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04/26/2017 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Apr
26

04/26/2017 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Apr
29

04/29/2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

 
 

Graig Uhlin


Assistant Professor
PhD, New York University


Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Ecocinema
  • Classical and contemporary film theory
  • Film and philosophy, especially phenomenology, hermeneutics, and existentialism
  • French film history

Selected Publications

"Sustainable Filmmaking: Understanding Image as Resource." Teaching Media Quarterly 4:3 (Fall 2016).

"Cinema at Sea: Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Jean Epstein, and the Quality of Wildness." Spectator 36:2 (Fall 2016): 8-14.

"Plant-Thinking with Film: Reed, Branch, Flower," in The Green Thread: Dialogues with the Vegetal World. Lexington Books, 2015.

"Playing in the Gif(t) Economy." Games & Culture 9:6 (November 2014): 517-527.

"Reading Psycho Backwards: Gus Van Sant's Mirror-Image of Hitchcock." Hitchcock Annual 16 (2010): 127-152.

"TV, Time, and the Films of Andy Warhol." Cinema Journal 49:3 (Spring 2010): 1-23.

"Sound and Speech in Andy Warhol's Films." Quarterly Review of Film and Video 26:4 (2009): 322-338.

Recent Conference Presentations

"The Bioregional Imagination of Jean Epstein's Brittany Films," Society of Cinema & Media Studies, Atlanta, April 2016.

"Plant-Thinking with Film: Reed, Branch, Flower," Society of Cinema & Media Studies, March 2015.

"Monkey-wrenching as Modernist Device: Sabotage and Ecocinema," Society of Cinema & Media Studies, March 2014.

“Gymnastics and Ethics: Cinema and Paul Ricoeur’s Philosophy of the Will,” World Picture Conference, University of Toronto, November 2013.

“Never Gonna GIF You Up: Sharing in the GIF(t) Economy,” Extending Play, Rutgers University, April 2013

“A Natural Process for Depiction: Film, Light, and Danny Boyle’s Sunshine,” Popular Culture Association National Conference, Washington D.C., March 2013

“Trace and Testimony: Memory and Truth in the Films of David Fincher,” Society of Cinema & Media Studies, Chicago, March 2013 

Honors

  • Jay Leyda Award for Academic Excellence, New York University
  • William K. Everson Award for Academic Excellence, New York University