Dr. John Urang, media studies faculty, gave a talk on film director Werner Herzog at the University of Chicago in October 2013.
Department of Culture & Media
Ph.D., University of Chicago
New Media and Digital Culture
Entering Student: World Cinema
About the Instructor
John Urang's research and teaching interests include film and media theory, German and European cultural history, and critical theory. His first book, Legal Tender: Love and Legitimacy in the East German Cultural Imagination, was published in 2010. He is currently working on a book about domesticity and reproduction in postwar German film. He was a visiting assistant professor at Reed College from 2007–2011 and an assistant professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute from 2011–2012. He has also taught at Portland State University and Roosevelt University in Chicago.
He blogs about culture and media at The Difference Engine.