Christopher Hagenah is a PhD candidate in the English department at UC Santa Barbara. He studied English and Film at USC for his undergraduate degree and at Loyola Marymount University for his Masters. He studies 20th Century literature, film, graphic novels, music and digital media. He is especially interested in the changing nature of digital temporalities and their effect on human time. Chris has worked as a Research Assistant for the Literature.Culture.Media Center at UCSB and is currently the Project Coordinator for the Transliteracies Project at UCSB. Outside of academia, Chris is a published author, filmmaker, and musician.