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GRANT, Barry Keith

GRANT, Barry Keith. American/Canadian, b. 1947. Genres: Film, Cultural/Ethnic topics. Career: Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, faculty member, 1975-91, professor of film studies, 1991-, chair of Dept of Fine Arts, 1982-85, and Dept of Film Studies, Drama, and Visual Arts, 1989-90, director of Film Studies Program, 1990-99, director, MA program in popular culture, 2000; writer. Media Study/Buffalo, assistant director, 1974-75; York University, external faculty member, 1990. WBFO-FM Radio, cohost of Kino-Ear, 1974-75; CJQR-FM and CKTB-AM Radio, weekly film critic, 1981-84; CBC-AM Radio, monthly film columnist for Variety Tonight, 1984-85; St. Catharines Standard, weekly film columnist, 1997-; guest on television and radio programs. Cheetah Discotheque, codirector of mixed media light show, 1966-67. Publications: (ed.) Zoetrope, 1969; (ed.) Film Genre: Theory and Criticism, 1977; Saturday Night at the Movies (documentary film), TV Ontario, 1980; (ed.) Film Study in the Undergraduate Curriculum, 1983; (ed.) Planks of Reason: Essays on the Horror Film, 1984; (ed. and contrib.) Film Genre Reader, 1986; Voyages of Discovery: The Cinema of Frederick Wiseman, 1992; Film Genre Reader II, 1995; The Dread of Difference: Gender and the Horror Film, 1996; Documenting the Documentary: Close Readings of Documentary Film and Video, 1998; (series ed.) Genres in American Cinema, 1995; (series ed.) Contemporary Film and Television Series, 1999. Work represented in anthologies. Address: Dept of Communications, Popular Culture and Film, Brock University, Merrittville Highway, St. Catharines, ON, Canada L2S 3A1.

Grant, Barry Keith

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