Thomas Elsaesser

Thomas Elsaesser is Professor Emeritus of Film and Television Studies at the University of Amsterdam and since 2005 Visiting Professor at Yale University. He currently holds a Senior Research position at the Free University Berlin. He is internationally known for his writings on classical and post-classical Hollywood, on European cinema, film history and media theory. Among his recent books are: Harun Farocki (2004), European Cinema: Face to Face with Hollywood (2005); Terror und Trauma (2007); Hollywood Heute (2009) and Film Theory: An Introduction Through the Senses (2010).