Laura Horak

Laura Horak is an Associate Professor of Film Studies at Carleton University on unceded Algonquin territory and the director of the Transgender Media Lab and Transgender Media Portal. She is the author of Girls Will Be Boys: Cross-Dressing Women, Lesbians, and American Cinema, 1908-1934 (2016) and the coeditor of Silent Cinema and the Politics of Space (2014), Unwatchable (2019), and a special issue of Somatechnics on trans/cinematic/bodies. You can find her on Twitter @thelorak. 


Feminist Catastrophe Against Disaster Patriarchy: Curating Cinema’s First Nasty Women

How many feminist scholars and archivists does it take to screw in a lightbulb? There is no punch line to this set-up.