Mary R. Desjardins
Associate Professor of Film and Television Studies
“Ephemeral Culture/eBay Culture: Film Collectibles and Fan Investments,” in Everyday eBay: Culture, Collecting and Desire , K. Hillis, et al. (eds.), (2006).
“Our Movie-Made Parents, or Watching TV with My Mother,” flowtv , 4:2 (March 2006).
“Are You Lonesome Tonight? Gendered Discourse in The Lonesome Gal and The Continental ,” written with M. Williams, in Communities of the Air: Radio Century, Radio Culture , S. Squier (ed.), (2003) 251-274.
“Maureen O’Hara’s Confidential Life: Recycling Stars Through Gossip and Moral Biography,” in Small Screens, Big Ideas: Television in the 1950s , J. Thumim (ed.), (2002) 118-130.
“Systemizing Scandal: Confidential Magazine, Stardom, and the State of California,” in Headline Hollywood: 100 Years of Film Scandal , A. McLean and D. Cook (eds.), (2001) 206-231.
Works in progress
Recycled Stars: Female Film Stardom in the Age of Television and Video
“The Objects of Our Affection: Material Practices, Material Culture, and (a) Film History;”
“Archive of the Future/Archive of Everyday Practices: Feminism, Materiality, and Temporality”