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Alice Pember

Alice Pember is a PhD student and TA at Queen Mary, University of London. Her thesis examines the politics of dancing girls in contemporary cinema. Her work has been published in the Iris Murdoch Review and Arty and Garageland magazines. She is co-editor of Oxford Queer Studies Review. She is currently part of the teaching team on introductory Film Studies course ‘Concepts and Histories’.

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In March 2019, staff and students at the Queen Mary University in London partook in a study day focussed on de-colonising and de-canonising film studies. Two months later, Pember met the same scholars to consider the ideas presented in March against the current HE landscape.

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