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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 Eric Freedman at efreedma@fau.edu.
 
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 55.2


Edited by Chris Robé, with Stephen Charbonneau

   

Recent Books

Barclay, Barry. Our Own Image: A Story of a Māori Filmmaker. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016.

Bayer, Gerd and Oleksandr Kobrynskyy. Holocaust Cinema in the Twenty-First Century Images, Memory, and the Ethics of Representation. London: Wallflower Press, 2016.

Bell-Metereau, Rebecca and Colleen Glenn. Star Bodies and the Erotics of Suffering. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 2016.

Canjels, Rudmer. Distributing Silent Film Serials: Local Practices, Changing Forms, Cultural Transformation. New York: Routledge, 2016.

Carmen, Emily, Independent Stardom: Freelance Women in the Hollywood Studio System. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016.

Kaplan, E. Ann, Climate Trauma: Foreseeing the Future in Dystopian Film and Fiction. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2016.

Kelly, Emma Jean. The Adventures of Jonathan Dennis: Bicultural Film Archiving Practice in Aotearoa New Zealand. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016

Lewis, Jon, ed. Producing. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2016.


List, Christine. Chicano Images: Refiguring Ethnicity in Mainstream Film. New York: Routledge, 2016.

Martin, Kevin W. Syria's Democratic Years: Citizens, Experts, and Media in the 1950s. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016.

Mukherjee, Srimati. Women and Resistance in Contemporary Bengali Cinema: A Freedom Incomplete. New York: Routledge, 2016.

Murtagh, Ben. Genders and Sexualities in Indonesian Cinema: Constructing Gay, Lesbi and Waria Identities on Screen. New York: Routledge, 2016.

Rice, Tom. White Robes, Silver Screens: Movies and the Making of the Ku Klux Klan. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016.

Ritzenhoff, Karen A. and Angela Krewani, eds. The Apocalypse in Film: Dystopias, Disasters, and Other Visions about the End of the World. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2016.

Sperb, Jason. Flickers of Film: Nostalgia in the Time of Digital Cinema. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2016.

Telotte, J.P. Robot Ecology and the Science Fiction Film. New York: Routledge, 2016.

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

Acevedo-Callejas, Liliana. “Queens and Jesters of YouTube: Communicating Gay/Lesbian Identities Through Humor in YouTube Channel Spanish Queens,” Sexuality & Culture 20, no. 1 (2016): 140-152.

 

Bahmad, Jamal. “Mapping Moroccan Neoliberalism: Melodrama and Realist Aesthetics in the Films of Hakim Noury,” The Journal of North African Studies 21, no. 1 (2016): 108-115.

 

Batista, Anamarija and Carina Lesky. “Sidewalk Stories: Janet Cardiff’s Audio-Visual Excursions,” Word & Image 31, no. 4 (2015): 515-523.

 

Beatriz MacManus, Viviana. “‘Ghosts of Another Era’: Gender and Haunting in Visual Cultural Narratives of Mexico’s Dirty War,” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 24, no. 4 (2015): 435-452.

 

Bollmer, Grant. “Infrastructural Temporalities: Facebook and the Differential Time of Data Management,” Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies 30, no. 1 (2016): 20-31.

 

Caquot-Baggett, Marie-Pierre and Alexis Annes. “L’Amour est dans le pré: Cultural Representations and Social Hierarchisation of Farmers,” Modern & Contemporary France 24, no. 1 (2016): 35-50.

 

Covell, Tim. “To Know Ourselves: Possible Meanings of Canadian Pornography,” Sexuality & Culture 20, no. 1 (2016): 124-139.

 

Culp, Andrew. “The State, Concept not Object: Abstraction, Empire, Cinema,” Parallax 21, no. 4 (2015): 429-447.

 

Dobrić, Nikola and Franzisca Weder. “Media Conceptualizing Illnesses – The Case of the Flu,” Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies 30, no. 1 (2016): 126-142.

 

Fathallah, Judith. “Statements and Silence: Fanfic Paratexts for ASOIAF/Game of Thrones,” Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies 30, no. 1 (2016): 75-88.

 

Giroux, Henry A. “Selfie Culture in the Age of Corporate and State Surveillance,” Third Text 29, no. 3 (2015): 155-164.

 

Haddu, Miriam. “Political Violence and Fiction in Mexican Film: The Case of Carlos Bolado’s Colosio: el asesinato/Colosio: The Assassination (2012),” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 24, no. 4 (2015): 453-473.

                                                                                                                           

Haidegger, Ingrid. “What’s in a Name? The Art of Movie Titling,” Word & Image 31, no. 4 (2015): 425-441.

 

Heyes, Cressida J. “Dead to the World: Rape, Unconsciousness, and Social Media,” Signs 41, no. 2 (Winter 2016): 361-383.

 

Holmberg, Jan and Anna Sofia Rossholm. “Screened Writing: Notes on Bergman’s Hand,” Word & Image 31, no. 4 (2015): 459-472.

