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Diane Negra

Diane Negra is a past member of the Board of Directors. This page is for archive purposes only; therefore, her bio may not be current.

Biography: Diane Negra is Professor of Film Studies and Screen Culture and Head of Film Studies at University College Dublin.


School of English, Drama and Film
University College Dublin
Belfield, Dublin 4 Ireland

Office Tel: 353-7168493
Email: diane.negra[at]ucd[dot]ie


Ph.D., Radio, Television and Film, University of Texas at Austin
M.A. Radio, Television and Motion Pictures, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A., English and French, Guilford College

Teaching and Research Interests: Critical and Cultural Studies of Media, including studies of feminism and postfeminism, critical ethnic studies, stardom and celebrity studies

Selected Publications:


2001, Off-White Hollywood: American Culture and Ethnic Female Stardom Routledge P.
2002, A Feminist Reader in Early Cinema Duke U P (editor with Jennifer Bean)
2006, The Irish in Us: Irishness, Performativity and Popular Culture Duke U P (editor)
2007, Interrogating Postfeminism: Gender and the Politics of Popular Culture (editor with Yvonne Tasker) Duke U P 2008, What A Girl Wants?: Fantasizing the Reclamation of Self in Postfeminism Routledge P.
2010, Old and New Media After Katrina Palgrave MacMillan (editor) forthcoming
2011, In the Limelight and Under the Microscope: Forms and Functions of Female Celebrity Continuum(editor with Su Holmes) forthcoming
2011, Shadow of a Doubt in progress
2011, Gendering the Recession(editor with Yvonne Tasker) in progress

Articles and reviews have appeared in such journals as: Cultural Studies, Feminist Media Studies, Camera Obscura, The Velvet Light Trap and Genders

Other Activities:

Co-Editor, Wiley-Blackwell Studies in Film and Television
Board of Directors Console-ing Passions
Recipient of Grants from the British Academy, the Arts and Humanities Research Council and a former Fulbright Fellow in Poland.

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