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Book Analyzes Evolution of Hollywood Vampires

Dale Hudson, professor and curator of film and new media at NYU Abu Dhabi, is the author of Vampires, Race, and Transnational Hollywood, a new book that explores how and why on-screen vampires have evolved over the years.

Books We Love

Looking for something new to read on the weekends or for a relaxing holiday? From classics to modern day thrillers, and stories with lasting impact, NYUAD faculty from the Arts and Humanities share their favorite reads and recommendations.

Curating Art in the Digital Age

Resident Expert: Dale Hudson talks about the art of curating in the digital age, the slippery definition of art, and some of his most memorable finds.

Asian Cinema

Resident Expert: Following the close of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, Dale Hudson discusses Asian cinema, and what makes great film.

NYUAD Shows Strong Presence at ADFF

The Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF) is officially on NYUAD's list of favorite annual events in Abu Dhabi. And as NYUAD and the ADFF grow, so too does the collaboration between them.

In the News

NYUAD Arts and Humanities faculty and researchers are frequently featured in the local and international media.

Black Pain and Punishment at the Oscars
The Academy announced a ten-year ban on Will Smith from attending its events after Smith slapped Chris Rock during a live telecast of the 2022 Oscar’s ceremony. 
Counter Punch | April 15, 2022

Study Film from a Transnational Curriculum at NYUAD
A groundbreaking transnational curriculum, a multidisciplinary approach and a richly international student body makes New York University Abu Dhabi’s Film and New Media program an especially attractive option for students interested in studying or making films. 
BrainGain Magazine | July 8, 2018