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Malini Guha

Associate Professor

Degrees:B.A. (University of Toronto), M.A. (York University), PhD (University of Warwick)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 4015
Office:410 St. Patrick's Building

Malini Guha is an Associate Professor of Film Studies at Carleton University. Her research and teaching are broadly concerned with spatiality and the cinema, with an emphasis on postcolonial and post-imperial modes of mobility, migration, displacement and settlement. Recent publications include a chapter on the narratives of return in the films of Ousmane Sembene and Djibril Diop Mambety in Cinematic Homecomings: Exile and Return in Transnational Cinema as well as her monograph, From Empire to the World: Migrant London and Paris in Cinema, published by Edinburgh University Press in 2015. Her current research project addresses the history of location shooting in the city of Kolkata.

Recent Publications

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Malini Guha. Review of Black Britain:A Photographic History (Paul Gilroy), The Ghosts of Songs: The Film Art of the Black Audio Film Collective (Edited by Kodwo Eshun and Anjalika Sagar) and Exiles, Diasporas and Strangers (Edited by Kobena Mercer) for Visual Culture in Britain. 11(1),  March 2010: 129-134

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Malini Guha. “Have you been told/The streets of London are paved with gold: Rethinking the Motif of the Cinematic Street”, Journal of British Cinema and Television. 6 (2), August 2009: 178-189

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Malini Guha (with Charlotte Brunsdon). “‘The Colour of One’s Skin’: Earl Cameron”, Journal of British Cinema and Television. 6(1), May 2009: 122-133