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Announcing Cinema Journal 57.1

Wednesday, November 22, 2017   (0 Comments)
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The newest issue of Cinema Journal should have recently arrived in your mail.
Check out the table of contents and some of the online initiatives that accompany CJ in print below:



57, No. 1, Fall 2017
Table of Contents

Symbolic Capital and the Production Discourse of The American Music Show: A Microhistory of Atlanta Cable Access
Charlotte E. Howell

Love and Sex in the Age of Capitalist Realism: On Spike Jonze's Her
Matthew Flisfeder, Clint Burnham

Star Testimonials and Trailers: Mobilizing during World War I
Sue Collins

Evaluating Television: Affect as a Critical Optic
Hollis Griffin

Radio Remediated: Sissako's Life on Earth and Sembène's Moolaadé
Marissa J. Moorman

In Focus: Youth Culture
edited by Timothy Shary and Louisa Stein

Book Reviews: Youth Culture
edited by Louisa Stein
Afterthoughts & Postscripts:
These essays give Cinema Journal authors the opportunity to augment their essays with follow-up thoughts they've had in the lag time between submission and publication. 

Afterthoughts Essays for Fall 2017, 57.1

Matthew Flisfeder and Clint Burnham
"End of Sex? End of Cinema?: Afterthoughts on Her"

Hollis Griffin
Postscript to “Evaluating Television: Affect as a Critical Optic”

In Focus:

The In Focus section from each issue is available for open access on the SCMS website in PDF form. The In Focus for Issue 57.1 explores Youth Culture and was edited by Timothy Shary and Louisa Stein.
In Focus at In Media Res:

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 Youth Culture will run at IMR the week of November 27-December 1.
Archival News:

Currently edited by Rielle Navitski, 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.
Professional Notes:
Currently edited by Colleen Glenn with Paul Flaig, this quarterly feature lists recent books published in media studies, as well as articles on film and TV published in non-media journals.

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 most recent episode features Amanda Lotz discussing her recent work on internet-distributed television and her Media Business Matters podcast. In addition, Brandon Arroyo presents excerpts of his Porno Cultures Podcast including interviews with Peter Alilunas on his entry into the field and an audio tour of the Little Theater in Newark, New Jersey with Whitney Strub.
Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier at

Cinema Journal
and 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 Teaching with Primary Sources: Media Studies and the Archive.

This collaboration between MediaCommons and Cinema Journal is the first peer-reviewed academic journal of videographic film and moving image studies. The most recent issue is on the The Poetics of Eye Tracking, including entries by Tessa Dwyer and Jenny Robinson, Darrin Verhagen,  Sean Redmond, and Catherine Fowler, Claire Perkins, and Andrea Rassell.

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