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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 53.2


Edited by Chris Robé, with Stephen Charbonneau

 

Recent Books

Barattoni, Luca. Italian Post-Neorealist Cinema. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Brown, Tom and Belén Vidal, eds. The Biopic in Contemporary Film Culture. New York: Routledge, 2014.

Chung, Steven. Split Screen Korea: Shin Sang-ok and Postwar Cinema. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2014.

Coon, David R. Look Closer: Suburban Narratives and American Values in Film and Television. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2014.

Donnelly, K.J. Occult Aesthetics: Synchronization in Sound Film. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Gemünden, Gerd. Continental Strangers: German Exile Cinema, 1933-1951 New York: Columbia University Press, 2014.

Harvey, Kerric ed. Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Press, 2014.

Herbert, Daniel. Videoland: Movie Culture at the American Video Store. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014.

Hoffman, Warren. The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2014.

Isenberg, Noah. Edgar G. Ulmer: A Filmmaker at the Margins. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014.

Kahn, Douglas. Earth Sound Earth Signal: Energies and Earth Magnitude in the Arts. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013.

Kennedy, Matthew. Roadshow!: The Fall of Film Musicals in the 1960s. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Kim, Kyung Kyun and Youngmin Choe, eds. The Korean Popular Culture Reader. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014.

Mann, Denise, ed. Wired TV: Laboring Over an Interactive Future. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2014.

Middleton, Jason. Documentary's Awkward Turn: Cringe Comedy and Media Spectatorship. New York: Routledge, 2014

Naremore, James. An Invention without a Future: Essays on Cinema. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014.

Prime, Rebecca. Hollywood Exiles in Europe: The Blacklist and Cold War Film Culture. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2014.

Rosenthal, Alan. From Chariots of Fire to The King’s Speech: Writing Bio-Pics and Docudramas. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2014.

Sewell, Philip W. Television in the Age of Radio: Modernity, Imagination, and the Making of a Medium. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2014.

Singh, Greg. Feeling Film: Affect and Authenticity in Popular Cinema. New York: Routledge, 2014.

Stafford, Roy. The Global Film Book. New York: Routledge, 2014.

Vilarejo, Amy. Ethereal Queer: Television, Historicity, Desire. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014.

Ludwig Vogl-Bienek, Ludwig and Richard Crangle. Screen Culture and the Social Question, 1880-1914. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014.

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

Athique, Adrian and Douglas Hill. "Multiplexes, Corporatised Leisure and the Geography of Opportunity in India,” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 14, no. 4 (2013): 600-614.

Barkin, Gareth. "Commercial Islam in Indonesia: How Television Producers Mediate Religiosity Among National Audiences,” International Journal of Asian Studies 11, no. 1 (January 2014): 1-24.

Beltrán, Gastón J. and Paula Miguel. "Doing Culture, Doing Business: A New Entrepreneurial Spirit in the Argentine Creative Industries,” International Journal of Cultural Studies 17, no. 1 (January 2014): 39-54.

Buelens, Gert and Jasper Schelstraete. "This Game is Rigged: Dickens, The Wire and Money,” Dickens Quarterly 30, no. 4 (December 2013): 288-298.

Bulut, Ergin. "Seeing and Playing as Labor: Toward a Visual Materialist Pedagogy of Video Games Through Walter Benjamin,” Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies 35, no. 5 (2013): 408-425.

Chan, Alex Ching-shing and Wai-hung Yiu. "‘Kawaii’ and ‘Moe’ – Gazes, Geeks (Otaku), and Glocalization of Beautiful Girls (Bi shōjo) in Hong Kong Youth Culture,” Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique 21, no. 4 (Fall 2013): 853-884.

Chow, Rey. "China as Documentary: Some Basic Questions (Inspired by Michelangelo Antonioni and Jia Zhangke),” European Journal of Cultural Studies 17, no. 1 (2014): 16-30.

Daliot-Bul, Michal. "Reframing and Reconsidering the Cultural Innovations of the Anime Boom on US Television,” International Journal of Cultural Studies 17, no. 1 (January 2014): 75-91.

Davison, Patrick. "On Avril Lavigne’s Missing YouTube Comments,” Critical Quarterly 55, no. 4 (December 2013): 81-92.

