His articles and translations have appeared in publications including Chroma, Mechademia, positions: asia critique and Japan Forum. He is the editor and principal translator of We, the Children of Cats by Tomoyuki Hoshino.
Steph has worked for Cinema Out of the Box since the summer of 2014. Her research interests include contemporary Canadian women’s writing, gender studies, queer theory, and popular culture. She has also twice facilitated a course on gender representations in 20th and 21st century film and literature for the New School at Dawson College.
In 2012, she worked on digitizations for the MIRL before moving to Berlin, where she is currently writing her thesis on issues of tactility, sentimentality and social/sexual identity in Leontine Sagan’s 1931 film Mädchen in Uniform.
Pete’s dissertation investigates how the performative relationship between visual and textual media transformed forms of literary production, channeled the agenda of the 1968 movement, and in doing so, shaped new kinds of literary meaning. At the MIRL he is overseeing the digitization of early 20th-century German and Austrian film journals.