Duncan, Pansy Kathleen
After receiving her Ph.D. in 2012, Pansy Duncan was Dame Joan Metge Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Auckland before being appointed Lecturer (permanent faculty) in film and media studies at the School of English and Media Studies, Massey University (Auckland.)
Her articles on screen affect and aesthetics have been published in a number of prestigious venues, including Screen, PMLA, Film Quarterly, Cultural Critique and Textual Practice, and her book, The Emotional Life of Postmodern Film, was published by Routledge in 2015. Her current book project, Exploded Views, is a media archaeology of the cinematic explosion spectacle, from early one-shot "explosion films" to digital cinema.
ArticlesI. First Brexit, then Trump: Has the past year or so ushered in a “wave” (Weisberg), a “barrage” (Desmond-Harris) or a “deluge” (Sidahmed) of that notoriously noxious affect, hate? It certainly feels that way to those of us identified with progressive social and political causes—those of...Read more