Allen Feldman

Professor of Media, Culture and Communication
New York University
NYU Steinhardt

Allen Feldman is Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University.

He is an internationally recognized cultural/political/medical anthropologist and the author of Archives of the Insensible: of War, Photopolitics and Dead Memory (University of Chicago Press, 2015), Formations of Violence: the Narrative of the Body and Political  Terror in Northern Ireland (University of Chicago Press, 1991, 1994), and numerous essays on critical war studies and political theory in such journals as Public Culture, MLA, Cultural Studies, American Ethnologist, Social Text and Radical History Review.

Feldman has conducted ethnographic research on visual culture, political aesthetics, political animality, and the politics of the gaze, the body and the senses in Northern Ireland, South Africa and the global war on terror.

His forthcoming book in process is entitled  Against Infrastructure: the Media Archeologies of Franz Kafka, Max Ernst and Flann O’Brien.