A couple quick updates: First, Henry Jenkins has begun posting an interview I did with him about my book and videographic criticism at his website. You can find it here. Henry has been one of my biggest cheerleaders and a professional hero since I was an undergrad and asked to read his piece on the […]Read more "Spring 2017 Update: Interview with Henry Jenkins, SCMS Digital Humanities and Videographic Criticism SIG, Upcoming Speaking Events"
A couple short and quick updates: Our “In Focus” section on Watchmen has finally hit the pages of Cinema Journal! You can read it here. Related, many of the contributors wrote capsules for In Media Res this past week to tie into the “In Focus.” You can find them here. Finally, I’ve been asked by my former Professors at UW-Milwaukee to […]Read more "Spring 2017 Update: WATCHMEN and a Colloquium at UW-Milwaukee"
Below are two rough drafts of two courses for my Spring 2017 semester. I’m also in the process of prepping my Emerging Media Production (Documentary and Videographic Criticism) syllabus, so stand by for that in the New Year. Open to questions and comments! American Film History (15 Weeks, Introductory Course for Non-Majors) Concepts in Classical […]Read more "Course Syllabi for Spring 2017: American Film History and Concepts in Classical Film"
While 2016 has been a bit of a dumpster fire in many ways – from the loss of David Bowie and Prince to the election – I wanted to take a moment to summarize what might be one of the most productive years I’ve had as a scholar. First, given the aforementioned dumpster fire and […]Read more "2016: Year in Review"
Sad to report that there’s nothing really new on the videographic front for now. I had to finish proofing a piece on the Watchmen motion comics for an upcoming “In Focus” at Cinema Journal and to start getting my ducks in a row for SCMS 2017. Fall 2016 is looking to be quite busy – between the teaching […]Read more "Back in the Saddle: Fall Plans, Syllabi, and the Book"
Hey all, A couple new developments since last month. First, I have a couple new works of videographic criticism based on my research on American comic books and blockbuster cinema. You can find my video on the the relationship between the two media from a cultural standpoint at Vimeo. You can also find a video […]Read more "Comic Book Film Videographic Criticism, Fall Syllabi"
Dear all, Since I deleted my Academia.edu account over the ethics of their practices (see this article at Inside Higher Ed), my tabs for syllabi and publications were not functioning. I’ll post my Fall 2016 syllabi when I get them finalized and – if you’re interested in courses I’ve taught in the past (see the C.V. […]Read more "Summer 2016 Update"