Author: Film Quarterly

Spring 2023: Volume 76, Number 3

Madubuko Diakité’s Radical Documentary

Power Dynamics in TV Tech Dramas

Dossier: The “Black Infinite” in
Dumbo, St. Louis Blues, Atlantique(s),
Exterminate All The Brutes, and T

Columns: Viola’s Body, Female Empowerment in Physical, and Telling Latin America’s Histories

Page Views: Uncomfortable Television

PAGE VIEWS LIVE: A Conversation with Jean Ma

Film Quarterly’s original webinar series showcasing the best in recent film and media studies publications continued on March 6th with a conversation between Page Views editor Bruno Guaraná (Boston University) and Jean Ma (Stanford University) about her new book, At the Edges of Sleep: Moving Images and Somnolent Spectators (University of California Press, 2022). Moderated by FQ editor-in-chief B. Ruby Rich.

Webinar: The New Disability Media – Part I

On February 10th, Film Quarterly explored new directions in disability film and media in part one of its two-part webinar series (part two hosted on February 24th) discussing its special dossier “The New Disability Media” (Winter 2022) co-presented with NYU’s Center for Disability Studies and Center for Media, Culture & History.  With Neta Alexander (Colgate University), Reid Davenport (I Didn’t See You There), Jordan Lord (Shared Resources), Mara Mills (NYU), and Pooja Rangan (Amherst College). Moderated by dossier co-editors B. Ruby Rich (Film Quarterly), Faye Ginsburg (NYU) and Lawrence Carter-Long (DisArt).

Julia Child in Three Acts

In 1962, a middle-aged cookbook author named Julia Child made an impromptu omelet on educational television. On the program “I’ve Been Reading” to discuss her new book, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, she commanded a hot plate and whisked up lunch for the tweed-clad academic host.