2009-2010 New Faculty Profiles
Department of Film Studies
Dr. Nandana Bose, Assistant Professor, received her doctoral degree in July 2009 for her dissertation The Cultural Politics of the Hindu Right in Hindi Cinema (1992 - 2002) from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom. Her article “The Hindu Right and the Politics of Censorship: Three Case Studies of Policing Hindi Cinema (1992-2002)” was published in the spring 2009 “Censorship and Regulation” issue of the peer-reviewed journal The Velvet Light Trap: A Critical Journal of Film and Television for University of Texas Press. Another peer-reviewed article “Between the Godfather and the Mafia: Situating Right-Wing Interventions in the Bombay Film Industry (1992-2002)” was published in the February 2009 inaugural issue of the journal Studies in South Asian Film and Media for Intellect Press. She has previously published in Feminist Media Studies, Mediascape and the Journal of Moving Image, has presented at international conferences in USA, United Kingdom and Malaysia and is the winner of the 2008 Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Student Writing first Place Award.
Bose’s prize-winning essay “The CBFC Correspondence Files (1992-2002): A Discursive Rhetoric of Moral Panic, Public Protest and Political Pressure” will be published in the spring 2010 issue of Cinema Journal, the official journal of the SCMS and a prestigious source of media scholarship in North America. She is currently co-editing with Lee Grieveson a special E-book for the University of Nottingham’s online journal, Scope: An Online Journal of Film Studies, which shall be based on a two-year UK-based project titled Using Moving Image Archives In Academic Research. She was recently awarded the UNCW Randall Library Project Development Grant.