Photo portrait of Kelly Saxberg

Prof. Kelly Saxberg

Sessional or Contract

Department: 
Email: 
kjsaxber@lakeheadu.ca
Phone Number: 
+1 (807) 343-7950
Office Location: 
Ryan Building 3018
Office Hours: 
Professor Saxberg will be teaching for the Department of History Winter 2018. You can contact her by email directly
Academic Qualifications: 
  • MA       History, University of Manitoba
  • BA        University of Manitoba
Previous Teaching/Work: 

Professor Saxberg is an award winning film producer, director and editor who has worked on over 80 films. She is also an historian and researcher who specializes in labour, gender, and politics. Saxberg has taught courses in film history and Women's Studies in the past and offered many filmmaking workshops over the years.

Research Interests: 

In additon to a number of film projects, Kelly is currently working on a book based on interviews with workers who built Hurricanes and Helldivers at Canada Car and Foundry during the Second World War.

Recent Publications:

Saxberg, Kelly. "The Reciprocal Influence between Canadian and Finnish Cinema." In Canada-Finland, Celebrating 2017: "A brave. hospitable, and altogether admirable people," edited by Markku Henriksson, Michel S. Beaulieu, Carmen Pekkarinen, and Mari-Anna Suurmunne, 231-235. Helsinki: Suomi-Kanada-seura/Finnish-Canadian Society and Embassy of Canada to Finland, 2017.

Saxberg, Kelly. "Dorothea Mitchell." In The Artist Herself: Self-Portraits by Canadian Historical Women Artists / L’artiste elle-même: autoportraits de femmes artistes au Canada, ed. Alicia Boutilier and Tobi Bruce. Hamilton: Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 2015.