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Scott Loren

title Dr.
name Scott Loren
institute School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS-HSG)
address SHSS-HSG, Gatterstrasse 1, 9010 St. Gallen, Switzerland
phone 071 224 2547
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publications papers (40)
projects project entries (3)
School SHSS - School of Humanities and Social Sciences
university status research assistant
position Adjunct Lecturer
main focuses North American Studies
Media and Cultural Studies
fields of research New Media
Social Semiotics
Visual Culture
further fields of... Psychoanalysis
Posthumanism
Melodrama Studies
Narrative Theory
Hollywood Cinema
Gender in Cinema
Liminality, Migration, Transculturalism
former positions Assistent - Prof. Dr. Alan Robinson (2004-2009)

Adjunct Lecturer in English for Business Studies (2003-2009)

Adjunct Lecturer in Visual Culture and New Media (2008-present)

Research Assistant in English Studies (2015-2017)
personal education BA English Literatures and Languages; Subsidiary in Psychology; San Francisco State University;  San Francisco, California (1995)
MA English Literatures and Languages; City University of New York; New York;  Supervising professor: David Richter   (1998)
PhD American Studies; University of Zurich;  Zurich, Switzerland;  Supervising professor: Elisabeth Bronfen   (2004)
additional business Lecturer in English Language and Literary Studies; University of Teacher Education, St. Gallen (50%)



Courses

Advanced Seminar in English Studies (MA)

Literature on Screen (BA/MA)

The Short Story (BA)

Drama (BA)

Plays in Performance (BA/MA)

Immigrant Voices (BA/MA) 
teaching activities MA


The Work of Art: Diplomacy and the Arts in Migration Society
Critical Theories: Posthumanism

New Cinema Auteurism: A Survey of Contemporary Film Directors
Economies of Feeling: Melodrama as Genre and Global Social Narrative




BA

The Stories Films Tell: Narratology and Film
Film and Psychoanalysis

Visual Culture Studies: Image – Text – Meaning

Views on Film: Critical Approaches to the Moving Picture




Public Lectures

The Art of Violence: Interpreting the Films of David Lynch
affiliations European Association for American Studies
International Association for Visual Culture Studies
Swiss Association for North-American Studies
Swiss Association of University Teachers of English
Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft