Gopalan Ravindran is professor and chairperson at the Department of Mass Media and Communication Studies, University of Madras, Chennai, India. His previous positions include stints at Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia, and Nagoya University, Japan. He is interested in the areas of digital cultures, diasporic cultures, and film cultures and how individuals negotiate their identities through them. He employs the notions of Walter Benjamin, Michel Foucault, Anthony Giddens, Deleuze and Guattari in examining these concepts.
The Matrix of Visual Culture: Working with Deleuze in Film Theory, by Patricia Pisters. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2003. Cloth $60.00, Paper $26.95, 307pp. ISBN: 0-8047-4028-3. In contemporary film[…]