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Rosalind Sibielski

Craig-Lee Hall (CL) 043​
(401) 456-6393
(401) 456-8028

Academic Background

B.A. Rhode Island College
M.A. Rhode Island College
Ph.D. Bowling Green State University

Courses Taught

FILM 116 Introduction to Film
FILM 221 Film History II
FILM 352 Monster Movies
FYS Fairy Tales Reimagined
FILM 262 Film and Representation: Cross-Cultural Projections - the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
FILM 353 Middle Eastern Cinema
FILM 355 Convergence Cultures
FYS 100 Superheroes


Professor Sibielski has published essays on film, television, and visual culture in Literature and Psychology, Rhizomes, and Feminist Media Studies, and has contributed chapters to the essay collections Cyberfeminism 2.0 and Monster Culture in the 21st Century: A Reader. She is currently working on a book on revisionist fairytales in contemporary popular culture. She is also the associate editor of the online journal The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture.

Publications (Selected List)

“Becoming Victim, Becoming Empowered, Becoming Girl: Discourses of Girlhood in the U.S. at the Turn of the Millennium,” in “Becoming Girl,” ed. Leandra Preston, special issue, Rhizomes 22 (Summer 2011): available online at Outside Link

“‘Nothing Hurts the Cause More Than That’: Veronica Mars and the Business of the Backlash,” Feminist Media Studies 10, no. 3 (2010): 321-334.

“Avoiding the Male Gaze: The Search For Alternate Ways of ‘Viewing’ Sexual Difference in U.S. Independent Cinema and U.S. Popular Culture,” The Projector: Film and Media Journal 8, no. 2 (Fall 2008): available online at Outside Link

“Postmodern Narrative or Narrative of the Postmodern?: History, Identity and the Failure of Rationality as an Ordering Principle in Memento,” Literature and Psychology 49, no. 4 (2004): 82-100. ​

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