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Michael Boyce Gillespie

Michael Boyce Gillespie is author of Film Blackness: American Cinema and the Idea of Black Film (Duke University Press, 2016) and co-editor of Black One Shot, an art criticism series on ASAP/J. His work focuses on black visual and expressive culture, film theory, visual historiography, popular music, and contemporary art. His writing has appeared in Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898-1971, ASAP/J, Film Quarterly, Film Comment, liquid blackness, Journal of Popular Music Studies, as well as other journals and collections. He was the consulting producer on The Criterion Collection releases of Deep Cover, Shaft, and Drylongso. He is Associate Professor of Cinema Studies in the Martin Scorsese Department of Cinema Studies at New York University. He is currently working on a monograph entitled Dreams and False Alarms: Ambivalence, Pleasure, and the Art of Blackness.