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Eva Jørholt

Eva Jørholt

Associate Professor

Associate professor, PhD of Film Studies

Primary fields of research

Film and migration, as well as African cinema and diasporic cinemas


I teach classes in Film History and The Theory and Analysis of Fiction at BA level,
and topics related to migration at MA level

I supervise assignments on most film aesthetical and film historical subjects but have a particular interest in national and transnational film and film cultures

Current research

Film and (post) migration, with a particular focus on France. I am part of the Free Research Council funded research project Art, Culture and Politics in the 'Postmigrant Condition' (SDU, 2016-2018)

Selected publications

  1. Published

    To remember in order to be able to forget: Rachid Bouchareb's Outside the Law and the construction of a new, inclusive French national identity

    Jørholt, E. 2016 In : Studies in European Cinema. 13, 1, p. 50-63 14 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  2. Published

    Taking the Strangeness Out of Strangers: Cinematic strategies for emphasising sameness over difference in multi-ethnic Europe

    Jørholt, E. 2015 The Culture of Migration: Politics, Aesthetics and Histories. Moslund, S. P., Petersen, A. R. & Schramm, M. (eds.). London: I.B. Tauris, Ch. 9, p. 171-187 17 p. (International library of migration studies, Vol. 6).

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  3. Published

    The Danish Directors 2: Dialogues on the New Danish Fiction Cinema

    Redvall, E. N., Jørholt, E. & Hjort, M. 2010 Bristol: Intellect Ltd.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook

  4. Published

    Burkina Faso

    Jørholt, E. 2008 The Cinema of Small Nations. Hjort, M. & Petrie, D. J. (eds.). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, p. 198-212

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  5. Published

    Perkere og andet godtfolk: De fremmede i dansk film

    Jørholt, E. 2007 In : Kosmorama. 240, p. 7-32

    Publication: ResearchJournal article

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