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Dennis Lo

Assistant Professor of Global Cinemas at James Madison University

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About Me

Current work

My work examines the cultural politics and aesthetics of film location shooting practices by contemporary transnational and East Asian filmmakers.

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Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Film Studies

    Undergraduate

    County College of Morris

  • History of American Cinema (taught twice)

    Undergraduate

    University of California, Los Angeles

  • History of Asian, African, and Latin American Cinemas

    Undergraduate

    University of California, Los Angeles

  • History of European Cinema

    Undergraduate

    University of California at Los Angeles

  • Film and Social Change

    Undergraduate

    University of California at Los Angeles

Education

Experience

  • University of California at Los Angeles

    • 9/2008 - 6/2015 Teaching Associate (5 Film and Media Studies Courses)
    • 9/2014 - 6/2015 Dissertation Year Fellow
    • 6/2011 - 6/2015 Ph.D. Candidate
    • 9/2009 - 6/2013 Moderator and Translator for Chinese Film Events
    • 9/2010 - 6/2014 Editor for Mediascape, Graduate Peer-Reviewed Journal
    • 6/2011 - 6/2015 Ph.D. Candidate
    • 9/2014 - 6/2015 Dissertation Year Fellow
  • County College of Morris

    • 8/2015 - 12/2015 Instructor

Honors

  • Chancellor's Prize Recipient

    2009 University of California, Los Angeles

  • Six-Time Donor Awardee

    2013 University of California, Los Angeles

  • Graduated with distinction and departmental honors

    2008 Stanford University

  • Asia Institute Graduate Fellow

    2011 UCLA Asia Institute

  • Dissertation Year Fellow

    2014 University of California, Los Angeles

Languages

  • Chinese/Mandarin

    Fluent

Memberships

  • UCLA Alumni Association
  • Columbia Alumni Association
  • Stanford Alumni Association
  • Association of Asian Studies
  • National Communication Association