Dr Graeme Gilloch

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Current Teaching

UG teaching:

SOCL 101 Social Selves block

SOCL 200 Understanding Social Thought (core theory module)

SOCL 307 Modernity and its Discontents

SOCL 329 Classic Encounters: Bauman, Modernity and the Holocaust

MCS. 101 Marginal Cultures block

MCS. 224 Media and Visual Culture

PGT teaching

SOCL 940 Critical Debates

SOCL 941 Digital Selfscapes and the Optics of Otherness

My main areas of research and supervisory interest are:

Critical Theory and the Frankfurt School (especially, Walter Benjamin, Siegfried Kracauer)

Contemporary social and cultural theory (especially continental theory)

Visual culture (especially film and photography)

Metrropolitan and urban culture and theory

Sociology and literature

Autobiography, biography, history and memory

Holocaust studies

Noir sans frontiers: reflections on the transnational flaneur-as-detective
Gilloch, G.P. 07/2017 In: Sociétés : revue des sciences humaines et sociales. 2017/1, 135, p. 31-42. 12 p.
Journal article

Non-Lieux / Non-Scapes: reflections on an exhibition by Sungsoo Kim
Gilloch, G.P. 1/03/2016 In: Les Cahiers Européens de L'Imaginaire. Paris : CNRS Editions p. 96-99. 4 p. ISBN: 9782271090256.
Chapter

Ink Play: Walter Benjamin's Chinese Curios
Gilloch, G.P., Kang, J. 2016 In: Sociétés : revue des sciences humaines et sociales. 2016, 1, p. 119-130. 12 p.
Journal article

Siegfried Kracauer: our companion in misfortune
Gilloch, G. 27/02/2015 Cambridge : Polity Press. 280 p. ISBN: 9780745629612.
Book

Casa come me: rocks shells and ruins in Kracauer and Chatwin
Gilloch, G. 2014 In: The missed encounter of radical philosophy with architecture. London : Bloomsbury p. 151-162. 12 p. ISBN: 9781472512185.
Chapter

The 'Arca Project': W. G. Sebald's Corsica
Gilloch, G. 10/2013 In: A literature of restitution. Manchester : Manchester University Press ISBN: 9780719088520.
Chapter

Rhythmes urbains et la vie quotidienne: figures de Busan
Ryu, J., Gilloch, G. 05/2013 In: Sociétés : revue des sciences humaines et sociales. 119, 2013/1, p. 29-37. 9 p.
Journal article

Fragments, cityscapes, modernity: Kracauer on the Cannebiere
Gilloch, G. 02/2013 In: Journal of Classical Sociology. 13, 1, p. 20-29. 10 p.
Journal article

"You must remember this ..." watching Casablanca with Marc Augé
Gilloch, G. 2013 In: The memory effect. Waterloo, Ontario : Wilfrid Laurier University Press p. 211-224. 14 p. ISBN: 9781554589142.
Chapter

Unpacking a library #1: Strasz in Beszel and elsewhere
Gilloch, G. 11/2012 In: Localities. 2, November 2012, 14 p.
Book/Film/Article review

An Art of Conversation
Gilloch, G. 10/04/2012 In: In Conversation with Stuart Sutcliffe. London : Media Junction p. 49-55. 7 p. ISBN: 978-0-9572262-0-3.
Chapter

The angel over Alabama: a case of psychotopography and locality
Gilloch, G. 11/2011 In: Localities. 1, n/a, p. 183-207. 25 p.
Journal article

'Seen from the Window': Rhythm, Improvisation and the City'
Gilloch, G. 2011 In: Bauhaus and the City. Wuerzburg : Koenigshausen und Neumann p. 185-202. 18 p.
Chapter

'Sunshine and Noir': Benjamin, Kracauer and Roth visit the 'White Cities'
Gilloch, G. 2010 In: Walter Benjamin and the Aesthetics of Change. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan p. 82-95. 14 p. ISBN: 978-0-230-58086-2.
Chapter

Ad Lib: Improvisation, Imagination and Enchantment in Siegfried Kracauer
Gilloch, G. 2010 In: Sociétés : revue des sciences humaines et sociales. 2010/5, 110, p. 29-46. 17 p.
Journal article

The Word on the Street: Charles Baudelaire, Jacques Offenbach and the Paris of their Time
Gilloch, G. 2010 In: Manifestoes and Transformations in the Early Modernist City. Ashgate p. 59-78. 20 p. ISBN: 9780754679486.
Chapter

Mirror, Mirror: 'The Student of Prague' in Baudrillard, Kracauer and Kittler
Gilloch, G. 2009 In: Jean Baudrillard: Fatal Strategies. London : Routledge p. 105-118. 14 p. ISBN: 978-0-415-46442-0.
Chapter

Urban Optics: Film, Phantasmagoria and the City in Benjamin and Kracauer.
Gilloch, G. 1/07/2007 In: New Formations: A Journal of Culture, Theory and Politics . 61, 2, p. 115-131. 17 p.
Journal article

