ALEXANDRA JEANNE JUHASZ
New York University:
Doctoral dissertation with Bob Stam, Faye Ginsburg, Paul Arthur:
Awarded 1993 Society for Cinema Studies' First Prize, "Dissertation Award."
Whitney Independent Studio Program:
TEACHING AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
Bryn Mawr College
Blackwell Companion to Film Studies: Documentary and Documentary Histories.
Learning from YouTube (2011, The MIT Press).
F is for Phony: Fake Documentary and Truth's Undoing
Women of Vision: Histories in Feminist Media
ARTICLES PUBLISHED IN BOOKS (1999-Present)
"So Many Alternatives: The Alternative AIDS Video Movement,"
ARTICLES PUBLISHED IN JOURNALS
"Forgetting AIDS," ACT UP 25 Forum, Quarterly Journal of Speech (forthcoming 2012).
"An Archive of Process," Otis College of Art catalogue for Art of the Woman's Building (forthcoming).
"a la la la archive," GLQ (forthcoming, Fall 2011).
"Postscript," written as Advisory Editor for Special Issue on Video Research Methodology,
"Learning The 5 Lessons of YouTube," Cinema Journal 48:2 (Winter 2009),
"MP:Me: Variant of a Manifesta," in "Experiments in Documentary," special issue of Millennium Film Journal, ed. Lucas Hilderbrand with Lynne Sachs, no. 51 (Fall 2008).
"Introduction," and guest editor for Corpus V: Women, Gay Men and AIDS (March 2006).
"Video Remains: Nostalgia, Technology, and Queer Archive Activism,"
"Feminist History Making and Video Remains: A Dialogue with Antoinette Burton," Jump Cut, 48 (Winter 2006).
"The Future Was Then: Re-investing in Feminist Media and Politics," Camera Obscura special issue, "Archive for the Future" (forthcoming).
"The Crisis in Publishing, In Focus," editor of and contributor to collection of writings for Cinema Journal 44: 3 (Spring 2005).
"No Woman is an Object: Realizing the Feminist Collaborative Video," camera obscura 54
"Victim Stories: Documenting Pain, Punishment, Prison and Power," Studies in Law, Politics and Society 30 (2004): 247-260. Special volume, Punishment, Politics and Culture.
"My Sundance: A Global Communist Dispatch," five commissioned columns as "Artist of the Week" for L'Humanite, a French daily newspaper, January 28 - February 1, 2002.
"Reality Bytes: Unmaking the Real World in Reality TV," RES 3:4 (2001): 54-55.
"Its About Autonomy Stupid: Sexuality in Feminist Video," Sexualities 2:3 (August 1999): 333-342.
"Making AIDS Video as Radical Pedagogy," Radical Teacher, 50, special issue on media, Linda Dittmar, ed. (Spring 1997): 23-29.
"Knowing Each Other Through AIDS Video," Connected: Engagements With Media, ed. George Marcus (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996): 195-220.
"The Power and Pleasure of Seeing Science: Knowing AIDS Through the Televised Science Documentary," in Corrine Squire, ed., Women, Psychology and AIDS (London: Sage Press, 1993): 150-164.
"So Many Alternatives: The Alternative AIDS Video Movement," Cineaste 20:4 (1994): 32-41.
"They Said We Wanted to Show Reality, All I Want to Show is My Video: The Politics of Feminist, Realist, Documentaries," Screen 35:2 (Summer 1994): 171-190.
"Our Auto-Bodies, Ourselves: Representing Real Women in Feminist Video," Afterimage (February 1994): 10-14. Reprinted in Spanish: "Nuestros autocuerpos, Nostras mismas" (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1998).
"WAVE in the Media Environment: Camcorder Activism and the Making of HIV TV," camera obscura, 28, Imaging Technologies/Inscribing Science I (Fall 1992): 135-152.
"Shifting Communities/Forming Alliances," FELIX, 1:3 (Spring 1992): 60-63.
"From Within: Alternative AIDS Media By Women," Praxis 3, special issue, "AIDS/Abortion/Antibodies" (1992): 23-46.
"Invitation Without Hospitality: Exhibition Review of Satellite Cultures," Visual Anthropology, 4 (October, 1991): 443-450.
