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Catherine Zimmer

Associate Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Film and Screen Studies

  • @New York City


PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 2002

MA, University of California, Berkeley, 1997

BA, University of California, Berkeley, 1993
Film Studies


Zimmer, C. (2015). Surveillance Cinema (NYU Press). New York, NY, United States: NYU Press.

Zimmer, C. (2015, June 23). "How Email Ruined My Life". (Issue 6/23/2015) http://avidly.lareviewofbooks.org/2015/06/23/how-email-ruined-my-life/

Zimmer, C. “Peter Whitehead's The Perception of Life and the Biological Aesthetic". Framework. Vol 52

Zimmer, C. “Surveillance Cinema: Narrative between Technology and Politics”. Surveillance and Society.

Zimmer, C. “Caught on Tape?: The Politics of Video in the New Torture Film". Aviva Briefel and Sam J. MIller (Eds.), Horror after 9/11. Austin, TX, US: University of Texas Press.

Zimmer, C. “Surveillance and Social Memory: Strange Days Indeed". Discourse. Vol 32 (Issue 3)

Zimmer, C. (2008). "The You in YouTube". Jonathan Silverman and Dean Rader (Eds.), The World is a Text. New Jersey, USA: Prentice Hall. (Issue 3rd Edition) , pages 108-113.

Zimmer, C. (2008, August). “Histories of The Watermelon Woman: Reflexivity between Race and Gender". Camera Obscura 68. Vol 23 (Issue 2) , pages 40-67.

Zimmer, C. (2004). “The Camera's Eye: Peeping Tom and Technological Perversion". Steffen Hantke (Eds.), Horror Film: Creating and Marketing Fear. University of MIssissippi Press. , pages 35-51.


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