Barker, Jennifer

Naomi Shersty

Jennifer M. Barker teaches in the Moving Image Studies program in the Department of Communication at Georgia State University.  She received her Ph.D. in Critical Studies from UCLA.  Her research interests include synaesthesia and the senses; theories of spectatorship, affect, and embodiment; and intersections between film and the other arts. Her published essays have dealt with cinematic spectacle, ethnographic documentary, and feminist experimental film.

On Rorotoko:

On her book The Tactile Eye: Touch and the Cinematic Experience
(Our Cover Feature of December 10, 2009)