Posthuman Investigator

Steven Brown Teaches courses on Japanese film and popular culture in relation to their national and transnational contexts of production and reception. He is the author of Tokyo Cyberpunk: Posthumanism in Japanese Visual Culture (Palgrave, 2010) and Theatricalities of Power: The Cultural Politics of Noh (Stanford, 2001), the editor of Cinema Anime (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006), and co-editor of Performing Japanese Women (2002), a special issue of the feminist journal Women & Performance. He has published articles in the Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, Mechademia, Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, and New Nietzsche Studies. He is currently working on a study of sound design in J-Horror cinema.

“Without music, life would be an error!”

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about me

“the task for posthuman political resistance is not to overthrow the virtual but rather to elude its totalizing grasp by using technologies of virtuality against the very abstract machines that cast a virtual web over our bodies and subjectivities.”