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Stephi Hemelryk Donald

Stephi Hemelryk Donald is an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow and professor of comparative film and culture at UNSW. She has previously served as Dean of Media at RMIT, Director of International Studies at UTS, and Head of Arts at Liverpool (UK). Before becoming an academic and migrating to Australia in 1997 she worked as an actor, children’s theatre director, and occasional childcare worker in the UK. She has published extensively on media and film in China, visual arts and the politics of dissent, and her new books (2017) focus on childhood, borders, and film: There’s No Place Like Home: Child Migrants in World Cinema (IB Tauris) and Childhood and Nation in World Cinema: Borders and Encounters (Bloomsbury).