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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: Chris Robé and Colleen Glenn

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

Cinema Journal

Professional Notes 56.2

Edited by Chris Robé, with Colleen Glenn


Recent Books

Aitken, Ian and Camille Deprez, eds. The Colonial Documentary Film in South and South-East Asia. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

Allred, Mason Kamana. Weimar Cinema, Embodiment, and Historicity: Cultural Memory and the Historical Films of Ernst Lubitsch. New York: Routledge, 2017.

Aston, Judith, Sandra Gaudenzi, and Mandy Rose, eds. I-Docs: The Evolving Practices of Interactive Documentary. New York: Wallflower, 2017.

Atwood, Blake. Reform Cinema in Iran: Film and Political Change in the Islamic Republic. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.

Bell, Matt, ed. The Boys in the Band: Flashpoints of Cinema, History, and Queer Politics. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 2016.

Bennahum, Ninotchka, Wendy Perron, and Bruce Robertson, eds. Radical Bodies: Anna Halprin, Simone Forti, and Yvonne Rainer in California and New York, 1955-1972. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016.

Burnett, Colin. The Invention of Robert Bresson: The Auteur and His Market. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016.

Chen, Xiaomei. Staging Chinese Revolution: Theater, Film, and the Afterlives of Propaganda. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.

Corkin, Stanley. Connecting The Wire: Race, Space, and Post-Industrial Baltimore. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2017.

Gott, Michael and Todd Herzog. East, West and Centre: Reframing Post-1989 European Cinema. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

Grant, Barry Keith and Malisa Kurtz, eds. Notions of Genre: Writings on Popular Film Before Genre Theory. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016.

Griffin, F. Hollis. Feeling Normal: Sexuality and Media Criticism in the Digital Age. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017.

Herhuth, Eric. Pixar and the Aesthetic Imagination: Animation, Storytelling, and Digital Culture. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017.

Hidaka, Katsuyuki. Japanese Media at the Beginning of the 21st Century: Consuming the Past. New York: Routledge, 2017.

Kuc, Kamila. Visions of Avant-Garde Film: Polish Cinematic Experiments from Expressionism to Constructivism. Bloomington: University of Indiana Press, 2016.

Liew, Kai Khiun and Stephen Teo, eds. Singapore Cinema: New Perspectives. New York: Routledge, 2016.

Lindenfeld, Laura and Fabio Parasecoli. Feasting Our Eyes: Food Films and Cultural Identity in the United States. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.

Mayer, Vicki. Almost Hollywood, Nearly New Orleans: The Lure of the Local Film Economy. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017.

Napper, Lawrence. Silent Cinema: Before the Pictures Got Small. New York: Wallflower, 2017.

Prokhorov, Alexander and Elena Prokhorova. Film and Television Genres of the Late Soviet Era. New York: Bloomsbury, 2016.

Rouse, Carolyn Moxley, John L. Jackson, Jr. and Marla F. Frederick. Televised Redemption: Black Religious Media and Racial Empowerment. New York: New York University Press, 2016.

Schoonover, Karl and Rosalind Galt. Queer Cinema in the World. Durhman, NC: Duke University Press, 2016.

Traverso, Enzo. Left-Wing Melancholia: Marxism, History, and Memory. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

Wright, Neelam Sidhar. Bollywood and Postmodernism. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

Yau, Esther and Tony Williams. Hong Kong Neo-Noir. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

Yuen, Nancy Wang. Reel Inequality: Hollywood Actors and Racism. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2016.


Articles on Film and TV in Non-media Journals (compiled by Colleen Glenn)

Akil, Hatem N. “Cinematic Terrorism: Deleuze, ISIS and Delirium.” Journal for Cultural Research 20.4 (2016): 366-379.


Betancourt, Manuel. “Cruising and Screening John: John Rechy’s The Sexual Outlaw, Documentary Form, and Gay Politics.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 23.1 (2017): 31-49.


Binelli, Andrea. “Rhetoric and Pragmatics in Ulysses: How Joyce Invented Twitter.” Irish Studies Review 25.1 (2017): 101-115.


Gates, Philippa. “Home Sweet Home Front Women: Adapting Women for Hollywood’s World War II Home-Front Films”. Americana 15.2  


Hardin, Ashleigh.Race and Trajectories of Addiction in Robert Zemeckis’s Cast Away (2000) and Flight (2012).” Arizona Quarterly 72.4 (2016): 137-153.


Harmer, Colleen. “Spiritualized Market Subjectivity and New Resistances: Russell Brand’s Concept of Revolution.” Continuum 31.1 (2017): 31-42.


Hornbeck, Elizabeth Jean. “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?: Domestic Violence in The Shining.” Feminist Studies. 42.3 (2016): 689-719.


Hunt, Megan. “‘Fictional Others’: Analyzing Hollywood's Relationship with Evangelical Christianity.” Journal of American Studies 51.1 (2017): 241-248.


O'Sullivan, Shannon. “Who Is Always Already Criminalized? An Intersectional Analysis of Criminality on Orange Is the New Black. Journal of American Culture 39.4 (2016): 401–412


Jelača, Dijana. “Women’s Cinema of Trauma: Affect, Movement, Time.” European Journal of Women’s Studies 23.4 (2016): 335-352.


Mubarki, Meraj Ahmed. Violence, Victimhood and Trauma: Exploring the Partition Narratives of Bombay Cinema.” Visual Anthropology 30.1 (2017): 45-64.


Radner, Hilary. “Transnational Celebrity and the Fashion Icon: The Case of Tilda Swinton, ‘Visual Performance Artist at Large.’” European Journal of Women’s Studies 23.4 (2016): 401-414.


Swink, Robyn Stacia. “Lemony Liz and Likeable Leslie: Audience Understandings of Feminism, Comedy and Gender in Women-led Television Comedies.” Feminist Media Studies 17.1 (2017): 14-28.


Symes, Katerina. “Orange is the New Black: the Popularization of Lesbian Sexuality.” Feminist Media Studies 17.1 (2017): 29-41.


Tripodi, Francesca. “Fifty shades of consent?Feminist Media Studies Vol. 17. 1 (2017): 93-107.

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