At the MLC Research Centre, Dr. Kevin Chabot provides administrative, events, and grants support for the Director, Dr. Irene Gammel, and her team with the goal to achieve excellence in research and training in Modern Literature and Culture. Funded by a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council doctoral grant, Kevin completed his PhD in Cinema Studies at the University of Toronto (2019). He is the author of scholarly articles published in the Canadian Journal of Film Studies, Quarterly Review of Film and Video, Film International, and Discourse: Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture, and Film International. Kevin has experience in applying for grants, training students and research assistants, and planning academic events. With his research interests in film theory, documentary studies, and media archaeology, Kevin is thrilled to work at the MLC and help make its research accessible to a wider public audience.
Chabot, Kevin. Poetics of the Paranormal. McGill-Queen’s University Press. Under contract. Based on the author’s doctoral dissertation, this book analyzes media formations of ghostly evidence and the technological production of the paranormal as an aesthetic system.
Chabot, Kevin. “Tape: Videographic Ruin and the Lure of the Tangible.” Quarterly Review of Film and Video, 2020, pp. 1‑22. Taylor & Francis, doi: 10.1080/10509208.2020.1849915.
Chabot, Kevin. “Queer Spectralities and Untimely Subjects: Queer Ghost Hunters and Paranormal Reality Television.” Canadian Journal of Film Studies, vol. 28, no. 2, 2019, pp. 1‑22.
Chabot, Kevin. “Excavating Spectral Cinema.” Discourse: Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture, vol. 41, no. 2‑3, 2019, pp. 336‑39.
Chabot, Kevin. “The Insurrection of Time: Temporality, Modernity, and The Battle of Algiers.” Film International, vol. 13, no. 4, 2016, pp. 72‑81.
Chabot, Kevin. “Ash and Cinder: Photography, Film, and the Archive in Hollis Frampton’s (nostalgia) (1971).” Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture, no. 7, 2014, pp.1‑14.