Matthew Nobel-Olson

Adjunct Faculty
Brown University, Ph.D, 2008-2014

View some of Matthew Nobel-Olson‘s work

Some of Matthew Nobel-Olson’s research interests include critical theories of visual culture, experimental cinema, aesthetics, and history and theory of the avant-garde.

Professional Experience

Significant Publications, Presentations and Exhibitions

Refereed Journals

  • “The Eyes of the Ape,” Krisis: Journal for Contemporary Philosophy 41.2 (December 2021). Forthcoming.
  • “The Angels of Accumulated Suffering,” New German Critique 140 (August 2020): 219-248.
  • “Lateness and the Politics of Filmic Excess,” Modernism/modernity 27.2 (April 2020): 273-297.
  • “Reviving the Elephant; or, Cinema Plays Dead,” Cultural Critique 97 (Fall 2017): 84-104.
  • “Melancholy Projection,” Discourse: Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture 38.3 (Fall 2016): 390-413.


  • “Film Aesthetics” in Oxford Bibliographies in Cinema and Media Studies. Ed. Krin Gabbard. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.