Yue, Genevieve


Genevieve Yue
Bachelors: Princeton University, 2001, in Comparative Literature

MA and PhD: University of Southern California, 2012, in Critical Studies, School of Cinematic Arts
Assistant professor of Culture and Media; Current holder of the Eugene M. Lang Professorship for Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring

Genevieve Yue is an assistant professor of Culture and Media and currently holds the Eugene M. Lang Professorship for Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring. She received her Ph.D. in the Critical Studies program at the School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California, and completed a Consortium for Faculty Diversity postdoctoral fellowship at Macalester College. She is co-editor of Discourse: Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture, and her essays and criticism have appeared in Reverse Shot, Grey Room, The Times Literary Supplement, The LA Weekly, Cinema Scope, Artforum.com, Film Comment, and Film Quarterly. She programs films independently and from 2009–2012 was an associate programmer at Los Angeles Filmforum. Her research interests include American experimental film and video, feminist film theory, contemporary East Asian cinema, and media history and theory.
Courses Taught:
LCST 2450 A: Introduction to Media Studies
LCST 3057 A: Film Criticism
Recent Publications:
“Cinema Immemorial: “EMPIRE” and The Experimental Machinima of Phil Solomon,” Moving Image Review & Art Journal (forthcoming)

“Two Sleeping Beauties,” Film Quarterly 65 no. 3 (Spring 2012)

“Lost At Sea: Intermedial Encounters in the Films of Janie Geiser,” Grey Room 36 (Summer 2009)
Office Location:
65 W. 11th St., Room 064
Office Hours:
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:30-4PM

Research Interests:
  • Visual studies
  • Experimental film and video
  • Media archaeology
  • East Asian cinema
Professional Affiliations:
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
Recent Presentations/Exhibits:
“Faces of Protest: Film Extras, The Multitude, and Kurt Ralske's The Enraged Al-gorithm,” paper accepted for presentation at the 2013 World Picture conference, University of Toronto (November 2013)

“Lossy Motion and Digital Blur,” Film-Philosophy Conference, The University of Amsterdam (July 2013)

“Blink and Burn: China Girls in Experimental Film,” presentation at Anthology Film Archives (November 29, 2012)

“Headless Women: A Technics of Female Silence,” American Studies Association, Puerto Rico (November 2012)

“Yoko Ono, Plastic Woman,” World Picture Conference, University of Sussex (November 2012)

“Films the Color of Blood: American Avant-Garde Cinema, 1960–1973,” Art School lecture in conjunction with “Renegades: American Avant-Garde Film, 1960–1973” at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (September 23, 2012)

“The Past Reformed: Three Digital Works by James Benning,” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Boston, Massachusetts (March 2012)

“Medusa-Image,” American Comparative Literature Association Conference, Vancouver, Canada (March 2011)

Awards and Honors:
Macalester College
Consortium for Faculty Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship (2011–2013)

University of Southern California
Grayson and Judith Manning Endowed Fellowship (2011–2012)

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