Shane Denson is Assistant Professor of Film & Media Studies in the Department of Art & Art History at Stanford University. Previously, he held appointments and affiliations at a number of institutions in the US and Germany. Most recently (2014-2016), he was a DAAD Postdoctoral Fellow at Duke University, where he was a visiting scholar in the Program in Literature, associate in research in the S-1 Speculative Sensation Lab (housed in Media Arts + Sciences / Department of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies), and teaching fellow in Information Science + Information Studies. From 2013-2016, he co-directed the project "Digital Seriality: The Serial Aesthetics and Practice of Digital Games" — part of a research collective on Popular Seriality funded by the German Research Foundation and based at the Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin. From 2010 to 2016, he was also assistant professor (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) in American Studies at the Leibniz Universit├Ąt Hannover.

He is the author of Postnaturalism: Frankenstein, Film, and the Anthropotechnical Interface (Transcript-Verlag/Columbia University Press, 2014) and co-editor of several collections: Transnational Perspectives on Graphic Narratives (Bloomsbury, 2013), Digital Seriality (special issue of Eludamos: Journal for Computer Game Culture, 2014), and Post-Cinema: Theorizing 21st-Century Film (REFRAME Books, 2016).

His blog can be found at: medieninitiative.wordpress.com
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