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Dr. Hudson Moura is Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University. His passion for cinema has led him to a variety of different fields and perspectives including art, philosophy, and media and literary studies. In addition to a PhD in Film Studies and Comparative Literature from the Université de Montréal, he holds an M.A. in Semiotics from PUC-São Paulo, and a B.A. in Journalism from UFES, Brazil. As a postdoctoral fellow in cultural studies and cinema at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, he pursued teaching and academic research investigating interculturality and emergent cinematic forms.
Before joining Ryerson, Hudson taught at several universities including the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, and Université de Montréal in Canada; Universidade Federal de São Carlos in Brazil; and Universidade do Algarve in Portugal.
Dr. Moura has published steadily in French, Brazilian, American, Portuguese, and Canadian academic refereed journals and books. He is an associate member of CRI-Center for Research on Intermediality at the Université de Montréal, and CEO-Centro de Estudos da Oralidade at PUC-SP. He is the guest editor of a special issue of the Université de Montréal’s journal Cinémas focusing on contemporary Brazilian cinema.
Dr. Moura’s audiovisual productions have profiled filmmakers and artists such as Orides Fontella and Amylton de Almeida. In addition, he serves as a film programmer, hands-on workshop facilitator, and producer in two film festivals in Toronto, BRAFFTV and Diaspora.
Diaspora and Exile Studies
Transnational, diasporic and intercultural practices in communications, literature, new media and cinema. Effects of globalization and technology on contemporary society and culture. Aesthetic, historical and political issues in cross-cultural analysis.
Screen Culture and Intermediality
Digital and mobile screens, snack and social media.
Translation and Subtitles
Convergence of analogical, electronic and digital. Media literacy.
Hispanic and Luso-Afro-Brazilian Cinema and Literature
History and aesthetics of national cinemas. Modern and contemporary literature and literary adaptations into cinema.
Philosophy and Film
Film theory and analysis based on philosophy and literary theories of Gilles Deleuze and Maurice Blanchot.
In the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson, Hudson teaches
Edited Journals – Special Issues:
Selected Non-Refereed Activity
English, French, Portuguese, Spanish