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Nathan Blake

Nathan Blake

Affiliated Faculty in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Assistant Academic Specialist in Media and Screen Studies

College of Arts, Media, and Design

Nathan Blake’s research addresses the intersections of image and information systems in medicine and warfare. His work explores the representations and discourses of masculinity, disability, and the technologically-altered body. He has written on boxing films; disabled veterans and athletic competition; the mechanical prostheses of French physiologist Jules Amar, as well as the motion studies of Frank and Lillian Gilbreth; the “aesthetics of dismemberment” in Dada and Surrealist montage; combat video games such as America’s Army, KumaWar, and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2; and contemporary therapy systems for PTSD and amputee rehabilitation.

  • Education

    Ph.D., 2011, Visual Studies
    University of California at Irvine

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    123 Holmes Hall
    360 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115