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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 Colleen Glenn.
 
Professional Notes Editors: Colleen Glenn and Paul Flaig

Notes from the most current issue are listed below. Past issues of Professional Notes are located here.


Cinema Journal

Professional Notes 57.4


 

Recent Books
(Compiled by Colleen Glenn, College of Charleston)

Abel, Marco and Jaimey Fisher, eds. The Berlin School and Its Global Contexts: A Transnational Art Cinema. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2018.

Alberti, John and P. Andrew Miller, eds. Transforming Harry: The Adaptation of Harry Potter in the Transmedia Age. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2018.

Allison, Tanine. Destructive Sublime: World War II in American Film and Media. New Brunswick: Rutgers, 2018.

Augoustakis, Antony and Stacie Raucci, eds. Epic Heroes on Screen. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Auslander, Philip. Reactivations: Essays on Performance and Its Documentation. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2018.

Balcerzak, Scott. Beyond Method: Stella Adler and the Male Actor. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2018.

Basin, Ken. The Business of Television. London: Routledge, 2018.

Batcho, James. Terrence Malik’s Unseeing Cinema: Memory, Time and Audibility. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Berliner, Lauren S. Producing Queer Youth: The Paradox of Digital Media Empowerment. London: Routledge, 2018.

Björklund, Elisabet and Mariah Larsson, eds. A Visual History of HIV/AIDS: Exploring the Face of AIDS Film Archive. London: Routledge, 2018.

Blanke, David. Cecil B. Demille, Classical Hollywood, and Modern American Mass Culture: 1910-1960. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Bruhn, Jørgen and Anne Gjelsvik. Cinema Between Media: An Intermediality Approach. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Burges, Joel. Out of Sync & Out of Work: History and the Obsolescence of Labor in Contemporary Culture. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2018.

Burucúa, Constanza and Carolina Sitnisky, eds. The Precarious in the Cinemas of the Americas. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Byrne, Katherine, Julie Anne Taddeo, and James Leggott, eds. Conflicting Masculinities: Men in Television Period Drama. London: I.B. Tauris, 2018.

Camino, Mercedes. Memories of Resistance and the Holocaust on Film. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Caruana, John and Mark Cauchi, eds. Immanent Frames: Postsecular Cinema between Malick and von Trier. Albany: SUNY Press, 2018.

Cinquegrani, Maurizio. Journey to Poland: Documentary Landscapes of the Holocaust. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Craven, Alice Mikal. Visible and Invisible Whiteness: American White Supremacy through the Cinematic Lens. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Coon, David R. Turning the Page: Storytelling as Activism in Queer Film and Media. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2018.

Cooper, Mark Garrett, Sara Beth Levavy, Ross Melnick, and Mark Williams, eds. Rediscovering U.S. Newsfilm: Cinema, Television, and the Archive. London: Routledge, 2018.

Dassanowsky, Robert. Screening Transcendence: Film Under Austrofascism and the Hollywood Hope, 1933-1938. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2018.

Devasundaram, Ashvin Immanuel. India’s New Independent Cinema: Rise of the Hybrid. London: Routledge, 2018.

Dick, Bernard F. That Was Entertainment: The Golden Age of the MGM Musical. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2018.

Dillon, Sarah. Deconstruction, Feminism, Film. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Donnelly, Kevin J. The Shining. New York: Wallflower Press, 2018.

Driscoll, Catherine and Alexandra Heatwole. The Hunger Games: Spectacle, Risk and the Girl Action Hero. London: Routledge, 2018.

Dumas, Raechel. The Monstrous-Feminine in Contemporary Japanese Popular Culture. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Dunagan, Colleen T. Consuming Dance: Choreography and Advertising. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Edwards, Justin D. and Johan Höglund, eds. B-Movie Gothic: International Perspectives. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Falkowska, Janina and Krzysztof Loska, eds. Conflict and Controversy in Small Cinemas. Bern: Peter Lang, 2018.

Forni, Kathleen. Beowulf’s Popular Afterlife in Literature, Comic Books, and Film. London: Routledge, 2018.

Fox, Albertine. Godard and Sound: Acoustic Innovation in the Late Films of Jean-Luc Godard. London: I.B.Tauris, 2018. 

Friedman, Lester D., and David Desser, eds. Tough Ain’t Enough: New Perspectives on the Films of Clint Eastwood. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2018.

Fuery, Kelli. Wilfred Bion, Thinking, and Emotional Experience with Moving Images: Being Embedded. London: Routledge, 2018.

