Alexandra Juhasz, PhD
Professor of Media Studies
Director, Munroe Center for Social Inquiry
Ph.D., New York University
B.A., Amherst College
Documentary video production; women's film and feminist film theory.
- Learning from YouTube
- Feminist Online Spaces
- Feminist Documentary Production and Theory (MS46)
- Independent Film Cultures (MS47)
- Media Ethnography Autobigraphy (MS48)
- Women and Film (MS72)
- Gender and Genre (MS76)
- Imagined Communities (MS77)
- Introduction to Video production (MS82)
- Media & Sexuality (MS110)
- Learning from YouTube (MS135)
- Online Feminist Spaces (MS136)
- Media Archives (MS137)
- Media Praxis (MS197)
Selected Works (Publications, Exhibitions, Film, Multimedia):
- Blackwell Companion to Film Studies: Documentary and Documentary Histories. Cambridge. MA: Blackwell Press, forthcoming. Co-edited with Alisa Lebow.
- "Perpitube: Repurposing Social Media Spaces,” Nichols Gallery, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA, July 12-September 6, 2011. Co-curated with Pato Hebert.
- “Distraction Span: Technologies of Productive Disruption,” The New Everyday: A Mediacommons Project, April 5-December 1, 2011. http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/tne/cluster/distraction-span-technologies-productive-disruption. With Brian Goldfarb.
- Learning from YouTube. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2011.
- “A Truly New Genre,” Inside Higher Education (May 31, 2011). http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2011/05/03/essay_on_publishing_video_books.
- “AIDS Activist Movement” and “Feminist Movement Media” in John Downing, ed., The Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media. London, United Kingdom: Sage Press, 2010.
“Alexandra Juhasz, Interview on Learning form YouTube,” in Bill Moggridge, ed., Designing Media. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010.
- “On the Online Publishing and Re-Purposing of Learning from YouTube,” Enculturation: A
Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture, no. 8 (2010). http://enculturation.gmu.edu/on-the-on-line.
- “AIDS Video: To Dream and Dance with the Censor,” Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media, no. 52 (Summer 2010). http://www.ejumpcut.org/currentissue/juhaszAIDS/index.html.
- “A Lesbian Collective Aesthetic: Making and Teaching the OWLS,” Films for the Feminist Classroom, vol.2, no.1 (spring 2010). http://www.signs.rutgers.edu/juhasz_feature_2-1.html.
- "The Other Inters," in Joe Parker and Ranu Samantrai, eds., Inter-disciplinarity and Social Justice. New York: SUNY Press, 2010.
- "The Views of the Feminist Archive," FLOW, vol.11, no.14 (2010). http://flowtv.org/?p=4996.
- "Learning the Five Lessons of YouTube," Cinema Journal, vol.48, no.2 (winter 2009).
- "MP:Me: Variant of a Manifesta," Millennium Film Journal, vol.51 (spring/summer 2009).
- Media Praxis: A Radical Anthology Integrating Theory, Production and Practice. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2008.
- Uncommon Practice, Pitzer College Faculty Show, Nichols Gallery, Claremont, CA, spring and summer 2008.
- F is for Phony: Fake Documentary and Truth's Undoing. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2006. Co-edited with Jesse Lerner.
- AIDS TV: Identity, Community, and Alternative Video. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1995.
Recent Conferences and Invited Talks:
- Workshop participant, Questioning the Standard: New Narratives of Art in Los Angeles, The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA, May 13, 2011.
- “Composing ThirdTube,” talk given at the University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, April 28, 2011.
- “Illusions of Equality and Freedom on YouTube,” paper presented at the National Ethnic Studies Association 39th Annual Conference, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, April 7–9, 2011.
- “Writing Online,” talk delivered at New York University, New York, NY, March 11, 2011.
- “Publishing Learning from YouTube,” talk delivered at the Media Futures Workshop, Society for Cinema and Media Studies, New Orleans, LA, March 10, 2011.
- “Toward ThirdTube: Feminist Online Self-Reflexive Critical Pedagogy,” talk given at the Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Canada, March 9, 2011.
- “YouTube or ThirdTube: ‘Democracy’ and the Digital Divide,” talk delivered at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, February 17, 2011.
- Producer, "The Owls" (Cheryl Dunye, 2010). Premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival, February 2010. Screened Festivals: Seoul (April 2010), Torino (April 2010), Toronto (May 2010), Seattle (May 2010), New York (June 2010), Los Angeles (July 2010), Taipei (July 2010).
- “Women in View: Sex, Money, Media,” Keynote Address given at SexMoneyMedia: An International Symposium on Women in Media, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada, October 14, 2010.
- “Revolt on YouTube,” talk given at Women, Poverty and Globalization Series, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, September 22, 2010.
- Visible Evidence: Institutionalized Lesbian Cinema and its Revolutionary Roots, Istanbul, Turkey, August 2010.
- “Publishing Learning from YouTube,” talk given at Vectors, Summer Humanities Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, July 19, 2010.
- “Queer You(th) Tube (via YouTube),” Digital Media and Learning Conference, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, February 2010.
- “Queer Mentorship: The Future of LGBTQ Film Studies,” Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Los Angeles, CA, March 2010.
Selected Grants, Awards, and Honors:
- Researcher, Getty Funded Exhibit and Publication, for Pacific Standard Time:The Art of the Woman’s Building, 2009-10.
- Fellow, NEH Summer Fellowship program, Institute for Multimedia Literacy, University of Southern California, 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.
- Alpert Award in the Arts, 2003.
- Nominee: Rockefeller Media Arts Fellowship, 1994, 2000, 2002.
- Mellon Intercultural Learning Through Technology Grant, 2001.
- C-100, Inc., Production support for Released, 2000.
- Mellon Fellowship, Bryn Mawr College, 1994-95.