Kate Rennebohm

Kate Rennebohm

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies
Kate Rennebohm

Currently a Visiting Predoctoral Fellow in MIT's Global Languages and Literatures department, Kate Rennebohm is a PhD candidate in Harvard's Film and Visual Studies program. Her doctoral thesis, “Ethical Re-Vision: Cinema’s Ethical Thought and Ethics’ Cinematic Thinking in the 20th Century,” argues for the dramatic influence of cinema upon ethical thinking and philosophy within the 21st century. The dissertation focuses particularly on the cinematic concept of “reviewing experience" and cinema's mediatic engagement of the self. She has written for Cinema Scope, The Canadian Journal of Film Studies, Film & History, Offscreen and Synoptique. Having received the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Research Grant for both her Doctorate and Masters, her dissertation research has also been awarded Harvard's Merit Award. For the 2016-2017 academic year, she was one of two Interdisciplinary Dissertation Completion Fellows at Harvard's Mahindra Humanities Center. She also recently co-founded SCMS’s Film Philosophy Scholarly Interest Group, and is the current co-chair. See filmphilosophies.com for more information.

 

 

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krennebohm [at] fas.harvard.edu