Film and Visual Studies

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Francisco Alarcon

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies
Ardis and Robert James Graduate Fellow
Artist in Residence Real Colegio Complutense

Francisco Alarcon is an artist and engineer working on the intersection of visual arts and technology. Alarcon’s research focus is on the material history of computer-generated graphics and how the interface informs the construction of cultural techniques. ... Read more about Francisco Alarcon

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Makeda Best

Lecturer on Art, Film, and Visual Studies, 2020-21

Makeda Best, PhD’10, is the Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography at the Harvard Art Museums. Her current exhibitions are Crossing Lines, Constructing Home: Displacement and Belonging in Contemporary Art and Winslow Homer: Eyewitness. ... Read more about Makeda Best

Max Bowens

Max Bowens

Max Bowens is an artist and first-year PhD Candidate in Art, Film and Visual Studies. His work seeks to render more porous the boundaries between film and music by interrogating their invertible relations in the hybrid and documentary spheres.... Read more about Max Bowens
Giuliana Bruno

Giuliana Bruno

Emmet Blakeney Gleason Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies

Professor Bruno is internationally known for her research on the intersections of the visual arts, architecture, film, and media.... Read more about Giuliana Bruno

(617) 496-4287
Tom Conley

Tom Conley

Abbott Lawrence Lowell Professor of Art, Film, and Visual Studies and of Romance Languages and Literatures

Conley studies relations of space and writing in literature, cartography, and cinema. His work moves to and from early modern France and issues in theory and interpretation in visual media.... Read more about Tom Conley

tconley [at] fas.harvard.edu
Sean Cubitt

Sean Cubitt

Visiting Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies, Fall 2017

Sean Cubitt is Professor of Film and Television at Goldsmiths, University of London and Honorary Professorial Fellow of the University of Melbourne.... Read more about Sean Cubitt

Laura Frahm

Laura Frahm

John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Humanities

On Leave 2019-20

Frahm's work explores cinema through the lens of architecture, music, and process philosophy.... Read more about Laura Frahm

frahm [at] fas.harvard.edu

Peter Galison

Pellegrino University Professor of the History of Science and of Physics
Affiliate of Visual and Environmental Studies

Peter Galison is the Pellegrino University Professor of the History of Science and of Physics at Harvard University. In 1997 Galison was awarded a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship; won a 1998 Pfizer Award (for Image and Logic) as the best book that year in the History of Science; in 1999 received the Max Planck and Humboldt Stiftung Prize, and in 2018, the Abraham Pais Award in the History of Physics. ... Read more about Peter Galison

Alexander Galloway

Alexander Galloway

Visiting Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies, Fall 2016

Alexander R. Galloway is a writer and computer programer working on issues in philosophy, technology, and theories of mediation. Professor of...

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Haden Guest

Haden Guest

Director, Harvard Film Archive
Senior Lecturer on Art, Film, and Visual Studies (AFVS)

Haden Guest is Director of the Harvard Film Archive where he curates the HFA cinematheque and its motion picture, manuscript and photographic collections.... Read more about Haden Guest

David Joselit

David Joselit

Professor of Art, Film, and Visual Studies

Joselit began his career as a curator at The ICA in Boston from 1983-1989. After receiving his PhD from Harvard in 1995, he has taught at the University of California, Irvine, and Yale University where he was Department Chair from 2006-09, and most recently at the CUNY Graduate Center. ... Read more about David Joselit

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Jonathan Knapp

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies

Jonathan L. Knapp is a fifth-year PhD student in Film and Visual Studies. His research revolves primarily around the landscape, exploring how various...

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jknapp [at] g.harvard.edu
Carrie Lambert-Beatty

Carrie Lambert-Beatty

Professor of Art, Film, and Visual Studies, and of History of Art and Architecture

Carrie Lambert-Beatty is a contemporary art historian. She is the author of the award-winning book...

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lambert2 [at] fas.harvard.edu
(617) 496-6830