Jonathan Beller

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Professor Humanities & Media Studies jbeller@pratt.edu (718) 636-3625 p Brooklyn Campus, DeKalb Hall 4

Education

B.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., Duke University.

Biography

One of the foremost theorists of the visual turn and the attention economy; works on the history of cinema and the way in which the screen-image has altered all aspects of social life; books and edited volumes includeThe Cinematic Mode of Production: Attention Economy and the Society of the Spectacle, Acquiring Eyes: Philippine Visuality, Nationalist Struggle and the World-Media System, and Feminist Media Theory (a special issue of The Scholar and Feminist Online); serves on the Editorial Collective of the internationally recognized journal Social Text