Eva Rueschmann is the vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty at Hampshire College (Amherst, MA), where she is also a professor of cultural studies. She teaches courses in world literature and cinema, with a special focus on Australian and New Zealand film, gender studies, and exile and migration in transnational literature and film. She is also the president of the American Association of Australasian Literary Studies and serves on the New Zealand Studies Association Council. The author of two books, Sisters on Screen: Siblings in Contemporary Cinema (2000) and Moving Pictures, Migrating Identities (2003), Eva has also published essays on such topics as female coming-of-age narratives in New Zealand cinema and the work of film directors Margarethe von Trotta and Jane Campion. Her current project is a book in the Kakapo Books series, ‘New Zealand Film Classics’, which focuses on Jane Campion’s film An Angel at My Table.