In Syndication

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Sunny community on a sliding doors bus on a rainy morning

Due to a recent car crash I’ve had to resort to walking and/or taking the bus to work, which is a huge novelty for me.  I text my friend from the buses I take in an exaggerated mock miserable Victor Meldrew character voice, complaining about the germ filled steamed up windows and the general forced sociability of the circumstance. ... read more »

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Introduction to ’12 Years a Slave’, The Watershed – 28.1.14

[Below is a written up version of what was spoken from the head, rather than recited from a script.
Introduction given at The Watershed, Bristol, 28 January 2014, 5.30pm] ... read more »

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Blogging (as) Feminist Digital Pedagogy

Enjoying a much-deserved drink with highly-Twitterate Jesse Daniels after a few days of talk, workshops, and video dialogues in Ann Arbor about Feminist Digital Pedagogy, we were discussing the changing culture of blogging, and other social media forms in relation to our own ever-changing digital metronomes. ... read more »

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The Politics of Magic

The website for the journal Scope is currently down, so I’m re-posting my 2009 essay “The Politics of Magic” here. The Politics of Magic: Fantasy Media, Technology, and Nature in the 21st Century Abstract The 2000’s have seen an unprecedented boom in fantasy media – including hit films, games, comics and novels – and a […]

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Multi-Modal (Peer) Writing annd Review

These are loose ideas to initiate conversation with Julia Lesage and friends from ADA .It will be a live, online conversation on, January 17: Multimodal Editing and the Future (join us)! ... read more »

A Few Thoughts on Improving the SCMS Conference

Recently, I looked over the preliminary program for the Society for Cinema & Media Studies conference in March, so I could book travel arrangements for Seattle. Normally this would create excitement—I’ve been to most SCMS conferences since 1996, and it’s usually a great event to see old friends, meet new people, and hopefully hear some interesting research. But looking over this program caused flashbacks to last year’s conference, which was probably my least favorite ever. ... read more »

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Facing Down the DST/DS Divide

My Visual Research Methods course has ended, and as ever, my grad students in a range of programs at CGU have done inspiring and inventive work to wrap up this class which pushes traditional Humanities grad students to roll up their sleeves, work with their hands, imagine new audiences and formats, and think about academic labor and standards using new rubrics. ... read more »

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Fantasy & Science Fiction Media, Spring 2014

FILM 4280/6280, Spring 2014 Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00-2:15 PM, 401 Langdale Screenings Tuesdays, 11:00 AM-12:50 PM, 406 Arts & Humanities   Ted Friedman 25 Park Place #1017     Course Description How do we dream our visions of the future? How do we explore our fantasies of the past?   Science fiction […]

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Senior Seminar: Convergence Culture, Spring 2014

Film 4910, Spring 2014 4910-010: Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:30-3:45, Classroom South 325 4910-015: Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30-6:45, Classroom South 506   Ted Friedman Office: 25 Park Place #1017 Email: Twitter: Website:   Course Description Media today are converging, as the boundaries that divide movies, TV, games, computers and phones blur. Likewise, the […]

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Documentary, Ethics, Service Learning

To follow up my post on my junior seminar, I’ll quickly add a copy of my course schedule for my Introduction to Film course. In the English department, we have adapted the Intro course so that it will fit into the “ethics and civic engagement” competency for the new core curriculum here at Fayetteville State. ... read more »