"Camcorder Politics," Cinematograph, 4 (1991): 79-86.
"Representing Control: The Dismantling of Womens Sexual Liberation Through Mainstream AIDS Documentary," Journal of Sex Research, 1 (February 1990): 25-46.
"Constructing Authority: Documentary Form and AIDS," Video Guide, 10: 3-4 (November 1989): 10-11. Publication in conjunction with screenings of AIDS tapes by the Satellite Video Exchange Society, Vancouver, Canada.
PUBLICATIONS ON THE INTERNET
"Aca-fandom and Beyond," a conversation with Derek Kompare and Jay Bushman,”
"Fred Rant," Transformative Works and Cultures, special issue on Fan/Remix Video
"PerpiTube: Repurposing Social Media Spaces," co-curated with Pato Hebert, on YouTube and
"Distraction Span: Technologies of Productive Disruption," co-editor with Brian Goldfarb,
"A Conversation with Alexandra Juhasz," CulturalStudies podcast (2011).
"AIDS Video: to Dream and Dance with the Censor"
"The Views of the Feminist Archive", FLOW 11:14 (2010)
"On the On-Line Publishing and Re-Purposing of Learning from YouTube"
Introduction to "Visual Culture Video Essays: collage of three student videos from Visual Research Methods course," AudioVisual Thinking 2:2, 2010.
"A Lesbian Collective Aesthetic: Making and Teaching The OWLS"
"The Increasingly UnProductive Fake", No More Potlucks 4 (July-August 2009).
"Learning the 5 Lessons of YouTube",
MEDIA PRAXIS: A Radical Website Integrating Theory, Politics, and Production.
"Learning from YouTube: An Interview with Alexandra Juhasz,"
"Teaching on YouTube," OpenCulture, February 22, 2008.
"Commentary: Learning from Fred", Teacher's College Record, September 08, 2008.
Blog: Media Praxis, Media Praxis. Summer 2007-present.
YouTube. Fall 2007-present.
SELECTED PAPERS PRESENTED AT ACADEMIC CONFERENCES
National Ethnic Studies Assoc., Illusions of Equality and Freedom on YouTube, 2011.
SCMS: Media Futures Workshop, 2011.
Visible Evidence: Institutionalized Lesbian Cinema and its Revolutionary Roots, 2010.
Digital Media and Learning Conference: Queer You(th) Tube (via YouTube), 2010.
SCMS: Queer Mentorship: The Future of LGBTQ Film Studies, 2010.
American Studies Association: Contradictions of a Process Archive, 2009.
Visible Evidence: An Archive of Process: Women's Building Video, 2009.
College Art Association: YouTube's Ironic Free-Fall, 2009.
Future of Writing: Learning from YouTube, UCI, 2008.
OURMedia7, Ghana: What YouTube Teaches Activists, 2008.
AIDS/ART/WORK, Visual AIDS, CLAGS: To Dream with the Censor, 2008.
Console-ing Passions: Learning from Learning from YouTube, 2008.
SCMS: MP:me: Variant of a Manifesta and Creating Complex Expression of YouTube, 2008.
NITTLE: Learning from YouTube, 2008.
Int. Comm. Assoc.: Queer Realism on You Tube, May 2007.
SCMS: Teaching Media Praxis: Integrating Theory, Politics and Practice, March 2007.
Flow: Roundtable on Media Publishing, October 2006.
SCMS: "From the Scenes of Drag Queens: Todd Haynes, Genre and Queer Love," 2006.
Visible Evidence: "Media Praxis Repressed! The Consolidation of Cinema Studies" 2005.
National Critics Conference: "Missing in Action: AIDS Video Writing," May 2005.
SCMS: Chair and paper, "Remembering AIDS Video." March 2005.
Interdisciplinarity and Social Justice: Pitzer College, "Media Praxis," February 2005.
SCS: "Representing Trauma Responsibly," May 2002.
Western States Communication Association: "Video and the Public Sphere,"
MIT Digital Cinema Conference: "Lessons from Feminist Media History," October 2000.
Visible Evidence: "Activist Video, Learning from Feminist Media History," August 1999.
Society for Cinema Studies: "Queers, Jews, Representation." Panel chair, March 1998.
