André Habib is a doctoral candidate in the in the Department of Comparative Literature (cinema option) at Université de Montréal. His MA thesis was completed in the Film Studies programme at Concordia University in 2001, where he wrote on Godard’s Histoire(s) du cinema. His current dissertation concerns the “the imaginary of ruins in cinema.” He has taught cinema at Concordia, Université de Montréal, and McGill University. He is also a film critic and co-editor for the journal Hors champ. He has curated film programmes at the Cinémathèque québécoise, and is also editorial coordinator of the Journal Intermédialités. His articles have been published in Substance, Lignes de fuite, Senses of Cinema, Intermédialités, Offscreen, Discours social, and CiNéMAS. He is also working with Viva Paci as co-editor on a collection of texts entitled L’imprimerie du regard: Chris Marker et la technique, which will be published as part of “Esthétiques” at L’Harmattan in 2008.