Shane Denson is Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies in the Department of Art & Art History at Stanford University. His research and teaching interests span a variety of media and historical periods, including phenomenological and media-philosophical approaches to film, digital media, comics, games, and serialized popular forms. He is the author of Postnaturalism: Frankenstein, Film, and the Anthropotechnical Interface (Transcript-Verlag/Columbia University Press, 2014) and co-editor of several collections: Transnational Perspectives on Graphic Narratives (Bloomsbury, 2013), Digital Seriality (special issue of Eludamos: Journal for Computer Game Culture, 2014), and the open-access book Post-Cinema: Theorizing 21st-Century Film (REFRAME Books, 2016). His next book, Discorrelated Images, is forthcoming with Duke University Press.

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Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor, Art & Art History
  • Associate Professor (By courtesy), German Studies

Program Affiliations

  • Modern Thought and Literature
  • Philosophy and Literature

2020-21 Courses

Stanford Advisees

  • Doctoral Dissertation Reader (AC)
    Andrea Capra, Frank Mondelli, Jeff Nagy
  • Orals Chair
    Juan Melo
  • Doctoral Dissertation Advisor (AC)
    Hank Gerba

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