Author Archives: Julie Wilson

Cinema and Media Studies amid a Global Turn to the Right

How does teaching a course in film and media studies today involve reckoning with the political turn to the right? Does the ascendance of right-wing and rightward-leaning electorates and elected officials in the United States, the United Kingdom, India, Bangladesh, … Continue reading

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Culture Jamming as Critical Pedagogy: A Case Study in Remix Media Studies

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1) Allison de Fren Occidental College The challenge of teaching a course that combines theory and practice is not only finding the right balance between the two, but also their integration. I have experimented … Continue reading

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The Enemy of Art is the Absence of Limitations: Integrating Film History, Theory, and Production

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1) Drew Morton Texas A&M University-Texarkana It always happens midterm week. A voice chirps up from the back of the classroom and asks “Why is our midterm on film terms and old movies when … Continue reading

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On the Importance of Being Two Faced: Production in the Classroom

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1) Irene Gustafson University of California Santa Cruz The publication of this teaching dossier and its inciting question, ‘Should I incorporate production assignments in to the syllabus?’, acknowledges a pressure, a sense of obligation, … Continue reading

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Paper Production: Using Preparation and DIY Strategies to Integrate Production on a Shoestring

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1) Anne Gilbert University of Kansas For many departments, incorporating production elements into courses on film and media theory, history, and criticism is a practical necessity. With their creative projects and glamorous post-graduation jobs, … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Ubiquitous Production

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1) Lauren S. Berliner University of Washington Bothell Academic programs have historically fallen into the trap of reifying traditional divisions between theory and practice and analysis and craft. A 2016 “state of the field” … Continue reading

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On Developing a Teaching Module on Arab Social Media

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1) Kimberly Katz, Towson University Laila Shereen Sakr, University of California Santa Barbara In 2011, when the uprisings broke out, many of us became glued to the news and grew hopeful for change in … Continue reading

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Integrating Production in Film and Media Courses/ Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1)

            Integrating Production in Film and Media Courses Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1)  Edited by Chera Kee and Maurizio Viano  Table of Contents On The Importance of Being Two Faced: Production in the Classroom by Irene … Continue reading

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Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier CFP:The integration of production and theory/history in Cinema and Media Studies courses

Call for Proposals:  The integration of production and theory/history in Cinema and Media Studies courses Deadline: December 15, 2015 Among the challenges confronting those of us teaching history/theory courses in Cinema and Media Studies is a relatively new set of … Continue reading

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Critical Pedagogies in Neoliberal Times / Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol. 3 (2)

      Critical Pedagogies in Neoliberal Times Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol. 3 (2) / Edited by Courtney Bailey and Julie Wilson Table of Contents I. Approaching the Neoliberal Teaching Scene The Classroom as a Space of Resistance: Disrupting … Continue reading

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