Mark Kligerman

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Lecturer II

Office Location(s): 6381 North Quad
Office Hours: Winter 2014: Thurs., 12:00-1:00 pm
Phone: 734.764.5761
markwk@umich.edu

  • Fields of Study
    • Media History, Theory, and Criticism
    • Cult, Camp, and Exploitation
    • Animation
    • Horror, Trauma, and National Memory
    • Countercultures, Subcultures, and the Mass Media
  • About

    Mark Kligerman has been a lecturer in the department of Screen Arts & Cultures since 2004. Prior to this, he taught classes in international film at Ohio University's graduate program in World Cinema, and has lectured in film studies at Northwestern University, where he is writing his dissertation on the intersection of American road movies of the '70s and the gothic imagination.

    Mark's scholarly interests are broad, and include theories of taste and excess, the history of exploitation films, and animation. Michigan has given him the opportunity to teach 20 different courses in film and media studies (so far), allowing him to explore, develop, and share a wide body of research with exceptionally astute undergraduates.

    Recently Taught Courses 

    SAC 331: The Animated Film

    SAC 366: Television Genres

    SAC 372: Contemporary Film Theory

    SAC 455: Cult, Camp, Art, and Exploitation

  • Works-In-Progress
    • Paper: "Selling the Manson Murders: Satan’s Sadists and the Formation of Independent International Pictures"