James Scott Forsyth

Department of Political Science

Associate Professor

Office: Centre For Film & Theatre, 238
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 22164
Emailsforsyth@yorku.ca

Professor Scott Forsyth has published on the politics of Hollywood films, Marxist cultural theory, third world film and film in Canada. He is a founding editor of the film studies journal CineAction. He is currently working on a research project on culture and Canadian Communists in the thirties and a manuscript on contemporary Hollywood, American imperialism and Cold War and post-Cold War ideologies. He is based in the Department of Film and is cross-appointed to the Department of Political Science. Research Interests: Marxist cultural and aesthetic theory; film history, media politics, film in Canada , the United States and the third world.

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Degrees

PhD, York Univeristy
M.A., York University
B.A., Trent University

Appointments

Faculty of Fine Arts


Professor Scott Forsyth has published on the politics of Hollywood films, Marxist cultural theory, third world film and film in Canada. He is a founding editor of the film studies journal CineAction. He is currently working on a research project on culture and Canadian Communists in the thirties and a manuscript on contemporary Hollywood, American imperialism and Cold War and post-Cold War ideologies. He is based in the Department of Film and is cross-appointed to the Department of Political Science. Research Interests: Marxist cultural and aesthetic theory; film history, media politics, film in Canada , the United States and the third world.

Degrees

PhD, York Univeristy
M.A., York University
B.A., Trent University

Appointments

Faculty of Fine Arts