David Joselit

David Joselit

Professor of Art, Film, and Visual Studies
Chair, Department of Art, Film, and Visual Studies (AFVS)

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

Lucien Castaing-Taylor

John Cowles Professor of Art and Anthropology
Director, Sensory Ethnography Lab (SEL); Director, Film Study Center
Director of Graduate Studies (Spring 2022)
Castaing-Taylor is an anthropologist whose work conjugates art's negative capability with an ethnographic attachment to the flux of life and an engagement with the pressing ecological and political challenges of our day. His works include In and Out of Africa (1992, with Ilisa Barbash),... Read more about Lucien Castaing-Taylor
Giuliana Bruno

Giuliana Bruno

Emmet Blakeney Gleason Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies
Director of Graduate Studies (Fall 2021)

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

Katarina Burin

Associate Senior Lecturer on Art, Film, and Visual Studies

Katarina Burin’s recent solo projects include exhibitions at Kunstverein Langenhagen, Akademie Schloss Solitude (Stuttgart) and P! (New York), along with gallery exhibitions at Ratio 3 (San Francisco), M29 Richter & Brückner (Cologne) and Lucile Corty (Paris).... Read more about Katarina Burin

katarinaburin [at] fas.harvard.edu
Dan Byers

Dan Byers

John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Director at Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Lecturer on Art, Film, and Visual Studies

Dan Byers is a curator of contemporary art with a current focus on commissioning new work with living artists. In addition to leading the Carpenter Center’s program of exhibitions and events, he teaches curatorial studies in the Department of Art, Film, and Visual Studies.... Read more about Dan Byers

p: (617) 496-2933
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
Laura Frahm

Laura Frahm

John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Humanities

Frahm's work explores film and media through the lens of architecture, design, spatial theory, ecological thought, and process philosophy.... Read more about Laura Frahm

frahm [at] fas.harvard.edu
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

Alfred Guzzetti

Alfred Guzzetti

Osgood Hooker Professor of Visual Arts

On leave Spring 2022

Guzzetti’s films include the feature-length Family Portrait Sittings (1975), the first in an autobiographical cycle that continued with Scenes from Childhood (1980) and Time Exposure (2012). Guzzetti collaborated with anthropologists Ákos Östör and Lina Fruzzetti on the documentaries Seed and Earth (1994) and Khalfan and Zanzibar (2000) and with Susan Meiselas and Richard Rogers on both Living at Risk: The Story of a Nicaraguan Family (1985) and the feature-length Pictures from a Revolution (1991). ... Read more about Alfred Guzzetti

Sever B3a
guzzetti [at] fas.harvard.edu
(617) 495-9051

Sharon Harper

Professor of Art, Film, and Visual Studies

Sharon Harper’s work explores technology and perception. Her experimental work uses photography and video to create poetic connections between ourselves and the living environment. Harper’s work is in permanent collections at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York,... Read more about Sharon Harper

Carpenter Center B01
sharper [at] fas.harvard.edu
(617) 495-9636
Annette Lemieux

Annette Lemieux

Senior Lecturer on Art, Film, and Visual Studies

Lemieux studied at the Hartford Art School, University of Hartford where she received her BFA in 1980.... Read more about Annette Lemieux

Carpenter Center 204b
annette [at] annettelemieux.net
(617) 496-8899
Ruth Lingford

Ruth Lingford

Senior Lecturer on Art, Film, and Visual Studies

Lingford has been making short animated films since studying fine art and art history at Middlesex (1987–1990) and animation at the MA level at the Royal College of Art (1990–92). Her films have been broadcast by Channel 4 in the UK, and have won many awards all over the world.... Read more about Ruth Lingford

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lingford [at] fas.harvard.edu

Julie Mallozzi

Lecturer on Art, Film, and Visual Studies
Administrative Director of the Film Study Center

Julie Mallozzi’s films explore the ways cultural traditions from around the globe intersect, hybridize, and are turned to new social purposes far from...

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Sever Hall 438
Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-2714
Office Hours: 9-5
Ross McElwee

Ross McElwee

Professor of the Practice of Filmmaking

McElwee has made ten feature-length documentaries as well as a number of shorter films.... Read more about Ross McElwee

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mcelwee [at] fas.harvard.edu
(617) 496-6606