Anna Greenspan

Anna Greenspan is Assistant Director of Interactive Media Arts and Assistant Professor of Global Contemporary Media at NYU Shanghai. She holds a PhD in Continental philosophy from Warwick University, UK. While at Warwick, Anna was a founding member of the Cybernetic culture research unit (ccru).  Her current research interests include critical cartography, street markets and the informal economy, wireless media, Chinese modernity and the philosophy of technology. Anna was the cofounder of the Shanghai Studies Society and helps run a digital humanities project on street food. Anna is also a founding member of the research hub Hacked Matter, which is dedicated to investigating the process of technological innovation in China.  She is currently working on a project on modern Chinese philosophy and wireless waves. Anna’s latest book Shanghai Future: Modernity Remade was published by Oxford University Press in 2014. 

Email: annagreenspan@gmail.com or ag158@nyu.edu