Benjamin Ogrodnik

Biography

Ben earned his Master’s of Arts in English from The Ohio State University and his Bachelor’s of Arts in English and Media Studies from The Pennsylvania State University. He is currently a PhD student with joint entry in Film Studies and History of Art and Architecture. His research focuses on the blurry and often problematic distinctions between the film world and the art world — known as the “black box” and the “white cube” in critical discourse. When he isn’t reading about or watching films, Ben enjoys drinking micro brews and listening to Delta blues.