Associate Professor of History of Art; Associate Professor of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts (by courtesy)
217 Pomerene Hall
1760 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210
Areas of Expertise
- Avant-Garde and Experimental Cinema
- Post-War and Contemporary Art
- Documentary Cinema
- Film and Media Theory
- Visual Culture
- Ph.D., Film and Media Studies, University of California, Berkeley
- M.A., Rhetoric/Film Studies, University of California, Berkeley
- B.A., Film Studies, Wesleyan University
Erica Levin’s research focuses on the intersection between avant-garde cinema, post-war art, documentary, performance, and visual culture. Her writing has been published in Media-N, World Picture, Camera Obscura, Discourse, and Millennium Film Journal, and in the collections Hybrid Practices: Art in Collaboration with Science and Technology in the Long 1960s; Carolee Schneemann: Unforgivable; and The Routledge Companion to Cinema & Gender. Her recent essay, “To Change the Form of Film: Experiments in Cinema Against the Television War” appears in Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965–1975 (Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2019).
Her forthcoming book is entitled The Channeled Image: Art and Media Politics After Television.