Posts Tagged ‘film studies’

I’m leaving Madison today, after a few days of nostalgic rushes and chances to catch up with a range of friends, old and new. I haven’t been back to Madison for 8 years, and while much has changed, I still felt like all the faces I saw on the street were familiar. The basic Madison […]


Not that they need any advertising, but I wanted to highlight this entry on David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson’s blog about the history of His Girl Friday. It’s a great account of how works like films outlive their initial moments, a process I’ve studied for television programs in my book using the term “cultural life” […]


For the past two years, I’ve served on the Society for Cinema & Media Studies Public Policy Committee. I encouraged SCMS to form the committee, following the impetus emerging out of the Television Studies Interest Group, as motivated primarily to tackle the issues of copyright and fair use as it impacts the field of film […]