Title: Associate Professor
Office: Bate 2149
is Associate Editor for Cinema Journal, the journal of the Society for Cinema
and Media Studies. Her research interests span war cultures, gender studies,
militarism, and zombie culture. She is co editor of Reframing 9/11: Film,
Popular Culture and the “War on Terror” (Bloomsbury, 2010), It’s a Mad World:
The Cinema of Terry Gilliam (Columbia UP/Wallflower, 2013), and American
Militarism on the Small Screen (Routledge, 2016) and has published widely on
gender and representations of US warfare. Froula is the faculty sponsor for the
ECU Pirate Veterans Organization.
B.A. Birmingham-Southern College
M.A. University of Kentucky
Ph.D. University of Kentucky
American war studies
FILM 5350: Special Studies in FilmFILM 4985: Film Studies CapstoneFILM 4980: Topics in Film AestheticsFILM 4920: Contemporary International and American CinemaFILM 4910: War Cinema, Satire in CinemaFILM 3920: Film Theory and CriticismFILM 3901: History of Film IIFILM 3900: History of FilmENGL 3300: Women and LiteratureFILM 2900: Introduction to Film StudiesENGL 2000: Interpreting Literature
“What Keeps Me Up at Night: Media Studies Fifteen Years After 9/11.” Cinema Journal 56.1 (2016): 111-118.
Male, Veteran Journalist’: Rob Riggle’s Traumatic Embodiment and Satiric
Authenticity.” JumpCut: A Review of
Contemporary Media. (accepted with revisions, forthcoming).
Gender, and Wars without End.” The
Routledge Handbook of Gender, War and the US Military. New York and London:
Routledge (In progress, forthcoming).
"Recasting The Best Years Of Our Lives: Gender, Revision, and Military Women in the Veteran's Homecoming Film." Future Texts. Eds. Virginia Kuhn and Vicki Callahan. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press, 2016, 110-125.
"Steampunk: The Aesthetic of Terry Gilliam in Jabberwocky and Beyond." In the Cinema of Terry Gilliam. 2013. 13-61.
"'9/11--What's That?': Trauma, Temporality, and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" Cinema Journal. 51.1. (2011): 174-79.
"Prolepsis and the 'War on Terror': Zombie Pathology and the Culture of Fear in 28 Days Later..." In Reframing 9/11: Film, Popular Culture, and the "War on Terror."
"Free a Man to Fight: The Figure of the Female Soldier in World War II Popular Culture." Journal of War and Culture Studies. 2.2 (2009): 153-65.
Film Studies at ECU