randall halle

Randall Halle, Klaus W. Jonas Professor of German Film and Cultural Studies, is on facutly in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh.

(PhD, University of Wisconsin--Madison, 1995).  In addition to numerous articles, Professor Halle is the co-editor with Maggie McCarthy of Light Motives: German Popular Film in Perspective (Wayne State UP, 2002) and with Sharon Willis the double special issue of Camera Obscura on Marginality and Alterity in Contemporary European Cinema(44 & 46).  He is author of Queer Social Philosophy: Critical Readings from Kant to Adorno (U Illinois, 2004). He has finished a new manuscript, The Transnational Aesthetic: German Film after Germany (U Illinois, 2008) which discusses transnationalism, particularly its effects on German national cinema. 
He is currently co-editing with Reinhild Steingröver After the Avant-Garde (Camden House, 2008), which surveys contemporary avant-garde film from German speaking Europe.

His research interests include film theory, critical theory, queer theory, social philosophy, cultural studies, transnational studies, nineteenth and twentieth century German literature and culture.  He has received an NEH fellowship for study at the University of Chicago, a DAAD fellowship for study at Cornell University.  For the academic year 2004-5 he was a Senior Fellow in the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies at the Free University.

You can learn more about Halle on his department faculty page.

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