UC Berkeley Department of Film and Media

Department of Film & Media UC Berkeley

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Robert Alford


Robert Alford’s dissertation, “’To Know the Words to the Music’: Spatial Circulation, Queer Discourse and the Musical,” historicizes the relationship between homosexuals and musicals, and theorizes how popular song enabled forms of spatial and linguistic mobility … More

Nicholas Baer


Nicholas Baer completed his PhD in Film & Media with a Designated Emphasis in Critical Theory in 2015. His dissertation, “Absolute Relativity: Weimar Cinema and the Crisis of Historicism,” focused on the relationship between film and the philosophy of history in interwar Germany. … More

Christopher Goetz

Kristen Loutensock