Visiting Associate Professor of Film and Electronic Arts
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Film and Electronic Arts
Biography:Joshua Glick’s research and teaching focus is the comparative histories of film, television, and radio; nonfiction media; race and representation; and the civic uses of emerging technology. Professor Glick’s is the author of Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958–1977 (University of California Press, 2018) and a book-in-progress on the rising interest in documentary from both the left and rights sides of the political spectrum. The current project examines, in particular, the way documentary’s proliferation across new platforms has transformed the relationship between Hollywood, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C. His work has also been published in such journals as Film History, Film Quarterly, Los Angeles Review of Books, and the Moving Image. He is also involved in public humanities projects, collaborating with archives, museums, and community organizations. He served as the film and media curator and produced the award-winning documentary This Side of Dreamland for the NEH-funded exhibition Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008.
As a Fellow at the Open Documentary Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he designed the interactive online curriculum Media Literacy in the Age of Deepfakes. He also co-curated the exhibition Deepfake: Unstable Evidence on Screen at New York’s Museum of the Moving Image. Prior to coming to Bard, Glick was the Isabelle Peregrin Assistant Professor of English, Film, and Media Studies at Hendrix College.
BA, Cornell University; MPhil, PhD, Yale University. At Bard since 2022.