Dr. L. Åkervall

University of Gothenburg


Lisa Åkervall is Associate Professor of Film Studies at the Department of Cultural Sciences at the University of Gothenburg. Her recent research focuses on cinematic affect, digital and social media, postcinematic aesthetics, digital sound studies, and the cultural techniques of neoliberalism. She is author of Kinematographische Affekte: Die Transformation der Kinoerfahrung, Fink Verlag 2018 and co-editor of Waking Life: Kino zwischen Technik und Leben, b_books 2016. She is currently writing a monograph on the relationship among aesthetics, subjectivity and neoliberal politics in digital media cultures.