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"
The local news outlets covered both my March speaking tour and my upcoming talk on race and Hollywood at TAMUT. I’ll also be leading a book club discussion of Love and Rockets immediately after the PLACE Hollywood talk on Tuesday April 11th. You can find out more about that here.Read more "News Coverage of My March on the Road, Upcoming Speaking Events"
Here are the three figures discussed in my chapter on Star Wars and transmedia play. Figure 1: The Star Wars Arcade Cabinet Figure 2: Luke Skywalker’s Targeting Computer in A New Hope Figure 3: The Star Wars Arcade GameRead more "Star Wars and Transmedia Play Figures"
You can now find all four parts of my interview with Henry Jenkins at the below links: Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four You can also find the interview and accompanying videographic work for my book Panel to the Screen at my Facebook page. Also, because I’ve been getting far too many requests and questions […]Read more "The Complete Henry Jenkins Interview, Top 250 Film Canon"