English and Journalism

David Banash

Contemporary Literature, Film, and Popular Culture

Email d-banash@wiu.edu
Office 217 Simpkins Hall: 309-298-1103
Office hours T 10:45-12:30, 3:15-4:15; W 11:00-12:30;
Web page http://faculty.wiu.edu/D-Banash/

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) and co-editor of Contemporary Collecting: Objects, Practices, and the Fate of Things (Scarecrow 2013). His essays and reviews have appeared in American Book Review, Bad Subjects: Political Education for Everyday Life, Science Fiction Studies, Paradoxa, PopMatters, Postmodern Culture, Reconstruction, and the Iowa Review. He is currently editing a collection of essays on the work of Steve Tomasula and writing a new book manuscript tentatively entitled American Signs/American Icons