College of Arts and Sciences

David BanashDavid Banash, Ph.D.


Contemporary Literature, Film, and Popular Culture



David Banash teaches courses in contemporary American literature, film, and popular culture. He is the author of Collage Culture: Readymades, Meaning, the Age of Consumption (Rodopi 2013), co-editor of Contemporary Collecting: Objects, Practices, and the Fate of Things (Scarecrow 2013), and editor of Steve Tomasula: The Art and Science  of New Media Fiction (Bloomsbury 2015). His essays and reviews have appeared in American Book Review, Bad Subjects: Political Education for Everyday Life , Eye: The International Review of Graphic Design, Literature/Film Quarterly, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Science Fiction Studies,  Paradoxa, PopMatters,  Postmodern Culture  Reconstruction, and the Iowa Review. He is currently writing a new book manuscript tentatively entitled American Signs/American Icons.