Nico Baumbach

Nico Baumbach
Assistant Professor
513 Dodge Hall
Nico Baumbach holds a Ph.D. in Literature from Duke University. His research and teaching focus on critical theory, film theory, documentary, and the intersection of aesthetic and political philosophy. He is currently working on two books: a study of cinema and politics in the work of contemporary Continental philosophers Alain Badiou, Jacques Rancière, Giorgio Agamben and Slavoj Zizek; and a monograph titled The Anonymous Image.
 
On leave for the 2015 - 2016 academic year.
 
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2014
False Movements: Or, What Counts as Cinema for Deleuze? / Discourse [Forthcoming, 2014].

2013

2013
What Does It Mean To Call Film an Art? / in Rancière and Film, ed. Paul Bowman, Edinburgh University Press

2013
Act Now! Or, For an Untimely Eisenstein / in Sergei M. Eisenstein: Notes for a General History of Cinema, ed. Antonio Somaini and Naum Kleiman, Amsterdam University Press. 

2012
Rancière and the Persistence of Film Theory / in Critical Cinema: Beyond the Theory of Practice, ed. Clive Myer, Wallflower Press.  

2012
All That Heaven Allows: What is, or was, Cinephilia / Film Comment.   

2010
Rancière and the Fictional Capacity of Documentary / in New Review of Film and Television Studies, Vol. 8.1.

2009
Nature Caught In The Act / Comparative Critical Studies, Vol. 6.3.
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