Classical Film Theory
Global Women Directors
National Cinemas (Europe, Asia, Middle East)
Film and the Other Arts (music, dance, theater, painting)
Cinema and Digital Culture
Tami M. Williams (PhD, UCLA) is Associate Professor of English and Film Studies at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and President of Domitor, the International Society for the Study of Early Cinema. Her books as author/editor/co-editor include Provenance and Early Cinema (2021), 2020 CNC Prix du Livre de Cinéma recipient Germaine Dulac's What is Cinema? (2019), Global Cinema Networks (2018), The Moving Image special issue, 16.1: Early Cinema and the Archives (2016), Germaine Dulac: A Cinema of Sensations (2014), and Performing New Media, 1895-1915 (2014). She has a passion for early cinema and the archive, and the diverse intersections of wordlessness, gesture, and symbolist aesthetics in the performance arts, French cinematic impressionism, and the films of global women directors. She is a founding coordinator of the paper prints pilot Media Ecology Project-Domitor-Library of Congress (MEP-D-LOC), SCMS Silent Cinema Cultures Scholarly Interest Group, and UWM Film Studies Archive Preservation Project, a PI for the UWM Media Studies Research Collaboratory, and a board member of Women Film History International.