Below the Surface: Antisemitism, Prejudice and Siegfried Kracauer's 'Test Film' Project.
Gilloch, G., Kang, J. 07/2007 In: New Formations: A Journal of Culture, Theory and Politics . 61, 2, p. 149-160. 12 p.
Journal article

The life and times of sheriff Woody: Benjamin, Baudrillard and some theoretical toys
Gilloch, G. 2007 In: Interculture. 4, 2, p. 1-18. 18 p.
Journal article

Optique urbaine: le film, la fantasmagorie et la ville chez Benjamin et Kracauer
Gilloch, G. 2006 In: Capitales de la modernite: Walter Benjamin et la ville. Paris : Editions de l'eclat p. 101-127. 27 p. ISBN: 9782841621088.
Chapter

Ornament and Kracauer: review essay on Henrik Reeh's Ornaments of the Metropolis: Siegfried Kracauer and Modern Urban Culture
Gilloch, G. 2006 In: New Formations: A Journal of Culture, Theory and Politics . 58, 5 p.
Book/Film/Article review

Siegfried Kracauer
Gilloch, G. 2006 In: Encyclopedia of social theory. Routledge
Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Theorie des Films: Die Errettung der äusseren Wirklichkeit [Theory of film]
Gilloch, G. 2006 In: Schlüsseltexte der Kritischen Theorie . VC Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften
Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Von Caligari zu Hitler: eine psychologische Geschichte des Deutschen Films [From Caligari to Hitler]
Gilloch, G. 2006 In: Schlüsseltexte der Kritischen Theorie . VC Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften
Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Walter Benjamin
Gilloch, G. 2006 In: Encyclopedia of social theory. Routledge
Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Fabricating aura: the face in film
Gilloch, G. 2005 In: Actualities of aura. Svanesund : Nordic Summer University Press p. 1-25. 25 p. ISBN: 9789188484253.
Chapter

From passage to parly 2 : commodity culture in Benjamin and Baudrilard.
Gilloch, G., Dant, T. 2005 In: New Formations: A Journal of Culture, Theory and Politics . No 54, p. 139-153. 15 p.
Journal article

Trauma and memory in the city: from Auster to Austerliltz
Gilloch, G., Kilby, J. 2005 In: Urban memory. London : Routledge p. 1-22. 22 p. ISBN: 9780415334051.
Chapter

Impromptus of a great city: Siegfried Kracauer's Strassen in Berlin und anderswo
Gilloch, G. 2004 In: Tracing modernity. London : Routledge p. 291-306. 16 p. ISBN: 9780415305112 .
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Orpheus in Hollywood: Siegfried Kracauer's Offenbach film
Gilloch, G. 2004 In: Tracing modernity. London : Routledge p. 307-323. 17 p. ISBN: 9780415305112 .
Chapter

Pictures of the past : Benjamin and Barthes on photography.
Dant, T., Gilloch, G. 02/2002 In: European Journal of Cultural Studies. 5, 1, p. 5-25. 21 p.
Journal article

Walter Benjamin: Critical Constellations.
Gilloch, G. 2002 Polity. 304 p. ISBN: 0-7456-1008-0.
Book

Postcards from post-cultures: fatal futures in Benjamin and Baudrillard
Gilloch, G. 2001 In: Hieroglyphics of space. London : Routledge p. 164-184. 21 p. ISBN: 9780415198912.
Chapter

The figure that fascinates: seductive strangers in Benjamin and Baudrillard
Gilloch, G. 2001 In: Hieroglyphics of space. London : Routledge p. 43-56. 14 p. ISBN: 9780415198912.
Chapter

Walter Benjamin
Gilloch, G. 2001 In: Profiles in contemporary social theory. London : Sage ISBN: 9780761965893.
Chapter

Postcards from post-cultures: fatal futures in Benjamin and Baudrillard
Gilloch, G. 2000 In: Ruinøs Modernitet. Århus : NSU Press ISBN: 9788787564823.
Chapter

The return of the flaneur: the afterlife of an allegory
Gilloch, G. 1999 In: New Formations: A Journal of Culture, Theory and Politics . 38
Journal article

The figure that fascinates: seductive strangers in Benjamin and Baudrillard
Gilloch, G. 1997 In: Renaissance and Modern Studies. 40, p. 17-29. 13 p.
Journal article

Myth and metropolis: Walter Benajamin and the city
Gilloch, G. 1996 Cambridge : Polity Press. 227 p. ISBN: 9780745611259.
Book

The heroic pedestrian or the pedestrian hero: Walter Benjamin and the flaneur
Gilloch, G. 03/1992 In: Telos. 1992, 91, p. 108-116. 9 p.
Journal article

Three biographical studies of Walter Benjamin
Gilloch, G. 03/1992 In: Telos. 1992, 91, p. 173-178. 6 p.
Journal article

Walter Benjamin and the architecture of history
Gilloch, G. 03/1992 In: Telos. 1992, 91, p. 165-173. 9 p.
Journal article