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      articles + chapters​

“Sleeping in the Movie Theater (After Wanda Goronski)”

in Shanay Jhaveri, ed.  

Night Fever: Film and Photography After Dark

Sweden: Cornerhouse/ Shoestring Publisher, 2024.

"Conjuring the cinematic pissoir"

World Picture 14 "Spell"

Summer 2023

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"Energetics and Erotics: On Schneemann's Cinema"

in Lotte Johnson & Chris Bayley, eds.

Carolee Schneemann: Body Politics,

New Haven: Yale University Press, 2022.

"Cinema of the Grandmother"

in Erika Balsom and Hila Peleg, eds.

Feminist Worldmaking and the Moving Image

London: MIT Press, 2022.

“Women They Talk About”

in Erika Balsom & Robert Leckie, eds.

Peggy Ahwesh: Vision Machines

Bristol: Mousse/Spike Island Press, 2021. 34-51.

"The Bed (Andy Warhol & Danny Williams, 1965)" 

in John Hanhardt, ed.

The Films of Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonne 1963-1965

New York: Yale University Press/ Whitney Museum of American Art, 2021. 

Book winner of the 2022 Kraszna-Krausz Moving Image Book Award

"The Body as Apparatus: Doris Wishman's Double Agent 73"

(revised, with new introduction)

in Alicia Kozma and Finley Freibert, eds.

The Films of Doris Wishman

Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2021.

Attachment Road: No Sex Last Night & American Honey

in Shanay Jhaveri, ed.  

America: Films from Elsewhere

Mumbai: The Shoestring Publisher, 2019. 466-493. 

"Wanda's Slowness: Enduring Insignificance

in Ivone Margulies & Jeremi Szaniawski, eds.

On Women’s Films: Across Worlds and Generations

London: Bloomsbury, 2019. 27-48.

“Introduction: Sex and the Materiality of Adult Media”

Feminist Media Histories

5.2 (Spring 2019), 1-18.

“Microhistories and Materiality in Adult Film History, or the Case of Erotic Salad

in David Church & Eric Schaefer, eds.

"In Focus: Why Adult Film History Matters"

Journal of Cinema and Media Studies 

58.1. (Fall 2018) 147-152.

Promiscuous Histories, Materialist Theories, Speculative Poetics”

Cinema Journal, 57.2. (Winter 2018) 121-125.

“Global Cinemas in a Time of Networks”

in Gorfinkel and Williams, eds. 

Global Cinema Networks 

Rutgers University Press, 2018. 1-22.

“Sex, Sensation and Nonhuman Interiority in Under the Skin"

Jump Cut, No. 57 (Fall 2016). 6782 words.

“Exhausted Drift: Austerity, Dispossession & the Politics of Slow in Kelly Reichardt’s Meek's Cutoff

in Tiago de Luca and Nuno Jorge Barrado, eds., 

Slow Cinema

Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2015.​

Secretary: Purple Pose, Indie Masochism, Bruised Romance”

in Claire Perkins and Constantine Verevis, ed. 

U.S. Independent Cinema after 1989: Possible Films  

Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2015. 165-176.

“Corpse, Corpus, Contingency: On Peggy Ahwesh’s ‘Deadman’ Trilogy”


Vol. 55, No. 4 (Winter 2014). 514-521.

“Wet Dreams: Erotic Film Festivals of the Early 1970s and the Utopian Sexual Public Sphere” (revised)

in Eric Schaefer, ed.

Sex Scene: Media and the Sexual Revolution.

Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2014. 126-150.

Seduction Time: Radley Metzger’s Score and the Utopian Gesture

in Jesse Pires, ed. 

Free to Love: The Cinema of the Sexual Revolution,

Philadelphia: International House Publications, 2014. 44-59.

Film After Cinema: Sandra Gibson & Luis Recoder’s Light Spill and Museal Materialism

INCITE: Journal of Experimental Media,

No. 4 (Fall 2013). 226-234.

“'Weariness, Waiting': Enduration and Art Cinema’s Tired Bodies

Discourse: Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media & Culture 

Vol. 34, No. 2-3

(Spring/Fall 2012 [Fall 2013]). 311-347.

The Body’s Failed Labor: Performance Work in Sexploitation Cinema

Framework: The Journal of Cinema & Media 

Vol. 53, No. 1 (Spring 2012.)  79-98.

Impossible, Impolitic: Fear Eats the Soul and Fassbinder’s Asynchronous Bodies

in Brigitte Peucker, ed.  

A Companion to Rainer Werner Fassbinder,

Hoboken: Wiley Blackwell, 2012. 502-515.

“Introduction: The Work of the Image: Cinema, Labor, Aesthetics” (Dossier Introduction)

Framework: The Journal of Cinema & Media,

Vol. 53, No. 1 (Spring 2012.) 41-46.

“Dated Sexuality: Anna Biller’s Viva and the Retrospective Life of Sexploitation Cinema” 

Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture & Media Studies 78.

Volume 26, No. 3 December 2011. 94-135.

“Tales of Times Square: Sexploitation’s Secret History of Place”

in Rhodes and Gorfinkel, eds.

Taking Place: Location & the Moving Image

Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2011. 55-76.

“Introduction: The Matter of Places”

with John David Rhodes

in Rhodes and Gorfinkel, eds.

Taking Place: Location & the Moving Image

Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2011. vii-xxv

“Arousal in Ruins: The Color of Love and the Haptic Object of Film History" 

World Picture 4, Arousal Issue

No. 4. (April 2010). (9340 words, 19 pp.) 

“A Short History of Jay Schwartz’s The Secret Cinema”

in Andrea Grover & Ed Halter, eds.  

A Microcinema Primer: A Brief History of Small Cinemas 

Houston: Aurora Picture Show Press, 2009. 117-121.

"Shown in 16mm on a Giant Screen: Adventures in Alternative Exhibition with the Secret Cinema - An Interview with Jay Schwartz"

Framework: The Journal of Cinema & Media,

Vol. 49, No. 2, (Fall 2008.) 115-137. 

“Wet Dreams: Erotic Film Festivals of the Early 1970s and the Utopian Sexual Public Sphere” 

Framework: The Journal of Cinema & Media,

Vol. 47, No. 2, (Fall 2006.) 59-86. 

Honorable Mention, Katherine Singer Kovacs Essay Award, Society of Cinema and Media Studies, 2007


 “The Future of Anachronism: Todd Haynes and The Magnificent Andersons”

in Marijke de Valck and Malte Hagener, eds. 

Cinephilia: Movies, Love & Memory, 

Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam Press, 2005. 153-168.

“Radley Metzger's ‘Elegant Arousal’: Taste, Aesthetic Distinction, and Sexploitation”

in Xavier Mendik & Steven Schneider, eds.

Underground USA: Filmmaking Outside of the Hollywood Canon 

London: Wallflower Press, 2002. 26-39.

“The Body as Apparatus: Chesty Morgan Takes on the Academy”

in Graeme Harper and Xavier Mendik, eds.

Unruly Pleasures: The Cult Film and its Critics 

London: FAB Press, 2000. 155-169.

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