Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Your Cart   |   Sign In   |   Register
Site-wide Search
Professional Notes
Share |
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 54.2


Edited by Chris Robé, with Stephen Charbonneau

 

Recent Books
 

Banks, Miranda. The Writers: A History of American Screenwriters and Their Guild. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2014.

Borton, Terry and Deborah Borton. Before the Movies: American Magic Lantern Entertainment and the Nation's First Great Screen Artist, Joseph Boggs. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014.

Castellan, James W., Ron van Dopperen, and Cooper C. Graham. American Cinematographers in the Great War, 1914-1918. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014.

Devi, Gayatri and Najat Rahman, eds. Humor in Middle Eastern Cinema. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 2014.

Gordon, Richard A. Cinema, Slavery, and Brazilian Nationalism. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2014.

Hatch, Kristen. Shirley Temple and the Performance of Girlhood. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2014.

Jacob, Lea. Film Rhythm after Sound: Technology, Music, and Performance. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014.

Kercher, Dona. Latin Hitchcock: How Almodóvar, Amenábar, De la Iglesia, Del Toro and Campanella Became Notorious. London: Wallflower Press, 2014.

Lovejoy, Alice. Army Film and the Avant Garde: Cinema and Experiment in the Czechoslovak Military. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014.

Pickard, Victor. America’s Battle for Media Democracy: The Triumph of Corporate Libertarianism and the Future of Media Reform. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Reme, Justin. Motion(less) Pictures: The Cinema of Stasis. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014.

Scott, Ellen C. Cinema Civil Rights: Regulation, Repression, and Race in the Classical Hollywood Era. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2014.

Smith, Michael Glover and Adam Selze. Flickering Empire: How Chicago Invented the U.S. Film Industry. London: Wallflower Press, 2014.

Tepperman, Charles. Amateur Cinema: The Rise of North American Moviemaking, 1923-1960. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014.

Wolfson, Todd. Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2014.

 

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

Ambrosio, Chiara. “‘Beauty is the Universal Seen’: Objectivity as Trained Vision in Alfred Steiglitz’s Experimental Aesthetics,” Visual Studies 29, no. 3 (2014): 250-260. 

Bastos da Silva, Jorge. “Bodies of Estrangement: Mel Gibson, Sacrifice and History,” Angelaki 19, no. 4 (2014): 65-78. 

Bay-Cheng, Sarah. “Global Screen Shots,” PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art 37, no. 1 (January 2015): 56-63. 

Bradatan, Costica. “We Will Die and Will Be Free: A Gnostic Reading of The Double Life of Véronique,” Angelaki 19, no. 4 (2014): 127-139. 

Bruni, Luis E. “Sustainability, Cognitive Technologies and the Digital Semiosphere,” International Journal of Cultural Studies 18, no. 1 (January 2015): 103-117. 

Buttes, Stephen. “Huaso Romance as Neoliberal Reform in Sebastián Silva’s La nana,” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 23, no. 4 (2014): 345-362. 

Carter, Eli Lee. “Afinal, o que Querem as Mulheres?: Luiz Fernando Carvalho’s Metafictional Critique of Brazilian Television Fiction,” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 23, no. 4 (2014): 363-379. 

Chamarette, Jenny. “Embodied Worlds and Situated Bodies: Feminism, Phenomenology, Film Theory,” Signs 40, no. 2 (Winter 2015): 289-295. 

Chare, Nicholas. “Gesture in Shoah,” Journal for Cultural Research 19, no. 1 (2015): 30-42. 

Cowie, Elizabeth. “The Time of Gesture in Cinema and its Ethics,” Journal for Cultural Research 19, no. 1 (2015): 82-95. 

Creed, Barbara. “Films, Gestures, Species,” Journal for Cultural Research 19, no. 1 (2015): 43-55.

Dusi, Nicola M. “Don Quixote, Intermediality and Remix: Translational Shifts in the Semiotics of Culture,” International Journal of Cultural Studies 18, no. 1 (January 2015): 119-134. 

Erfani, Farhang. “Clôtural Sacrifice: Liminal Representation of Race in Film,” Angelaki 19, no. 4 (2014): 37-50. 

Handley, George B. “Faith, Sacrifice, and the Earth’s Glory in Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life,” Angelaki 19, no. 4 (2014): 79-93. 

Hoelzl, Ingrid and Rémi Marie. “Google Street View: Navigating the Operative Image,” Visual Studies 29, no. 3 (2014): 261-271. 

