Darien Sánchez Nicolás

Darien Sánchez Nicolás

Postdoctoral Fellow

Film and Media

Vulnerable Media Lab

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Darien Sánchez Nicolás holds a PhD in Film and Moving Image Studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema of Concordia University. His doctoral dissertation, Cinematic Voyages: Québécois Transnational Filmmaking and Cuban Domesticity examined the relationships between international tourism, transnational film production and homemaking in the island. He is a cross-appointed instructor in the Social Sciences and the Humanities, Philosophies and Religions departments at John Abbott College, Montréal, Canada. He has worked as film pre-screener and programmer for the Toronto International Film Festival, Latinarte Festival and the South Asian International Film Festival of Montréal, amongst others. He has received scholarships from Mexico’s National Council of Sciences and Technology (CONACYT), the Foundation DeSève Fellowship, the MITACS Globalink Research Award, and the Fonds de Recherche du Québec–Société et Culture scholarship. Currently he is a postdoctoral fellow at Queen’s University’s Vulnerable Media Lab.