 

Jarrin, Alvaro. “Towards a Biopolitics of Beauty: Eugenics, Aesthetic Hierarchies and Plastic Surgery in Brazil,” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 24, no. 4 (2015): 535-552.

 

Joseph, Rachel. “‘Eat My Fear’: Corpse and Text in the Films and Art of David Lynch,” Word & Image 31, no. 4 (2015): 490-500.

 

Jurriëns, Edwin. “Intimate Video? Creative Bodies in the Age of the Selfie,” Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies 30, no. 1 (2016): 1-19.

 

Karupiah, Premalatha. “Hegemonic Femininity in Tamil Movies: Exploring the Voices of Youths in Chennai, India,” Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies 30, no. 1 (2016): 114-125.

 

Katsourides, Yiannos. “Negative Images of Europe in an Era of Crisis: The Media and Public Opinion in Cyprus,” Journal of Contemporary European Studies 24, no. 1 (2016): 61-85.

 

Klarer, Mario. “Allegorizing Cinema: Word, Image, and Motion in Billy Wilder’s Sunset Boulevard,” Word & Image 31, no. 4 (2015): 450-458.

 

Klecker, Cornelia. “The Other Kind of Film Frames: A Research Report on Paratexts in Film,” Word & Image 31, no. 4 (2015): 402-413.

 

Kronz, Victoria. “Women with Beards and Men in Frocks: Gender Nonconformity in Modern American Film,” Sexuality & Culture 20, no. 1 (2016): 85-110.

 

Labbé, Danielle. “Media Dissent and Peri-urban Land Struggles in Vietnam: The Case of the Văn Giang Incident,” Critical Asian Studies 47, no. 4 (2015): 495-513.

 

Lems, Annika and Sandy Gifford, Raelene Wilding. “New Myths of OZ: The Australian Beach and the Negotiation of National Belonging by Refugee Background Youth,” Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies 30, no. 1 (2016): 32-44.

 

Mahlknecht, Johannes. “Three Words to Tell a Story: The Movie Poster Tagline,” Word & Image 31, no. 4 (2015): 414-424.

 

Naimou, Angela. “Double Vision: Refugee Crises and the Afterimages of Endless War,” College Literature 43, no. 1 (2016): 226-233.

 

Orlando, Valérie K. “Women, Madness, Myth and Film: Exploring Moroccan Psychological Trauma and Postmemory in Pegase (Mohamed Mouftakir, 2010),” The Journal of North African Studies 21, no. 1 (2016): 90-107.

 

Pajnik, Mojca and Nelli Kambouri, Matthieu Renault, Iztok Šori. “Digitalising Sex Commerce and Sex Work: A Comparative Analysis of French, Greek and Slovenian Websites,” Gender, Place & Culture 23, no. 3 (2016): 345-364.

 

Pettersen, David. “Transnational Blackface, Neo-Minstrelsy and the ‘French Eddie Murphy’ in Intouchables,” Modern & Contemporary France 24, no. 1 (2016): 51-69.

 

Potter, George. “(De)constructing Nationalist Imagery: Jordanian Cinema in Times of Crisis,” British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 43, no. 1 (2016): 21-39.

 

Quendler, Christian. “‘Mon Dieu, il faut que je l’écrive!’: Cinematography between Writing, Speaking, and Seeing in Robert Bresson’s Journal d’un cure de campagne (1951),” Word & Image 31, no. 4 (2015): 473-489.

 

Santa Ana, Otto. “The Cowboy and the Goddess: Television News Mythmaking about Immigrants,” Discourse & Society 27 (January, 2016): 95-117.

 

Selimovic, Inela. “The Social Spaces in Mutation: Sex, Violence and Autism in Albertina Carri’s La rabia (2008),” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 24, no. 4 (2015): 517-533.

 

Shilina-Conte, Tanya. “Black Screen, White Page: Ontology and Genealogy of Blank Space,” Word & Image 31, no. 4 (2015): 501-514.

 

Smith, Christina M. “Gaze in the Military: Authorial Agency and Cinematic Spectatorship in ‘Drone Documentaries,’” Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies 30, no. 1 (2016): 89-99.

 

Smith, James. “How Safe Do You Feel?: James Bond, Skyfall, and the Politics of the Secret Agent in an Age of Ubiquitous Threat,” College Literature 43, no. 1 (2016): 145-172.

 

Szendy, Peter. “All the Marxes at the Big Store; or, General Fetishism,” boundary 2 43, no. 1 (2016): 209-218.

 

Tiidenberg, Katrin and Edgar Gómez Cruz. “Selfies, Image and the Re-making of the Body,” Body & Society 21 (2015): 77-102.

 

Vogt, Naomi. “Small Monuments: Recording and Forgetting in the Work of Steve McQueen,” Third Text 29, no. 3 (2015): 123-140.

 

Weiss, Amanda. “Contested Images of Rape: The Nanjing Massacre in Chinese and Japanese Films,” Signs 41, no. 2 (Winter 2016): 433-456.

 

Zons, Alexander. “Projecting the Title,” Word & Image 31, no. 4 (2015): 442-449.

 

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