Professional Notes 55.1
Edited by Chris Robé, with Stephen Charbonneau
Berg, Charles Ramirez. The Classical Mexican Cinema: The Poetics of the Exceptional Golden Age Films. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2015.
Blankenship, Janelle and Tobias Nagl, eds. European Visions: Small Cinemas in Transition. Germany: Transcript-Verlag, 2015.
Brereton, Pat. Environmental Ethics and Film. New York: Routledge, 2015.
Brown, Tom. Spectacle in "Classical" Cinemas: Musicality and Historicity in the 1930s. New York: Routledge, 2015.
Chávez, Christopher. Reinventing the Latino Television Viewer: Language, Ideology, and Practice. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.
Curtiz, Scott. The Shape of Spectatorship: Art, Science, and Early Cinema in Germany. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015.
Field, Allyson, Jan-Christopher Horak, and Jacqueline Najuma Stewart, eds. L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015.
Funnell, Lisa, ed. For His Eyes Only: The Women of James Bond. London: Wallflower Press, 2015.
Groo, Katherine, and Paul Flaig, eds. New Silent Cinema. New York: Routledge, 2015 .
Jacobson, Brian R. Studios Before the System: Architecture, Technology, and the Emergence of Cinematic Space. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015.
Johnson, Derek, Derek Kompare, and Avi Santo, eds. Making Media Work: Cultures of Management in the Entertainment Industries. New York: New York University Press, 2015.
Joshi, Priya, and Rajinder Dudrah, eds. The 1970s and its Legacies in India's Cinemas. New York: Routledge, 2015.
King, Homay. Virtual Memory. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015.
Kouvaros, George. Awakening the Eye: Robert Frank's American Cinema. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015.
Levy, Emanuel. Gay Directors, Gay Films?: Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, John Waters. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015.
Marcus, Daniel and Selmin Kara, eds. Contemporary Documentary. New York: Routledge, 2015.
Meyer, Birgit. Sensational Movies: Video, Vision, and Christianity in Ghana. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015 .
Reich, Jacqueline. The Maciste Films of Italian Silent Cinema. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015.
Sammond, Nicholas. Birth of an Industry. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015.
Stam, Robert with Richard Porton and Leo Goldsmith. Keywords in Subversive Film/Media Aesthetics. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2015.
Watson, Elwood, Jennifer Mitchell, and Marc Edward Shaw, eds. HBO's Girls and the Awkward Politics of Gender, Race, and Privilege. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.
Wen, Huike. Television and the Modernization Ideal in 1980s China. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.
Williamson, Colin. Hidden in Plain Sight: An Archaeology of Magic and the Cinema. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2015.
Articles on Film and TV in Non-media Journals (compiled by Stephen Charbonneau)
Ardoin, Paul. “Beckett’s Film ‘Which Could Only Have Been Played by Buster Keaton,’” Angelaki 20, no. 4 (2015): 5-21.
Azoulay, Ariella. “Arendt’s Guidelines for a Fictionalized Cinematic Portrait,” differences 26, no. 2 (2015): 121-131.
Bakshi, Madhupa and Soumya Sarkar. “Crazy Kiya Re: Explaining the Consumption and Popularity of Hindi Film Songs,” South Asian Popular Culture 13, no. 2 (2015): 141-153.
Bell, Desmond and Fearghal McGarry. “Truth at 24 Frames a Second? A Working Dialogue between a Filmmaker and a Historical Consultant about the Making of The Enigma of Frank Ryan,” Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice 19, no. 4 (2015): 621-639.
Bhullar, Dilpreet. “In-Between Spaces: Resettling Reminiscences of 1947 Partition of Indian Subcontinent through Five Rivers: A Portrait of Partition,” South Asian Popular Culture 13, no. 2 (2015): 175-182.
Bradley Goltz, Dustin. “Ironic Performativity: Amy Schumer’s Big (White) Balls,” Text and Performance Quarterly 35, no. 4 (2015): 266-285.
Buchanan, Sarah B. “When Image Meets Magic: Learning to See in Raymond Rajaonarivelo’s Quand les étoiles rencontrent la mer,” Research in African Literatures 46, no. 3 (Fall 2015): 190-213.
Charlesworth, Amy. “Re-Visiting Feminist ‘Documentary’ Aesthetics under Globalised Capital,” Third Text 29, no. 1-2 (2015): 88-103.
