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Anna Froula
Associate Professor

Office: Bate 2149
Phone: 252-328-6663

Anna Froula is Associate Editor for Cinema Journal, the journal of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies. She is currently working on a book on the television series China Beach and on Living Room Wars, an edited collection about television series about war.

BA Birmingham-Southern College
MA University of Kentucky
Ph.D. University of Kentucky

Primary Areas of Research/Teaching
Film studies
American war studies
Gender studies
Zombie studies

Courses Taught

5350: Special Studies in Film
4985: Film Studies Capstone
4980: Topics in Film Aesthetics
4920: Contemporary International and American Cinema
4910: War Cinema, Satire in Cinema
3920: Film Theory and Criticism
3901: History of Film II
3900: History of Film
3300: Women and Literature
2900: Introduction to Film Studies
2000: Interpreting Literature

Selected Publications

"'Conspiracy of Silence': The Containment of Military Women in World War II Newsreels and Short Films." Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the War Film. Ed. Douglas A. Cunningham. London and New York: Wiley-Blackwell (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 (in press, forthcoming).

The Cinema of Terry Gilliam: It's a Mad World. Co-edited with Jeff Birkenstein and Karen Randell. New York: Wallflower Press/Columbia UP, 2013.  

"Steampunk: The Aesthetic of Terry Gilliam in Jabberwocky and Beyond." In the Cinema of Terry Gilliam. 2013. 13-61.

“Captive Students and Dueling Podia: A Collaborative Approach to Teaching the Frontier in American Literature and Film." Co-authored with E. Thomson Shields. Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education 19.1 (2012): 33-42.

"'9/11--What's That?': Trauma, Temporality, and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" Cinema Journal. 51.1. (2011): 174-79.

Reframing 9/11: Film, Popular Culture, and the "War on Terror." Eds. Jeff Birkenstein, Anna Froula, and Karen Randell.  New York: Continuum, 2010.

"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.

Website Links
Film Studies at ECU