Contributors
SarahBan et-Weiser
is an associate professor at the Annenberg School for Communi-
cation, University of Southern California. She is the author of Kids Rule! Nickelodeon and
Consumer Citizenship (2007), also published by Duke University Press, and The Most Beau-
tiful Girl in the World: Beauty Pageants and National Identity (1999).
Steven Cohan
is a professor of English at Syracuse University, where he teaches courses
in film, gender, and cultural studies. His books include Incongruous Entertainment: Camp,
Cultural Value, and the MGM Musical (2005), also published by Duke University Press, as
well as Telling Stories: A Theoretical Analysis of Narrative (1988), Screening the Male: Exploring
Masculinities in Hollywood Film (1993), The Road Movie Book (1997), Masked Men: Masculinity
and the Movies in the Fifties (1997), and Hollywood Musicals, The Film Reader (2001).
Lisa Coulthard
is an assistant professor of film studies at the University of British
Columbia and works in the areas of film theory and violence. She has published articles
on John Woo, Abigail Lane, Jenny Holzer, and Kiki Smith and is currently working on
a manuscript on postmodern film melodrama and perversion.
Anna Feigenbaum
is a Ph.D. candidate in communication studies at McGill University
in Montreal, Quebec, where she is also co-coordinator of the Graduate Group for Femi-
nist Scholarship. She has published a paper on gender issues in rock reviews in the jour-
nal Popular Music. Her dissertation research investigates feminist theorists’ and activists’
engagements with new technologies from the 1970s to the present.
SuzanneL eonard
is an assistant professor of English at Simmons College. She re-
cently completed a dissertation on representations of unfaithful wives in contemporary
American print fiction and film. Her essays have been published in Women’s Studies Quar-
terly (forthcoming) and Reclaiming the Archive: Feminism and Film History, edited by Vicki
Callahan and Allison McKee (forthcoming). Her literary scholarship has appeared in
MELUS, Doris Lessing Studies, and The Dictionary of Literary Biography.
Angela McRobbie
is a professor of communications at Goldsmiths College, Univer-
sity of London. She has written extensively on young women and popular culture. Her
books include British Fashion Design: Rag Trade or Image Industry? (1998), In the Culture Society:
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