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Cynthia Allen

Part-time Faculty
ca5@nyu.edu
(212) 998-9152
1 Wash Pl, Room 407

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Office Hours
Monday 3-5

With an A.B.D./ Ph.D. in Humanities from Florida State University, Cynthia Allen's teaching interests concern "theatre and film, the history of graphic novels, and how the role of digital new media impacts all aspects of Culture and society, including ongoing technological trends in new media, computer and video games, new media art installations, computer animation, and special effects in films. For more than seven years Allen was the program coordinator for NYU's Center for Advanced Technology. Currently, she is president of Lightning New Media, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving arts archives on the Internet-professional theatre, opera, rare book and manuscripts, film, Jewish heritage, sports archives, and photography collections. For more than 25 years, she has been involved with all aspects of film production-from producer to director-and continues to produce and direct programming for the web. Some of the filmmakers she has worked with include Joel and Ethan Coen, Sergio Leone, and Martin Scorsese. In addition, she is currently the website director, editor, and a voting member for the Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the New York theatre critics' organization, as well as the Festival Director of HEAR Now: The Audio Fiction & Arts Festival.

Teaching and Research Interests

digital art and new media; comics and graphic novels; computer and video gaming; sports

Cynthia Allen

Education

M.A. Religion, Florida State University
B.A., Wilson College

Courses

2016 Fall

Digital Art and New Media

2015 Fall

Digital Art and New Media

2014 Fall

Digital Art and New Media

2013 Fall

Digital Art and New Media

2012 Fall

Digital Art and New Media