Gallafent, Edward. Adultery and the Female Star. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Garbowski, Christopher. Cinematic Echoes of Covenants Past and Present: National Identity in the Historical Films of Steven Spielberg and Andrzej Wajda. Bern: Peter Lang, 2018

Genné, Beth. Dance Me a Song: Astaire, Balanchine, Kelly, and the American Film Musical. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Gibbons, William. Unlimited Replays: Video Games and Classical Music. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Gledhill, Christine and Linda Williams, eds. Melodrama Unbound: Across History, Media, and National Cultures. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

Glynn, Stephen. The British Football Film. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Godfrey, Nicholas. The Limits of Auteurism: Case Studies in the Critically Constructed New Hollywood. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2018.

Grønstad, Asbjørn, Henrik Gustafsson, and Øyvind Vågnes, eds. Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing. London: Routledge, 2018.

Grist, Leighton. Fascism and Millennial American Cinema. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Gunkel, David J. Gaming the System: Deconstructing Video Games, Games Studies, and Virtual Worlds. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2018.

Hall, Nick. The Zoom: Drama at the Touch of a Lever. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2018.

Harvey, James. Jacques Rancière and the Politics of Art Cinema. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Hobden, Fiona and Amanda Wrigley, eds. Ancient Greece on British Television. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Hoeij, Boyd van. The Cinema of François Ozon: Exquisite Transgressions. New York: Wallflower Press, 2018.

Hoerl, Kristen. The Bad Sixties: Hollywood Memories of the Counterculture, Antiwar, and Black Power Movements. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2018.

Holliday, Christopher. The Computer-Animated Film: Industry, Style and Genre. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Holliday, Christopher and Alexander Sergeant, eds. Fantasy/Animation: Connections Between Media, Mediums and Genres. London: Routledge, 2018.

Hondros, John. Ecologies of Internet Video: Beyond YouTube. London: Routledge, 2018.

Kackman, Michael and Mary Celeste Kearney, eds. The Craft of Criticism: Critical Media Studies in Practice. London: Routledge, 2018.

Kelley, Andrea J. Soundies Jukebox Films and the Shift to Small-Screen Culture. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2018.

Laitila, Johanna. Melodrama, Self and Nation in Post-War British Popular Film. London: Routledge, 2018.

Leeder, Murray, ed. Refocus: The Films of William Castle. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Lehman, Frank. Hollywood Harmony: Musical Wonder and the Sound of Cinema. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Letort, Delphine and Benaouda Lebdai, eds. Women Activists and Civil Rights Leaders in Auto-Biographical Literature and Films. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Levaco, Ronald. Kuleshov on Film: Writings of Lev Kuleshov. Oakland: University of California Press, 2018.

Lurie, Peter. American Obscurantism: History and the Visual in U.S. Literature and Film. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Macleod, Allison. Irish Queer Cinema. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Mandel, Lee. Sterling Hayden’s Wars. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2018.

Marcus, Alan S., Scott Alan Metzger, Richard J. Paxton, and Jeremy D. Stoddard, eds. Teaching History with Film: Strategies for Secondary Social Studies, 2nd Edition. London: Routledge, 2018.

McBride, Joseph. How Did Lubitsch Do It? New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

McCann, Beth. L’Auberge espagnole: European Youth on Film. London: Routledge, 2018.

McClennen, Sophia A. Globalization and Latin American Cinema: Toward a New Critical Paradigm. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

McCollum, Victoria and Giuliana Monteverde, eds. HBO’s Original Voices: Race, Gender, Sexuality and Power. London: Routledge, 2018.

Met, Philippe, ed. The Cinema of Louis Malle: Transatlantic Auteur. New York: Wallflower Press, 2018.

Molloy, Missy, Mimi Nielsen, and Meryl Shriver-Rice, eds. ReFocus: The Films of Susanne Bier. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Moseley, Rachel. Picturing Cornwall: Landscape, Region and the Moving Image. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2018.

Mukherjee, Srimati. Women and Resistance in Contemporary Bengali Cinema: A Freedom Incomplete. London: Routledge, 2018.

Murguía, Salvador Jimenez and Alex Pinar. The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Spanish Films. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.

Nas, Alparslan. Media Representations of the Cultural Other in Turkey. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Neale, Steve, ed. Silent Features: The Development of Silent Feature Films 1914-1934. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2018.

O’Meara, Jennifer. Engaging Dialogue: Cinematic Verbalism in American Independent Cinema. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Palmer, R. Barton and Murray Pomerance, eds. The Many Cinemas of Michael Curtiz. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2018.

