center for 21st Century Studies (2009-10), and is a co-organizer of the 2012 Center for International Education Conference "World Cinemas, Global Networks."

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