Maxfield Fulton is a student in Yale’s combined doctoral program in History of Art and Film & Media Studies. His research focuses on gender, authorship, and intermediality in contemporary European cinema. In 2008 he received his B.A. in English and art history from Lewis & Clark College, where he was awarded departmental honors for his seminar paper on theatricality in the visual arts from Romanesque sculpture to postwar Minimalism. In 2012 he completed his M.A. in English at Portland State University with a qualifying essay on self-effacing rhetoric in Robert Herrick’s poetry. His article “Birdman, Whiplash, and the Artist as Anti-Social Hero” appeared in Eleven PDX.