SPE Regional Conference on Beauty: "Inter-Racial Beauty in
Visible Evidence: "Making Feminist Film History," September 1997.
Queer Conventions, U.C. Riverside: "Inter-racial Desire in
Duke Journal of Womens Law and Policy Conference on Gender and AIDS:
AAA: "Producing Queerness: New Queer Cinema and Cultural Activism," November 1996.
Society for Cinema Studies: "Above and Beyond the New Queer Cinema," March 1996.
Society for Cinema Studies: "Bad Girls Video: Badder Than Who?" March 1995.
OutWrite: "My Life as a Gay Man/Living as a Lesbian," with Robert Reid-Pharr, March 1995
Visible Evidence: "Identity, Community and AIDS Video," August 1994.
Visible Evidence: First Annual Conference on Documentary:
Society for Cinema Studies: Workshop Organizer, "Representing Womens Health: Appropriating Imaging Technologies for Video Activism," February 1993.
Console-ing Passions: "Constructing Identity Through Alternative AIDS Media," 1992.
Society for Cinema Studies: "Seeing Safer Sex: Resistance, Negotiation, Dread," April 1992.
Ohio University Film Conference: "Sound and Silence in Alternative AIDS Media."
Society for Cinema Studies: Chair for panel, "Representing AIDS Culture." Talk presented: "Women of the AIDS Culture Represent Themselves." May 1991.
Ohio University Film Conference on Documentary: Chair for panel, "Community Produced Video." Paper presented: "Camcorder Politics." November 1990.
Society for the Scientific Study of Sex: Workshop Leader for "Representing Women's Sexuality in Sex Education and Sex Therapy Videos." November 1990.
Society for Cinema Studies: "Seeing Control: The Representation of Womens Sexuality in Mainstream AIDS Documentary." May, 1990.
Swarthnore, Haverford, Bryn Mawr: Re: Humanities 12, Keynote Speaker, 2012.
Rutgers, Distinguished Lecture Series at the Institute for Research on Women, 2011.
Concordia HIV/AIDS Project, Featured Distinguished Speaker, 2011.
USC Vectors Summer Digital Humanities Institute, Writing Online, 2011.
Getty Museum, Diversions and Diversity: New Publics in Los Angeles, 2011
UC Irvine, Composing ThirdTube, 2011.
CGU, Learning from YouTube, 2011.
University of Toronto: YouTube or ThirdTube: Democracy, and the Digital Divide, 2011
OCADU: Towards ThirdTube: Feminist Online Self-Reflexive Critical Pedagogy, 2011
NYU: Towards ThirdTube: Feminist Online Self-Reflexive Critical Pedagogy, 2011.
Women in View: Sex, Money, Media: Keynote Speaker, Simon Fraser University, 2010.
UC Berkeley: Women, Poverty and Globalization Series, Revolt on YouTube, 2010.
USC: Vectors, Summer Humanities Institute, Publishing Learning from YouTube, 2010.
Carnegie Mellon: Center for Arts in Society, Collaboration in Media Studies, 2010.
UCSD: Youth Media, Sensory Ability, and Visual Culture: Learning from Fred, 2010.
UC Riverside: The Corpus of Corpus, 2010.
Brown University, Animating Archives, "Publishing Learning from YouTube," 2009.
USCS: New Trends in Media Studies Speaker's Series, "Publishing Learning from YouTube, 2009.
Boston University: Ulrike Ottinger Symposium: A Critical Symposium, 2009.
Harvard University: Activism, Art and the AIDS Crisis, Remarks, 2009.
University of Iowa: Keynote address, Avant-Doc: Intersections of the Avant-Garde and Documentary, "Irony is Ubiquitous," 2009.
Elearn: Invited Speaker, AACE, "Five Lessons of YouTube," 2008.
UC Riverside: AIDS, Memory and Activism. 2008.
CUNY Grad Center, CLAGS, AIDS/Art/Work, 2008.
Fowler Museum, UCLA, To Dream and Dance with the Censor: AIDS Video, 2008.
LACE, Institutions at Risk (Cultural Institutions and the AIDS Crisis), 2008.
USC: DIY Summit, The State of the Art, Learning from YouTube, 2008.
