Bernard Roddy

Adjunct Faculty // Theory
School of Cinematic Arts
Bernard Roddy
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Bio and Research Information

Philosophy (PhD, 1995), Media Arts (MFA, 2003) Specializations in philosophy: epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of mind MFA thesis topic: Autobiographical video Screened experimental films between 1998 and 2017 (Antimatter Media Arts Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ottawa International Animation Festival, Chicago Underground Film Festival, Kassel Dokfest, among others). Published theory essays on artists' film and video beginning in 2012. Samples: "Nude Animal: Vanessa Renwick and the Wild," Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism 44.3 Nov./Dec., 2016 "The Translator's Echo: Birgit Hein's 'Baby I wil make you sweat,' Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism 40.3 Nov./Dec., 2012

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Specific Research Area

Narrative theory (cinema) Postmodern Aeshetics Under review: "Todd Haynes, The Velvet Underground, and Performance Art"

Professional Associations

Society for Cinema and Media Studies, College Art Association, American Philosophical Association

Schedule for Fall 2023-2024

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