New(s) & Upcoming

Trust (Hal Hartley, 1990)

In spring 2023, I’ll be Faculty in Residence at Emerson Los Angeles.

My Queer Film Classics volume on Desiree Akhavan’s Appropriate Behavior will be published by McGill-Queen’s University Press in fall 2022.

In spring 2022, I’ll be a U.S. Fulbright Scholar in the Department of American Studies at the University of Innsbruck, Austria.

My edited collection After “Happily Ever After”: Romantic Comedy in the Post-Romantic Age is available from Wayne State University Press; I spoke with The Screen Show about it,  took part in the Bryant Park Reading Room’s Reel Talks series, and published this Letter to the Editor in The Boston Globe.

My new book Provocauteurs and Provocations: Screening Sex in 21st Century Media is available from Indiana University Press; I spoke with Ms. magazine writer Michele Meek and appeared on Sunday Extra with Julian Morrow, wrote a thinkpiece for The Conversation (reprinted in Salon) about sex scenes in the contemporary age, and was quoted in articles on and Mashable.

I was quoted in this article about the algorithm age of screen spectatorship for ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corp.) Arts.

I appear in an episode of Be Kind Rewind devoted to women directors nominated for Oscars.

I participated in “Visible: Out on Television”: an LGBTQ TV Roundtable for Los Angeles Review of Books.

I guest edited a special issue of New Review of Film and Television Studies on “Radical Romantic Comedy,” also my first issue as the journal’s third and newest Editor.

I received a Tourneés Film Festival Grant that funded a French Transnational Film Festival, that took place Feb. 5-March 25, 2020 at Goucher College.

I was quoted about representations of bisexuality in contemporary popular culture in articles in Now This News, The i, Longreads, Vox and about contemporary representations of bisexuality on screen.

The collection The Age of Netflix (McFarland, 2017), in which my essay on Orange Is the New Black appears, has been reprinted in Korea.

My annual favorite films lists are included in Senses of Cinema‘s World Polls for 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, and 2015.

I reported on the 45th Telluride Film Festival for Senses of Cinema.

I was an invited plenary panelist at the British Academy-sponsored series “Imagining ‘We’ in the Age of ‘I’: Romance and Social Bonding in Contemporary Culture” at the University of Warwick, U.K., September 28-29, 2018.

I contributed to the Los Angeles Review of Books‘ symposium on the sixth and final season of HBO series Girls.

Stranger by the Lake (Alain Guiraudie, 2013)

The Itinerant Cinephile was quoted about Il Cinema Ritrovatro’s Casablanca screening on Fandor’s Keyframe Daily blog.

An excerpt from The B Word is featured on the In the Life LGBT Research Portal of the UCLA Film & Television Archive website.

I was quoted about Under the Skin in the Film Comment 2014 Readers’ Poll.

I commented on “Weinergate” for The Boston Globe.

I’ve written an Indiana University Press blog post about bisexuality in Baz Luhrman’s The Great Gatsby (2013).

I commented on bisexual celebrities in The Advocate.

I am quoted in a story on bisexual women in television on

I commented on representations of un/deremployed young women in contemporary TV for Jezebel.

Happy Together (Wong Kar-wai, 1997)
Happy Together (Wong Kar-wai, 1997)