Patrick Sullivan

Instructional Assistant Professor

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  • Performance Studies


Patrick Sullivan is the program director of the film studies minor and has a graduate certificate in film and media studies. He is a historian of post-45 media with a particular interest in disparaged cultural forms and the aesthetic experiences they provoke. His articles and reviews appear in Animation: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Invisible Culture, [in]Transition, and Film Quarterly. He is currently completing a book manuscript on network-era television sound.



University of Rochester

Scholarly Interests

Aesthetic Theory, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Animation, Media and Labor, Sound in Media