Charles Acland is Professor and Concordia University Research Chair in Communication Studies. He is author of Screen Traffic: Movies, Multiplexes, and Global Culture (Duke UP 2003), Youth,Murder, Spectacle: The Cultural Politics of ‘Youth in Crisis’ (Westview/Perseus, 1995), and most recently Swift Viewing: The Popular Life of Subliminal Influence (Duke UP, 2012). He is editor of Residual Media (University of Minnesota Press, 2007), Harold Innis in the New Century: Reflections and Refractions (McGill-Queen’s UP,1999) with William Buxton, and  Useful Cinema (Duke UP, 2011) with Haidee Wasson. With Katie Russell, Acland edits the Canadian Journal of Film Studies/Revue canadienne d’études cinématographiques.

Swift Viewing –
Screen Traffic –
Youth, Murder, Spectacle –
Harold Innis in the New Century –
Residual Media –
Useful Cinema –