Jaimie Baron, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - English & Film Studies Dept

Contact

Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - English & Film Studies Dept
Email
jaimie1@ualberta.ca
Address
3-69 Humanities Centre
11121 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5

Overview

About

Jaimie Baron holds a Ph.D. in Cinema and Media Studies from UCLA. Her work has been published in numerous journals and anthologies. Her first book, entitled The Archive Effect: Found Footage and the Audiovisual Experience of History, was published by Routledge Press in 2014. She is the founder and director of the Festival of (In)appropriation, an annual international festival of short experimental found footage films. She is also co-editor of the Docalogue website and the Docalogue Book Series (Routledge Press).


Research

Film and media theory, audiovisual appropriation, experimental film and video, documentary film and video, historiography, ethics, the history of technology and the mediation of human experience, digital media, critical race studies, media and criminal justice 


Teaching

Documentary, Remix Culture, Contemporary Hollywood, Screening Race, Screening Comedy, Media Technologies, East Asian Cinema, Middle Eastern Cinema, Transnational Crime Cinema

Courses

ENGL 578 - Film Studies

Winter Term 2021
FS 202 - Introduction to Film History II

A survey of world cinema from 1950 to present, with emphasis on major historical developments and important individual films. Prerequisite: FS 100. Prerequisite or corequisite: FS 201. Not to be taken by students with credit in FS 200.

Winter Term 2021
FS 480A - Directed Reading in Film

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

Fall Term 2020
FS 480B - Directed Reading in Film

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

Fall Term 2020
MST 100 - Introduction to Media Studies

The discipline of Media Studies, how it has developed, its historical objects and contemporary tools of study, and how it contributes to our understanding of culture.

Fall Term 2020

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Publications

The Ethics of Appropriation: ‘Misusing’ the Found Document in Suitcase of Love and Shame and A Film Unfinished
Author(s): Jaimie Baron
Publication Date: 2015
External Link: https://www.routledge.com/Contemporary-Documentary/Marcus-Kara/p/book/9781138849549
The Experimental Film Remake and The Digital Archive Effect: A Movie by Jen Proctor and Man with a Movie Camera: The Global Remake
Author(s): Jaimie Baron
Publication Date: 2015
Publication: Framework: The Journal of Cinema and Media
Volume: 53
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 467-490
External Link: http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/framework/vol53/iss2/8/
(In)appropriation: Productions of Laughter in Contemporary Experimental Found Footage Films
Author(s): Jaimie Baron
Publication Date: 2014

The Archive Effect: Found Footage and the Audiovisual Experience of History
Author(s): Jaimie Baron
Publication Date: 2014
External Link: https://www.routledge.com/The-Archive-Effect-Found-Footage-and-the-Audiovisual-Experience-of-History/Baron/p/book/9780415660730