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Dr. Serdar Tunçer

Posted by lamacs On February - 8 - 2019


Serdar Tunçer holds a Ph.D. in Communications and Public Relations from the University of Istanbul. His thesis mobilizes storytelling methodology and discourse analysis of crisis communications. He is currently an Associate Researcher in Residence at the University of Ottawa’s Audiovisual Media Lab for the study of Cultures and Societies (AMLAC&S). His is working on cross-cultural narratives of Turkish immigrants and refugees in Canada. Dr. Serdar Tunçer has over 15-years of international consulting experience Communication and Marketing.

Pape Mody Sy

Posted by lamacs On January - 11 - 2016

Mody Sy Pope was a Researcher in residence at LAMACS in 2014. A Research-Teacher and PhD student at the University Gaston Berger of Saint-Louis (Senegal),and a Associate member of  GRADIS (A research group on discourse analysis). His research focuses on the articulation of “alterity” and “hybridity” in cultural performances in the Francophone Black Africa cinemas.

Dr. Sanou Palm Valentine

Posted by lamacs On July - 15 - 2015


Our 2015 Researcher in Residence is Dr. Valentine SANOU PALM. Dr. Sanou Palm holds a PhD in Semiotics, Literature and Film Studies. She is part of the teaching and researcher team of the Doctoral School Humanities and Communication (LESHCO), Language Laboratory, Speech and Artistic Practices (LaDiPA), in the Department of Literature, Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Communication (UFR/LAC) at the University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Her research focuses on issues of semiotic transfers and theory of  adaptation and cultural transfer in  oral tradition, writing and cinema.

Miia Rantala

Posted by lamacs On February - 3 - 2011

PhD Student, Guest Academic

Miia Rantala is a PhD student at the University of Lapland (Rovaniemi, Finland) and an associate member of the Doctoral School of Communication Studies in Finland 2010-13. The aim of her multidisciplinary doctoral thesis is to analyze the visual represen- tations of ethnicity and ‘race’ in Finnish primetime TV ads
on commercial channels.

Karine Blanchon

Posted by lamacs On June - 15 - 2010


Postdoctoral in Residence

Karine Blanchon is a Doctor of Languages, Literatures and Societies. In 2007, she defended her PhD at the National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations (INALCO, Paris), on Malagasy cinemas which is published by l’Harmattan publishing. Her research interests are representations of the culture in the multicultural societies in the media.