Service

À nos amours (Maurice Pialat, 1983)

To the Institution

EVENTS (CO-)ORGANIZED

Film festivals:

Tournées Film Festival| Goucher College | Winter 2020

New Directions in Documentary Film Festival & Symposium Keynote Address by Albert Maysles; Special Honorees Su Friedrich and Debra Chasnoff; Wellesley College, October 19-25, 2009

Class visits:

Dr. Maggie Hennefeld | Emerson College | October 28, 2021

Dr. Timothy Shary | Emerson College | October 14, 2021

Dr. Jennifer Moorman | Emerson College | April 8, 2021

Hamza Walker | Emerson College | March 25, 2021

Lizzie Borden | Emerson College | February 25, 2021

Desiree Akhavan | Emerson College & Wellesley College | November 30, 2020

Dr. Maya Montañez Smukler | Emerson College | November 4, 2020

Dr. Cornel West | Emerson College | October 10, 2020

Jenni Olson | Emerson College | October 5, 2020

Laylah Ali | Goucher College | March 13, 2019

Alison Bagnall, University of the Arts, November 20, 2015

Cheryl Dunye, UCLA, spring 2007

Screening events:

The Gleaners & I screening and discussion with Memefest co-founder Oliver Vodeb | Goucher College | November 5, 2019

A Long Way from Home screening and discussion with Kavery Kaul, Goucher College, April 5, 2018

In Country screening and discussion with Mike Attie, University of the Arts, October 6, 2015

Girlfriends screening and discussion with Claudia Weill, Wellesley College, October 19, 2011

Boys Don’t Cry 10th anniversary screening and discussion with Christine Vachon, Wellesley College, February 18-19, 2010

UCLA Crank Film Series screening of Parting Glances and I Don’t Know, May 7, 2008.

Conferences:

Planning Committee, Women’s Liberation Conference, Boston University, March 27-29, 2014

Co-curricular initiatives:

Co-Instructor, Graduate Consortium in Women’s Studies, 2011-2013, developed course “Understanding Pornography,” taught Fall 2013

Faculty Seminar with Professor Laura Mulvey, Wellesley College, 2008-2009

Graduate Student Advisor, UCLA Collegium of University Teaching Fellows, 2007

Research Assistant to UCLA Professor Janet Bergstrom, 2003-2007
Copy-edited book on Chantal Akerman and Film History’s “1927” issue.
Compiled bibliography/filmography on Jean Renoir.
Developed departmental website content and alumni networking database.

COMMITTEE REPRESENTATION

Emerson College: Equity and Cultural Climate Committee (2020-)

Goucher College: Lectures & Fellowships Committee (2019-2021) | Visiting Artist Faculty Planning Subcommittee (2017-2019) | Internship Fellowships Committee (2019-2020) | Phi Beta Kappa Awards Committee (2019) | Faculty Sponsor, LGBT+ Media Exchange (2017-2018) | Faculty Scholarship Presentations Planning Committee (2017-2018) | Recent Graduate Trustee Screening Committee (2018) | Visiting Assistant Professor Search Committee (2016-2017) | Faculty Sponsor, Film Club (2016-2018) | LGBTQIA Faculty Representative (2016-2018) | Faculty Reviewer, Verge journal of undergraduate nonfiction writing (2016-2018)

University of the Arts: Honorary Awards Committee | Assistant Professor of Film & Video Faculty Search Committee | University Committee on Academic Technology | Liberal Arts Course and Curriculum Committee (all 2014-2015)

Party Girl (Daisy von Scherler Mayer, 1995)

To the Profession

Editor-in-Chief, New Review of Film and Television Studies, 2020-present. “Declaration of Principles”

Co-sponsor, SCMS TV SIG Graduate Student Essay Contest, 2019- | Juror and Co-sponsor, Chris Holmlund SCMS Queer Caucus Graduate Student Writing Prize, 2018, 2020-

Society for Cinema and Media Studies: Alex Doty Mentorship Programme, Queer and Trans Caucus, 2021 – | Student Writing Award Committee, 2015-2016 | Boston Conference Host Committee, 2011-2012 | Queer Caucus Member, 2007- | Women’s Caucus Member, 2007-

MEMBERSHIPS: British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies; GALECA: Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics; Society for Cinema and Media Studies

Peer Reviewer, French Screen Studies (2021) | Celebrity Studies (2020) | Bloomsbury Publishing (2015, 2018, 2020) | Open Library of Humanities (2018) | differences (2017) | Journal of Bisexuality (2017) | Rutgers University Press (2016) | Peter Lang Publishing (2016) | Signs (2016) | Transformative Works and Cultures (2016) | Television and New Media (2015-16) | Criticism (2015) | University of Texas Press (2014) | Sexualities (2012) | Mediascape (2010)

PROMOTIONAL ENDORSEMENTS

The City in American Cinema: Film and Postindustrial Culture, ed. Johan Andersson and Lawrence Webb. Bloomsbury, 2019.

Serious Excess: Women, Camp and Popular Culture, Katrin Horn. Palgrave, 2018.

Screen Lessons: What We Have Learned from Teachers in Television and in the Movies, ed. Mary M. Dalton and Laura S. Linder. Peter Lang, 2017.

Fade to Gray: Aging in American Cinema, Timothy Shary and Nancy McVittie. UT Press, 2016.

Editorial Intern, Cineaste, 2000-2001
Corresponded with authors and publicists. Took editorial minutes.
Still photograph archivist. Processed submissions, back issue orders,
and subscriptions. Regular contributor since 2001.

Enlightened (HBO, 2011-13)

To the Community

Juror, Documentary Features, Outfest Film Festival, Los Angeles, 2008