Bohdan Nebesio, Associate Professor

Faculty of Social Sciences




Bohdan Nebesio, Associate Professor

Office: SBH 334
Extension: 5211; Email: bnebesio@brocku.ca

I'm interested in supervising projects in the areas of film history, cognitive approaches to the moving image, narratology, popular and folk cultures of Eastern Europe, and Slavic cultures and beliefs.

Education:
Ph.D. University of Alberta
M.A. University of Toronto
B.A. University of Toronto

Research Interests:

Film History
History of Film Theory
Silent Cinema of the 1920s
Cognitive Approaches to Film Studies
Cinemas of Eastern Europe (Ukraine)
Alexander Dovzhenko

Teaching Areas:
Film History
Hollywood Cinema
Classical Film Theory
Conventions of Film Realism
Montage Tradition in Soviet Cinema
National Cinemas

Selected Publications:

Nebesio, Bohdan Y., Kohut Zenon E. Yurkevich, Myroslav, and Ivan Katchanovski. Historical Dictionary of Ukraine. 2nd Revised Edition. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2013. 914 pp.

The A to Z of Ukraine. Co-authored with Zenon E. Kohut and Myroslav Yurkevich, Lanhan, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2010.

Alexander Dovzhenko: A Guide to Published Sources. Edmonton: CIUS Press, 1995.

Editor: “The Cinema of Alexander Dovzhenko,” a special issue of the Journal of Ukrainian Studies 19.1 (1994).

"The First Five Years with no Plan: Building National Cinema in Ukraine, 1992-1997," Cinemas in Transition in Central and Eastern Europe after 1989. Eds. Catherine Portuges and Peter Hames, Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2013. 197-229.

"Competition from Ukraine: VUFKU and the Soviet Film Industry in the 1920s," Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television 29.2 (2009): 159-180.

“A Compromise with Literature?: Making Sense of Intertitles in the Silent Films of Alexander Dovzhenko,” Canadian Review of Comparative Literature 23.3 (1996): 679-700.

Links:

"Panfuturists and the Ukrainian Film Culture of the 1920s," KinoKultura Special Issue No. 9: Ukrainian Cinema (December 2009)

“How to Account for Cinematic Experience,” Film-Philosophy 3.35 (August 1999)

 

 

Bohdan Nebesio