Timothy Murray

Timothy Murray

Timothy Murray is director of the Society for the Humanities, curator of the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art and professor of Comparative Literature and English at Cornell University.

Timothy Murray is director of the Society for the Humanities, curator of the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art, professor of Comparative Literature and English at Cornell University, and codirector of the Cornell/East China Normal University Center for Comparative Culture. His publication Mimesis, Masochism & Mime: The Politics of Theatricality in Contemporary French Thought (1997) brought together essays by leading French thinkers, highlighting the political importance of theatricality and its contribution to continental theory. His interest in the theatrical and cinematic has been explored in other publications including Digital Baroque: New Media Art and Cinematic Folds (2008); Drama Trauma: Specters of Race and Sexuality in Performance, Video, Art (1997); and Like a Film: Ideological Fantasy on Screen, Camera, and Canvas (1993).