Documentary, film & media studies, black popular cultures, women & gender studies
Senior Lecturer of English and Film & Media Studies Affiliated faculty, Japanese Studies
Professor of Film and Media Studies and Visual Studies at UC Irvine, contributor to Los Angeles Review of Books. Working on a study of The Micropolitics of the Professional Managerial Class
Narrative theory, game studies, ethics, digital humanities, literacy theory, philosophy of mind, journalism, film studies, media studies, narrative design
Transnational Literature, Postcolonial Studies, Feminist and Critical Race Theory, Film and Media Studies, Copyright, Politics of the Copy, Knowledge Production, Global South
Japanese Studies, Film and Media Studies, Digital Humanities, Material Culture Studies, Film and Media Preservation, Japanese Cinema, Digital Curation, Popular Culture, Cultural Studies, Cultural History, Silent Cinema, Tourism Studies, East Asian Studies
Disability Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Body Studies, Life Writing, LLC 19th-Century American Literature, Children’s and Young Adult Literature, Digital Humanities, Film and Media Studies
… studied Theatre, Film, and Media Studies at the University of Vienna. In his PhD thesis he analyzed the role of media as a discourse in the field of Theatre studies. This included not only the analysis of historical discussions but also a brief look at the significance of digital humanities for theatre studies. He is currently working on a digital research platform for theatre studies (https://theadok.at).
I recently received a Ph.D. in English with doctoral certificates in American Studies and Film Studies from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and currently teach at Queens College, CUNY. I specialize in nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature, film and media studies, and the interrelations of literary and technological culture. My articles have been published in Modernism/modernity, the Journal of the Short Story in English, and Studies in American Naturalism. At present, I am working on a book project that examines U.S. writers’ critical engagement with the screen from pre-cinematic media to early motion pictures.
I am a graduate student at the department of Germanic Studies. I studied German, English, and Theater, Film, and Media Studies in Vienna and Cambridge. I am currently writing a dissertation on the Austrian writer Hugo von Hofmannsthal and the “Aesthetics of Surface” in literature, philosophy, and psychoanalysis ca. 1900.My interests include: early 20th century German and Austrian literature; Baroque literature and aesthetics; the reception of the Baroque in 20th century scholarship; the intersection of aesthetic and political theory, psychoanalysis.