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Murray Pomerance

Pomerance, Murray

Title:

Professor

Education:

AB (Michigan), MA (S.U.N.Y. Buffalo)

Office:

JOR-301

Telephone:

416-979-5000 ext 6154

Email Address:

mpomeran@ryerson.ca

Department:

Sociology

Research Interests:

Hollywood Cinema; Modernity; Screen Performance; Cinema and Technology

Teaching Interests

Hollywood Cinema and Society; Cinema and Modernity; Screen Performance

Current Courses:

SOC902:  Hollywood and Society

SOC903:  Action Film and Consumer Society

SOC525:  Media and Images of Inequality

CC8927 / CMCT 6096:  Reading Film

ACS900: Cinema and the Body

Professional Affiliations:

Professor Pomerance is editor of the "Techniques of the Moving Image" series at Rutgers University Press and the "Horizons of Cinema" series at SUNY Press, and co-editor, with Lester D. Friedman and Adrienne L. McLean respectively, of the "Screen Decades" and "Star Decades" series at Rutgers University Press. 

He is a frequent guest and commentator on media matters.

Selected Publications & Presentations:

2017

Ed., with Steven Rybin.  Hamlet Lives in Hollywood: John Barrymore and the Action Tradition On Screen.  â€‹Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

2017

A King of Infinite Space.  Ottawa: Oberon Press.

2017

Ed., "The Color of Our Eyes," special issue of The New Review of Film and Television Studies.

2016

The Man Who Knew Too Much.  London: BFI.

2016

Moment of Action: Riddles of Cinematic Performance.  New Brunswick N.J.: Rutgers University Press.

2016

Ed., with R. Barton Palmer.  Thinking in the Dark: Cinema, Theory, Practice.  New Brunswick N.J.: Rutgers University Press.

2015

Ed., with R. Barton Palmer.  George Cukor: Hollywood Master.  Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

2015

Ed., with R. Barton Palmer.  George Cukor: Hollywood Master.  Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

2015

Ed., with R. Barton Palmer.  George Cukor: Hollywood Master.  Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

2014

The Economist.  Ottawa: Oberon Press.

2014

Marnie.  London: BFI.

2013

Ed. The Laugh Laugh: Strange Humors of Cinema.  Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

2013

The Eyes Have It: Cinema and the Reality Effect.  New Brunswick N.J.: Rutgers University Press.

2013

Alfred Hitchcock's America, Cambridge U.K.: Polity Press, 2013.

2013

The Eyes Have It: Cinema and the Reality Effect, New Brunswick N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2013.

2013

Ed., with Daniel Bernardi and Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, Hollywood's Chosen People: The Jewish Experience in American Film, Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2013.

2012

Tomorrow, Ottawa: Oberon Press, 2012.

2011

Ed., Shining in Shadows: Movie Stars of the 2000s, New Brunswick N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2011.

2011

Ed., with R. Barton Palmer, A Little Solitaire: John Frankenheimer and American Film, New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2011

2011

Michelangelo Red Antonioni Blue: Eight Meditations on Cinema, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011

2010

Edith Valmaine, Ottawa: Oberon Press, 2010

2010

Ici Commence Johnny Depp, Paris: Éditions Capricci, 2010

2008

The Horse Who Drank the Sky: Film Experience Beyond Narrative and Theory, New Brunswick N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2008

2008

Ed., A Family Affair: Cinema Calls Home, London: Wallflower Press, 2008

2007

Ed., City That Never Sleeps: New York and the Filmic Imagination, New Brunswick N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2007

2006

Ed., Cinema and Modernity, New Brunswick N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2006

2005

Johnny Depp Starts Here, New Brunswick N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2005

2005

Ed., with Frances Gateward, Where the Boys Are: Cinemas of Masculinity and Youth, Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2005

2005

Savage Time, Ottawa: Oberon Press, 2005

2005

Ed., American Cinema of the 1950s: Themes and Variations, New Brunswick N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2005

2004

An Eye for Hitchcock, New Brunswick N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2004

2004

Ed., BAD: Infamy, Darkness, Evil, and Slime on Screen, Albany: SUNY Press, 2004

2002

Ed., Enfant Terrible! Jerry Lewis in American Film, New York: New York University Press, 2002

2002

Ed., with Frances Gateward, Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice: Cinemas of Girlhood, Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2002

2001

Ed., Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls: Gender in Film at the End of the Twentieth Century, Albany: SUNY Press, 2001 

1999

Magia D'Amore, Los Angeles: Sun & Moon, 1999