Professor of Modern Culture and Media


Lynne Joyrich is Professor of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University where she teaches courses in film and television studies, gender and sexuality studies, and cultural and critical theory.  She has affiliations as well with American Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Theater and Performance Studies.  She is co-editor of the journal Camera Obscura and the author of Re-viewing Reception: Television, Gender, and Postmodern Culture.  Her pieces on film, television, convergent media, feminist theory, and queer theory have appeared in such journals as Critical Inquiry, Cinema Journal, differences, Discourse, Journal of e-Media Studies, Journal of Visual Culture, and Transformative Works and Cultures, and such books as Inventing Film Studies; Logics of Television; Mad Men, Mad World; Modernity and Mass Culture; New Media/Old Media; Pedagogy: The Question of Impersonation; Postmodern After-Images; Private Screenings; and Queer TV.  She is currently working on a book on epistemologies of gender and sexuality in US TV.

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