Cultural Studies and Communication

Hugh S. Manon, Ph.D., is Associate Professor and Director of the Screen Studies Pro-gram at Clark University where he specializes in Lacanian theory and film noir. He has published in Cinema Journal, Film Criticism, Framework, International Journal of Žižek Studies, and numerous anthologies, including articles on Tod Browning, Edgar G. Ulmer, Billy Wilder’s Double Indemnity, Michael Haneke’s Caché, and Stanley Kubrick’s films noirs. He is interested in lo-fi and punk representation in relation to the psychodynamics of failure, and is currently developing a book project entitled ?Lack and Losslessness: Toward a Lacanian Aesthetics.?