Dawood, Shezad. "Piercing Brightness as an Exploration of the An-archic Imaginary (in conversation with Mark Bartlett),” Journal of Visual Culture 12, no. 3 (December 2013): 431-449.

Dimock, Wai Chee. "Crowdsourcing History: Ishmael Reed, Tony Kushner, and Steven Spielberg Update the Civil War,” American Literary History 25, no. 4 (Winter 2013): 896-914.

Fuhrmann, Arnika. "Making Contact: Contingency, Fantasy, and the Performance of Impossible Intimacies in the Video Art of Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook,” Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique 21, no. 4 (Fall 2013): 769-799.

Furtado, Gustavo Procopio. "The Borders of Sense: Revisiting Iracema, uma transa amazônica (1974),” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 22, no. 4 (2013): 399-415.

Galili, Doron. "Intermedial Thought in Classical Film Theory: Balázs, Arnheim, and Benjamin on Film and Radio,” The Germanic Review: Literature, Culture, Theory 88, no. 4 (2013): 391-399.

Gill, Rosalind and Laura Harvey, Sonia Livingstone, Jessica Ringrose. "Teen Girls, Sexual Double Standards and ‘Sexting’: Gendered Value in Digital Image Exchange,” Feminist Theory 14, no. 3 (December 2013): 305-323.

Gómez-Castellano, Irene. "Lullabies and Postmemory: Hearing the Ghosts of Spanish History in Guillermo del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth (El laberinto del fauno, 2006),” Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies 14, no. 1 (2013): 1-18.

González, Bill Johnson. "The Limits of Desire: On the Downlow and Queer Chicago Film,” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 20, no. 1-2 (2014): 13-39.

Gwynne, Joel. "Japan, Postfeminism and the Consumption of Sexual(ised) Schoolgirls in Male-Authored Contemporary Manga,” Feminist Theory 14, no. 3 (December 2013): 325-343.

Halle, Randall. "Re-imagining the German East: Expulsion and Relocation in German Feature and Documentary Film,” German Politics & Society 31, no. 4 (Winter 2013): 16-39.

Herring, Scott. "‘Hixploitation’ Cinema, Regional Drive-ins, and the Cultural Emergence of a Queer New Right,” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 20, no. 1-2 (2014): 95-113.

Horrocks, Chris. "Disinterring the Present: Science Fiction, Media Technology and the Ends of the Archive,” Journal of Visual Culture 12, no. 3 (December 2013): 414-430.

Ilahiane, Hsain. "Catenating the Local and the Global in Morocco: How Mobile Phone Users Have Become Producers and Not Consumers,” The Journal of North African Studies 18, no. 5 (2013): 652-667.

Jaising, Shakti. "Reconstructing Apartheid, Redefining Racism: The South African Truth Commission and its Representations,” Interventions 16, no. 1 (2014): 117-134.

Jolly, Martyn. "Soldiers of the Cross: Time, Narrative and Affect,” Early Popular Visual Culture 11, no. 4 (2013): 293-311.

Kaur, Raminder. "The Nuclear Imaginary and Indian Popular Cinema,” South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 36, no. 4 (2013): 539-553.

Kim, Han Sang. "Cold War and the Contested Identity Formation of Korean Filmmakers: On Boxes of Death and Kim Ki-yo˘ng's USIS Films,” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 14, no. 4 (2013): 551-563.

Kishore, Shweta. "Beyond Cinephilia: Situating the Encounter between Documentary Film and Film Festival Audiences: The Case of the Ladakh International Film Festival, India,” Third Text 27, no. 6 (2013): 735-747.

Kuotsu, Neikolie. "Architectures of Pirate Film Cultures: Encounters with Korean Wave in ‘Northeast’ India,” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 14, no. 4 (2013): 579-599.

Latsis, Dimitrios S. "Genealogy of the Image in Histoire(s) du Cinéma: Godard, Warburg and the Iconology of the Interstice,” Third Text 27, no. 6 (2013): 774-785.

Low, Bronwen and Chloë Brushwood Rose. "Exploring the ‘Craftedness’ of Multimedia Narratives: From Creation to Interpretation,” Visual Studies 29, no. 1 (2014): 30-39.

