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Anna Backman Rogers

Senior lecturer

Anna Backman Rogers
Senior lecturer
Film Studies
anna.backman.rogers@gu.se
+46 31 786 5331

Room number: 2238
Postal Address: Box 200, 405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Vera Sandbergs allé 8 , 411 33 Göteborg


Department. of Cultural Sciences (More Information)
Box 200
405 30 Göteborg
www.kultur.gu.se
kuv@kultur.gu.se
Visiting Address: Vera Sandbergs allé 8 , 411 33 Göteborg

About Anna Backman Rogers

I graduated from the University of Edinburgh, UK in 2011 with a PhD in Film Studies. From 2010 to 2012 I held the position of Assistant Professor in Film at the University of Groningen, Netherlands. From 2012 to 2014 I was a postdoctoral fellow in Film Studies at Stockholm University, Sweden. From 2014 onwards, I hold the position of Senior Lecturer in Feminism and Visual Culture at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

I am the author of American Independent Cinema: Rites of Passage and The Crisis Image (Edinburgh University Press, 2015) and Sofia Coppola: The Politics of Visual Pleasure (Berghahn 2018)

I am the co-editor with Laura Mulvey of Feminisms (Amsterdam University Press, 2015) and the co-editor with Boel Ulfsdotter of Female Authorship and the Documentary Image: Theory, Practice and Aesthetics and Female Agency and Documentary Strategies: Subjectivities, Identity, and Activism (both with Edinburgh University Press, 2017)

I am the co-founder and editor in chief, with Anna Misiak, of the online academic feminist journal MAI: FEMINISM AND VISUAL CULTURE

I am currently preparing a monograph on Lynne Ramsay, Simone de Beauvoir, ethics, ambiguity and cinema (Berghahn 2021),  a short monograph on Barbara Loden's film, WANDA, and am co-editing with Laura Mulvey a book of conversations with feminist practitioners and scholars.

I was the conference director for Film-Philosophy, 2018 at the University of Gothenburg, which placed special emphasis on gender and feminist issues.

I am an outspoken, engaged feminist who has frequently commented in a public capacity on feminist politics in relation to visual culture at large (for Swedish television SVT; the British Film Institute; The Daily Telegraph; Dazed and Confused; Nordic Women in Film; Svenska Bio; Svenska Dagbladet; Swedish Elle; FOKUS; Femina; The Gentlewoman). I am available for comment and critique within popular outlets and forums. I refuse, however, to engage with groups centring on Men's Rights Activism or Trans exclusion. I take online bullying and abuse of feminist and LGBTQI discourse very seriously indeed and report any instance of aggressively mannered correspondence or interaction I receive. I advise you strongly to refrain from contacting me if your purpose is to try to engage in this kind of tedious form of correspondence.

I am currently supervising a PhD on Latin American feminist horror cinema and have examined a PhD in relation to feminism and comic books and graphic novels. I am also available for supervision and examination within a feminist capacity.

I specialise in Feminist philosophy, Film-Philosophy, Popular Cultures and Gender, and Female Authorship.

I hold both British and Swedish nationality and speak English, Swedish and French (after a fashion).

 

Latest publications

And that I see a darkness : the stardom of Kirsten Dunst in collaboration with Sofia Coppola in three images
Anna Backman Rogers
Film-Philosophy. International Salon-Journal, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Liminal Spaces, Lesbian Desire and Veering off Course in Todd Haynes’s Carol (2015)
Anna Backman Rogers
Film and domestic space, Edinburgh , Edinburgh University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

A dialogue with Julia Peirone
Anna Backman Rogers
Mai : feminism & visual culture, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Bringing Brigid Brophy back : Brophy´s feminist legacy
Anna Backman Rogers
Mai : feminism & visual culture, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Sofia Coppola : the politics of visual pleasure
Anna Backman Rogers
New York, Berghahn Books, Book 2019
Book

Introduction to Female Agency and Documentary Strategies. Subjectivities, Identity and Activism
Boel Ulfsdotter, Anna Backman Rogers
Female Agency and Documentary Strategies Subjectivities, Identity and Activism / Boel Ulfsdotter, Anna Backman Rogers (red.), Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Introduction to Female Authorship and the Documentary Image Theory, Practice and Aesthetics
Boel Ulfsdotter, Anna Backman Rogers
Female Authorship and the Documentary Image Theory, Practice and Aesthetics / edited by Boel Ulfsdotter, Anna Backman Rogers, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

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2019

And that I see a darkness : the stardom of Kirsten Dunst in collaboration with Sofia Coppola in three images
Anna Backman Rogers
Film-Philosophy. International Salon-Journal, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Liminal Spaces, Lesbian Desire and Veering off Course in Todd Haynes’s Carol (2015)
Anna Backman Rogers
Film and domestic space, Edinburgh , Edinburgh University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

A dialogue with Julia Peirone
Anna Backman Rogers
Mai : feminism & visual culture, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Bringing Brigid Brophy back : Brophy´s feminist legacy
Anna Backman Rogers
Mai : feminism & visual culture, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Sofia Coppola : the politics of visual pleasure
Anna Backman Rogers
New York, Berghahn Books, Book 2019
Book

2018

Introduction to Female Agency and Documentary Strategies. Subjectivities, Identity and Activism
Boel Ulfsdotter, Anna Backman Rogers
Female Agency and Documentary Strategies Subjectivities, Identity and Activism / Boel Ulfsdotter, Anna Backman Rogers (red.), Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Introduction to Female Authorship and the Documentary Image Theory, Practice and Aesthetics
Boel Ulfsdotter, Anna Backman Rogers
Female Authorship and the Documentary Image Theory, Practice and Aesthetics / edited by Boel Ulfsdotter, Anna Backman Rogers, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Showing 1 - 10 of 31

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