Publications

Articles in Edited Volumes

“Stand Tall: Winnipeg Cinema and the Civic Imaginary.” Oxford Handbook of Canadian Cinema. Ed. Janine Marchessault and Will Straw. Oxford: Oxford UP. Forthcoming 2018.

“‘The Perfect Kiss’: New Order and the Music Video” Music/Video: Histories, Aesthetics, Media. Ed. Gina Arnold, Danny Cookney, Kirsty Fairclough-Isaacs, and Michael Goddard. New York: Bloomsbury, 2017. 79-90.

“ZooTube: Streaming Animal Life.” The Zoo and Screen Media: Images of Exhibition and Encounter. Ed. Michael Lawrence and Karen Lury. New York: Palgrave, 2016. 65-83.

“The WFG at 40.” Reflecting Light: 40 Years of Canadian Cinema. Winnipeg: Winnipeg Film Group, 2015. [pdf]

“Memory, Magnetic Tape, and Death by Popcorn: The Tragedy of the Winnipeg Jets.” Cinephemera: Archives, Ephemeral Cinema, and New Screen Histories in Canada. Ed.Gerda Cammaer and Zoë Druick. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s UP, 2014. 326-50.

“Moogie Wonderland: Technology, Modernity and the Music Documentary.” The Music Documentary: Acid Rock to Electropop. Ed. Benjamin Halligan, Robert Edgar, and Kirsty Fairclough-Isaacs. New York and London: Routledge, 2013. 185-94.

“The Nature of Things: Coupland, Cinema, and the Canadian Sixties and Seventies.” Double-Takes: Intersections Between Canadian Literature and Film. Ed. David Jarraway. Ottawa: U of Ottawa P, 2013. 259-275.

“The Art of Craft: The Films of Andrea Dorfman.” The Gendered Screen: Canadian Women Filmmakers. Ed. Brenda Austin-Smith and George Melnyk. Kitchener-Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2010. 25-42.

“Site Specific: Visualizing the Vernacular in Andrea Dorfman’s Parsley Days.” Rain/Drizzle/Fog: Essays on Atlantic Canadian Film and Television. Ed. Darrell Varga. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2009. 219-33. [pdf]

Articles in Journals

“‘Trademark Ribbons of Gold’: Format, Memory, and the Music of VHS Head.” Popular Music and Society 38.3 (2015): 355-71.

“Music, Memory, and Modern Life: Saint Etienne’s London.” Screen 51.2 (2010): 103-17.

“Purloined Pleasures: Dickens, Currency and Copyright.” Dickens Studies Annual 41 (2010): 61-79. [pdf]

“Concrete Universality: Tower Blocks, Architectural Modernism, and Contemporary British Cinematic Realism.” New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film 5.3 (2007) 177-88. [pdf]

“‘Do you smell fumes?’: Health, Hygiene and Suburban Life.” English Studies in Canada 32.4 (2006): 147-68. Awarded F.E.L. Priestley Prize for Best Article in Volume 32 of ESC. [pdf]

“Nation, Landscape, and Nostalgia in Patrick Keiller’s Robinson in Space.” Historical Materialism 14.1 (2006): 3-29. [pdf]