Holland, Kate, R. Warwick Blood, and Samantha Thomas. “Viewing The Biggest Loser: Modes of Reception and Reflexivity among Obese People,” Social Semiotics 25, no. 1 (2015): 16-32. 

Ibrus, Indrek. “Dialogic Control: Power in Media Evolution,” International Journal of Cultural Studies 18, no. 1 (January 2015): 43-59. 

Kaltenbrunner, Wolfgang. “Infrastructural Inversion as a Generative Resource in Digital Scholarship,” Science as Culture 24, no. 1 (2015): 1-23. 

Leavenworth, Maria Lindgren. “The Paratext of Fan Fiction,” Narrative 23, no. 1 (January 2015): 40-60. 

Llorens, Fernando Ramírez. “So Close to God, So Close to Hollywood: Catholics and the Cinema in Argentina,” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 23, no. 4 (2014): 325-344. 

Mulvey, Laura. “Cinematic Gesture: The Ghost in the Machine,” Journal for Cultural Research 19, no. 1 (2015): 6-14. 

Ndalianis, Angela. “Genre, Culture, and the Semiosphere: New Horror Cinema and Post-9/11,” International Journal of Cultural Studies 18, no. 1 (January 2015):135-151. 

Ojamaa, Maarja and Peeter Torop. “Transmediality of Cultural Autocommunication,” International Journal of Cultural Studies 18, no. 1 (January 2015): 61-78. 

Pelizzari, Maria Antonella. “Make-Believe: Fashion and Cinelandia in Rizzoli’s Lei (1933-38),” Journal of Modern Italian Studies 20, no.1 (2015): 34-52. 

Pisters, Patricia. “Heart of the Matter: Bodies without Organs and Biopolitics in Organ Transplant Films,” Angelaki 19, no. 4 (2014): 23-36. 

---. “Image as Gesture: Notes on Aernout Mik’s Communitas and the Modern Political Film,” Journal for Cultural Research 19, no. 1 (2015): 69-91. 

Roberts, Robin. “The Untold Story: The Mediated Female Ghost in England’s Blenheim Palace,” European Journal of Cultural Studies 18, no. 1 (February 2015): 35-51. 

Segal, Naomi. “‘The Exchange of Two Fantasies and the Contact of Two Epidermises’: Gestures of Touch in Gattaca (1997), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) and The Piano (1993),” Journal for Cultural Research 19, no. 1 (2015): 96-109. 

Sinnerbrink, Robert. “Anatomy of Melancholia,” Angelaki 19, no. 4 (2014): 111-126. 

Sirmons, Julia. “Immersive Space, Digital Intimacy,” PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art 37, no. 1 (January 2015): 71-77. 

Tyburczy, Jennifer. “Queer Acts of Recovery and Uncovering: Deciphering Mexico through Archival Ephemera in David Wojnarowicz’s A Fire in My Belly,” Text and Performance Quarterly 35, no. 1 (2015): 4-23. 

Ungureanu, Camil. “Sacrifice, Violence and the Limits of Moral Representation in Haneke’s Cache,” Angelaki 19, no. 4 (2014): 51-63. 

Väliaho, Pasi. “Video Games and the Cerebral Subject: On Playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3,” Body & Society 20, no. 3-4 (September & December, 2014): 113-139. 

Waters, Sarah. “A Capitalism that Kills: Workplace Suicides at France Télécom,” French Politics, Culture & Society 32, no. 3 (Winter 2014): 121-141. 

Watkins, Liz. “The Disquiet of the Everyday: Gesture and Bad Timing,” Journal for Cultural Research 19, no. 1 (2015): 56-68. 

Weigel, Sigrid. “The Flash of Knowledge and the Temporality of Images: Walter Benjamin’s Image-Based Epistemology and its Preconditions in Visual Arts and Media History.” Translated by Chadwick Truscott Smith and Christine Kutschbach. Critical Inquiry 41, no. 2 (Winter 2015): 344-366. 

Woodward, Ashley. “A Sacrificial Economy of the Image,” Angelaki 19, no. 4 (2014): 141-154.

Sign In


Forgot your password?

Haven't registered yet?

Latest News

 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies | 640 Parrington Oval | Wallace Old Science Hall, Room 300 | Norman, OK 73019 | 405-325-8075 | office@cmstudies.org