Anke Brouwers, teacher

Anke Brouwers (Antwerp, °1980) studied Linguistics and Literature and received her PhD at the University of Antwerp on sentimentalism and the American silent film. She works as a lecturer and researcher for the University of Antwerp, RITCS and KASK & Conservatorium. She curated several film programs for The House of European History and the Dutch Silent Film Festival (Eindhoven) and regularly writes contributions on film in books and for (digital) cinephile publications. 

She hosts the podcast Meet the Masters at the Ostend Film Festival. In 2021, she published the book Mooi zijn en zwijgen. De machtige vrouwen van de Amerikaanse stille film. Since 2022, she has been a board member of Cinematek, the Royal Belgian Film Archive.