Cody Lang

Cody Lang is currently in his second year of the PhD program in Cinema and Media Studies at York University. His research interests include magical realist cinema, film noir and neo-noir, Marxist aesthetic and social theory, semiotic theory, French Cinema after the New Wave, the Japanese New Wave, Aleatory Materialism, and sexual politics of narrative films. He has a forthcoming chapter titled “Queering the straightest space imaginable: reading Sirkian melodrama against the grain” for Filmurbia: Screening the Suburbs (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2016) edited by David Forrest, Graeme Harper and Jonathan Rayner, a forthcoming conference paper on Kyle Armstrong’s Magnetic Reconnection (2012) at Visible Evidence (2015, York University) and at the conference Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos at the University of Illinois, and recently presented a paper “Genre, Ideology, and Neo-noir films” at Imagining Crisis (2014, York University).