PhD, Language, Culture and Teaching, York University
Assistant Professor, Culture and Media StudiesMedia Contact Information:
This expert is available for interviews. To contact this expert or other experts, please call The New School’s Public Relations office at 212.229.5151.Areas of Expertise:
Media history; media activism; feminist and queer politics and cultural production; small and micro press publishing; literary avant gardes.Profile:
Kate Eichhorn is a writer, critic, and cultural activist. Her research investigates how contemporary social movements are shaped by the production, circulation, and preservation of texts (specifically self-published texts). She is currently completing two book-length studies, including a media history of the copy machine’s impact on late twentieth-century feminist and queer politics.Courses Taught:
- Museums, Archives and Identity
- Introduction to Media Studies
- Texts and Technology
- Discourse and Difference
- Civic Action and Interruption
Fieldnotes, a forensic. Toronto: BookThug, 2010.
“D.I. Y. Collectors, Archiving Scholars and Activist Librarians.” Women’s Studies: An Inter-disciplinary Journal, 39 (2010), 622–646.
“Notes on an Investigation with Selections from Forensic Vernacular.” Cultural Studies < = > Critical Methodologies, 10 (April 2010), 100-106.
“Cursive Hand in a BlackBerry Field: A Poetics of Lists.” The New Everyday (Fall 2010).
Prismatic Publics: Innovative Canadian Women’s Poetry and Poetics. Toronto: Coach House Books, 2009.
“Past Performance, Present Dilemma: A Poetics of Archiving Sound.” Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature, 42 (2009).
Fond. Toronto: BookThug, 2008.