Been a while, but since book orders are due and I’ve got to get my syllabi in this week, I figured it was time for a quick update. First, the newest issue of [in]Transition, edited by myself, has hit the web. You can find it here. Secondly, I’ve started a podcast in which a guest and […]Read more "Summer 2018 Update: New [in]T Issue, Film School Fess Ups, Fall 2018 Syllabi"
I figured I’d provide a little background on my #SCMS18 video for the sake of transparency. Last year, I wrote an essay transmedia play and STAR WARS games for Sean Guynes-Vishniac and Dan Hassler-Forest’s anthology STAR WARS AND THE HISTORY OF TRANSMEDIA STORYTELLING. Despite getting it published, I still felt like I could go further with it […]Read more "SCMS 2018 Presentation: Star Wars and Transmedia Play"
Here are the syllabi for my three Spring courses: MCOM 2370: American Film History MCOM 419: Popular Culture and Mass Communication (American Comics) MCOM 417: Advanced Video Production MCOM 380: Advanced Professional CommunicationRead more "Spring 2018 Syllabi"
I forgot to post this in the last update, but my book Panel to the Screen: Style, American Film, and Comic Books During the Blockbuster Era finally got its first official review from Transatlantica by Nicolas Labarre. Enjoy!Read more "Fall Update 2: First Review of the Book!"
Hey all, I’ve been pretty busy with the tenure process and fall classes, but I have a couple updates to share. First, [in]Transition has a new issue out on eye tracking, so be sure to check it out if that methodology interests you! Secondly, our book Star Wars and the History of Transmedia has been released. Even better? You […]Read more "Fall 2017 Update"
I drafted these back in May and put the finishing touches on them a couple weeks back – here are my syllabi for: American Film History (15 week core curriculum class for majors and non-majors) Introduction to Media Production (15 week F2F theory/practice) Publication Design and Production (15 week F2F theory/practice) Advanced Professional Communication (8 […]Read more "Fall 2017 Syllabi"
A couple friends and colleagues on the academic job market have asked me for advice in the past year. After sitting on both sides of the table for five years now, here are some universal tidbits that I think will be helpful in helping you find your way. Read the post carefully and write your […]Read more "Unsolicited Academic Job Search Advice"