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About this Fellow

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Film Theory, Birkbeck, University of London

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Film Theory, Birkbeck College University of London, 2017
  • Course Director, MA in Film and Television Studies, The British Film Institute, Other Institutions, 1994 - 1999
  • Professor of Film Theory and Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image, Birkbeck College University of London, 1999 - 2017

Publications

Visual and other pleasures 1989

Citizen Kane: BFI classic 1992

Fetishism and curiosity 1996

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Professor Georgina Born

Anthropology and sociology of music, media and digital cultures; anthropological theory; the social, the material, and time; cultural production, cultural institutions and creative industries; music in the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries; interdisciplinarity; AI and culture; digital humanities and digital methods

Professor Tamar Garb

Art, gender and sexuality in nineteenth and early twentieth-century France; race and visual representation in the modern period; contemporary art and politics and photographic/filmic practices in of and from Southern Africa

Professor Elizabeth Edwards

Social and cultural histories of photographic practices; photography, anthropology and colonialism; history of museums, archives, collecting and cultural heritage; photographs in historiography, theory of history and historical method

Professor Robert S C Gordon

The cultural history, cinema, and literature of modern Italy; Holocaust literature (Primo Levi); postwar memory and culture of the Holocaust