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Dr. Arti Modgill



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Educational Background

PhD Critical Theory, University of Nottingham, 2015


Dr. Arti Modgill is an Assistant Professor (Teaching) of cultural studies and critical theory, film and visual cultural studies, and rhetorical communications. Her research interests include the cross-disciplinary discussion of the role of narratives in shaping understandings of the self and Other to evoke notions of belonging in multicultural societies, and the role of media, texts, and viewing practices in structuring everyday political, and cultural subjectivities.


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Cultural Studies and Critical Theory, Film and Visual Cultural Studies

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Course number Course title Semester
PLUR 401 Capstone in Pluralism & Global Citizenship Winter 2023, 2024
COMS 453 Race, Representation & Media Fall 2021, 2022, 2023
FILM 307 Gender and Cinema (Transnational Women's Films) Winter 2022, 2024
FILM 301 Topics in National Cinema (Indian Cinema) Winter 2023
COMS 367 Visual Communication & Culture Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Fall 2023
COMS 369 Rhetorical Communication Spring 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Winter 2023, Fall 2023
COMS 363 Professional Technical Communication Summer 2021, Winter 2022, Fall 2022, Spring 2024