Professor of History of Art and the Eugenia Chase Guild Chair in the Humanities
Areas of Expertise: Global film history and criticism, global contemporary art, digital and new media art.
- Afterthoughts on the Metropolitan Museum of Art's China Through the Looking Glass
- Critical Virtual Reality Studies: How Film Theory Can Help VR
About Homay King
Professor King’s fields of specialty include American film history, global post-war film history, and global contemporary art with a focus on lensed and time-based media, with expertise in critical theory, including film theory, psychoanalysis, semiotics, and twentieth-century continental philosophy. Her essays on film, photography, contemporary art, and theory have appeared in the journals Afterall, Camera Obscura, Criticism, Discourse, Film Criticism, Film Quarterly, OCTOBER, and Qui Parle, and numerous edited collections, including the exhibition catalog for China: Through the Looking Glass (Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2015). She is a member of the Camera Obscura editorial collective and a co-founder of Bryn Mawr College’s Program in Film Studies.