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Steven Alan Carr
Curriculum Vitae

C.           RESEARCH AND CREATIVE ENDEAVOR

1.             Publications and Productions Related to Research and Creative Endeavor

Book

Hollywood and Anti-Semitism: A Cultural History up to World War II. New York: Cambridge U P, 2001.[*]

Reviewed in Journal of Jewish History 56.1 (2005): 170-72; Archiv für Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 240.155 (2003): 431; The Chronicle of Higher Education 1 Oct. 2004.

Book chapter

Wretched Refuse: New York Slum Films in the Aftermath of 9/11.”  The City That Never Sleeps.  Murray Pomerance, ed.  New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers U P, in press.  Rev. of “From Street Scene to Dead End.”

 

Mass Murder, Modernity, and the Alienated Gaze.”  Cinema and Modernity.  Murray Pomerance, ed.  New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers U P, 2006.

 

"L.I.E., The Believer, and the Sexuality of Jewish Boys." Where the Boys Are: Cinemas of Masculinity and Youth. Frances Gateward and Murray Pomerance, eds. Contemporary Film and Television Series. Detroit MI: Wayne State U P, 2005.

 

"From 'Fucking Cops!' to 'Fucking Media!': Bonnie and Clyde (1967) for a Sixties America." Arthur Penn's Bonnie and Clyde. Lester D. Friedman, ed. Cambridge U P Film Handbooks Series. New York: Cambridge U P, 2000.

Article in a scholarly journal

"The Holocaust in the Text: Victor Hugo's Les Miserables and the Allegorical Film Adaptation." Film Criticism 27.1 (2002): 50-65.

 

"On the Edge of Tastelessness: The Smothers Brothers, CBS and the Struggle for Control." Cinema Journal 31.4 (1992): 3-24.*

Paper published in conference proceedings

From Street Scene to Dead End: Hollywood and the Urban Ethnic Im[m]igrant, 1931-1937.”  La Mémoire des villes / The Memory of Cities.  Proc. of La Mémoire des Villes / The Memory of Cities, University of Jean Monnet, St. Etienne, France, 2 May 2002.  Yves Clavaron and Bernard Dieterle, eds.  Saint-Étienne, France: Publications de l’Université de Saint-Etienne, 2003.

Published reviews of scholarly or creative work

Review of Art, Culture, and Media Under the Third Reich. Edited by Richard A. Etlin. Chicago IL: Chicago University Press, 2002. Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History 33.4 (2004): 487-93.

Other

2000 Presidential Election Coverage.” The Encyclopedia of Television.  2nd ed.  Horace Newcomb, ed.  New York NY: Routledge, 2004.

"Luise Rainer." Jewish Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia. Paula Hyman and Deborah Dash Moore, eds. New York: Routledge, 1997.  Revised for republication in Encyclopedia of Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia.  Paula E. Hyman and Dalia Ofer, ed.  Jerusalem, Israel: Shalvi, in press.

2.             Unpublished Work Related to Research and Creative Endeavor

Lecture or Paper at Professional Meeting

1.     "Writing on the Wall: Requiem for (a Radical) Media?" Issues in Contemporary Media Theory. Society for Cinema Studies (SCS) Conference. Los Angeles, 24 May 1991.

2.     "Coon or Cohen? Animation and the Transmutable Ethnic Stereotype." Icon and Stereotype. Society for Animation Studies Conference. Rochester, 3 Oct. 1991.

3.     "Success or Conspiracy: The Durable Myth of the Hollywood Movie Mogul." Film Techniques and Texts. Textual Technologies. College Station, 29 Mar. 1992

3a.  Revision of 3. Ethnic Portrayal in American Films and American History. Society for Cinema Studies Conference. Pittsburgh, 3 May 1992.

3b. Revision and expansion of 3a. "The Hollywood Question." Finding Aids to History: Popular Culture as a Lens on the Past. International Communication Association. Montreal, May 1997.

3c.  Revision and expansion of 3b. "The Hollywood Question: American Film Historiography and the Jewish 'Problem.'" Cinema and Diverse Ethnicities. Society for Cinema Studies. Washington DC, 24 May 2001.

4.     "Hollywood, the Holocaust and the Biblical Epic." Imagining the Unimaginable: Rethinking Holocaust Imagery. Society for Cinema Studies. New Orleans, 12 Feb. 1993.

5.     "Hollywood, Isolationism and the Jews." Jewish Art, Drama and Film. Popular Culture Association-American Culture Association. New Orleans, 8 April 1993.

6.     "The Hollywood Movie Mogul and the American Jewish Question." Competitive Paper, Historical Studies in Popular Communication. International Communication Association. Albuquerque, 27 May 1995.

7.     "A Peculiar Jewish Monopoly: Life Magazine and the Accusation of Jewish Control over the American Theatre." New Voices in Theatre II: Dialectical, Rhetorical, and Social Perspectives. Speech Communication Association. San Antonio, 19 Nov. 1995.

8.     "Virtual Paranoia in the '90s." Society for Cinema Studies. Dallas, March 1996.

