Interview with Brian Edwards



The idea of young people watching feature films through the broken screen of their smartphone is just one of the topics that Brian Edwards touches on in this interview. From theory to practicality, Brian provides a backdrop to the changing dynamics of the film industry and suggests developments to look out for.

Brian T. Edwards is Professor of English and Dean of the School of Liberal Arts at Tulane University in New Orleans. As a scholar he examines US literature and culture in a global context, particularly in relation to the Middle East and North Africa. He is the author and co-editor of multiple works, amongst them On the Ground: New Directions in Middle East and North African Studies (2013) which was developed out of a symposium held at Northwestern University in Qatar.