Jonathan Beller


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

Current Course Listing (4)

19/FA-HMS-430S-01 Special Topics in Literary/Cultural Theory

19/FA-HMS-431S-01 Special Topics in Cultural Studies

19/FA-HMS-530S-01 Special Topics in Literary and Cultural Theory

19/FA-HMS-531S-01 Special Topics in Literary and Cultural 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