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Timothy Murray

Professor of Comparative Literature and English

Timothy Murray

Sibley Hall, Room B1-E
247 Goldwin Smith Hall
tcm1@cornell.edu
607-255-7274

Overview

A Professor of Comparative Literature and English, Timothy Murray is Director of the Society for the Humanities, Curator of the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art, and co-moderator of the -empyre- new media listserv, and co-curator of CTHEORY MULTIMEDIA. A curator of new media art, and theorist of the digital humanities and arts, he sits on the National Steering Committee of HASTAC, and is currently working on a book, Immaterial Archives: Curatorial Instabilities @ New Media Art, which is a sequel to Digital Baroque: New Media Art and Cinematic Folds (Minnesota, 2008). His books include Zonas de Contacto: el arte en CD-Rom (Centro de la Imagen, 1999), Drama Trauma: Specters of Race and Sexuality in Performance, Video, Art (Routledge, 1997), Like a Film: Ideological Fantasy on Screen, Camera, and Canvas (Routledge, 1993), Theatrical Legitimation: Allegories of Genius In XVIIth-Century England and France (Oxford, 1987), ed. with Alan Smith, Repossessions: Psychoanalysis and the Phantasms of Early-Modern Culture (Minnesota, 1998), ed., Mimesis, Masochism Mime: The Politics of Theatricality in Contemporary French Thought (Michigan, 1997).

His research and teaching crosses the boundaries of new media, film and video, visual studies, twentieth-century Continental philosophy, psychoanalysis, critical theory, performance, and English and French early modern studies.

    Departments/Programs

    • Comparative Literature
    • English

    Graduate Fields

    • Comparative Literature
    • English Language and Literature
    • Film and Video Studies
    • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender studies
    • Romance Studies
    • Theatre Arts

    Affiliations

    • French Studies Program
    • Society for the Humanities

    Research

    • English and French Renaissance studies
    • Theatre and performance
    • Film and video
    • Psychoanalysis
    • Aesthetics
    • Cultural studies
    • Lesbian, bisexual, and gay literary studies
    • Digital Arts and Humanities
    • Film and Video, Theory and History
    • Continental Philosophy and Psychoanalysis
    • Visual Studies
    • Performance
    • French Studies
    • Early Modern Studies

    Courses

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