PhD Student, Film and Moving Images Studies, Concordia University, Montréal
2018 MA, Film Studies, La Sorbonne Nouvelle (in collaboration with L’École Normale Supérieure (ENS-Ulm) and Université Paris 7), Paris
2016 BA, Film Studies, La Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris
Aurélie Petit is a third-year PhD student in the Film and Moving Image Studies program at Concordia University with an M.A. in Film Studies from La Sorbonne Nouvelle (in collaboration with L’Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS-Ulm) and Université Paris 7). Her research interests include animation, platforms, pornography, reception and networks. During her Master, she wrote her dissertation on the French reception of Japanese pornographic animation from 1978 to 2008. Her PhD dissertation is supervised by Professor Marc Steinberg and focuses, on the online uses of Japanese animation imagery across three platforms, Usenet, 4chan and Twitter in North America and France, from a feminist and critical race study perspective. She is affiliated with the Milieux Research Institute as a member of the Technoculture, Art and Games (TAG) research lab and is also a member of the Platform Lab. She is part of the editorial collective of Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies.
“Book Review: The Anime Boom in the United States.” Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Images Studies, “Animating LGBTQ+ Representations: Queering the Production of Movement”, Issue 9.1, 2020. https://synoptique.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Petit_Book-Review.pdf
“Enjeux économiques et industriels de l’animation pornographique et érotique française.” Revue française des sciences de l’information et de la communication [online], 18 | 2019. https://journals.openedition.org/rfsic/8166