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Lecturer in Arts and Cultural Management, University of Melbourne

Kirsten Stevens is Lecturer in Arts and Cultural Management in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. A screen industries scholar, Kirsten has a special interest in film festivals and the impacts of digital technology and gender within national screen industries. She is the author of Australian Film Festivals: Audience, Place and Exhibition Culture (Palgrave Macmillan 2016), along with over 20 book chapters and articles. She is co-editor of Screening Scarlett Johansson: Gender, Genre, Stardom (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019, with Janice Loreck and Whitney Monaghan) and Transnational German Cinema: Encountering Germany Through Film and Events (Springer, forthcoming 2020, with Irina Herrschner and Benjamin Nickl). Kirsten is deputy director of the Melbourne Women in Film Festival.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer in Arts and Cultural Management, University of Melbourne

Education

  • 2013 
    Monash University , PhD Film and Screen Studies