Pietro Bianchiworks at the
Department of Romance Studies at Duke University, North Carolina. He was previously Research Fellow in the Theory Department of the Jan Van Eyck Academy in Maastricht (2009-2010). He has
published articles on Lacanian psychoanalysis, film studies, and literary theory. His monograph Jacques Lacan and Cinema: Imaginary, Gaze, Formalization is forthcoming in 2017 with Karnac
Press. He is a member of the Milan based OT/Orbis Tertius – Ricerche sull’immaginario contemporaneo and works also as a film critic for the Italian magazine Cineforum and the web
journals Doppiozero, Le Parole e le Cose and Connessioni Precarie.