Elizabeth Reich

  • Associate Professor

Elizabeth Reich is Associate Professor of Film Studies in the Department of English at the University of Pittsburgh and Affiliate Faculty with the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics and the Program for Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies. Her research focuses on the intersections of Black Studies, digital media, Afrofuturism, critical race studies, queer and trans studies, and social movements in historical, global, and transnational contexts. She is author of Militant Visions: Black Soldiers, Internationalism and the Transformation of American Cinema and her coedited collection, Justice in Time: Critical Afrofuturism and the Struggle for Black Freedom, is under contract at University of Minnesota Press. She is also coeditor of three special journal issues, “New Approaches to Cinematic Identification,” in Film Criticism with Scott Richmond, “Reliquary for the Digital in Nine Key Terms,” in ASAP/J with Stephen Yeager, and “Black Film Feminisms” in Film Criticism with Courtney Baker and Ellen Scott. She is working on her second monograph, “Reparative Ecologies: Time and the Globe,” and recent essays have appeared in ASAP Journal, Film Criticism, Screen,Post45, ASAP/J, World Records Journal, and African American Review. Liz is a contributing editor to ASAP/J and serves on the editorial board of Film Criticism.