The companion website to The Promise of Cinema: German Film Theory, 1907–1933 now includes my short essay on “The Promise of Television.”
The Mithila Review: The Journal of International Science Fiction & Fantasy contains my translation of Kurd Lasswitz’s seminal short story “The Universal Library” (1904).
“Literature, Medium, Form,” Seminar Participant. Interdisciplinary Summer Seminar in German Studies for Faculty and Recent PhDs, organized by Patrizia McBride and sponsored by the Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD). Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, June 17–July 27, 2018.
“Radio Free Europe, Reconsidered,” Panel Presentation, “New Perspectives on Post-War Radio and German Culture.” German Studies Association: Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, September 27–30, 2018.
“Alexander Kluge: New Perspectives on Creative Arts and Critical Practice,” Paper Respondent. International Conference, organized by Leslie A. Adelson. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, October 11–13, 2018.
“Adventures in Early Cinema, 1896–1913,” Film Screening with Introduction and Discussion. Tompkins County Public Library, Ithaca, NY, February 7, 2018, 6:00–8:00pm.
Alexander Kluge Film Series, Film Screenings with Introduction and Discussion. Cornell Cinema, Ithaca, NY. Yesterday Girl, February 5, 2018; Germany in Autumn, March 5, 2018; The Power of Emotion, March 26, 2018.
“Visible Music and the Invisible Spectrum: A Televisual Imaginary in Interwar Germany,” Panel Presentation. Society for Cinema and Media Studies: Annual Conference, Toronto, ON, Saturday, March 17, 2018, 1:00–2:45PM (Session O).
“Atoms, Energy, Waves: Exploring the Physics of Media Technologies,” Panel Chair. Society for Cinema and Media Studies: Annual Conference, Toronto, ON, Saturday, March 17, 2018, 1:00–2:45PM (Session O).
“The Real Hitler and the Reel Hitler,” Invited Lecture for an Event with Geoffrey P. Megargee (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum), St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY. March 22, 2018.
“In Slow Motion: Magnified Time as Narrative Technique,” Panel Presentation. Modern Language Association: Annual Convention, New York, NY, January 4–7, 2018.