Professional Notes 55.4
Edited by Chris Robé, with Stephen Charbonneau
Alilunas, Peter. Smutty Little Movies: The Creation and Regulation of Adult Video. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016.
Bordwell, David. The Rhapsodes: How 1940s Critics Changed American Film Culture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016.
Broderick, Mick. Reconstructing Strangelove: Inside Stanley Kubrick's "Nightmare Comedy." New York: Wallflower Press, 2016.
Stephen Charbonneau, Projecting Race: Postwar America, Civil Rights and Documentary Film. New York: Wallflower Press, 2016.
Creech, Jennifer L. Mothers, Comrades, and Outcasts in East German Women's Film. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016.
David, Colin. Postwar Renoir: Film and the Memory of Violence. New York: Routledge, 2016.
Ferguson, Kennan and Patrice Petro, eds. After Capitalism: Horizons of Finance, Culture, and Citizenship. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2016.
Fisher, Austin, ed. Spaghetti Westerns at the Crossroads: Studies in Relocation, Transition and Appropriation. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016.
Goldberg, Jonathan. Melodrama: An Aesthetics of Impossibility. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2016.
Grant, Paul Douglas. Cinéma Militant: Political Filmmaking and May 1968. New York: Wallflower Press, 2016.
Imre, Anikó. TV Socialism. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2016.
Jenkins, Henry, Sangita Shresthova, and Liana Gam. By Any Media Necessary: The New Youth Activism. New York: New York University Press, 2016.
Kerner, Aaaron and Jonathan Knapp. Extreme Cinema: Affective Strategies in Transnational Media. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016.
Lopez, Lori Kido. Asian American Media Activism: Fighting for Cultural Citizenship. New York: New York University Press, 2016.
Mubarki, Meraj Ahmed. Filming Horror: Hindi Cinema, Ghosts and Ideologies. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Press, 2016.
Nichols, Bill. Speaking Truths with Film: Evidence, Ethics, Politics in Documentary. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016.
Reich, Elizabeth. Militant Visions: Black Soldiers, Internationalism, and the Transformation of American Cinema. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2016.
Smith, Jacob and Neil Verma, eds. Anatomy of Sound: Norman Corwin and Media Authorship. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016.
Suchenski, Richard I. Projections of Memory: Romanticism, Modernism, and the Aesthetics of Film. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.
Von Moltke, Johannes. The Curious Humanist: Siegfried Kracauer in America. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016.
Willis, Holly. Fast Forward: The Future(s) of the Cinematic Arts. New York: Wallflower Press, 2016.
Articles on Film and TV in Non-media Journals (compiled by Stephen Charbonneau)
Ahmad, Sadaf. “Sexualised Objects and the Embodiment of Honour: Rape in Pakistani Films,” South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 39, no. 2 (2016): 386-400.
Aouragh, Miriyam. “Hasbara 2.0: Israel’s Public Diplomacy in the Digital Age,” Middle East Critique 25, no. 3 (2016): 271-297.
Ball, Kirstie and MariaLaura Di Domenico, Daniel Nunan. “Big Data Surveillance and the Body-subject,” Body & Society 22, no. 2 (2016): 58-81.
Bekkering, Denis J. “Fake Religions, Politics and Ironic Fandom: The Church of the SubGenius, Zontar and American Televangelism,” Culture and Religion 17, no. 2 (2016): 129-147.
Darlington, Joseph. “A Clockwork Orange: The Art of Moral Panic?” Cambridge Quarterly 45, no. 2 (2016): 119-134.
Di Iorio, Sam. “The Fragile Present: Statues Also Die with Night and Fog,” South Central Review 33, no. 2 (Summer 2016): 15-29.
Du, Daisy Yan. “The Dis/appearance of Animals in Animated Film during the Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1966-76,” Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique 24, no. 2 (May 2016): 435-479.
Eisenstein, Paul. “Toward ‘What Bleeds or Trembles’: Reflections on Bergman’s Wild Strawberries,” American Imago 73, no. 2 (2016): 229-234.
Espineira, Karine. “Transgender and Transsexual People’s Sexuality in the Media,” Parallax 22, no. 3 (2016): 323-329.
Gazi, Jeeshan. “Redeeming Kracauer’s Theory of Film: An Examination of the Importance of Material Aesthetics,” SubStance 45, no. 1 (2016): 66-80.
