Selected Publications

Mary R. Desjardins

Mary R. Desjardins

Recycled Stars:  Female Film Stardom in the Age of Television and Video (Duke University Press, 2015).

Father Knows Best (Wayne State University Press, 2015)

Dietrich Icon, co-edited with Gerd Gemunden (Duke University Press, 2007).

"Classical Hollywood (1928-1946)," Chapter Two of Costume, Make-up and Hair, edited by Adrienne L. McLean for Behind the Silver Screen Series (Rutgers University Press, 2016).

"Editors' Introduction:  Reconsidering Gender, Genre, and Race in Broadcast Radio and Television," (co-written and co-edited with Mary Beth Haralovich) Special Issue of Journal of e-Media Studies 4:1 (Summer 2015)

"Performance, Labor, and Stardom in the Era of the Synthespian," Production Studies, the Sequel! Cultural Studies of Global Media Industries, edited by Miranda Banks et al (Routledge, 2015).

"'Fan Magazine Trouble':  The AMPP, Studio Publicity Directors and the Hollywood Press, 1945-1952," Film History 26:3 (2014).

"'As Told by Helen Ferguson':  Hollywood Publicity, Gender, and the Public Sphere," When Private Talk Goes Public:  Gossip in American History," edited by Kathleen Feeley and Jennifer Frost (Palgrave MacMillan, 2014).

"Fading Stars and the Ruined Commodity Form:  Star Discourses of Loss in Early Fan Magazines," Researching Women in Silent Cinema:  New Findings and Perspectives, edited by Monica Dall'Asta, Victoria Duckett, and Lucia Tralli (e-book, University of Bologna and University of Melbourne, Women and Screen Cultures, 2013).

"'The Elegance. . .is Almost Overwhelming':  Glamour and Discursive Struggles over Female Stardom in Early Television," Television:  le moment experimental, edited by Gilles Delavaud and Denis Marachal (Editions Apogee, 2011).

"'Not of Hollywood':  Constance Bennett, Kay Francis, Ruth Chatterton, Ann Harding, Nancy Carroll," Glamour in a Golden Age:  Movie Stars of the 1930s, edited by Adrienne L. McLean (Rutgers University Press, 2011).

"A Method to this Madness?  The Myth of the Mad Silent Film Star," Not So Silent:  Women in Cinema Before Sound, edited by Sofia Bull and Astrid Soderberg Widding (Stockholm University Press, 2010).

"An Appetite for Living:  Clara Bow, Gloria Swanson, Colleen Moore, and the New Woman of the 1920s," Idols of Modernity:  Film Stars of the 1920s, edited by Patrice Petro (Rutgers University Press, 2010).

"Ephemeral Culture/eBay Culture:  Film Collectibles and Fan Investments," Everyday eBay:  Culture, Collecting, and Desire, edited by Ken Hillis et al (Routledge University Press, 2006).

"The Objects of Our Affection:  Material Practices, Material Culture," Vectors (e-journal, 2006).

"The Incredible Shrinking Star:  Todd Haynes and the Case of Karen Carpenter," Camera Obscura 57 19:3 (December 2004).

"Systematizing Scandal:  Confidential Magazine, Stardom, and the State of California," Headline Hollywood:  A Century of Film Scandal, edited by Adrienne L. McLean and David Cook (Rutgers University Press, 2001).

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Michael S. Evans

Seeking Good Debate: Religion, Science, and Conflict in American Public Life (University of California Press, 2016).

Evans, Michael S. 2014. “Religion and Political Decision Making.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53(1):145-163.

Evans, Michael S. 2014. “A Computational Approach to Qualitative Analysis in Large Textual Datasets.” PLOS ONE 9(2): e87908.

Evans, Michael S. 2014. “Speaking of Participation: A Qualitative Research Note.” SAGE Open 4(1):10.1177/2158244014563520.

Evans, Michael S. 2012. “Who Wants a Deliberative Public Sphere?” Sociological Forum 27(4):872-895.

Evans, Michael S. 2012. “Supporting Science: Reasons, Restrictions, and the Role of Religion.” Science Communication 34(3):334-362.

Evans, Michael S. 2010. “Achieving Continuity: A Story of Stellar Magnitude.” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 41(1):86-94.

