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Jeroen Gerrits

Assistant Professor; Graduate Director

Comparative Literature


Jeroen Gerrits is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Director of Graduate Studies. His teaching and research center on intersections between film, new media, literature and philosophy. Gerrits taught as Visiting Assistant Professor at the Department of Comparative Literature before joining the faculty in 2013. His recent courses and seminars include: Time in Literature, Film and Philosophy; Philosophy of New Media; Deleuze: Literature and Cinema; Film Adaptation; Surrealism in Literature and Film; Introduction to World Cinema. His book manuscript, entitled "Cinematic Skepticism: Across Digital and Global Turns," connects the film philosophies of Gilles Deleuze and Stanley Cavell, reviewing them in light of recent developments in the field. It is currently under review with SUNY Press. He has also published a variety of essays on cinema, TV series, and film-philosophy.


  • PhD, Johns Hopkins University
  • MA, University of Amsterdam
  • BA, Fontys Academy of Journalism, Tilburg

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