It's been a while, but we're back with some good stuff! First, Austin Fisher discusses his video essay from [in]Transition, responding to Michelle Cho’s CJ article on spaghetti westerns. Then we air a tribute to distinguished media scholar Michele Hilmes, produced by Andrew Bottomley and his colleagues at the University of Wisconsin. Finally, Michael and Chris lament the latest political developments in higher education.
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Cinema Journal Presents: Austin Fisher
Austin Fisher's video essay, Spaghettis in Translation
Austin Fisher at Bournemouth University
Austin Fisher's blog and Twitter
Michelle Cho's CJ essay "Genre, Translation, and Transnational Cinema: Kim Jee-won's The Good, the Bad, the Weird" (PDF preview)
Michelle Cho's Postscripts and Afterthoughts essay
Austin's video essay on The Searchers
Eric Faden's "A Manifesto for Creative Literacy"
[in]Transition's Cinema Journal response issue
Cinema Journal Issue 54.3 at Project MUSE
The Good, The Bad, The Weird
The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
For a Few Dollars More
Sukayaki Western Django
The Spaghetti Western Database
Tribute to Michele Hilmes
The full-length version of the tribute podcast
Michele Hilmes at UW-Madison
Media and Cultural Studies at UW-Madison
An interview with Michele at Radio Survivor
Michele's authored and edited books:
Radio Voices: American Broadcasting, 1922-1952
Network Nations: A Transnational History of British and American Broadcasting
Only Connect: A Cultural History of Broadcasting in the United States
Radio's New Wave: Global Sound in the Digital Era
The Television History Book
Hollywood and Broadcasting: From Radio to Cable
NBC: America's Network
Radio Reader: Essays on the Cultural History of American Radio
Public Higher Education Under Siege
Wisconsin State Journal on state government's proposed changes to the UW system
Anticipated impact of budget cuts to universities in the UW system, from the WI Budget Project
UW-Milwaukee prof/UW-Madison grad Michael Newman's reaction to impending UW system changes
Valerie Strauss, "What The Heck Is Going On With Wisconsin Higher Education?"
Amanda Ann Klein on the crisis in the UNC system
Jeremiah Purdy, "Ayn Rand Comes to UNC"
Elaine S. Povich, "To Balance Budgets, Governors Seek Higher Education Cuts"