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Janine Marchessault Awarded Killam Prize

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Late last week, Archive/Counter-Archive's Principal Investigator Janine Marchessault (York University) was awarded the prestigious Killam Prize. The announcement recognizes her outstanding contributions to the field of cinema and media studies and highlights her remarkable achievements and significant impact on research and scholarship.

Administered by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), the Killam Prize is widely renowned for its recognition of scholars who have demonstrated exceptional abilities and have made substantial contributions to their respective fields. For Marchessault, this accolade not only acknowledges her dedication and expertise but also underscores the significance of her work in advancing knowledge and understanding in the arts and media landscape.

In a recent interview with YFile, Marchessault shared insights into her journey and reflected on the honor of receiving such a distinguished award. She expressed gratitude for the recognition and attributed her success to the support of colleagues, students, and the academic community at large. Marchessault's passion for her research shines through as she discusses the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration and the role of media in shaping culture and society. Congratulations, Janine, on this well-deserved honor!

Read more about Janine and of this year's other Killam Prize winners on the Killam Laureates website: