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Christine Ramsay

Associate Professor, Film Department
PhD; Social & Political Thought, MA; Social & Political Thought, BA; Film Studies

Office: ED 239.5
Phone: 306-585-4210

Research interests
Canadian cinemas; masculinities in contemporary cultures; culture of small cities; philosophies of identity

Dr. Christine Ramsay is Associate Professor in the Department of Film. Her research and teaching are in the areas of Canadian and Saskatchewan cinemas, masculinities in contemporary cinemas, curatorial studies, the culture of small cities, and philosophies of identity. She currently serves on the editorial boards of Topia: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies, and Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies. She has published in several anthologies and journals, including Indigenous Screen Cultures in Canada, Expressions culturelles de la francophonie, Self Portrait II: Cinema in Canada, Boys: Masculinities in Contemporary Culture, North of Everything: English Canadian Cinema Since 1980, Canada's Greatest Films, The Canadian Journal of Film Studies, and Post Script. She published the anthology Making It Like A Man: Canadian Masculinities in Practice (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2011) and is currently working on two book projects, Mind the Gap: Saskatchewan Cultural Spaces (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 2013) and Altercations: David Cronenberg and the Double.


Mind the Gap: Saskatchewan Cultural Spaces, co-editor with Randal Rogers (University of Regina Press, forthcoming).Visiting Scholar, Graduate Program in Canadian Studies, University of Edinburgh, 2012.Making It Like a Man: Canadian Masculinities in Practice, editor (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2011).Fellow of the Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, Creative Community Building Through Cultural Mapping, 2007-2008.Chair, “Screen Femmes”, Saskatchewan’s first women’s film festival.1998 Mary McEwan Memorial Scholarship Award for a feminist dissertation, York University, Toronto.1991 - University Medal in Arts, Carleton University, Ottawa1991 - Winner of the first Gerald Pratley Award for Studies in Canadian Cinema.“Canadian Narrative Cinema From the Margins: The Nation and Masculinity in Don Shebibi‘Goin’ Down the Road’”, Canadian Journal of Film Studies 2:2-3 (1993)