Beckman, Karen

Karen Beckman is the Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe Professor of Cinema and Modern Media in the department of the History of Art and the Program in Cinema Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.  She is also a senior editor of Grey Room.  Besides Crash, featured in her Rorotoko interview, Karen Beckman is the author of Vanishing Women: Magic, Film and Feminism (Duke, 2003) and co-editor of Still Moving: Between Cinema and Photography, (with Jean Ma, Duke, 2008), and Picture This! Writing with Photography (with Liliane Weissberg, Minnesota, forthcoming).

On Rorotoko:

On her book Crash: Cinema and the Politics of Speed and Stasis
(Our Cover Feature of February 27, 2011)