An Interdisciplinary Journal of Experience, Perception, and Display
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Screen Bodies is a peer-reviewed journal focusing on the intersection of Screen Studies and Body Studies across disciplines, institutions, and media. It is a forum promoting research on various aspects of embodiment on and in front of screens through articles, reviews, and interviews. The journal considers moving and still images, whether from the entertainment industry, information technologies, or news and media outlets, including cinema, television, the internet, and gallery spaces. It investigates the private experiences of portable and personal devices and the institutional ones of medical and surveillance imaging. Screen Bodies addresses the portrayal, function, and reception of bodies on and in front of screens from the perspectives of gender and sexuality, feminism and masculinity, trans* studies, queer theory, critical race theory, cyborg studies, and dis/ability studies.
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Volume 2, Issue 1, Summer 2017
Introduction: “Screening Vulnerability”
“There’s Nothing Makeup Cannot Do”: Women Beauty Vloggers’ Self-Representations and #thepowerofmakeup
Before and After Ghostcatching: Animation, Primitivism, and the Choreography of Vitality
Passing for Children in Cate Shortland’s Lore
On Shock Therapy: Modernist Aesthetics and American Underground Film
“A Compassionate Look”: A Journey Inside
The Afterglow of Women’s Pornography in Post-Digital China
By Katrien Jacobs
Reviewed by Ling Tang
Queer Nostalgia in Cinema and Pop Culture
By Gilad Padva
Reviewed by Jun Zubillaga-Pow
Recycled Stars: Female Film Stardom in the Age of Television and Video. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015.
By Mary R. Desjardins
Reviewed by Hans Rollman
Virtual Intimacies: Media, Affect, and Queer Sociality. New York: SUNY Press, 2016.
By Shaka McGlotten
Reviewed by Amber Jamilla Musser
Hitchcock’s Objects as Subjects: The Significance of Things on Screen. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2016.
By Marc Raymond Strauss
Reviewed by Shannon Scott
Explicit Utopias: Rewriting The Sexual in Women’s Pornography. Albany: SUNY Press, 2015.
By Amalia Ziv
Reviewed by Kristen Sollée
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