Miguel Penabella

GSR, Film & Media Studies Graduate Student


Graduate Student Researchers

Miguel Penabella is a PhD candidate in Film and Media Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research examines conspiracy, spectrality, and melancholia as theoretical frameworks for examining historical revisionism and questions of national cinema in the Philippines. He is also interested in theorizations of cinematic temporality and slowness. He is a member of the Media Fields editorial collective, where he serves as coordinating editor.