Jonathan Beller


Professor Humanities & Media Studies (718) 636-3625 p Brooklyn Campus, DeKalb Hall 4

Current Course Listing (4)

20/SP-HMS-332S-01 Special Topics in Gender Studies

20/SP-HMS-434S-01 Special Topics in Critical Race Studies

20/SP-HMS-540S-01 Special Topics in Cinema and Media Studies

20/SP-HMS-540S-03 Special Topics in Cinema and Media Studies


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


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