Evans, Michael S. 2009. “Zelizer’s Theory of Money and the Case of Local Currencies.” Environment and Planning A 41(5):1026-1041.

Evans, Michael S. 2009. “Defining the Public, Defining Sociology: Hybrid Science-Public Relations and Boundary-Work in Early American Sociology.” Public Understanding of Science 18(1):5-22.

Evans, John H. and Michael S. Evans. 2008. “Religion and Science: Beyond the Epistemological Conflict Narrative.” Annual Review of Sociology 34:87-105.

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Mary Flanagan

Mary Flanagan

--BOOKS

Mary Flanagan and Helen Nissenbaum, Values at Play in Digital Games (MIT 2014)

Mary Flanagan, Critical Play: Radical Game Design (MIT 2009)

Mary Flanagan and Austin Booth, eds. re:Skin (MIT 2007)

Mary Flanagan and Austin Booth, eds. Reload: Rethinking Women in Cyberculture (MIT 2002)

--SELECTED ARTICLES/PROCEEDINGS

Kaufman, Geoff and Flanagan, Mary. “Playing the System: Comparing the Efficacy and Impact of Digital and Non-digital Versions of a Collaborative Strategy Game.” Proceedings of the Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA) 2016.

Kaufman, Geoff, Mary Flanagan, & Sukdith Punjasthitkul, “Investigating the Impact of ‘Emphasis Frames’ and Social Loafing on Player Motivation and Performance in a Crowdsourcing Game,” Proceedings of CHI 2016.

Kaufman, Geoff, and Flanagan, Mary. “High-Low Split: Divergent Cognitive Construal Levels Triggered by Digital and Non-digital Platforms,” Proceedings of CHI 2016.

Kaufman, G., Flanagan, M.  "A Psychologically “Embedded” Approach to Designing Games for Prosocial Causes." Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace, Special Issue on Videogames, 9(3), article 5. doi: 10.5817/CP2015-3-5

Kaufman, G., Flanagan, M., Seidman, M., & Wien, S. “RePlay Health: An experiential role-playing sport for modeling health care decisions, policies, and outcomes.”  Games for Health Journal.  (2015).

Manzo, C., Kaufman, G., Punjasthitkul, S., and Flanagan, M. “Folksonomies to Libraries and Back Again: Assessing the Value of Crowdsourced, User-Generated Metadata,” Digital Humanities Quarterly (2015).

Kaufman, G. and Flanagan, M. “Lost in Translation:  Comparing the Impact of an Analog and Digital Version of a Public Health Game on Players’ Perceptions, Attitudes, and Cognitions.” Intnl Journal of Games & Computer Mediated Simulations 5(3) 2013, 1-9.

Flanagan, M. & Carini, P. (2012). “How games can help us access and understand cultural artifacts.” American Archivist 75(2), 514-37. 

Belman, J., Flanagan, M., and Nissenbaum, H. “Exploring the Creative Potential of Values Conscious Design: Students’ Experiences with the VAP Curriculum.” Eludamos: The Journal for Computer Game Culture 4(1) 2010.

Belman, J. & Flanagan, M. “Designing Games to Foster Empathy.” Cognitive Technology 14(2) 2010, 5-15.

 

 

--RECENT/FORTHCOMING EXHIBITIONS

2016

[Help Me Know The Truth] (software and installation)
“Monsters in the Machine” exhibition, LABORAL arts center, Asturias Spain in November 2016

[mapscotch] (bombscotch) (Installation) Free Play exhibition, Touring: Museum London in London, ON, Canada from January 30, 2016 - May 8, 2016; The Rooms, Provincial Art Gallery Division in St. John's, NL, Canada from May 27, 2016 - August 28, 2016; Parsons' Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at The New School in New York City, NY

 

2015

[borders] series PLAYGROUNDS, Redline Collective Denver CO  July

[mapscotch] (bombscotch) (Installation) Free Play exhibition, Touring:  College of Wooster Art Museum Curated by Melissa E. Feldman January 18, 2015 - March 6; Art Gallery of Greater Victoria in Victoria, BC, Canada from April 25, 2015 - August 3, 2015; Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY from Oct 1, 2015 - Nov 6, 2015

 

