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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. (2023). The Line of the Impossibility of Flight: Eisenstein, Disney, Malabou. ASAP/Journal.
    • Geil, A. M., & Jirsa, T. (2023). Configurations of Portraiture: Subjectivity, Techniques, Mediality. In A. Geil, & T. Jirsa (Eds.), Reconfiguring the Portrait (pp. 1-17). (Technicities). Edinburgh University Press.
    • Geil, A. M., & Jirsa, T. (Eds.) (2023). Reconfiguring the Portrait. (Technicities). Edinburgh University Press.
    • de Zeeuw, D., & Geil, A. M. (2023). "This Person Does Not Exist": From Real Generalization to Algorithmic Abstraction in Photographic Portraiture. In A. Geil, & T. Jirsa (Eds.), Reconfiguring the Portrait (pp. 43-60). (Technicities). Edinburgh University Press.






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



    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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