Program Faculty

Andrew Culp

Andrew Culp (PhD Ohio State, 2013) teaches Media History and Theory in the MA Program in Aesthetics and Politics and the School of Critical Studies at CalArts. His published work on media, film, politics, and philosophy has appeared in Radical Philosophy, parallax, angelaki, and boundary 2... Continue reading »

Arne De Boever
Director, MA Aesthetics and Politics
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Arne De Boever (PhD Columbia, 2009) teaches American Studies in the School of Critical Studies at the California Institute of the Arts, where he also directs the School’s MA Program in Aesthetics and Politics. He has published numerous articles on literature, film, and critical theory and... Continue reading »

Brian Evenson
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BRIAN EVENSON is the author of more than a dozen books of fiction, most recently the story collection A Collapse of Horses (Coffee House Press, 2015) and the critical book Ed Vs. Yummy Fur: Or What Happens When a Serial Comic Becomes a Graphic Novel (Uncivilized, 2014).  His... Continue reading »

Chandra Khan
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Chandra Khan received her doctorate in Cultural Geography from Kent State University, Ohio. She brings both geographical and art historical perspectives to her teaching and research. Her areas of interest include the visual cultures of modern South Asia, the South Asian Diaspora and the growing... Continue reading »

Norman Klein
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Norman Klein is a critic, urban and media historian, and novelist.  His books include: The History of Forgetting: Los Angeles and the Erasure of Memory; Seven Minutes: The Life and Death of the American Animated Cartoon; The Vatican to Vegas: The History of Special Effects; Freud in Coney... Continue reading »

Sara Mameni

Sara Mameni received her PhD in Art History from UC San Diego in 2015 and was a University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellow in Feminist Studies at UC Santa Cruz in 2016/2017. She teaches in the MA Program in Aesthetics and Politics in the School of Critical Studies at CalArts.... Continue reading »

* Faculty Emeritus
Part-time Faculty