2014

Play Your Place: Play South Westminster (Public Art Video Game in collaboration with Ruth Catlow as Local Play UK) Tate Britain, British Folk Art Exhibition July 2014

[borders] (Video Installation) FILE Machinima in FILE 2014 - Electronic Language International Festival, FIESP Cultural Center, São Paulo Aug 25 to Oct 05, 2014

[map-puzzle 1: treasure island] (Puzzle) Dime Bag 4: exhibition at The End is Near, Brooklyn July

[mapscotch] (Installation) Free Play exhibition at Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside PA Curated by Melissa E. Feldman

[borders] (Video Installation) Digital Zoo exhibition UK (Touring 5 cities) Feb – July including London, Sunderland, Leeds

[buffalo] (Board Game) Doing it on the Table: An Exhibition of Board Games by Digital Designers, Game Developers Conference, San Francisco March

 

2013

[pile of secrets] (Video Installation) ZKM_Gameplay Mobile, Representing of the State of Baden-Württemberg, Berlin Nov- Dec

[borders] Series (video installation) Media Arts Dortmund, Cologne November

[borders] Series (video installation) Machinigglitch, ARCADE, Festival Gamerz 9, Aix on Provence France

Layoff (Computer Game) The Games of Art, Block Gallery Queensland Australia 23 July -2 August

Play Your Place: Play Southend (Public Art Video Game in collaboration with Ruth Catlow as Local Play UK) Launching at the METAL Village Green Festival, UK July 2013

[mapscotch] (Public Street Game) Free Play, ICI, Henry Gallery Seattle June

 

 

--SOME RECENT CHAPTERS

Flanagan, Mary. “An Alternate History of Wargaming.” Zones of Control. Pat Harrigan and Matthew Kirschenbaum, eds. (MIT Press 2016), pp 703-707.

Flanagan, Mary. “Critical Play: The Productive Paradox.” Blackwell Companion to Digital Art, ed. Christiane Paul New York: Blackwell, 2016, pp. 445-460.

Flanagan, Mary. “The Ludification of Culture  & Playful Aesthetics.” Gameful World, Ed. S. Walz and Sebastian Deterding. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2015.

Flanagan, Mary. “The Bride Stripped Bare.” Reprinted in: Feminist and Queer Information Studies Reader, edited by Patrick Keilty and Rebecca Dean. Sacramento, CA: Litwin Books, 2013.

Flanagan, Mary. “Play, Participation, and Art: Blurring the Edges.” Context Providers. Eds. Margot Lovejoy, Christiane Paul, Victoria Vesna. Chicago: U. of Chicago Press (Intellect Press), 2011.

Belman, Jonathan, Flanagan, Mary, Nissenbaum, Helen, & Diamond, James. “Grow-A-Game: A Tool for Values Conscious Design & Analysis of Digital Games.” Ethics in Computer Games & Cinema, ed. Jose Zagal. San Diego: Cognella, 2011.

Flanagan, Mary. “Creating Critical Play” Artists Re:Thinking Games. Eds Ruth Catlow, Marc Garrett, and Corrado Morgana. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2010, 49-53.

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Gerd Gemünden

Continental Strangers: German Exiles in Hollywood, 1933-1951 (2014)

A Foreign Affair: Billy Wilder's American Films (2008)

“Hollywood in Altona: Minority Cinema and the Transnational Imagination,” in German Pop Culture , A Mueller (ed.) (2004) 180-190.

Germans and Indians: Fantasies, Encounters, Projections , edited with C Calloway and S Zantop, (2002).

Framed Visions: Popular Culture, Americanization, and the Contemporary German and Austrian Imagination , (1998).

Die hermeneutische Wende: Disziplin und Sprachlosigkeit nach 1800, (1990).

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Lynn A. Higgins

Lynn A. Higgins

Book: Bertrand Tavernier (Manchester U. Press, U.K.; U.S. distributor Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).

Book: New Novel, New Wave, New Politics: Fiction and the Representation of History in Postwar France (U. of Nebraska Press, 1996).

Book: Rape and Representation , edited with B Silver, and contributor, (Columbia U. Press, 1991; paperback 1993).

Book Chapter: “Lieu de mémoire et géographie imaginaire dans Dora Bruder ,” Cahiers du Centre de Recherche: Etudes sur le roman du second demi-siècle , (2005) 397-405.

