JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

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Retrieving Emir Kusturica’s Underground as a critique of ethnic nationalism

 

Sean Homer

Sean Homer is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at the European University of Cyprus, where he teaches critical and cultural theory. He has published widely on cultural theory and psychoanalysis including articles in Radical Philosophy, New Formations, Historical Materialism, Free Associations and The Letter.  He is author of Fredric Jameson: Marxism, Hermeneutics, Postmodernism (Polity Press, 1998) and Jacques Lacan (Routledge, 2005).  He is co-editor, with Douglas Kellner, of Fredric Jameson: A Critical Reader (Palgrave, 2004) and, with Ruth Parkin-Gounelas and Yannis Stavrakakis, of Objects: Material, Psychic, Aesthetic, a special issue of Gramma: Journal of Theory and Criticism (2006). 

Although a Balkan film fan for many years he has only started teaching and researching contemporary Balkan cinema since moving to Greece a few years ago and would welcome any comments and feedack.

Contact email: s_homer@otenet.gr