Gianvito, John. “Bringing Consciousness to Conscience: Field Notes on a Cinema of Commitment,” South Central Review 33, no. 2 (Summer 2016): 3-14.
Guta, Adrian and Stuart J. Murray, Marilou Gagnon. “HIV, Viral Suppression and New Technologies of Surveillance and Control,” Body & Society 22, no. 2 (2016): 82-107.
Hecht, Jamey. “The Failure of Sublimation and the Fate of Pain: A Reading of Bergman’s Wild Strawberries,” American Imago 73, no. 2 (2016): 211-227.
Higgins, Lynn A. “Becoming a Song: Sound, Memory, and Cinema History in Michael Haneke’s Amour,” South Central Review 33, no. 2 (Summer 2016): 80-95.
Knutsen, Ketil. “A History Didactic Experiment: The TV Series Anno in a Dramatist Perspective,” Rethinking History 20, no. 3 (2016): 454-468.
Krauss, Dalton. “Cinema on the Border: The Frontier in Three Recent French Language Films,” South Central Review 33, no. 2 (Summer 2016): 57-67.
Lähteenmäki, Ilkka and Tatu Virta. “The Finnish Twitter War: The Winter War Experienced through the #sota39 project and its Implications for Historiography,” Rethinking History 20, no. 3 (2016): 433-453.
Lie, Sulgi. “From Shame to Drive: The Waning of Affect; or, The Rising of the Drive Image in Contemporary Hollywood Cinema,” Social Text 34, no. 2 127 (2016): 45-70.
Margulies, Ivone. “A ‘sort of psychodrama’: Cinema verité and France’s Self-Analysis,” South Central Review 33, no. 2 (Summer 2016): 68-79.
Martin, Fran. “From Sparrow to Phoenix: Imagining Gender Transformation through Taiwanese Women’s Variety TV,” Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique 24, no. 2 (May 2016): 369-401.
O’Shaughnessy, Martin. “Thinking Contemporary Political Cinema with Cantet,” South Central Review 33, no. 2 (Summer 2016): 44-56.
Okraku, Therese Kennelly. “Biribiara Wo Ne Mmerε (Everything Has Its Time): Exploring Changing Perceptions of Transportation on Film from the Colonial Gold Coast to Contemporary Ghana,” Africa Today 62, no. 4 (2016): 44-64.
Piazza, Roberta. “When Cinema Borrows from Stage: Theatrical Artifice through Indexical Explicitness in The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover and Dogville,” Social Semiotics 26, no. 4 (2016): 366-384.
Pinchevski, Amit. “Screen Trauma: Visual Media and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder,” Theory, Culture & Society 33, no. 4 (July 2016): 51-75.
Roberts, Ben. “An ‘Exemplary Contemporary Technical Object’: Thinking Cinema between Hansen and Stiegler,” New Formations no. 88 (Autumn 2016): 88-104.
Sarkar, Bhaskar. “Media Piracy and the Terrorist Boogeyman: Speculative Potentiations,” Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique 24, no. 2 (May 2016): 343-368.
Smith, Gavin J. D. “Surveillance, Data and Embodiment: On the Work of Being Watched,” Body & Society 22, no. 2 (2016): 108-139.
Smollin, Leandra M. “You Want Fireworks? I’ll Show You Fireworks!: Or Not – Woman-to-Woman Violence on Sex and the City, The L Word, and The O.C.,” Sexuality & Culture 20, no. 2 (June 2016): 214-235.
Tan, Sabine and Peter Wignell, Kay L. O’Halloran. “From Book to Stage to Screen: Semiotic Transformations of Gothic Horror Genre Conventions,” Social Semiotics 26, no. 4 (2016): 404-423.
Ungar, Steven. “Quality Wars: The Groupe des Trente and the Renewal of the Short Subject in France, 1953-1963,” South Central Review 33, no. 2 (Summer 2016): 30-43.
Viederman, Milton. “Wild Strawberries and Change in the Context of Crisis: Isak Borg and Ingmar Bergman,” American Imago 73, no. 2 (2016): 201-210.
Villarejo, Amy. “Adorno by the Pool; or, Television Then and Now,” Social Text 34, no. 2 127 (2016): 71-87.