Lily Scherlis

Email: 

lscherlis@uchicago.edu

Research Interests: 

media theory; affect theory; environmental catastrophe; feminist & queer theory; embodiment; history and theories of friendship

Graduation Year: 

2019

Biography: 

Lily Scherlis is an artist and writer studying affect, embodiment, and intimacy in everyday encounters with media, focusing on the feeling of being "in touch" with a community or crisis. Her research methods include making work in video, sculpture, and performance. She received her AB from Harvard University in Comparative Literature and Visual & Environmental Studies in 2018.