Articles and Book Chapters

Rachel W. Jekanowski, “Scientific Visions: Resource Extraction and the Colonial Impulse in Canadian Popular Science Films,Canadian Journal of Film Studies / Revue canadienne d’études cinématographiques 28, no. 1 (Spring 2019): 1-24.


Rachel W. Jekanowski, “Glimpses of Labrador: Filmmaking and the Hudson’s Bay Company.” Them Days Magazine 43, no. 1 (2019): 4-8.


Rachel W. Jekanowski, “Fuelling the Nation: Imaginaries of Western Oil in Canadian Nontheatrical Film,” Canadian Journal of Communication 43, no. 1 (2018): 111-125.


Rachel W. Jekanowski, “Land in Revolt: Eco-criticism and the Roots of Resistance,” Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication 11, no. 3 (2018): 248-273.


Rachel W. Jekanowski, “Reading Speculative Futures in a Post-Truth World,” The Goose: A Journal of Arts, Environment, and Culture in Canada 16, no. 1, article 27 (2017): 1-4.


Rachel W. Jekanowski, “Managed and Resistant Futures: Film and Energy Regimes of the Newfoundland Offshore,” in Cold Water Oil: Imagining Offshore Petroleum Cultures. Edited by Fiona Polack and Danine Farquharson. Under contract with Routledge.


Rachel W. Jekanowski, “Postcards from Yiddishland: Amateur Filmmaking and Vernacular Yiddish Culture,” in A Global History of Amateur Film Cultures. Edited by Masha Salazkina and Enrique Fibla-Gutiérrez. Forthcoming with Indiana University Press.


Rachel W. Jekanowski and Elizabeth Miller, “Collaborative Encounters: I-Docs and Environmental Pedagogy In and Beyond the Classroom,” in The Interactive Documentary in Canada. Edited by Michael Baker and Jessica Mulvogue. Under contract with McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Edited Journal Issues

Critical and Creative Engagements with Petro-Media.” Special issue of Imaginations: Revue d’études interculturelles de l’image/Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies. Guest edited by Rachel W. Jekanowski and Emily Roehl. Forthcoming in Fall 2021.


Humorous Disruptions: Laughter and Technologies of Disruptions in Feminist Film and Media.” Issue 5.1 of Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies (2016). Guest edited by Desirée de Jesús, Rachel W. Jekanowski, Julia Huggins, Tess McClernon, and Vanessa Meyer.


Out of the Dark Stacks and into the Light, Re-viewing the Moving Image Archive for the 21st Century.” Issue 4.1 of Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies (2015). Guest edited by Rachel W. Jekanowski, Sophie Cook, and Papagena Robbins.

Research Creation and Educational Resources

Rachel W. Jekanowski, Fiona Polack, Danine Farquharson, and Dean Bavington, Energy Amphitheatre: St. John’s Harbour. ArcGIS StoryMaps, 2020.


Rachel W. Jekanowski, SPAM (Society, Politics, Art & Media) zine. Montreal, 2019.


Rachel W. Jekanowski, “Speculative Futures,” 2017. Resource Toolkit and Classroom Guide for The Shore Line Project, an interactive documentary directed by Elizabeth Miller.

Current Projects

Cinemas of Extraction: Land, Resources, and Settler Imaginaries, monograph-in-preparation.