CSI welcomes æryka jourdaine hollis o’neil

June 14, 2024 by Denise Ing

The Cinema Studies Institute is pleased to welcome Dr. æryka jourdaine hollis o’neil as Assistant Professor of Trans Cinema and Media starting July 1, 2024.

hollis o’neil is a multidisciplinary artist, writer, and scholar. She completed a PhD in the Department of Black Studies and MFA in Documentary Media at Northwestern University, with graduate certifications in Gender & Sexuality Studies and Critical Theory. Additionally, hollis o’neil holds a Master of Arts in American Studies and a Graduate Certificate in Documentary Filmmaking from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Utilizing an assemblage of narrative, documentary, experimental, personal and performative modes of address, hollis o'neils produces work that convenes and questions related themes of racialized gender, sexuality, desire, kinship, embodied capital, personhood, violence and belonging.

hollis o’neil will be cross-appointed with the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies. 

In 2024/25, hollis o’neil will teach CIN341H1S – Trans Cinema and Media.