Diana Kasem

Diana Kasem
University of Massachusetts Amherst | UMass Amherst · Department of Communication

phd student

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Education
September 2016 - May 2018
Brown University
Field of study
  • Modern Culture & Media

Publications

Publications (5)
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إنَّ مرجعيّات ودلالات البيت في الفضاءِ السينمائيّ تعودُ لكونهِ شكّلَ مكاناً دراميّاً أساسيّاً عبرَ تاريخِ المسرح[1]. ففي الدراما الحديثة في القرنِ التّاسع عشر، سيطرَ البيتُ كملعبٍ للحدثِ في أغلبِ النّصوصِ والعروضِ المسرحيّة. نلاحظُ أنَّ معظمَ فاتحيّ الدراما الحديثة[2]، قد اعتمدوا هذا الشّكلَ المعماريّ: البيت، بدلالاتهِ المدنيّة والواقعيّة والحميمية...
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This article defines the most prominent features of Arab SF film and television in the twentieth century by examining its narrative, structural, cultural, production conventions, and its relation with fantasy. This includes the usage of folk literature and local mythology and certain SF devices, such as advanced medicine. In addition to breaking...
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Abstract Narrating my reflections on the quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and my experience of the crisis in Syria, this paper studies the ways fear can transform into resilience by examining the self-reflexive works Path Out (Karam, 2017) and Another Kind of Girl (Jibawi, 2015). Using digital media, the creators of these works of a...

Projects

Projects (3)
Project
About science fiction in media and film.