Shannon Weidner


Teaching Assistant


2153 Vilas Hall

Expertise and Activities

Shannon is an M.A. student in film whose research interests lie at the intersection of art history, production design, and gender performance, particularly in the filmography of Pedro Almodóvar. Her additional research interests include questions surrounding new modes and spaces for media criticism, with particular emphasis on the video essay and the film social-networking site, Letterboxd.


  • B.A. English, The University of Texas at Austin, 2020
    (Bridging Disciplines Certificate in Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship)


  • CA100 – Introduction to Speech Composition


  • Editorial Board Member, The Velvet Light Trap, 2022-Present