Stephen Groening

Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Studies, University of Washington

Stephen Groening is the author of Cinema Beyond Territory: Inflight Entertainment and Atmospheres of Globalization, which traces the history of cinema in airplanes and argues that cinema and aviation work in concert as instruments of globalization. He has written articles on cinematic exhibition, mobile media, and the confluence of transportation and entertainment technologies in academic journals across disciplines of film studies, media studies, and the history of technology. He is currently working on book project regarding television’s influence on postwar cultural theory and philosophy.

Steve also runs the Seattle Television History Project, a repository for research and materials regarding the history of television in Seattle that also publishes undergraduate research from his Television History course.

Experience

  • –present
    Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Studies, University of Washington