I produce multimedia works that imagine how academic scholarship works as an audio/visual medium.
I teach a wide variety of courses in film/media studies from introductory courses to advanced production seminars.
Recent courses I've offered include:
- ENGL 130 - Introduction to Film/Media Studies
- ENGL 234 - History of Hollywood
- ENGL 337 - Film Theory
- ENGL 339 - Seminar in Film/Video Production
- ENGL 336 - Auteurs: Hitchcock, Tati, Lupino, Kiarostami
- Film and media studies
- Pre- and Early Cinema
- Videographic Criticism
Current Projects and Research Interests
- Japanese pre-cinematic practice of Utsushi-e (写し絵)
- Japanese Kami Firumu (紙フィルム)
Visual Disturbances (published in [in]Transitions and Director's Notes)
A Fair(y) Use Tale (distributed by The Media Education Foundation)
Tracking Theory (published in Vectors)
RECENT ARTICLES AND ESSAYS
"Defining Classical Hollywood Narration in Casablanca," Critical Insights: Casablanca (James Plath, editor, Amenia, NY: Salem Press, 2016)
"Invading the Image" (with Kevin B. Lee), A Guide to Videographic Criticism (Christian Keathley and Jason Mittell, eds., Montreal: Caboose Press, 2016)
"A Fair(y) Use Tale: A Case Study," The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies (Eduardo Navas, Owen Gallagher, and xtine burrough, eds., New York: Routledge, 2014)
"A Manifesto for Critical Media," Mediascape (Spring, 2008)
"Movables, Movies, and Mobility," Early Popular Visual Culture (5.1, April 2007) 71 - 91.