Associate Professor, Film and Digital Media
Affiliated Faculty: History of Art and Visual Culture; Feminist Studies
University of California, Santa Cruz
Peter Limbrick is the author of Making Settler Cinemas: Film and Colonial Encounters in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand (Palgrave 2010) and has published on transnational cinema and postcolonial culture in journals such as Screening the Past, Cinema Journal, Camera Obscura, and Journal of Visual Culture. Prof. Limbrick is currently working on a book-length project about Moroccan filmmaker Moumen Smihi (an essay from this project appeared in a recent special issue of the journal Third Text) and is researching and teaching film and video from across the Middle East and North Africa. He curated the program "Moumen Smihi, Poet of Tangier" for the Pacific Film Archive at Berkeley, beginning October 10, which shows in conjunction with Unfixed Itineraries. He has previously curated public programs of some of other film and video work at the PFA and the San Francisco Arab Film Festival.
Education and Training:
PhD, La Trobe University (Australia)