Senior Lecturer & Programming Director
Ron Gregg is Senior Lecturer and Programming Director in the Yale Film and Media Studies Program. He teaches courses on queer cinema (both Hollywood and avant-garde), classical Hollywood, and the impact of globalization and digital technology on recent Hollywood film. He co-chaired the Yale conferences on "Postwar Queer Underground Cinema, 1950-1968" and "Secrets of the Orient: Costume, Movement, and Duration in the Cinematic Experience of the East." His most recent articles include "Fashion, Thrift Stores, and the Space of Pleasure in 1960s Queer Underground Film" and "Fassbinder's Fox and His Friends (1975) and Gay Politics in the 1970s." He has also curated film and video programming for lesbian and gay film festivals in Johannesburg, Chicago, San Francisco, Eugene OR, and Durham NC, and he co-organized the 2015-16 Lesbian Filmmakers series, which brought six leading lesbian filmmakers to Yale. He received his Ph.D. in Cinema Studies from the University of Oregon.