Program Faculty

Norman Klein
Faculty
nklein@calarts.edu
661-255-1050 x2409
E118

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 »

Michael Leong
Faculty
mleong@calarts.edu

Michael Leong is the author of the critical study Contested Records: The Turn to Documents in Contemporary North American Poetry (University of Iowa Press, 2020) and the poetry books e.s.p. (Silenced Press, 2009), Cutting Time with a Knife (Black Square Editions, 2012), Who Unfolded My Origami... Continue reading »

Anthony McCann
Faculty
amccann@calarts.edu
661-255-1050 x2241
E125

Anthony McCann was born and raised in the Hudson Valley. He is the author of four collections of poetry including Thing Music (Wave Books, 2014). His book Shadowlands: Fear and Freedom at the Oregon Standoff (Bloomsbury, 2019) is a nonfiction prose work investigating the 2016... Continue reading »

Martín Plot
Fellow
mplot@calarts.edu
661-255-1050 x2248
E131

Martín Plot (PhD, New School for Social Research, 2004—Alfred Schutz Memorial Award in Philosophy and Sociology) was a full-time faculty in the CalArts' School of Critical Studies from 2003 to 2015. Since then, he has become a Research Fellow in Political Thought in the CalArts' MA... Continue reading »

Janet Sarbanes
Faculty
sarbanes@calarts.edu
661-255-1050 x2249
E132

Teaching Areas: Cultural Studies; Fiction; Critical Theory; Arts Writing Janet Sarbanes (Ph.D. UCLA English, B.A. Princeton Comparative Literature) is the author of the short story collections Army of One and The Protester Has Been Released. Her book of... Continue reading »

Matias Viegener
Faculty
viegener@calarts.edu
661-255-1050 x2426
E124

Teaching Interests: Critical Theory; Fiction & Non-fiction, Gender Studies; Literature; Social Art Practice Matias Viegener is a writer, artist and critic who works solo and collaboratively in the fields of writing, visual art, and social practice.  He is the author... Continue reading »

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