UC SANTA BARBARA

Associate Professor

Peter Bloom

Office Hours

Fall Quarter 2018
Tuesdays: 1:00-2:30 pm
and by appointment

Biography

Peter J. Bloom is Associate Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Film and Media Studies at UC-Santa Barbara. His recent work focuses on film and radio in late colonial Ghana and Malaya. He has published extensively on British, French, and Belgian colonial media including French Colonial Documentary (University of Minnesota Press, 2007), Frenchness and the African Diaspora (co-editor, Indiana UP, 2009), and Modernization as Spectacle in Africa (co-editor, Indiana UP, 2014). His current project, entitled Onomatopoeia and Empire, addresses the unifying context for radio-cinema modernity by reference to Counterinsurgency and Pan-Africanism.

Education

  • Ph.D. Film and Television (Critical Studies)University of California Los Angeles
  • M.A. Film and Television (Critical Studies)University of California Los Angeles

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