Arts Sciences


Dr Temenuga Trifonova

Temenuga Trifonova is Associate Professor of Creative Arts and Humanities. Before coming to UCL she taught for 15 years in the Department of Cinema and Media Arts, York University (Toronto), as well as at the University of New Brunswick and the University of California Santa Cruz. She is the author of The Figure of the Migrant in Contemporary European Cinema (2020), Warped Minds: Cinema and Psychopathology (2014), The Image in French Philosophy (2007), and the edited volumes Screening the Art World (2022), Contemporary Visual Culture and the Sublime (2017), and European Film Theory (2008). Temenuga has been the recipient of research fellowships at CY Cergy Paris Université, Le Studium Centre for Advanced Studies, Waseda Institute for Advanced Studies (Tokyo), NYU Center for European and Mediterranean Studies, the American Academy in Rome, the Dora Maar House, and the Institute of Advanced Studies at the University of Bologna. She is the 2023 Stiftung Südtiroler Sparkasse Global Fellow at EURAC Research in Bolzano (Italy).


Temenuga is module convenor for BASC0060 How Moving Images Work I: Introducing Theory