Mabon, Simon. "Aiding Revolution? Wikileaks, Communication and the ‘Arab Spring’ in Egypt,” Third World Quarterly 34, no. 10 (2013): 1843-1857.

Maddison, Stephen. "Beyond the Entrepreneurial Voyeur? Sex, Porn and Cultural Politics,” New Formations 80-81 (Winter 2013): 102-118.

Magagnoli, Paolo. "The Representation of the Economic Crisis in Hito Steyerl’s In Free Fall,” Third Text 27, no. 6 (2013): 723-734.

McRobbie, Angela. "Feminism, the Family and the New ‘Mediated’ Maternalism,” New Formations 80-81 (Winter 2013): 119-137.

O’Dea, Meghan. "Reflecting on the Present Burdened by the Past: German-Polish Relations in Robert Thalheim’s Film Am Ende kommen Touristen (2007),” German Politics & Society 31, no. 4 (Winter 2013): 40-58.

Olson, Kathryn M. "An Epideictic Dimension of Symbolic Violence in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast: Inter-Generational Lessons in Romanticizing and Tolerating Intimate Partner Violence,” Quarterly Journal of Speech 99, no. 4 (2013): 448-480.

Paraskeva, Antony. "Samuel Beckett, Alain Resnais and French Modernist Cinema,” Forum for Modern Language Studies 50, no. 1 (2014): 30-39.

Pirro, Robert. "Aesthetic Legacies and Dashed Political Hopes: Caspar David Friedrich Motifs in Roland Emmerich’s Post-9/11 Popcorn Message Movies,” The Germanic Review: Literature, Culture, Theory 88, no. 4 (2013): 400-417.

Robé, Chris. "Materializing Cultural Struggle in Film and Media Studies,” Culture, Theory and Critique 55, no. 1 (2014): 17-33.

Robertson, Venetia Laura Delano. "Of Ponies and Men: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and the Brony Fandom,” International Journal of Cultural Studies 17, no. 1 (January 2014): 21-37.

Roosvall, Anna. "The Identity Politics of World News: Oneness, Particularity, Identity and Status in Online Slideshows,” International Journal of Cultural Studies 17, no. 1 (January 2014): 55-74.

Roy, Anjali Gera. "Distribution and Circulation of Indian Films in Singapore,” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 14, no. 4 (2013): 635-643.

Roybal, Karen R. "Pushing the Boundaries of Border Subjectivity, Autobiography, and Camp-Rasquachismo,” Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies 38, no. 2 (Fall 2013): 71-94.

Sakr, Laila Shereen. "A Digital Humanities Approach: Text, the Internet, and the Egyptian Uprising,” Middle East Critique 22, no. 3 (2013): 247-263.

Schulzke, Marcus. "The Virtual War on Terror: Counterterrorism Narratives in Video Games,” New Political Science 35, no. 4 (2013): 586-603.

Shilton, Siobhán. "Cubist Counterpoint: Transnational Aesthetics in Video, Sculpture and Installation Art by Mounir Fatmi,” Forum for Modern Language Studies 50, no. 1 (2014): 40-56.

Slugan, Mario. "The Rhetorics of Interpretation and Žižek’s Approach to Film,” Slavic Review 72, no. 4 (Winter 2013): 728-749.

Smith, Marquard. "Theses on the Philosophy of History: The Work of Research in the Age of Digital Searchability and Distributability,” Journal of Visual Culture 12, no. 3 (December 2013): 375-403.

Srinivas, S.V. "Rajnikant in Japan: Indian ‘Superstardom’ and Low Value Markets,” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 14, no. 4 (2013): 615-634.

Wilson, Emma. "Mortal Flesh: Agnès Varda de ci de là,” Forum for Modern Language Studies 50, no. 1 (2014): 57-68.

Zinhert, Maria. "On the Photographic Practice of Lili and Siegfried Kracauer: Portrait Photographs from the Estate in the Deutsches Literaturarchiv (Marbach am Neckar),” The Germanic Review: Literature, Culture, Theory 88, no. 4 (2013): 435-443.



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