Paszkiewicz, Katarzyna. Genre, Authorship and Contemporary Woman Filmmakers. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Peterson, Christina G. The Freshman: Comedy and Masculinity in 1920s Film and Youth Culture. London: Routledge, 2018.

Pettey, Homer B. Cold War Film Genres. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Plantinga, Carl. Screen Stories: Emotion and the Ethics of Engagement. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Robertson, Alexa, ed. Screening Protests: Visual narratives of dissent across time, space and genre. London: Routledge, 2018.

Rothman, Jennifer E. The Right of Publicity: Privacy Reimagined for a Public World. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018.

Sayers, Jentery, ed. The Routledge Companion to Media Studies and Digital Humanities. London: Routledge, 2018.

Schober, Adrian and Debbie Olsen, eds. Children, Youth, and American Television. London: Routledge, 2018.

Schrader, Paul. Transcendental Style in Film: Ozu, Bresson, Dreyer. Oakland: University of California Press, 2018.

Schultz, Corey Kai Nelson. Moving Figures: Class and Feeling in the Films of Jia Zhangke. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Scodari, Christine. Alternate Roots: Ethnicity, Race, and Identity in Genealogy Media. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2018.

Sexton, Jamie. Stranger Than Paradise. New York: Wallflower Press, 2018.

Staley, Samuel R. Contemporary Film and Economics: Lights! Camera! Econ! London: Routledge, 2018.

Stanfield, Peter. Hoodlum Movies: Serenity and the Outlaw Biker Film Cycle, 1966-1972. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2018.

Stone, R. Brian and Leah Wahlin, eds. The Theory and Practice of Motion Design: Critical Perspectives and Professional Practice. London, Routledge, 2018.

Storm, Carsten. Connecting Taiwan: Participation – Integration – Impacts. London, Routledge, 2018.

Strong, Jeremy. James Bond Uncovered. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Taberham, Paul. Lessons in Perception: The Avant-Garde Filmmaker as Practical Psychologist. New York: Berghahn Books, 2018.

Thomas, Allan J. Deleuze, Cinema, and the Thought of the World. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Tweedie, James. Moving Pictures, Still Lives: Film, New Media, and the Late Twentieth Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Tuhkanen, Mikko. The Essentialist Villain: On Leo Bersani. Albany: SUNY Press, 2018.

Waddell, Calum. The Style of Sleaze: The American Exploitation Film, 1959-1977. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Wijermars, Mariëlle. Memory Politics in Contemporary Russia: Television, Cinema and the State. London: Routledge, 2018.

Wyatt, Justin. The Virgin Suicides: Reverie, Sorrow and Young Love. London: Routledge, 2018.

Yaqub, Nadia. Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2018.

Yecies, Brian and Aegyung Shim. The Changing Face of Korean Cinema: 1960-2015. London: Routledge, 2018.


Recent Articles on
Film and TV in Non-Media Journals

(compiled by Paul Flaig, University of St. Andrews)

 

Ash, Thomas, Mousseau, Timothy A. and Onaga, Lisa. “Orbiting in the Field: A Taidan (Conversation) on Ecology and Filmmaking in Tohoku, Japan.” positions: asia critique 26.2 (May 2018): 213-241.

 

Baik, Crystal Mun-hye. “Sensing Through Slowness: Korean Americans and the Un/making of the Home Film Archive.” American Studies 56.3/4 (2018): 5-30.

 

Braz, Albert. “Lovers of America (the U.S.A.): Mira Nair, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, and the Politics of Adaptation.” Mosaic 51.1 (June 2018: 157-172.

 

Brosch, Renate. “Ekphrasis in the Digital Age: Responses to Image.” Poetics Today 39.2 (June 2018): 225-243.

 

Brouwers, Anke. “‘Expect the Worst’: Modern Life and Sentimental Death in Just Around the Corner (Marion 1921).” Adaptation 11.1 (March 2018): 1–24.

 

Buel, Jason W. “Assembling the Living Archive: A Media-Archaeological Excavation of Occupy Wall Street.” Public Culture 30.2 (May 2018): 283-303.

 

Campbell, Timothy Patrick. “Arts of Dress: Rancière and Fashion.” Critical Inquiry 44.4 (Summer 2018): 619-640.

 

Casarino, Cesare. “The Expression of Time (Spinoza, Deleuze, Cinema).” Qui Parle 27.1 (June 2018): 1-19.

 

Derk, George. “Make It Old: Hollis Frampton contra Ezra Pound.” October 164 (Spring 2018): 29-48.

 

Eckstein, Ace J. “Out of Sync: Complex Temporality in Transgender Men's YouTube Transition Channels.” QED 5.1 (Spring 2018): 24-47.