9.     "Contemporary Discourse on Bonnie and Clyde." Bonnie and Clyde: A Thirtieth Celebration. Society for Cinema Studies. Ottawa, May 1997.

10.  With John Parrish-Sprowl. "Tobacco Denial and the Discursive Body." Evidence in Popular Culture. Border Subjects II: Bodies of Evidence. Normal IL, 3 Oct. 1997.

11.  "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Jew? Disney's "The Three Little Pigs" and Depression-Era America." Drawing from the Past: Animated Films' Regressive Visions. National Communication Association. Chicago, 22 Nov. 1997.

12.  "Reading Goodbye, My Fancy (1951) as Holocaust Melodrama." 23rd Annual International Conference on Film and Literature. Tallahassee, 30 Jan. 1998.

13.  "Have You Witnessed a Holocaust Lately? NBC, Ford and the Network Premiere of Schindler's List." Revisiting Spielberg's Holocaust: Critical Perspectives on Schindler's List ‑‑ Five Years Later. International Communication Association. Renaissance Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 21 Jul 1998.

14.  "Lewinsky's Mouth." International Association of Mass Communication Research. Strathclyde U, Glasgow. 28 Jul. 1998.

15.  "'If You Don't Talk to Your Kids About Sex, We Will': Indiana and the Secularization of Abstinence-Only Education." International Association of Mass Communication Research. Leipzig, Jul. 1999.

16.  "Reconstructing Wildman Woody: Reconfiguring Identity, Ethnicity and the Incest Taboo." New Critical Perspectives on Woody Allen. University Film and Video Association. Boston, 4 Aug. 1999.

17.  "The Holocaust in the Text: Film Adaptations of Victor Hugo's Les Miserables in the 1990s." French Cinema at the Millennium. 25th Annual Conference on Literature and Film. Tallahassee, 28 Jan. 2000.

18.  "Holocausts of the Hyperreal: Life Is Beautiful in Postmodern America." Should Life Be So Beautiful? A Crisis in Representing the Holocaust. Society for Cinema Studies Conference. Chicago, 9 Mar. 2000.

19.  "There's No Place Like Oz: HBO and 'Quality Television.'" "We're Not in Kansas Anymore": HBO's Oz and the Changing Landscape for Dramatic Television Series. International Communication Association. Acapulco, 4 June 2000.

20.  "Ethnicity, Humor, and the Jewish Movie Mogul in Hollywood." Ethnic and Racial Humor. Modern Language Association. New Orleans Sheraton, New Orleans LA, 29 Dec. 2001.

21.  "Political Correctness and Literal Correctness." Understanding Globalization. Educating for the Global Community, Area Dean's Conference, IU - Purdue Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne IN, 22 Feb. 2002.

22.  "From Street Scene to Dead End: Hollywood and the Urban Ethnic Immigrant, 1931 - 1937." La Mémoire des Villes / Memory of the Cities. University of Jean Monnet, St. Etienne, France, 2 May 2002.

22a.  Revision and expansion of 22. Perspectives on Globalization. Society for Cinema Studies. Westin Tabor Center, Denver CO, 24 May 2002.

23.  "Get Real: Confronting Lord of the Rings as Allegory." The Fantastic. Literature/Film Association Annual Conference: Global and American Cinemas. Dickinson College, Carlisle PA, 19 Oct. 2002.

24.  "American Holocaust: The Banality of 9/11 After the Enactment of the USA Patriot Act." Legal Communication in Action Since 9/11/01. National Communication Association. New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans LA, 22 Nov. 2002.

25.  "Oops! We Did It Again: Performance, Family Values, and the Familial Gaze." A Family Affair. Society for Cinema and Media Studies. Hilton Minneapolis, Minneapolis MN, 6 Mar 2003.

26.  " 'A Clear and Present Danger of Substantive Evil to the Community': Film Censorship, Max Ophuls' La Ronde (1950), and Commercial Pictures Corporation v. Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York (1954)." Project, Production, and Distribution Histories. Max Ophuls Beyond Borders. College of William and Mary, Williamsburg VA, 29 Mar. 2003.

27.  “Hollywood and the Holocaust from World War II to the End of the Studio System.” Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies Fellows Presentation. U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC, 7 May 2003.

28.  “Postwar Representations of Anne Frank in Film and Television,” Anne Frank in Film and Literature, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC, 5 June 2003.

28a.        Revision and expansion of 28.  Cinema Center, Fort Wayne IN, 18 Apr. 2004.

29.  “Transparency of Evidence: Viewing Catastrophic Testimony.” Interpreting Testimony Summer Research Workshop. U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC, 15 Aug. 2003.

30.  “New Approaches to Studying Holocaust Film.” National Communication Association Convention. Miami Beach FL, 20 Nov. 2003.

31.  “Hollywood and the Holocaust.” Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust. Otherness: The Construction of Race. Webster U, St. Louis MO, 5 Dec. 2003.