Pacific Film Archive, F is for Phony, 2008.
University of Oregon: Screening and faculty seminar on Black Male Sexuality, 2007.
Claremont Graduate University: Bradshaw Conference, Politics of Culture, 2007.
Irvine: Keywords: Immunity: 2006.
Cal Arts: AIDS and Video, 2006.
UCLA: Symposium: Out of the Closet, Into the Vaults: 2006.
Scripps Humanities Institute: F is for Phony: 2005.
UCSB: Keynote Speaker, Looking Beyond the Written Word, "Media Praxis," 2005.
Rutgers University, History Department: Memory, Race and the Archive: 2005.
UCLA, Make Art/Stop AIDS: 2004.
Fire in the Library, Conversations on the Future: Organized by Eugenia Butler, 2004.
Ohio University, Feminist Activist Video, 2004.
Middlebury College: Women and Prison, 2003.
Reelife: College of Sante Fe, 2002.
4th Women's Film Festival in Soeul: Activist Video, 2002.
Queer Graduation: Selected Speaker, Claremont Colleges, 2002.
Pomona College: Documentary and Sociology Conference, 2002.
Amherst College: "Naming Prairie and Making Family," 2002.
UC Riverside: Sexualities and Knowledges, featured speaker, 2002.
University of Wyoming: "Trauma and Video," 2001.
Persistent Vision: "Fever in the Archive," 2001.
Guggenheim Museum: "Fever in the Archive," AIDS Activist Video Retrospective, 2000.
Outfest: panel moderator, "Lesbianism, Feminism, Film: Where are We Now?" 1999.
USC: "Making Alternative Film: The Watermelon Woman," September 1998.
Outfest: "Violence in Queer Cinema," July 1998.
San Francisco Camerawork: "Representing AIDS in a New Decade," June 1998.
CGU: "20 Short Revelations About Feminist Film and Video History," April 1998.
University of Rochester, "AIDS, Feminist History and Black Lesbian Film," October 1998.
Womens Studies Film Festival, Oakland University: featured speaker, Fall 1997.
USC, graduate course on Video with Professor Michael Renov, Summer 1997.
USC, "Out of Bounds: Minorities in Film," The Watermelon Woman, 1997.
Independent Feature Project/West, 1997 Independent Financing Conference, April 1997.
NYU, Media, Culture, and Humanities Center: "Autobahn Straight to the Center:
USC: Screening and discussion of The Watermelon Woman, December 1996.
UCLA: The Watermelon Woman, lesbian film class, Womens Studies, April 1996.
UCLA: "AIDS TV," symposium on media and activism, Film Studies, March 1996.
Cal State San Bernadino: "Feminist Film and Video," November 1995.
Hampshire College: Workshop on activist video, September 1994.
Temple University: MFA Colloquium, presentation on feminist and AIDS video, May 1994.
Trenton State University: "AIDS TV: Women and Video," February 1994.
Temple Communications Dept. Colloquium: "Video Art and Activism," April 1993.
Bryn Mawr College: "Pleasure and Danger in Womens Pornography," March 1993.
Columbia University Film Seminar: Respondent for paper presented by Ella Shohat,
Bryn Mawr College: "Hateful Images: Women's Bodies in the Media," Oct. and Nov. 1992.
University of Rochester Screening, Series of New Works By Women.
Pittsburgh Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. "Watching Video/Constructing Community."
WE CARE: 50 community screenings and presentations including: The Whitney Museum, The Brooklyn Museum, Donnell Media Center, Women in the Director's Chair Festival, Downtown Community Television Center. Fall, 1990 through Spring, 1991.
"Makers as Users Conference." Speaker on panel concerning activist media production,
The Humanities Institute, New York University, "The Reception of Culturally Specific Work by Cultural Outsiders." November, 1990.
"Videos and Films by Women." Hunter College, Department of Art. June, 1990.
"A Week of Sundays." Screening and discussion at St. Clements Church on women and AIDS. November, 1989.
New film and video, Brown University. "Videos on Women and AIDS." Screening and discussion of AIDS tapes for weekly seminar. April, 1989.
