Full Record

FULL RECORD OF SCHOLARSHIP (2008-2017)

work-in-progress

“The ‘House of Death’ in Print and On-Screen: Double Indemnity as Fiction and Film.” In Film Noir Prototypes, edited by James Ursini and Alain Silver (invited) (proposal accepted by editors; draft due in 2017) (currently researching and writing essay)

“Readings of the Romanian New Wave” (Guest Edited Journal issue) (co-editor) submitted approved essays to editor for a 2017 issue of Film Criticism

“A Different Kind of Rock Doc: Performance, Persona, and Stardom in Anvil! The Story of Anvil and Last Days Here.” In Heavy Metal at the Movies, edited by Gerd Bayer (proposal accepted by editor; full draft due summer 2017) (4,200 of 6,000 words written)

2017

“‘The Dynamism of Violent Death’: Low-Key Lighting, Censorship, and Violence in Film Noir.” In Film Noir: Light and Shadow, edited by Alain Silver and James Ursini, 308-315. (invited) Milwaukee, WI: Applause, February 2017.

Review of Jan Troell’s Here is Your Life (co-authored with Erin Katalinic, Denison ’16) Film Matters. Forthcoming, 2017.

Entry on The Bitter Tea of General Yen in Race in American Film: Voices and Visions that Shaped a Nation, edited by Daniel Bernardi and Michael Green. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. (Forthcoming, 2017)

Entry on The Great White Hope in Race in American Film: Voices and Visions that Shaped a Nation.

Entry on Paul Robeson (co-authored with Kalyn Dunkins, Denison ‘17) in Race in American Film: Voices and Visions that Shaped a Nation.

Entry on The Jackie Robinson Story in Race in American Film: Voices and Visions that Shaped a Nation.

Entry on The Secret Game (co-authored with Jabari Johnson, Denison ‘17) in Race in American Film: Voices and Visions that Shaped a Nation.

2016

“Hawks’s ‘UnHawksian’ Biopic: Sergeant York.” In Howard Hawks: New Perspectives,  edited by Ian Brookes, 67-81. London: BFI/Palgrave, 2016.

A Hard Day’s Night as a Post-Studio Era Musical Biopic.” Quarterly Review of Film and Video 33, no. 6 (April 2016): 567-579.

Annotation for Robert Altman’s Jazz ’34. Cinémathèque Annotations on Film. Senses of Cinema, Issue 78. March 2016. (online)

Annotation for Radu Jude’s Aferim! Wexner Center for the Arts screening. Columbus, Ohio. May 25, 2016.

Review of Sheri Chinen Biesen, Music in the Shadows: Noir Musical Films in Film and History: An Interdisciplinary Journal 46, no. 1 (Summer 2016): 53-54.

2015

Review of Geoff King, Indie 2.0: Change and Continuity in Contemporary American Indie Film in Film Criticism 39, no. 3 (Spring 2015): 78-81.

“Performance and the Pursuit of Stardom in Anvil!: The Story of Anvil.” In Media Res (August 5, 2015) (curated post)

2014

“Masculinity, Race, and the Blues in the Bizpic Cadillac Records.” In Anxiety Muted: American Film Musicin a Suburban Age, edited by Tony Bushard and Stanley Pelkey, 188-204. London: Oxford University Press, 2014.

2013

I’m Not There: Transcendent Thanatography.” In The Biopic in Contemporary Film Culture, edited by Tom Brown and Belén Vidal, 227-242. London: Routledge, 2013.

Radio Noir in the USA.” In A Companion to Film Noir, edited by Helen Hanson and Andrew Spicer, 423-439. London: Blackwell, 2013.

Entry on The Battle of Chile in The Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film, edited by Ian Aitken, 75-77. New York: Routledge, 2013.

Entry on LBJ in The Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film, p. 533-4.

Entry on Pictures of the Old World in The Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film, p. 715-716.

2012

“The ‘Split’ Biography: Man in the Mirror: The Michael Jackson Story.” In Michael Jackson: Grasping the Spectacle, edited by Chris Smit, 67-80.  Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012.

“Nicholas Ray.” In Film Noir: The Directors, edited by Alain Silver and James Ursini, 342-351. (invited) Milwaukee, WI: Limelight, 2012.

Review of Robert Miklitsch, Siren City: Sound and Source Music in Classic American Noir in Film Criticism 37, no. 1 (Fall 2012): 61-64.

2011

“Documenting Horror: The Use of Sound in Non-Fiction 9/11 Films.” Altre Modernità (September 2011) (online)

Entry on Michael Curtiz in Movies in American History: An Encyclopedia, edited by Philip DiMare, 543-545. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2011.

Entry on Yankee Doodle Dandy in Movies in American History: An Encyclopedia, p. 616-618.

Review of David Martin-Jones, Scotland: Global Cinema in the Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television 31, no. 2 (June 2011): 315-317.

“Million Dollar Hotel.” In World Film Locations: Los Angeles, edited by Gabriel Solomons, 114-115. Chicago: Intellect Books, 2011.

2010

“Killing Noir? The Adaptation of Robert Siodmak’s The Killers to Radio.” Journal of Adaptation in Film and Performance 3, no. 1 (March 2010): 59-70.

2009

Review of John De Vito and Frank Tropea, The Immortal Marilyn: The Depiction of an Icon in Scope: An Online Journal of Film and Television Studies, no. 13 (Feb. 2009).

2008

“Trying to Find a Heartbeat: Narrative Songs in the Pop Performer Biopic.” Journal of Popular Film and Television 36, no. 2 (Summer 2008): 82-90.

“What Happens When Real People Start Getting Cinematic?  Laguna Beach and Contemporary T.V. Aesthetics.” Scope: An Online Journal of Film and Television Studies, no. 12 (October 2008) (online)

“Non-Urban Noirs: Rural Space in Moonrise, On Dangerous Ground, Thieves’ Highway, and They Live by Night.” M/C – A Journal of Media and Culture 11, no. 5 (October 2008)  (online)