32.  “Anti-Semitism, World War II, and the Hollywood Social Problem Film.”  The American Jewish Experience Through Film: Part I.  The American Jewish Experience as Reflected in Film: A National Symposium.  Queens College, The City University of New York, Flushing NY, 16 May 2004.

33.  “Hollywood, the Holocaust, and World War II.”  350 Years of American Judaism in Popular Culture.  The 17th Annual Klutznick Harris Symposium.  Creighton U, Omaha NE, 24 Oct. 2004.

Other

Esther and George Kessler Lecture on Jewish Film and Media, “Hollywood, the Holocaust, and the Crisis over Propaganda,” Michigan State U, East Lansing MI, 11 Nov. 2004.

Invited Guest Lecture, “The Holocaust and the Documentary Tradition,” Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter MN, 27 Oct. 2003.

Invited Guest Lecture, “Cinematic Representations of the Holocaust,” Eastern Michigan U, Ypsilanti MI, 24 Oct. 2003.

Invited Keynote Lecture, “Hollywood and the Holocaust,” Summer Holocaust Institute for Florida Teachers, University of Florida, Gainesville FL, 10 July 2003.

Invited Guest Lecture, "Hollywood and Anti-Semitism," U of North Texas, Denton TX, 9 Nov. 2001.

Panelist for Meet the New Right: "Compassionate Conservatism," Free Market, and State Policy, the inaugural panel of the 2001-02 American Studies Lecture Series at Indiana U - Bloomington, Bloomington IN, 29 Nov. 2001.

Instituted, organized and coordinated conference on the Holocaust at the University of Texas at Austin with John D. H. Downing, Austin, 29 April 1993.

"Free Speech." Issues on Campus. Carrying It On: A New Jewish Agenda National Conference Organizing Against Anti-Semitism and Racism. Philadelphia, 9 Nov. 1991.

3.             Grant Acquisition and Current Grant Proposals

2002

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend for "Hollywood and the Holocaust from World War II to the End of the Studio System, $5,000.00

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Center for the Advancement of Holocaust Studies Fellowship for "Hollywood and the Holocaust from World War II to the End of the Studio System, $27,000.00

Purdue Research Foundation International Travel Grant for $485.00 to present "From Street Scene to Dead End: Hollywood and the Urban Ethnic Immigrant, 1931 - 1937" at the University of Jean Monnet, Saint Etienne, France.

IU - Purdue Fort Wayne International Conference Fund grant for $400.00 to present "From Street Scene to Dead End: Hollywood and the Urban Ethnic Immigrant, 1931 - 1937" at the University of Jean Monnet, Saint Etienne, France.

2001

IU - Purdue Fort Wayne Research Support Fund grant for $400.00 for archival research on "Hollywood and the Holocaust from World War II to the End of the Studio System."

1998

Indiana University Overseas Conference Fund Award, $400.00 to present "Lewinsky's Mouth" at the International Association of Mass Communication Research Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Purdue Research Foundation International Travel Grant, $1,280.00 to present "Have You Witnessed a Holocaust Lately? NBC, Ford and the Network Premiere of Schindler's List" at the International Communication Association in Jerusalem, Israel.

Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne Summer Research Grant, $5,000.00 to complete "Have You Witnessed a Holocaust Lately? NBC, Ford and the Network Premiere of Schindler's List."

1997

Purdue Research Foundation Faculty Summer Grant, $5,000.00 to complete "From 'Fucking Cops!' to 'Fucking Media!': Bonnie and Clyde (1967) for a Sixties America."

1996

Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne Summer Research Grant, $4,000.00 to complete archival work for Hollywood and Anti-Semitism: A Cultural History, 1880-1941.

4.             Institutes, Workshops, Conferences, Expositions, and Other Programs Attended

Participant, Interpreting Testimony Summer Research Workshop, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC, 4 Aug – 15 Aug 2003.

Chair. Perspectives on Globalization. Society for Cinema Studies. Westin Tabor Center, Denver CO, 24 May 2002.

Respondent. Popular Film and Beyond. International Communication Association. Washington Hilton, Washington DC. 24 May 2001.

Co-chair (with Walter Metz). Should Life Be So Beautiful? A Crisis in Representing the Holocaust. Society for Cinema Studies Conference. Chicago, 9 Mar. 2000.

Chair. Studies in Cinema Panel. International Communication Association. San Francisco Hilton, San Francisco. 31 May 1999.

Chair. Sites of Trauma in Public Memory Panel. Society for Cinema Studies. Hyatt, San Diego, 5 April 1998.

Respondent. Resolving Identity Through Memory Panel. International Communication Association. Renaissance Jerusalem, Jerusalem. 22 July 1998.

Respondent. Studies in Film Panel. International Communication Association Conference. Sheraton Chicago, Chicago. 25 May 1996.

Respondent. Listening to the Audience Panel. Speech Communication Association Conference. San Antonio. 18 Nov. 1995.

Chair. Jewish Art, Drama and Film. Popular Culture Association-American Culture Association. New Orleans, 8 April 1993.

5.             Peer Comments on Research and Creative Endeavor

Available upon request.

D.            SERVICE


[*] Refereed / Juried.