Prof. Mette Hjort
Dean of Arts & Chair Professor of Humanities, Department of Humanities and Creative Writing and Office of the Dean of Arts
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B.A. Honors (McGill), M.A. (McGill), Ph.D. (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, EHESS), Honorary Doctorate (Aalborg University)
Cinema and small nations
Motion pictures, health, and well-being
Transnational talent development
Issues in world cinema
Taught previously at:
McGill University, Aalborg University, University of Hong Kong, Lingnan University, University of St Andrews, University of Copenhagen
African Cinema & Human Rights, co-edited with Eva Jørholt. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2019.
‘The Public Value of Film: Moving Images, Health, and Well-being.’ In Journal of Scandinavian Cinema, special issue on Movings Images, Health and Well-being (2019), co-edited with Tommy Gustafsson, 9.1: 7-23. https://doi.org/10.1386/jsca.9.1.7_1.
‘The Assessment Game: On Institutions that Punch Above their Weight, and Why the Quality of the Work Environment Also Matters.’ In Creativity and Academic Activism: Instituting Cultural Studies, co-edited with Meaghan Morris, 67-88. Durham, NC: Duke University Press; Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2012.
Small Nation, Global Cinema: The New Danish Cinema, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005.
The Strategy of Letters. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1993.
Peripatetic talent development and the question of value
Motion pictures and public value