Cuéllar Ledesma, Diana. “Mexico on the Skin: Race, Gender and the Performative Body in the Film, Leap Year,” Third Text 29, no. 1-2 (2015): 104-119.
Duong, Lan. “Close Up: The Female Gaze and Ethnic Difference in Two Vietnamese Women’s Films,” Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 46, no. 3 (October 2015): 444-462.
Gill-Peterson, Julian, “Sexting Girls: Technological Sovereignty and the Digital,” Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory 25, no. 2 (2015): 143-156.
Gratch, Ariel and Nathan Crick. “The Storyteller, Novelist, and Charlatan: Forms of Performance in the Age of Digital Reproduction,” Text and Performance Quarterly 35, no. 4 (2015): 305-322.
Gupta, Sukanya. “Kahaani, Gulaab Gang and Queen: Remaking the Queens of Bollywood,” South Asian Popular Culture 13, no. 2 (2015): 107-123.
Hall, Kimberly Ann. “The Authenticity of Social-Media Performance: lonelygirl15 and the Amateur Brand of Young-Girlhood,” Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory 25, no. 2 (2015): 128-142.
Kokoli, Alexandra M. and Aaron Winter. “What a Girl’s Gotta Do: The Labor of the Biopolitical Celebrity in Austerity Britain,” Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory 25, no. 2 (2015): 157-174.
Kouvaros, George. “As If It Were for the Last Time: Wim Wenders – Film and Photography,” New German Critique 42, no. 2 125 (2015): 81-95.
Lamm, Kimberly. “Texting Girls: Images, Sounds, and Words in Neoliberal Cultures of Femininity,” Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory 25, no. 2 (2015): 111-127.
Leonard, Dickens. “Spectacle Spaces: Production of Caste in Recent Tamil Films,” South Asian Popular Culture 13, no. 2 (2015): 155-173.
Martin, Michael T. and Marissa Moorman. “The Civilising Mission of Globalisation - Technology, African Cinematic Practice and Overcoming Neocolonialism: A Conversation with Filmmaker Jean-Marie Teno,” Third Text 29, no. 1-2 (2015): 61-74.
Meiri, Sandra. “Visual Responses: Women’s Experience of Sexual Violence as Represented in Israeli Holocaust-related Cinema,” European Journal of Women’s Studies 22, no. 4 (November 2015): 443-456.
Mueller, Juergen E. “Intermediality in the Age of Global Media Networks – Including Eleven Theses on its Provocative Power for the Concepts of ‘Convergence,’ ‘Transmedia Storytelling,’ and ‘Actor Network Theory,’” SubStance 44, no. 3 (2015): 19-52.
Ramos-Martínez, Manuel. “The Oxidation of the Documentary: The Politics of Rust in Wang Bing’s Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks,” Third Text 29, no. 1-2 (2015): 1-13.
Rugo, Daniele. “The Patience of Film: Cavell, Nancy and a Thought for the World,” Angelaki 20, no. 4 (2015): 23-35.
Sanogo, Aboubakar. “The Indocile Image: Cinema and History in Med Hondo’s Soleil O and Les Bicots-Nègres, Vos Voisins,” Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice 19, no. 4 (2015): 548-568.
Singh, Pawan. “Staging Sexuality through the Familial, the Performative and the Activist: Bollywood’s Queer Repertoire in the Twenty-First Century,” South Asian Popular Culture 13, no. 2 (2015): 125-139.
Spence, Louise and Nilgün Özten, “The Way It Was? Fashioning History in Diary Film – I was 12 in `56,” Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice 19, no. 4 (2015): 668-684.
Telotte, J.P. “Animation, Modernism, and the Science Fiction Imagination,” Science Fiction Studies 42, no. 3 (November 2015): 417-432.
Villeneuve, Johanne and Will Bishop. “The TV-Box: Reconsidering a Lost Television Set, Santa Claus and the Ants,” SubStance 44, no. 3 (2015): 73-97.
Yang, Kyung-Hwa. “Voice, Authenticity and Ethical Challenges: The Participatory Dissemination of Youth-Generated Visual Data over Social Media,” Visual Studies 30, no. 3 (2015): 309-318.
Zulueta, Ricardo E. “Gender Flux: Transatlantic Influence on Fashioning the Cross-dresser in American Silent Cinema,” Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body, and Culture 19, no. 3 (2015): 363-395.