Assistant Professor, Media and Cultural Studies
Focuses on film and media theory, documentary and avant-garde cinema, critical theory and cultural studies, film and video production, and critical political economy
Neill Hall 301A
Morgan Adamson is Assistant Professor in the Media and Cultural Studies Department. She received her PhD from the Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature Program at the University of Minnesota in 2011, and was an ACLS New Faculty Fellow at Duke University in 2012-2013. Her teaching interests include film and media theory, documentary and avant-garde cinema, critical theory and cultural studies, film and video production, and critical political economy. Her research focuses on the intersections of financial capitalism and culture, particularly visual culture, and she has published essays on this topic in a number of scholarly and popular venues, including South Atlantic Quarterly, Film Philosophy, .Ephemera, and Polygraph.
She is currently working on a book project that examines aesthetic resistance in the cinema of the New Left in the context of the crises of industrial modernity and the financialization of capitalism in the late 1960s and 1970s.
On Sabbatical Fall 2016 and Spring 2017