Maryn Wilkinson is Assistant Professor in Film Studies for the Department for Media and Culture at the University of Amsterdam. She studied Film and Television Studies at the University of Kent in Canterbury and the University of Warwick in the UK, and received a fellowship from the Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis for her PhD; a project that looked at feminist film theory, neo-conservative politics and the representation of teenage girls in 1980s American cinema.
Her current research interests focus on politics and aesthetics, popular culture and critical theory, especially issues around feminist film theory, representations of youth and labour.
- Film style and close analysis
- Politics and film; particularly feminist film theory and issues of representation
- Cinema and the body; agency, resistance, affect, experience
- American cinema and popular culture
- Genre: teen film and television, the Comedies of Remarriage, musicals
- World cinema
- Music and film
" Echte" vrouwen willen geen makeover! Een analyse van het kritische anti-makeovermanifest Beperkt Houdbaar . Valck, Marijke de en Maryn Wilkinson. 2010. Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies , Vol. 13 (1): 5-17.
"The makeover and the malleable body in 1980s American Teen Film". Wilkinson, Maryn. 2014. International Journal of Cultural Studies. Published: 2015, Vol 18 (3): 385-391.
"The representation of American versus non-American fans in Baillie Walsh's Springsteen & I (2013)". Wilkinson, Maryn. Transformative Works and Cultures. Special Issue on European Fans and European Fan Objects: Localization and Translation. 2015.