James Udden

Associate Professor, Cinema & Media Studies

Udden, an expert in Asian cinema, is fluent in Mandarin and speaks some Taiwanese. He has contributed to several books on Asian and world cinema and his film reviews have been published in Film International and China Review International.

For more information, visit the Film Studies page.


History of cinema, video production, film theory, and film aesthetics

Expertise: Asian cinema, Asian philosophy and film, history of world cinema, and theories of film sound and music

Education: B.A., History, University of Minnesota, M.A., Film Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D., Film Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Recent Work:

Udden is co-authoring a book entitled, "Celluloid Diplomacy: How Iran and Taiwan Became National Stars on the Transnational Film Festival Scene". He also wrote a report on the Vancouver International Film Festival for Film International.

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