Gelb Professor in the Humanities
Jim Hoberman has taught cinema history at Cooper Union since 1990. He received his B.A. at the State University of New York (Binghamton) and his M.F.A. from Columbia University. Senior film critic for The Village Voice, he has published widely. His pieces have been collected in Vulgar Modernism and The Magic Hour; he is the author of Bridge of Light: Yiddish Film Between Two Worlds, The Red Atlantis: Communist Culture in the Absence of Communism and The Dream Life: Movies, Media, and the Myth of the Sixties. He also co-curated the recent exhibit "Entertaining America" at the Jewish Museum.