“‘I was scared to death'”

October 31, 2007

The Américo Paredes Center for Cultural Studies presents “‘I was Scared to Death’: A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Genre Studies,” a talk by Radio/Television/Film professor Janet Staiger.

Wednesday, November 7, 12-2pm
E. P. Schoch building – EPS 1.128
University of Texas at Austin

Professor Staiger is the author of several books in media studies, including Media Reception Studies (NYU Press, 2005), Perverse Spectators: The Practices of Film Reception (NYU Press, 2000), and Bad Women: Regulating Sexuality in Early American Cinema (University of Minnesota Press, 1995). She is currently working on a project tentatively titled “Formulas, Affects, and Inflections: A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Film Genre.” This continues her work on gender and sexuality, reception, and institutional studies as part of understanding film and media in culture.


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