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Desirée de Jesus

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Department of Communication & Media Studies

Assistant Professor

Email: ddejesus@yorku.ca

Desirée de Jesus is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication and Media Studies. She is also a video essayist and moving images curator. Her research and teaching explore the intersections of race, gender, aesthetics, and technology in narrative film and media through traditional, creative/curatorial, and maker methodologies.

Degrees

PhD, Film and Moving Image Studies, Concordia University
MA (Distinction), Christianity & the Arts, Kings College London
BA (Hons.), Film Studies & Special Honors Curriculum, Hunter College, CUNY

Research Interests

Communications , Children and Youth, Black cultural and feminist studies, Videographic criticism , Community-based research, Decolonial approaches to cinema and media

Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2021 AP/COMN3725 3.0 A Young People's Media In Canada REMT
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/COMN4725 6.0 A Mediations of Identity SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2022 AP/COMN3770 3.0 M Global Youth Cultures SEMR
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/COMN4725 6.0 A Mediations of Identity SEMR

Desirée de Jesus is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication and Media Studies. She is also a video essayist and moving images curator. Her research and teaching explore the intersections of race, gender, aesthetics, and technology in narrative film and media through traditional, creative/curatorial, and maker methodologies.

Degrees

PhD, Film and Moving Image Studies, Concordia University
MA (Distinction), Christianity & the Arts, Kings College London
BA (Hons.), Film Studies & Special Honors Curriculum, Hunter College, CUNY

Research Interests

Communications , Children and Youth, Black cultural and feminist studies, Videographic criticism , Community-based research, Decolonial approaches to cinema and media


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2021 AP/COMN3725 3.0 A Young People's Media In Canada REMT
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/COMN4725 6.0 A Mediations of Identity SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2022 AP/COMN3770 3.0 M Global Youth Cultures SEMR
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/COMN4725 6.0 A Mediations of Identity SEMR