Kartik Nair is Assistant Professor of Film and Media Arts at Temple University. He is currently at work on his first book, Seeing Things, which explores material infrastructures of film production, censorship, and circulation by examining their spectral traces in Indian horror films of the 1980s. He is a core editor of Bioscope: South Asian Screen Studies. His research interests include cinematic infrastructures, genre cinemas, and visual space in film. Before joining Temple University, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Cinema Studies at Purchase College in the State University of New York from 2016-2018.
Ph.D., Cinema Studies, New York University (2018)
M. Phil., Cinema Studies, School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University (2010)
M.A., English, Delhi University (2008)