Each In Focus section of Cinema Journal has
a companion week at Media Commons’ In Media Res, where authors can
expand on their topics with multimedia extras and invite further
discussion in the comments section. The In Focus on Clueless will run at IMR the week of May 26-30.
edited by Katherine Groo, this quarterly feature reports recent news highlights
from the media archive community, including: acquisitions, preservation,
institutional and organizational changes, exhibitions, awards, new DVD
releases, online resources, and technology.
Aca-Media is a monthly podcast that presents an academic perspective on media. Hosts Christine Becker and Michael Kackman explore current scholarship, issues in the media industries, questions in pedagogy and professional development, and events in the world of media studies. The May episode features an interview with Julie Wilson on stardom and global citizenship, plus a pedagogy roundtable on teaching experimental film with Dustin Zemel, Mike Zryd, Erika Balsom, and Jonathan Walley.
Cinema Journal and TeachingMedia.org have formed a partnership
to develop a quarterly feature called the Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier.
The goals of this partnership are to foster critical reflection on media
studies teaching and pedagogy and to engender serious discussion of pedagogical
issues via an active online platform. The
current dossier is titled New Approaches to Teaching World Cinema.
This collaboration between MediaCommons and Cinema Journal is the first
peer-reviewed academic journal of videographic film and moving image studies.
The inaugural issue features a video essay from Laura Mulvey on Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, as well as
work on Neorealism, F For Fake, and
Cinema Journal on Facebook: In addition to links of all the online initiatives, you can also find high-quality, full color images from each issue of Cinema Journal here.