Senior Lecturer, Film and Media Studies, Columbia University
Ron Gregg is Senior Lecturer in the Discipline in Film and Media Studies at the School of the Arts at Columbia University. He writes and teaches courses on queer, experimental, Hollywood, and global cinema. He co-chaired the Yale conferences on “Postwar Queer Underground Cinema, 1950-1968” and “Secrets of the Orient: Costume, Movement, and Duration in the Cinematic Experience of the East” and organized the film series “Six Lesbian Filmmakers/Six Queer Films” bringing six leading filmmakers to Yale University. His most recent writings include “Fashion, Thrift Stores, and the Space of Pleasure in 1960s Queer Underground Film” and “Sanitizing the Beatles for Revolution: Music, Film, and Fashion in 1960s A Hard Day’s Night.” He is presently co-editing a book on “Queer Cinema” for Oxford University Press. Gregg previously served as Director of Film Programming at Yale’s Whitney Humanities Center from 2009-2017 and has curated film and video programming for the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, the South African Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, the University of Chicago Lesbian and Gay Studies Project and Lenfest Center for the Arts in New York City.