Why We Love Disaster Films
Jon Catlin examines critical disaster studies through a series of books, the problematic cornerstone being David Thomson’s “Disaster Mon Amour.”...
Jonathon Catlin ([email protected]) is a PhD candidate in the Department of History and the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities at Princeton University, where he is writing a dissertation on the concept of catastrophe in 20th-century European thought. His popular writings have appeared in The Point, The Spectator, Post45 Contemporaries, Public Seminar, and The Journal of the History of Ideas Blog, where he is a contributing editor. He lives between Berlin and Brooklyn.