Film Studies Adjunct Professor Kimberley Dawn Monteyne Publishes!
Film Studies Adjunct Professor (FIST 210 + FST 220) Kimberley Dawn Monteyne’ s article has come out in the Cinema Journal (soon to be re-named the Journal of Cinema and Media Studies) issue 58 and has written new research on women, the gothic and car culture in film. The article is titled “From the Problem of Soul to a Carnival of Souls–The Truncated Road Film, Gothic Automobiles, and Dangerous Women Drivers.”
Dr. Kimberley Monteyne BA, MA (UBC); PhD (NYU)
Kimberley Monteyne’s research interests are primarily rooted in American media and social history and include gothic cinema, educational film, teen film, the intersection between public health policy and media culture, and representations of African American communities – from nineteenth century prints to recent hip hop movies. She completed a PhD in Cinema Studies at New York University (2009) and has published a book entitled Hip Hop on Film: Performance Culture, Urban Space, and Genre Transformation in the 1980s, which won the Peter C. Rollins Award (best book on American film and television 2014) and was named both an Outstanding Academic Title and a Significant University Press Title for Undergraduates by Choice, a publication of the American Library Association.
Her current book project, Gothic Consumerism in American Media Culture, examines the intersection of gender, consumer practices, and gothic tropes in post-World War II Hollywood cinema, educational films, and television. She is also completing an article on the use of Hollywood celebrities in promoting health education for children during the Progressive Era.
Dr. Monteyne’s current and past courses include: Teen Film, New American Gothic: Spectres of Evil and Redemption in Recent US Cinema, The French New Wave, Early Cinema: A Survey of International Silent Screen Culture and Film and the City.