Patrick Brodie

Patrick Brodie

Organizing Member


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Patrick  Brodie is a PhD candidate in Film and Moving Image Studies at Concordia  University in Montreal. He received his MA in Film Studies from  Columbia University. His dissertation project investigates Irish media  industries, infrastructure, and built space in relation to  financialization in the post-crisis environment. Motivating much of his  research is an interest in sovereignty, territory, and categories of the  political in the era of finance capital. In particular, he is concerned  largely with how global logistical infrastructure coordinates movement  across space and time, and where media—as industry or material—is  mobilized in this circulatory dynamic of capital. His work has appeared  in Nordic Irish Studies Journal, Pause Button, and Synoptique: An Online  Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies, and he has forthcoming pieces  in Spectator and Culture Machine. He is a member of the Global Emergent  Media Lab at Concordia University, a member of the editorial collective  of Synoptique, and is co-editing with Weixian Pan and Lisa Han an  upcoming issue of the journal entitled “Becoming Environmental: Media,  Logistics, and Ecological Change.” His research interests include piracy  and informality, media industry studies, logistics and supply chains of  media, infrastructure studies, free trade zones, and theories of  political subjectivity.

Patrick  is currently co-organizing the Works-in-Progress series. He also co-led  the Life-Streaming Working Group and was part of the organizing  committee for The Labour in Media (Studies) Conference.

PhD in Film and Moving Image Studies | Concordia University | Montreal - Canada | Started 2016

MA in Film Studies | Columbia University | New York - US | 2016

BS in Film and Video | Drexel University | Philadelphia - US | 2014