Lisa Cartwright is Professor of Communication and Science Studies in the Department of Communication Studies at University of California, San Diego. She is author of Screening the Body: Tracing Medicine's Visual Culture (1995) the co-author of Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture (2001), co-editor of The Visible Woman (1998), and author of two forthcoming single-authored books, Moral Spectatorship (2008) and Images of Waiting Children: The Visual Culture of Transnational Adoption (2008). In this interview Cartwright speaks about the links in the US academic context between Visual Studies, Film Studies, and Cultural Studies, and the challenges for emerging fields of inquiry and inter-disciplinary programmes of institutional legitimation in such environments. She ...
Naming, Networks, and Scientific Regimes of Vision
Naming, networks, and scientific regimes of vision