 

Gilbert, Nora. “Sex and the Storyworld: Narrativizing Desirability in the Early Films of Fred Astaire.” Journal of Narrative Theory 48.1 (Winter 2018): 29-52.

 

Glebova, Aglaya. “Elements of Photography: Avant-garde Aesthetics and the Reforging of Nature.” Representations 142.1 (Spring 2018): 56-90.

 

Herhuth, Eric.Overloading, Incongruity, Animation: A Theory of Caricature and Caricatural Logic in Contemporary Media.” Theory & Event 21.3 (July 2018): 627-651.

 

Hochberg, Gil. “Archival Afterlives in a Conflict Zone: Animating the Past in Jumana Manna’s Cinematic Fables of Pre-1948 Palestine.” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 38.1 (May 2018): 30-42.

 

Hollister, Lucas. “Noir (Masculine Noun): Jean-Patrick Manchette, Alain Delon, and the Politics of French Hard-boiled Masculinity.” Genre 51.1 (April 2018): 27-52.

 

Inoue, Kota. “Colonialism at Home: Colonial Sensibility of the Suburb in Yasujirō Ozu's I Was Born, But … (1932).” Cultural Critique 98 (Winter 1998): 145-171.

 

James, Jenny M. “Maternal Failures, Queer Futures: Reading The Price of Salt (1952) and Carol (2015) against Their Grain.” GLQ 24.2-3 (June 2018): 291-314.

 

Jansson, Mats. “Ekphrasis and Digital Media.” Poetics Today 39.2 (June 2018): 299-318.

 

Kafer, Gary. “Wi-Fi Defiance: Autonomy in the Information Age.” Qui Parle 27.1 (June 2018): 199-231.

 

Koch, Gertrud. “Uncorking an Old Bottle Found in the Atlantic Sea—What Does Critical Theory Want from Film?” MLN 133.3 (April 2018): 654-673

 

Knapp, Jeffrey. Selma and the Place of Fiction in Historical Films.” Representations 142.1 (Spring 2018): 91-123.

 

Multiple Authors. Special Issue “Queer about Comics,” American Literature, 90.2 (June 2018).

 

Multiple Authors. Special Issue “Crossing the Boundaries of Reception.” Reception 10.1 (2018): 1-95.

 

Multiple Authors. Special Issue “Sonic Encounters with Blanchot,” Angelaki 23.3 (May 2018).

 

Multiple Authors. Special Issue “Theory in the Wild,” South Atlantic Quarterly 117.3 (July 2018).

 

Multiple Authors. Special Issue “Radio Modernisms: Features, Cultures and the BBC,” Media History 24.2 (June 2018).

Multiple Authors. Special Issue “Frankenstein.” Science Fiction Studies 45.2 (July 2018): 225-324.

 

Multiple Authors. Special Issue “The Biosocial Politics of Queer/Crip Contagions.” Feminist Formations 30.1 (Spring 2018).

 

Nail, Thomas. “The Ontology of Motion.” Qui Parle 27.1 (June 2018): 47-76.

 

Nazarian, Cynthia. “The Outlaw-Knight: Law's Violence in The Faerie Queene, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, and The Dark Knight Rises.” Cultural Critique 98 (Winter 2018): 204-233.

 

Perra, Emiliano. “‘Remember Without Hate’: The Holocaust as European Memory in 1960s’ Italian Television.” Journal of War and Cultural Studies 11 (July 2018): 223-239.

 

Rahman, Smita A. “Honor Among Spies: The Cold War ‘Mom’, Family, and Identity in The Americans.” Theory & Event 21.3 (July 2018): 590-606.

 

Schaub, Christoph.Labor-Movement Modernism: Proletarian Collectives between Kuhle Wampe and Working-Class Performance Culture.” Modernism/Modernity 25.2 (April 2018): 327-348.

 

Schoonover, Karl. “The Cinema of Disposal: Max Ophuls and Accumulation in America.” differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 29.1 (May 2018): 33-65.

 

Shoop, Casey. “The California Occult: Nathanael West, Theodor Adorno, and the Representation of Mass Cultural Desire.” Modernism/Modernity 25:2 (April 2018): 303-326

 

Stewart, Elizabeth. “Unheimlichkeit in Kinderheim and Stammheim: Memories of Baader-Meinhof.” differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 29.1 (May 2018): 102-133.

 

Udy, Dan. “Am I Gonna Become Famous When I Get My Boobs Done?”: Surgery and Celebrity in Gigi Gorgeous: This Is Everything.” TSQ 5.2 (May 2018): 275-280.

 

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