Joshua Neves, PhD
Assistant Professor (Film Studies), Cinema
Canada Research Chair and Director of the Global Emergent Media (GEM) Lab
Professor Neves' research centers on global emergent media, with a particular focus on television and digital media; Chinese/Asian screen cultures; postcolonial theory, cultural theory, and political theory; media anthropology; urbanism.
His work has appeared in Social Text, Discourse, Film Quarterly, Sarai, Cinema Journal, and the Media Fields Journal, among others. He is currently editing a collection (with Bhaskar Sarkar) examining Asian Video Cultures: in the Penumbra of the Global for Duke University Press, and completing a book manuscript exploring the role of media technologies in shaping urbanism, development, and political society in Olympic era China.
He previously taught in the Department of Modern Culture & Media at Brown University, and was a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the Jackman Humanities Institute, University of Toronto.
emergent media, global cultural theory, political theory, Chinese/Asian media, cinema and TV studies, piracy and fakes, anthropology of media
Professor Neves is the Director of the Global Emergent Media Lab (GEM) - a research hub combining the ethnographic study of new media forms and practices, cultural and political theory, and transnational research projects and partnerships.
Piracy: Culture and Politics (graduate, Winter 2017)
Global TV (graduate, Fall 2016)
Methods in Film Studies (graduate, Winter 2016)
Genealogies of the Digital (graduate, Fall 2015)
Media and Cultural Theory in the Global Asias (graduate, Winter 2015)
Film History Since 1959 (undergraduate, Fall 2014)