Our third resident from the European Union has just arrive – Dr. Julian Hanich.

Dr. Hanich is a German academic who currently holds a post at the University of Groningen (Netherlands) as Associate Professor of Film Studies. His first monograph entitled Cinematic Emotion in Horror Films and Thrillers: The Aesthetic Paradox of Pleasurable Fear came out with Routledge in 2010. His second monograph The Audience Effect: On the Collective Cinema Experience will be published by Edinburgh University Press in 2017. In his research he focuses on the audience emotions and affects. His articles have appeared in Screen, Cinema Journal, Projections, NECSUS, Studia Phaenomenologica, Movie, Film-Philosophy, Jump Cut and New Review of Film and Television Studies. Occasionally, he also writes as a film critic for the German outlet Spiegel ONLINE.

Wilkinson is offering a Graduate Student Workshop with Dr. Hanich titled –  “On Being Moved to Tears” and will take place on Monday, April 3 at 4 p.m. in Roosevelt Hall 121.

If you would like to attend, please register for the class in your my.chapman.edu portal. The class number is GUS 530-14 (7359). 4+1 students who would like to attend may do so through the Undergraduate Request to Register for Graduate Course Form.