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Selected Topics in Cinema Studies: Gross Out! The Body in Comedy CIN260H1S
Course Instructor

Posting Date : March 25, 2019
Closing Date : April 22, 2019  (Posting Expired)


This course will examine the role of the body in comedic cinema, paying particular attention to the relationship between disgust and laughter and the role that gender, race, class, and sexuality play in gross-out comedy. The Course Instructor will devise the syllabus for this particular course, conferring with the Director of CSI in the process. He or she will lecture/conduct classes, grade assignments, hold office hours each week, and answer questions by email or appointment.


Required: MA in Cinema/Film; at least 3 years of experience teaching cinema and media at the university level, specifically film and media analysis; and, at least 3 years of experience marking undergraduate essays in cinema. Preferred: scholarly concentration in film and popular culture beyond a Master’s level.


Cinema Studies Institute
Course ID
St. George
$8,058 inclusive of vacation pay
Course Enrollment
Dates of Appointment
July 01, 2019 - August 31, 2019
Number of Positions
Class Schedule
Monday, 12-4 pm, and Wednesday, 12-4 pm
How to Apply
Those interested should email a cover letter, curriculum vitae (by Word attachment) and teaching evaluations (if applicable) to: Joyce Hahn, Chief Administrative Officer, Innis College, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto, ON, M5S 1J5 (HR.innis@utoronto.ca)
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