Mariana Johnson, associate chair & assistant professor
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- Ph.D. in Cinema Studies, New York University
- M.A. in Cinema Studies, New York University
- Graduate Certificate in Culture and Media, New York University
- B.A. in English, Sewanee University, Tennessee
Mariana Johnson teaches courses in Latin American cinema, world cinema and the history of documentary. She received her Ph.D. in Cinema Studies from New York University, where she also earned a graduate certificate in ethnographic filmmaking from the Program for Media, Culture and History. A Film Society of Lincoln Center Fellowship recipient, she has been published in Film Comment, The Oxford American, Film International, Television and New Media, and Studies in Hispanic Cinemas. Her book chapters have appeared in the Oxford Handbook of Film and Media Studies (OUP) and Contemporary Spanish Cinema and Genre (Manchester UP). She is currently editing the Directory of World Cinema: Cuba (Intellect Press) and working on a project about film preservation in Latin America.
- “Tourism and Transnational Romance in Spanish-Cuban Co-productions”
in Contemporary Spanish Cinema and Genre. Ed. Jay Beck and Vicente
Rodríguez Ortega. Manchester: Manchester University Press. December,
- With Toby Miller, “The Who, What, When, Where, And How-Gilda Says
Textual Analysis Needs To Learn From Political Economy And Ethnography”
in the Oxford Handbook to Film Studies. Ed. Robert Kolker. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.
- Book review. “Contemporary Latin American Cinema: Ten Key Films by Deborah Shaw.” Film International. Fall 2006.
- “School’s Out: Celebration and Elegy in Jean Vigo’s Zéro de
conduite.” Film Comment Vol. 37, No.6 (Nov/Dec 2001): 49-52. Winner of
the Grand Marnier Film Fellowship sponsored by the Film Society of
- “Louisiana Story.” The Oxford American, special documentary issue No. 42 (Jan/Feb 2002): 48-49.
- “An Annotated Resource Guide to 9-11 Films, Videos, and Websites.” Tactical Media Virtual Casebook: 9-11 and After. The Virtual Casebook Project at New York University (August 2002). www.nyu.edu/fas/projects/vcb/case_911_HTMLcontent.html#resources