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Kathleen McHugh

Chair, Department of Film, Television and Digital Media; Professor

Kathleen McHugh teaches in the UCLA Department of English and in the Critical Studies program at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. She is the author of American Domesticity: From How-To Manual to Hollywood Melodrama (Oxford, 1999) and Jane Campion (Illinois, 2007) and is the co-editor of South Korean Golden Age Melodrama: Gender, Genre and National Cinema (2005). She is the co-editor of a special issue of SIGNS on Film Feminisms and has published articles on domesticity, feminism, melodrama, the avant-garde and autobiography in Cultural Studies, Jump Cut, Screen, South Atlantic Quarterly and Velvet Light Trap.