Participant Profile: Deirdre Boyle
Deirdre Boyle is a media historian, writer and programmer. She is the editor of eight books and author of Subject to Change: Guerrilla Television Revisited (Oxford, 1997), a history of early documentary video. Her essays on independent video and film have appeared in scholarly and popular journals such as College Art Journal, The Village Voice and Wide Angle, among many others. Her honors include Guggenheim and Fulbright Fellowships, the New School’s Distinguished Teaching Award and an ACE award for programming the Best Documentary Series on cable TV. She has been a media curator for museums, festivals, galleries, universities, media arts centers, and libraries around the world. She is Associate Professor in the School of Media Studies at The New School for Public Engagement in New York City and was Director of their Graduate Certificate in Documentary Studies.