Julie Reiser

Julie Reiser is a senior lecturer for the Professional Communication Program at Johns Hopkins University.  Her latest essay, "'Thinking in Cartoons': Reclaiming Spiegelman's In the Shadow of No Towers," is forthcoming in The Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics. Prior to joining Hopkins, Julie was a full-time lecturer at Towson University where she taught American literature, creative writing, and composition courses.  She can be reached at julie.reiser@gmail.com.

Blind Hope: A Review of Gregg and Seigworth's The Affect Theory Reader


No need to get excited. According to Julie Reiser, The Affect Theory Reader offers the reader no end of theory but little affect. Reiser suggests this points to a broader and systemic problem in any reading or theory of affect.