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Dr. A.M. (Abe) Geil

Faculty of Humanities
Departement Mediastudies

Visiting address
  • Turfdraagsterpad 9
Postal address
  • Postbus 94550
    1090 GN Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Publications





    • Geil, A. (2018). Between gesture and physiognomy: ‘universal language’ and the metaphysics of film form in Béla Balázs’s Visible Man. Screen, 59(4), 512-522. [details]
    • Geil, A. (2018). The Intervals of Habit. World Picture Journal, 13, 1-32. [details]


    • Geil, A. (2017). Paranoid Critiques, Reparative Reductions: Leys, Sedgwick, and the Productive Opacity of Affect. Polygraph: An International Journal of Culture & Politics, 26, 36-64. [details]


    • Geil, A. (2016). Dynamic Typicality. In N. Kleiman, & A. Somaini (Eds.), Sergei M. Eisenstein: Notes for a General History of Cinema (pp. 333-346). (Film Theory in Media History). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]


    • Geil, A. (2015). 'Let us save the heterogeneous sensible:' Vernacular Modernism vs. Cognitive Classicism in the Historical Turn of Film Studies. In A. Beltrame, G. Fidotta, & Andrea Mariani (Eds.), At the Borders of (Film) History: Temporality, Archaeology, Theories: XXI Convegno internazionale di studi sul cinema, Udine, 2-4 aprile 2014 (pp. 335-346). Udine: Forum. [details]



    • Geil, A. M. (2009). A Foothold for Pain: Movement, Recognition, Close-up. In F. Casetti, J. Gaines, & V. Re (Eds.), Dall'inizio, alle fine. Teorie del cinema in prospettiva / In the Very Beginning, at the Very End. Film Theories in Perspective Udine: Forum.


    • Geil, A. M., & Rabinovitz, L. (2004). Introduction. In Memory Bytes: History, Technology, and Digital Culture (pp. 1-21). Durham: Duke University Press.


    • Geil, A. (2013). The Spectator without Qualities. In P. Bowman (Ed.), Rancière and Film (pp. 53-82). (Critical connections). Edinburgh University Press. [details]



    • Geil, A. M., & Flaxman, G. (2010). [Review of: J. Hughes. Deleuze and the Genesis of Representation]. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2010(04.09).

    Prize / grant

    • Geil, A. M. (2011). Andrew W. Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship.
    • Geil, A. M. (2010). Julian Price Endowed Research Fellowship.


    • Geil, A. M. (2013). Plastic Recognition: Politics and Aesthetics of Facial Representation from Silent Cinema to Cognitive Neuroscience.
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