Tom Waugh

 Tom Waugh has done major research on documentary cinema, including cinéma direct in Quebec, the documentary filmmaker Joris Ivens, and Indian independent documentary. He has published widely in Canada and the United States on political discourses and sexual representation in film and video, on queer film and video, and on Canadian cinema, and has undertaken inter-disciplinary research and teaching on AIDS and queer studies. Waugh's books are an anthology, Show Us Life: Towards a History and Aesthetics of the Committed Documentary (1984), Hard to Imagine: Gay Male Eroticism in Photography and Film from their Beginnings to Stonewall (1996), The Fruit Machine: Twenty Years of Writings on Queer Cinema (2000), Outlines: Underground Gay Graphics From Before Stonewall (2002) and the forthcoming The Romance of Transgression in Canada: Sexualities, Nations, Moving Images (2006),Gay Art, A Historic Collection, Arsenal Pulp Press (2004).