Julia Leyda

Film and media studies scholar Julia Leyda is a Fellow of the Popular Seriality Research Unit, and in Winter Semester 2015/16 also Visiting Professor in the Graduate School of North American Studies, both based in the John F. Kennedy Institute at the Free University of Berlin. She is currently completing her book Home Economics: At Home with Financialization in 21st-Century North American Screen Culture and beginning research for a book on machine cuteness tentatively entitled Feeling Machines. She is author, editor, or co-editor of Todd Haynes: Interviews (UP of Mississippi, 2014), Extreme Weather and Global Media (with Diane Negra, Routledge, 2015), Post-Cinema: Theorizing 21st-Century Film (with Shane Denson, REFRAME, 2016), American Mobilities: Geographies of Class, Race, and Gender in US Culture (Transcript, 2016), and The Aesthetics and Affects of Cuteness (with Joshua Paul Dale, Joyce Goggin, Anthony P. McIntyre, and Diane Negra, Routledge, 2017).