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Biography

Education:
Ph.D. New York University, M.A. New York University, B.A. University of Wisconsin–Madison; Whitney Museum Independent Studio Program

Expertise:
Cinema and Moving Image Studies, Cinema History and Aesthetics, Visual Culture Studies

Selected Book Chapters and Journal Essays (peer reviewed):
"Utopian Verticality: the Skyscraper and the Superhero in the American Imagination," Streetnotes, Special Issue; "From Above: the practice of Verticality," Volume 26, May, 2019; "Monstrous Daisies: Reenacting Auschwitz in Wanda Jakubowska's Ostatni etap", Holocaust Studies: A Journal of Culture and History, Volume 24, Issue Number 1, 2018; "Phantom Bodies: The Missing People and Empty Streets of Film Noir," Quarterly Review of Film and Video, 32:2, 2015; "Intersecting Traumas: Israeli and Palestinian Memory" Culture, Trauma and Conflict: Cultural Studies Perspectives on Contemporary War, ed, Nico Carpentier, Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Revised Second Edition, 2014 (First Edition, 2007); "Duplicated Replications: the Interventions of Omer Fast," Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism, Volume 37, No 5 (March/April 2010); "Constructing the Image of Postmemory," The Image and the Witness: Trauma, Memory and Visual Culture, eds., Frances Guerin and Roger Hallas, London: Wallflower Press, 2007.

Selected Articles:
"Cinema Redivivus," Experiments in Cinema, Basement Films Press, Albuquerque, New Mexico; 2015; "Le Gitan" and "The Statement," World Film Locations: Marseille, London: Intellect Books, 2013; "L'armée des ombres" and "Belle de Jour," World Film Locations, Paris, London: Intellect Books, 2012; "Duplicated Replications: on the Interventions of Omer Fast," Afterimage, 37:5, 2010

Selected Panels and Presentations:
"Damaged Time: Cinema and the Representation of Trauma,” Film-Philosophy Conference, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 2018; "Monstrous Daisies: Reenacting Auschwitz in Wanda Jakubowska’s 1948 film Ostatni etap," Visible Evidence Conference, Montana State University, 2016; "Hitchcock's Temporal Object," American Culture Association, Albuquerque, 2015; "Time Stands Still: Fixed Moving Images in the Video Work of Adad Hannah," Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Chicago, 2013; "Unhinged Time in the Digital Archive," Center for the Humanities at Tufts, 2012; "Damaged Time in Omer Fast's The Casting, Visible Evidence Conference, New York University, 2011; "Time Infused Images: Tracing the Cinematic" Cultural Studies Association, New York University, 2008; "Intersecting Traumas in the work of Amira Hass" Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, University of London, 2005; "Missing People and Empty Streets in Film Noir" Hollywood and Its Discontents Conference, University of Arizona-Tucson, 2001; "Cinematic Remembering" Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Florida Atlantic University, 1999

Selected Awards and Fellowships:
Faculty Fellow, Holocaust Education Foundation Summer Institute, Northwestern University; Faculty Research Award, Tufts University; Cushman Family Fund Faculty Enrichment Grant, SMFA; Media Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts Great Lakes Regional; Individual Media Arts Grant, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs; Graduate Fellowship, New York University; Film/Arts Residencies: Banff Center for the Arts, Ragdale Foundation, Ucross Foundation