Genevieve Yue is an associate professor of Culture and Media and director of the Screen Studies program at Lang. She received her Ph.D. in the Critical Studies program at the School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California and has been a recipient of the Consortium for Faculty Diversity postdoctoral fellowship at Macalester College (2011–2013) and the Humanities Center Fellowship at the University of Rochester (2016). She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Flaherty, where she leads the Nanook Centennial Advisory Group, and she has also independently programmed film screenings at Anthology Film Archives, Metrograph, MassArt, and UCLA. She is co-editor of the Cutaways series at Fordham University Press, and her essays and criticism have appeared in October, Grey Room, The Times Literary Supplement, Reverse Shot, Film Comment, and Film Quarterly. Her book Girl Head: Feminism and Film Materiality was published in 2020 by Fordham University Press.
BA: Princeton University, 2001, in Comparative Literature
PhD: University of Southern California, 2012, in Critical Studies, School of Cinematic Arts
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
Girl Head: Feminism and Film Materiality (Fordham UP, 2020)
"The Generic Face: Galton, Muybridge and the Photographic Proof of Race," in Faces on Screen: New Approaches, ed. Alice Maurice (Edinburgh UP, 2022)
"The Accidental Outside: Notes on Experimental Documentary Film Festivals," World Records 6 (2022)
Art and Class Struggle roundtable, ARTMargins (2020) 10 (3): 97–125.
"Nanook of the North's Pasts and Futures," Framework: The Journal of Cinema and Media (2021) 62 (2): 163-171.
"Roundtable: Wild Sounds and Women’s Voices," Discourse: Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture (2017) 39 (3): 338-375.
Nico Baumbach, Damon Young, and Genevieve Yue, “For a Political Critique of Culture” in Nico Baumbach, Damon Young, and Genevieve Yue, eds., “The Cultural Logic of Contemporary Capitalism: Jameson and After,” Social Text (2016) 34 (2): 1–20.
"A View from a Booth," Metrograph Edition (2016)
“China Girls on the Margins of Cinema,” October (2015) 153: 96–116.
Performances and Appearances
"China Girls in Experimental Film: Lecture and Screening," UCLA Film and Television Archive (April 24, 2022)
"The Woman in the Film Archive," Visual Culture Colloquium, Bryn Mawr College (April 6, 2022)
"Experiments in Criticism," FICUNAM (March 15, 2022)
Podcast: New Books Network (November 3, 2021)
"Beyond Representation: an Interview with Genevieve Yue," by Mackenzie Lukenbill, Film Comment (June 14, 2021)
Podcast: The Last Thing I Saw, Ep. 38: The Red Balloon, Tony Longo, The Gleaners and I with Genevieve Yue and Nico Baumbach (2021)
experimental film and video, moving image art, documentary, film theory, media theory and history, feminist film theory
Awards And Honors
GIDEST Fellowship, The New School (2021-2022)
University of Rochester, Humanities Center Fellow (2016)
Consortium for Faculty Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship, Macalester College (2011–2013)
Grayson and Judith Manning Endowed Fellowship, University of Southern California (2011–2012)
Associates Scholarship, School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California (2008–2009)
Cukor Scholarship, School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California (2008–2009)