Christine Ramsay

Film Department
Associate Dean, Graduate & Research

Office: ED 239.5
Phone: 306-585-4210

Research interests
Canadian and Saskatchewan cinemas; masculinities in contemporary cultures; curatorial studies in expanded cinema; culture of small cities; philosophies of identity.

Dr. Christine Ramsay is a Professor in the Department of Film, and Associate Dean Graduate and Research, and Interdisciplinary Graduate Coordinator, in the Faculty of MAP. Her research and teaching are in the areas of Canadian and Saskatchewan cinemas, masculinities in contemporary cinemas, curatorial studies in expanded cinema, the culture of small cities, and philosophies of identity, and she has an emerging painting practice. She is the President of the Art Gallery of Regina, and currently serves on the editorial boards of Topia: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies, and Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies. She edited the anthology Making It Like A Man: Canadian Masculinities in Practice (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2011) and co-edited Overlooking Saskatchewan: Minding the Gap (University of Regina Press, 2014) and Atom Egoyan: Steenbeckett (Black Dog, 2018). Her work has appeared in several anthologies and journals, including To Turn to Testimony: Engaging Common Ground, 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. 


  • PhD (Social and Political Thought - York University)  1998
  • MA (Social and Political Thought - York University)  1992
  • BA (Highest Honours - Film Studies - Carleton University)  1991


  • “Haunted Geographies in Atom Egoyan’s Calendar and Return to the Flock.” In To Turn to Testimony: Engaging Common Ground. Ed. Rob Fisher. The Netherlands and Boston: Brill, 2019. 257-292.
  • Atom Egoyan: Steenbeckett, co-editor with Timothy Long and Elizabeth Matheson (London, UK: Black Dog, 2018)
  • Guest Editor, Curating Expanded Cinema in Canada: Discourse, Space and Contexts of Display, Special Issue of the Canadian Journal of Film Studies, 2018. Refereed journal.
  • “#3CityLink: Disrupting learning through a translocal art/pedagogy exchange project.” In International Journal of Art and Design Education. Co-author with Rachelle Viader Knowles, Jacqui Speculand, Katherine Wimpenny. 2018. Refereed journal.
  • Fellow, Humanities Research Centre, University of Regina, 2015-2016 for Meet in the Middle: Stations of Migration and Memory Between Art and Film (2014-2016)
  • Meet in the Middle: Stations of Migration and Memory Between Art and Film (2014-2016). Exhibition Series. See 
  • Overlooking Saskatchewan: Minding the Gap, co-editor with Randal Rogers (Regina: University of Regina Press, 2014)
  • "Greyson, Grierson, Godard, God: Reflections on the Cinema of John Greyson, "The Perils of Pedagogy: The Work of John Greyson (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2013) 180-195
  • "I Love Regina...and its Infinite Horizons: The Art of a Small Prairie City," Overlooking Saskatchewan: Minding the Gap(Regina: University of Regina Press, 2014) 1-27
  • Visiting Scholar, Graduate Program in Canadian Studies, University of Edinburgh, 2012 for David Cronenberg and the Double
  • Making It Like a Man: Canadian Masculinities in Practice, editor and contributor (Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2011)
  • "Regina's Moccasin Flats: A Landmark in the Mapping of Urban Aboriginal Culture and Identity," IndigenousScreen Cultures in Canada(Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2010)
  • Fellow of the Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2007-2008 for Creative Community Building Through Cultural Mapping
  • "Canadian Narrative Cinema From the Margins: The Nation and Masculinity in Don Shebib's Goin' Down the Road," Canadian Journal of Film Studies2:2-3 (1993)
  • Chair, Screen Femmes, Saskatchewan's first women's film festival
  • Mary McEwan Memorial Scholarship Award for a Feminist Dissertation, York University, Toronto, 1998
  • University Medal in Arts, Carleton University, Ottawa, 1991
  • Recipient of the first Gerald Pratley Award for Studies in Canadian Cinema, 1991


  • “Who Is This One?” Suite of drawings in House on Fire, curated by Amy Snider, 5th Parallel Gallery, University of Regina. February 3-14, 2020.
  • "Studies in Aluminum." Solo exhibition, curated by Jess Ricther, Art Gallery of Regina (March 27-June 27, 2017)
  • "Bardo." Paintings in Bird is the Word, curated by Marsha Kennedy, Mata Gallery, Regina (May 20-July 4, 2015)
  • "Three for Saint Mungo." Paintings in Hope, curated by Holly Fay, Art Galleryof Regina (December 10, 2014-January 23, 2015)
  • "Red-wing Aura." Paintings in AfterLife, curated by Jack Anders, Art Gallery of Regina (December 15, 2011-January 27, 2012)