Cinema Scholars Series Presents: Homay King

Location: 
McKenzie Hall 240A
Date: 
Feb 18, 2016, 5:00 pm

Cinema Scholars Series Poster_Homay KingCinema Studies presents the Cinema Scholars Series

Another World is Virtual

Homay King, author of Virtual Memory: Time-Based Art and the Dream of Digitality, discusses a new framework for thinking about film, video, and time-based contemporary art.

A Public Lecture by Homay King

Associate Professor in the Department of History of Art Director of the Program in Film Studies, and Director of the Center for Visual Culture Bryn Mawr College

 

Thursday, February 18, 2016 -- 5:00 pm 

McKenzie 240A -- Free

 

HOMAY KING

Homay King is Associate Professor in the Department of History of Art, Director of the Program in Film Studies, and Director of the Center for Visual Culture. Her fields of speciality include American cinema, film theory, psychoanalytic theory, and feminist film theory and criticism. She received her A.B. from Brown University in Modern Culture and Media, and her doctorate from the Department of Rhetoric at the University of California at Berkeley with a dissertation entitled “Effaced Figures: Authorship and the American Cinema.” Her essays on film, photography, contemporary art, and theory have appeared in the journals AfterallCamera ObscuraDiscourseFilm QuarterlyOCTOBER, and Qui Parle, and in edited collections including Jeff Wall: PhotographsStanley Kubrick: Essays on His Films and Legacy, and There She Goes: Feminist Filmmaking and Beyond. Her book Lost in Translation: Orientalism, Projection, and the Enigmatic Signifier was published by Duke University Press in 2010. She is currently working on a book entitled Virtual Memory: Time-based Art and the Dream of Digitality. She has been a member of the Camera Obscura editorial collective since 2011.    

Thank you to our contributors: New Media and Culture Certificate, Department of Comparative Literature, Department of English, Department of Women's and Gender Studies, and the School of Journalism & Communication / Media Studies Program