Article on “The Gentleman in the Stalls”

Posted by on February 6, 2013 at 6:08 pm

The volume Audiences, edited by Ian Christie in the same collection as the book on Ostrannenie is made available online by Amsterdam University Press here. I have contributed an article on the films of Georges Méliès, critiquing the French film historian Georges Sadoul’s famous statement that Méliès reproduced the point of view of “the gentleman in the […]

New Year, New Posts

Posted by on January 12, 2013 at 2:34 pm

After having neglected this site for some time, I will try and keep it up to date again. I have updated the publications and added a pdf of my “Ostranenie” article that was published in 2010 to the “available online” categroy.  

Impact Conference Montreal

Posted by on November 4, 2011 at 11:14 pm

The Permanent Seminar on History of Film Theory Conference is held in Montreal. I participated in a round table on the concept of dispositif. For the full programme of the conference look here.

New Publications

Posted by on November 9, 2010 at 5:17 am

As it has been quite some time since the last update, a few new articles have been published since: – “Ostranenie, Innovation, and Media History” in: Annie van den Oever (ed,) Ostrannenie. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2010, pp. 61-79. – “Drôle de boxe. Stratégies du rire dans le film comique français au début des années […]

Article on Diegisis now online

Posted by on August 19, 2010 at 4:41 am

Due to the issue of Montage/av being already out of print, my article on the concept of diegisis (in German) is now available online here.