Article: “Documentary in an age of Terror,” South Central Review , 22:2 (2005) 20-38.

Article: "Studia Filmoznawcze," Tavernier's Doubt, (Warsaw, Poland), special issue on Film and Religion, spring 2004.

Article: "Lieux de mémoire et géographie imaginaire dans Dora Bruder," Cahiers du Centre de Recherche: Etudes sur le Roman du Second Demi-Siècle, (Université de Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle), in press, spring 2004.

Article: "Screening America," French Cultural Studies (UK), 14:3 (Fall 2003).

Article: "Women Filmmakers Remember the Occupation" [on Chantal Akerman and Diane Kurys], Modern and Contemporary France (UK), special issue on "Gendering the Occupation," vol. 7, no. 1 (1999).

Article: "The Barbie Affair and the Trials of Memory," in Fascism's Return: Scandal, Revision and Ideology Since 1980, edited by Richard J. Golsan. University of Nebraska Press, 1999.

Article: "New Novel, New Wave, New Politics: Fiction and the Presentation of History in Postwar France," Lincoln NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1996. Choice Outstanding Academic Book. Modern Language Association Scaglione Prize for best book in French & Francophone Studies, 1997.

Article: "Pagnol and the Paradoxes of Frenchness," Identitiy Papers: Scenes of Contested Nationhood in Twentieth-Century France, edited by Tom Conley & Steven Ungar. University of Minnesota Press, 1996.

Article: "Rape and Representation," co-edited with Brenda R. Silver (Columbia University Press, 1991 and 1993).

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Amy Lawrence

Amy Lawrence

The Passion of Montgomery Clift (California, 2010)

“Italian American: Rudolph Valentino, Modernism and the 1920s” in Idols of Modernity: Movie Stars of the 1920s ed. Patrice Petro (Rutgers 2010)

“James Mason: A Star is Born Bigger than Life” in Larger than Life: Movie Stars of the 1950s ed. R. Barton Palmer (Rutgers 2010)

“Counterfeit Motion: The Animated Films of Eadweard Muybridge,” Film Quarterly , 57:2 (Winter 2004) 15-25.

“Marlene Dietrich: The Voice as Mask” in Dietrich Icon ed. Gerd Gemunden, Mary Desjardins (Duke 2007)

The Films of Peter Greenaway , (1997).

Echo and Narcissus: Women’s Voices in Classical Hollywood Cinema , (1991).

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Jodie Mack

Jodie Mack

Selected Films:

Something Between Us (2015, 9m30s, 16mm, color, sound)
Razzle Dazzle (2014, 5m, 16mm, color, silent)
New Fancy Foils (2013, 12m30s, 16mm, color, silent)
Undertone Overture (2013,10m30s, 16mm, color, sound)
Dusty Stacks of Mom: The Poster Project (2013, 41m, 16mm, color, sound)
Glistening Thrills (2013, 8m, 16mm, color, sound)
Let Your Light Shine (2013, 3m, 16mm, color and b/w, sound)
Blanket Statement #2: It’s All or Nothing (2013, 5m, 16mm, color, sound)
Blanket Statement #1: Home is Where the Heart is (2012, 3m, 16mm, color, sound)
Persian Pickles (2012, 3m, 16mm, color, sound)
Point de Gaze (2012, 5m, 16mm, color, silent)
The Future is Bright (2011, 3m, 16mm, color, sound)
Posthaste Perennial Pattern (2010, 3m30s, 16mm, color, sound)
Rad Plaid (2010, 6m, 16mm, color, sound)
Unsubscribe #1: Special Offer Inside (2010, 4m30s, 16mm, color, sound)
Unsubscribe #2: All Eyes on the Silver Screen (2010, 2m45s,16mm x 2 , b/w, silent)
Unsubscribe #3: Glitch Envy (2010, 5m45s,16mm, color, sound)
Unsubscribe #4: The Saddest Song in the World (2010, 2m45s, 16mm, color, sound)

 

Selected Installations:
Undertone Overture (2014, The Walls, Queensland Australia)
No Kill Shelter (2013, Strauss Gallery, Hopkins Center for the Arts)
Bicycle Zoetrope (2011/12)

Jeffrey Ruoff

Jeffrey Ruoff

Telluride in the Film Festival Galaxy, St Andrews: St Andrews Film Books, 2016.

