Jocelyn Szczepaniak-GilleceJocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece

Assistant Professor of English and Film Studies

Office: Curtin 493


Ph.D., Screen Cultures, Northwestern University
M.A., Screen Cultures, Northwestern University
B.A., English and Film, University of Notre Dame

Courses Taught:

English 192: First-Year Seminar – Film and Place
Honors 200: The Mechanical and the Mystical
English 383: History of Animation
Film Studies 308: Special Effects

Teaching Interests:

American exhibition
Modern theatrical architecture
American film history
Film and visual theory
History of technology
Science fiction film
Special effects
Horror film
Contemporary global cinema

Selected Publications:

“Space, Satisfaction, and the Screen,” 2ha 7: Suburbia + Cinema, “A Picture in Motion,” Summer 2014.

“In the House, In the Picture: Distance and Proximity in the American Mid-Century Neutralized Theater,” World Picture no. 7, Fall 2012.

“The Hues of Memory, the Shades of Experience: Color and Time in Syndromes and a Century,” in Color and the Moving Image: History, Theory, Aesthetics, Archive, edited by Simon Brown, Sarah Street, and Liz Watkins, New York & London: Routledge, 2012.