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 Communication AdvertisementsRead 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"
I was asked the other day if I would speak on behalf of the faculty authors represented here in order to provide some advice on how to write a book. Needless to say, I’m both honored and humbled by the opportunity and challenge of trying to offer my colleagues some wisdom. To begin, I have […]Read more "The Importance of Being Idle Or: The Secret to My Success (Not Starring Michael J. Fox)"
The local paper the Texarkana Gazette has run a profile on my book and scholarship. You can find it via the Facebook page for Panel to the Screen. I’ve created a couple videographic pieces to get the juices flowing again – you can find a mashup of The Force Awakens and Paterson and a re-interpretation of Soderbergh’s Out of Sight. You can […]Read more "Texarkana Gazette Profile, Videographic Experiments On a Lark, GET OUT Screening"