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This quarterly feature lists recent books published in media studies, as well as articles on film and TV published in non-media journals. Contributions are welcome - please send them to Chris Robé.
 
Professional Notes Editors: Chris Robé and Stephen Charbonneau

Notes from the most current issue are listed below. Past issues of Professional Notes are located here.


Cinema Journal

Professional Notes 56.1


Edited by Chris Robé, with Stephen Charbonneau

 

Recent Books

Anderson, Johan and Lawrence Web, eds. Global Cinematic Cities: New Landscapes of Film and Media. New York: Wallflower Press, 2016.

Beaster-Jones, Jayson and Natalie Sarrazin. Music in Contemporary Indian Film: Memory, Voice, Identity. New York: Routledge, 2016.

Forcen, Fernando Espi. Monsters, Demons and Psychopaths: Psychiatry and Horror Film. New York: Routledge, 2016.

Gillespie, Michael Boyce. Film Blackness: American Cinema and the Idea of Black Film.  Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2016.

Griffiths, Alison. Carceral Fantasies: Cinema and Prison in Early Twentieth-Century America. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.

Guynn, William. Unspeakable Histories: Film and the Experience of Catastrophe. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.

Lewis, Tania, Fran Martin and Wanning Sun. Telemodernities: Television and Transforming Lives in Asia. Durham: NC: Duke University Press, 2016.

Mazierska, Ewa, Matilda Mroz, and Elzbieta Ostrowska, eds. The Cinematic Bodies of Eastern Europe and Russia. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016.

Musser, Charles. Politicking and Emergent Media: US Presidential Elections of the 1890s. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016.

Ndaliko, Chérie Rivers. Necessary Noise: Music, Film, and Charitable Imperialism in the East of Congo. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Peleg, Yaron. Directed by God: Jewishness in Contemporary Israeli Film and Television. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016.

Perry, Leah. The Cultural Politics of U.S. Immigration: Gender, Race, and Media. New York: New York University Press, 2016.

Reich, Elizabeth. Militant Visions: Black Soldiers, Internationalism, and the Transformation of American Cinema. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2016.

Rickels, Laurence, The Psycho Records. New York: Wallflower Press, 2016.

Rushing, Robert A. Descended from Hercules: Biopolitics and the Muscled Male Body on Screen. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016.

Russworm, TreaAndrea M. Blackness Is Burning: Civil Rights, Popular Culture, and the Problem of Recognition. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2016.

Stead, Lisa. Off to the Pictures: Cinemagoing, Women’s Writing and Movie Culture in Interwar Britain. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016.

Teo, Stephen. Eastern Westerns: Film and Genre Outside and Inside Hollywood. New York: Routledge, 2016.

Tsika, Noah A. Pink 2.0: Encoding Queer Cinema on the Internet. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016.

Venkatesh, Vinodh. New Maricón Cinema: Outing Latin American Film. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016.

White, John. European Art Cinema. New York: Routledge, 2016.

Zhou, Xuelin. Youth Culture in Chinese Language Film. New York: Routledge, 2016.


Articles on Film and TV in Non-media Journals (compiled by Stephen Charbonneau)

Bassi, Camila. “What’s Radical about Reality TV? An Unexpected Tale from Shanghai of a Chinese Lesbian Antihero,” Gender, Place & Culture 23, no. 11 (2016): 1619-1630. 

 

Bruno, Tim. “Nat Turner after 9/11: Kyle Baker’s Nat Turner,” Journal of American Studies 50, no. 4 (November 2016): 923-951.

 

Celik Rappas, Ipek A. “Corporeal Violence in Art-House Cinema: Cannes 2009,” Continuum 30, no. 6 (2016): 670-678. 

 

Cohen, Harvey G. “The Struggle to Fashion the NRA Code: The Triumph of Studio Power in 1933 Hollywood,” Journal of American Studies 50, no. 4 (November 2016): 1039-1066. 

 

Coly, Ayo A. “Carmen Goes Postcolonial, Carmen Goes Queer: Thinking the Postcolonial as Queer,” Culture, Theory and Critique 57, no. 3 (2016): 391-407. 

 

Dinnen, Zara. “Understanding the Funny Military Music Video,” Journal of American Studies 50, no. 4 (November 2016): 899-921. 

 

Ewart, Jacqui. “The Rules of Engagement: Talkback Radio Audiences’ Understandings of the Conditions of Access to Programs,” Continuum 30, no. 6 (2016): 679-687.

 

Fast, Karin and Johan Lindell. “The Elastic Mobility of Business Elites: Negotiating the ‘Home’ and ‘Away’ Continuum,” European Journal of Cultural Studies 19, no. 5 (October 2016): 435-449. 

 

Fay, Jennifer. “Atomic Screen Test,” Modernism/Modernity 23, no. 3 (September 2016): 611-630.

 

Funk, Steven and Jaydi Funk. “Transgender Dispossession in Transparent: Coming Out as a Euphemism for Honesty,” Sexuality & Culture 20, no. 4 (2016): 879-905. 

 

González, Jorge C. and Kameron C. Cavazos. “Serving Fishy Realness: Representations of Gender Equity on Rupaul’s Drag Race,” Continuum 30, no. 6 (2016): 659-669.

 

Grant, David. “State of the Union: The Play, the Film, and the Progress of the Isolationist Bogey,” Journal of American Studies 50, no. 4 (November 2016): 1021-1038. 

