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Professor J. Griffith Rollefson, Director of CARPE

J. Griffith Rollefson is Director of CARPE and Professor in Music. 

J. Griffith Rollefson is professor of music at University College Cork, National University of Ireland. Rollefson is author of Flip the Script: European Hip Hop and the Politics of Postcoloniality (University of Chicago Press, 2017) and Critical Excess: Watch the Throne and the New Gilded Age (University of Michigan Press, 2021).  He received the PhD in musicology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has served on the faculties of music at the University of Cambridge and at the University of California, Berkeley, where he also served as UC Chancellor’s Public Scholar. 



Professor Laura Rascaroli, Head of School

Laura Rascaroli is Head of School and Professor in Film and Screen Media. 

Laura Rascaroli is Professor in Film and Screen Media. Her research interests span European and World cinemas; experimental nonfiction, the essay film, and first-person cinemas; artist film and the post-medium moving image; film space and geopolitics; and the politics of form. She is the author of several monographs, including How the Essay Film Thinks (Oxford UP, 2017), The Personal Camera: Subjective Cinema and the Essay Film (Wallflower, 2009), and Crossing New Europe: Postmodern Travel and the European Road Movie (Wallflower, 2006), and coeditor of collections including Expanding Cinema: Theorizing Film Through Contemporary Art (Amsterdam UP, 2020) and Antonioni: Centenary Essays(BFI, 2011). Her work has been translated into several languages. She is the Editor-in-Chief of Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media.


Office: O'Rahilly Building 1.26


Tel: 353 (0)21 490-2471

Eithne Egan, Manager, School of Film, Music and Theatre


Office: Muskerry Villas, Room 2.03


Tel: 353 (0)21 490-4192

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