Coming Soon to a Festival Near You: Programming Film Festivals, ed., St Andrews: St Andrews Film Books, 2012.

Still Moving: Pilobolus at Forty, New Boston Films, 2012, a documentary film about the dance company Pilobolus.

“No Place Like Homeland,” The Huffington Post, posted October 1, 2015, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeffrey-ruoff/no-place-like-homeland_b_822....

"When Film Is A Festival," The Huffington Post, posted September 8, 2015, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeffrey-ruoff/when-film-is-a-festival_b_80...

"With Jeb and Torture, It's Déjà Vu All Over Again," The Huffington Post, posted August 29, 2015, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeffrey-ruoff/with-jeb-and-torture-its-_b_...

"Homophobia just ain't what it used to be," The Conversation, posted May 28, 2015, http://theconversation.com/homophobia-just-aint-what-it-used-to-be-42389

"Is Investigative Journalism a Joke?," Pacific Standard, posted April 23, 2015: http://www.psmag.com/books-and-culture/is-investigative-journalism-a-joke

Virtual Voyages: Cinema and Travel, ed., Durham: Duke University Press, 2006.

An American Family: A Televised Life, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2002.

The Emperor’s Naked Arm Marches On, with Kenneth Ruoff, London: Flicks Books, 1998.

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Dennis Charles Washburn

The Tale of Genji, by Murasaki Shikibu, translation (2015)

The Affect of Difference: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire (2016)

Translating Mount Fuji: Modern Japanese Fiction and the Ethics of Identity , (2006)

The Dilemma of the Modern in Japanese Fiction, (1995)

Word and Image in Japanese Cinema, (2000)

Working Words: New Approaches to Japanese Studies, (2014)

Laughing Wolf , by Yuko Tsushima, translation, (2011)

Temple of the Wild Geese/Bamboo Dolls of Echizen, by Tsutomu Mizukami, translation, (2008)

Shanghai, by Yokomitsu Riichi, translation, (2001)

Converting Cultures: Ideology, Religion, and Transformations of Modernity, (2007)

The Shade of Blossoms, by Ooka Shohei, translation, (1998)

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Mark J. Williams

Mark J. Williams

Journal of e-Media Studies, founding editor, (http://journals.dartmouth.edu/joems/) .

Interfaces:Studies in Visual Culture, series co-edited with A Randolph, (http://www.upne.com/series/IVSS.html) .

“Networking Moving Image History: Archives, Scholars, and the Media Ecology Project,” in The Arclight Guidebook to Media History and The Digital Humanities, Charles R. Acland and Eric Hoyt, eds. (2016) http://reframe.sussex.ac.uk/reframebooks/archive2016/the-arclight-guideb...

"Passing for History: Humor and Early Television Historiography" in No Laughing Matter: Visual Humore in Ideas of Race, Nationality, and Ethnicity, Angela Rosentahl, David Bindman, and Adrian Randolph, eds. (2015) 176-200.

“A Child is Being Rescued: Television at the Threshold of the Real,” in Télévision: le moment expérimental (1935-1955), Gilles Delavaud et Denis Maréchal, eds. (2011) 202-213.

“Re-Wiring Media History: Inter-Medial Borders,” in Convergence Media History, Janet Staiger and Sabine Hake, eds. (2009) 46-56.

“Get/Away: Structure and Desire in Rancho Notorious” in Dietrich Icon, Gerd Germunden and Mary Desjardins, eds. (2007) 259-283.

“Real-time Fairy Tales: Cinema Pre-figuring Digital Anxiety,” in New Media: Theories and Practices of Digitextuality, Anna Everett and John Thornton Caldwell, eds. (2003) 159-178.

“History in a Flash: Notes on the Myth of TV ‘Liveness’,” in Collecting Visible Evidence, Jane Gaines and Michael Renov, eds. Visible Evidence Series, 6 (1999) 292-312.

“Entertaining ‘Difference’: Strains of Orientalism in Early Los Angeles Television,” in Living Color: Race, Feminism, and Television, Sasha Torres, ed. (1998) 12-34.

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