Yearly Archives: 2020

Best First Book Award given to Shimmering Images at SCMS 2020

This March 2020 at the annual international conference of the “Society for Cinema and Media Studies” I was honored with the award for Best First Book. I’m over the moon to be selected as the winning author of a first book

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Shimmering Images: Trans Cinema, Embodiment, and the Aesthetics of Change

Description: “In Shimmering Images Eliza Steinbock traces how cinema offers alternative ways to understand gender transitions through a specific aesthetics of change. Drawing on Barthes’s idea of the “shimmer” and Foucault’s notion of sex as a mirage, the author shows

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