ACADEMIC AWARDS AND HONORS
Researcher, Getty Funded Exhibit and Publication, for Pacific Standard Time:
Fellow: NEH Summer Fellowship program, USCs Institute for Multimedia Literacy, 2009.
Changemaker's Grant: Media Praxis class, 2008.
ACE Fellow in Academic Administration: Fellowship finalist, 2005.
Project Pericles: Course development for "Video and Diversity," Summer 2004.
Pitzer in Ontario Teaching Grant: course development, Summer 2003.
NEH Summer Seminar: Punishment, Society and Culture, Amherst College, 2002.
Mellon Intercultural Learning Through Technology Grant, 2001.
CCCSI: Summer Research Grant for Community Video, 2000.
Mellon Project of the Claremont Colleges: Summer Research Grant, 1997.
Irvine Enterprise Award for Service Learning: To support participation in "ISM" project. One of 12 schools selected for national Ford Foundation funded video project.
Mellon Fellowship: Bryn Mawr College, 1994-95.
The Lyn Blumenthal Memorial Fund for Independent Video: Criticism Grant for the completion of the article "Body/Image in Womens Video."
Society for Cinema Studies: Dissertation Award, First Place, 1993.
Amherst College. Copeland Fellow for dissertation research and writing. A residential fellowship for the Spring term, 1991.
New York University. Jay Leyda Memorial Award, 1988; Lew and Eddie Wasserman Scholarship, 1986-87. Teaching and Graduate Assistantships, 1987-1990.
ARTIST'S GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
Columbia College Institute for Women and Gender in the Media and Arts.
Nominee: Rockefeller Media Arts Fellowship (1994, 2000, 2002)
C-100, Inc., Production Support for Released, 2000.
Astraea Fund for Women: post-production grant for Women of Vision, 1998.
California Council on the Humanities: Research Award for Women of Vision, 1994.
Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, Second Place in Student Documentary for Safer and Sexier: A College Students Guide to Safer Sex, 1994.
Philadelphia Independent Film and Video Completion Grant, 1992.
New York Foundation for the Arts. Video Fellowship, 1991.
New York Council for the Arts. Distribution Grant, 1991.
Women Make Movies. Editing Award, 1990.
New York Council for the Humanities. Pre-Production and Production Grants, 1989-90.
Astraea Fund for Women. Production Grant, 1990.
ArtMatters. Production Grant, 1989.
SERVICE: PITZER COLLEGE
Chair, Diversity Committee: 2004-2005.
Chair, Committee on Campus Climate and Civility: 2004-2005.
Co-chair, Ad-hoc Committee on Educational Objectives, 2004-2005.
Trustees Committee on Social Responsibility: 2004-2005.
Elected to Faculty Executive Committee: 2000-2002.
Diversity Committee: 2001-2002.
Academic Standards Committee: 1999-2000.
Chair, Academic Events Committee, 1996-1997; member 1995-1996.
Voting member, Gender and Feminist Studies field group, 1995-1997.
Founding member, inter-collegiate Media Studies group, 1995-present.
Chair, Media Studies Program, Pitzer College, 1995-present.
Founding Member, Lamda Committee on GLBT of the Claremont Colleges, Spring, 1997.
Screening Series, Organized and Funded:
Alumni in Media, Day-Long Conference, 2001.
IWW. Member, 2001-present.
Presentations: Alumni Weekends, Parent's Days, 1995-present.
Media Studies Job Search Committees: Pomona (2), CMC (1), Pitzer (2)
SERVICE: TO THE FIELD
Queer Mentor SCMS Queer Caucus Mentor Program, 2010.
Doctoral Program Evaluator, Becoming Media, for the Austrian Science Fund, 2009.
Project advisor, beta-testing: www.socratube.com and TheWebisodes.com, 2008.
Resolutions3, Contemporary Video Art Practices, Advisory Committee, 2008-09.
WASC Accreditation Evaluation Team Member for Art Center College of Design, 2007.
GLQ: Editor, Moving Image Section: 2008-2011.
Cinema Journal Editorial Board: 2003-8.
Manuscript and Journal Reviews for:
Dissertation and Master's committees for graduate theses in Cultural Studies at CGU.
Women in the Director's Chair 20th Anniversary, Honorary Chairperson, 2000.
Documentary competition judge, Outfest, 2002.