CFP: Star Wars TV

Call for Chapters STAR WARS TV Transmedia Worlds, Franchise Politics, and Televisual Culture Co-edited by Sean Guynes-Vishniac and Derek R. Sweet Star Wars. The name evokes billion-dollar blockbusters, a film franchise that has last more than forty years. For most people, Star Wars is the Star Wars films—that one with the teddy bears, the ones with … Continue reading CFP: Star Wars TV


CFP: SCMS 2017 Panel, Transnational SF Film

TRANSNATIONAL SCIENCE FICTION FILM AND MEDIA Like the Western, noir, and musical, the science fiction film occupies a well-defined niche of cinema and media studies, complete with its own catalogue of specialized theory and criticism (Calvin 2014). Science fiction is also a category of film that has come to embody an era and its conditions. As Jim Kitses … Continue reading CFP: SCMS 2017 Panel, Transnational SF Film

SCMS 2016 Abstract

UPDATE, 12/3/2015: Paper was accepted for presentation. Below is my abstract for the 2016 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference, which I discovered thanks to Ramzi Fawaz. A Once and Future Queer: Trans Narrative and DC Comics' Camelot 3000 (1982-1985) What is a “trans narrative”? What does it mean for a narrative to be … Continue reading SCMS 2016 Abstract