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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


Dr Leila Mukhida

Leila Mukhida

Leila Mukhida specialises in German and Austrian visual culture, with a focus on cinema and the Frankfurt School, sound and industrial history, as well as queer and intersectional film theories. Her forthcoming book, Sensitive Subjects: The Political Aesthetics of Contemporary German and Austrian Cinema (Berghahn, 2020), looks to early German-language film theory in order to explore how post-1989 films by directors including Valeska Grisebach, Michael Haneke, Andreas Dresen and Elke Hauck engender a political sensitivity in viewers. 

Leila is a University Assistant Professor in the Section of German and Dutch and Fellow in German at Trinity Hall. She teaches a range of topics in German and Screen Studies, including the Queer Cinema topic for the Part II paper CS6, and the ‘Screening Gender’ topic for the MPhil in Film and Screen Studies.


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