 

Greer, Amanda. “‘This is the End, My Friend’: Aural Focalizations of Trauma in Apocalypse Now and Vietnam Combat Films,” The Journal of American Culture 39, no. 3 (September 2016): 313-322. 

 

Guo, Shaohua. “The Appeal of Style: Han Han and the Microcultural Contention in Digital China,” Modern Chinese Literature and Culture 28, no. 2 (2016): 90-138. 

 

Herrnstein Smith, Barbara. “Scientizing the Humanities: Shifts, Collisions, Negotiations,” Common Knowledge 22, no. 3 (2016): 353-372. 

 

Huffer, Ian. “NZ Film on Demand: Searching for National Cinema Online,” Continuum 30, no. 6 (2016): 697-705. 

 

Jansson, André. “How to Become an ‘Elite Cosmopolitan’: The Mediatized Trajectories of United Nations Expatriates,” European Journal of Cultural Studies 19, no. 5 (October 2016): 465-480. 

 

Khubchandani, Kareem. “Terrifying Performances: Black-Brown-Queer Borrowings in Loins of Punjab Presents,” Journal of Asian American Studies 19, no. 3 (October 2016): 275-297. 

 

Kvaran, Kara M. “‘You’re All Doomed!’ A Socioeconomic Analysis of Slasher Films,” Journal of American Studies 50, no. 4 (November 2016): 953-970. 

 

Lee, Joonseong. “Commodifying Magic: Cyber Shamans and Neoliberalised Culture in Korea,” Culture and Religion 17, no. 3 (2016): 295-311.

 

Malherbe, Nick and Shahnaaz Suffla, Mohamed Seedat, Umesh Bawa. “Visually Negotiating Hegemonic Discourse through Photovoice: Understanding Youth Representations of Safety,” Discourse & Society 27, no. 6 (November 2016): 589-606. 

 

McWilliam, Kelly. “Digital Storytelling as ‘National Cinema’?” Continuum 30, no. 6 (2016): 706-713.

 

Murphy, Kaitlin M. “Memory Mapping: Affect, Place, and Testimony in El Lugar Más Pequeño,” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 25, no. 4 (2016): 571-595. 

 

Newman, Emily L. “From That Girl to Girls: Rethinking Ann Marie/Marlo Thomas as a Feminist Icon,” The Journal of American Culture 39, no. 3 (September 2016): 285-297. 

 

Paasonen, Susanna. “Visceral Pedagogies: Pornography, Affect, and Safety in the University Classroom,” Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies 38, no. 5 (2016): 427-444. 

 

Page, Philippa Jane and Nadia Lie. “(Re)Writing with the Feet: The Flâneur as Urban Cartographer in Alicia Scherson’s Film, Play,” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 25, no. 4 (2016): 533-553. 

 

Patterson, Anne and Rachel Fyson. “I Was Just Gobsmacked: Care Workers’ Responses to BBC Panorama’s Undercover Care: The Abuse Exposed; Invoking Mental States as a Means of Distancing from Abusive Practices,” Discourse & Society 27, no. 6 (November 2016): 607-623. 

 

Patterson, Christopher B. “Heroes of the Open (Third) World: Killing as Pleasure in Ubisoft’s Far Cry Series,” American Quarterly 68, no. 3 (September 2016): 769-792.

 

Perry, Rachel E. “Holocaust Hospitality: Michal Rovner’s Living Landscape at Yad Vashem,” History & Memory 28, no. 2 (2016): 89-122. 

 

Risner, Jonathan. “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Grudgingly Accept Product Placement: Nicolás López, Chilewood and Criteria for a Neoliberal Cinema,” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 25, no. 4 (2016): 597-612. 

 

Roberts, Ben. “An ‘Exemplary Contemporary Technical Object’: Thinking Cinema Between Hansen and Stiegler,” New Formations no. 88 (Autumn 2016): 88-104.

 

Sanos, Sandrine. “My Body was Aflame with His Memory: War, Gender and Colonial Ghosts in Hiroshima mon amour (1959),” Gender & History 28, no. 3 (November 2016): 728-753. 

 

St-Georges, Charles. “Brazilian Horrors Past and Present: José Mojica Marins and Politics as Reproductive Futurism,” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 25, no. 4 (2016): 555-570. 

 

Stevens, Elise M. and Kyla P. Garrett. “Girls and Sex: A Content Analysis of Sexual Health Depictions in HBO’s Girls,” Sexuality & Culture 20, no. 4 (2016): 923-935. 

 

Suh, Stephen Cho. “Introducing K-Town: Consumption, Authenticity, and Citizenship in Koreatown’s Popular Reimagining,” Journal of Asian American Studies 19, no. 3 (October 2016): 397-422. 

 

Townsend, Rebecca. “Prisoner of Love: Sexual Violence on Thai Television,” Critical Asian Studies 48, no. 4 (2016): 579-596. 

 

Ulmber, Gordon L. and Jeffrey H. Cohen. “Ethnographic Inquiry in the ‘Digitized’ Fields of Madre de Dios, Peru and Oaxaca, Mexico: Methodological and Ethical Issues,” Anthropological Quarterly 89, no. 2 (2016): 539-560. 

 

Waggoner, Erin B. “Imagined Interactions and Identity in the Works of Joss Whedon,” Continuum 30, no. 6 (2016): 714-725.

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