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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 52211–239 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.2.211
Published: 01 April 2019
... Pittsburgh, while it questions the masculinist assumptions that underlie avant-garde media and historiography. Dixon resigned from her post in summer 1975 despite wide success around the Film Section—Jonas Mekas had praised her museum program as the nation's best—after discovering that she and her...
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Ads in the August 26, 1950, edition of the  <b>Pittsburgh</b> Courier  focus on “i...
Published: 01 July 2018
FIGURE 1. Ads in the August 26, 1950, edition of the Pittsburgh Courier focus on “improving” Black women's hair with the aid of scalp oil, wigs, hair dye, and the infamous “Black and White Bleaching Cream.” Microfilm sourced from the Schomburg Center, New York. FIGURE 1. Ads in the August 26 FIGURE 1. Ads in the August 26, 1950, edition of the Pittsburgh Courier focus on “improving” Black women's hair with the aid of scalp oil, wigs, hair dye, and the infamous “Black and White Bleaching Cream.” Microfilm sourced from the Schomburg Center, New York. FIGURE 1. Ads in the August 26 More
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 4312–29 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.3.12
Published: 01 July 2018
...FIGURE 1. Ads in the August 26, 1950, edition of the Pittsburgh Courier focus on “improving” Black women's hair with the aid of scalp oil, wigs, hair dye, and the infamous “Black and White Bleaching Cream.” Microfilm sourced from the Schomburg Center, New York. FIGURE 1. Ads in the August 26...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 62148–175 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.2.148
Published: 01 April 2020
... Houston,” in Energy Capitals: Local Impact, Global Influence , ed. Joseph A. Pratt, Martin V. Melosi, and Kathleen A. Brosnan (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014), 37. 39. Márquez, Black-Brown Solidarity , 90. 40. Bernadette Pruitt, The Other Great Migration: The Movement of...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 611–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.1.1
Published: 01 January 2020
... Barbie and Mortal Kombat: Intersectional Perspectives and Inclusive Designs in Gaming (Pittsburgh: ETC, 2017). 3. Brenda Laurel, Computers as Theatre , 2nd ed. (Boston: Addison-Wesley Professional, 2013); Brenda Laurel, Utopian Entrepreneur (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2001); Brenda Laurel, “Why...
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Patty Jo's joke remarks on American justice system in the wake of Emmett Ti...
Published: 01 July 2018
FIGURE 24. Patty Jo's joke remarks on American justice system in the wake of Emmett Till's murder. Jackie Ormes, Patty-Jo 'n’ Ginger , Pittsburgh Courier , October 8, 1955, 9. FIGURE 24. Patty Jo's joke remarks on American justice system in the wake of Emmett Till's murder. Jackie Ormes FIGURE 24. Patty Jo's joke remarks on American justice system in the wake of Emmett Till's murder. Jackie Ormes, Patty-Jo 'n’ Ginger , Pittsburgh Courier , October 8, 1955, 9. FIGURE 24. Patty Jo's joke remarks on American justice system in the wake of Emmett Till's murder. Jackie Ormes More
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 539–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.3.9
Published: 01 July 2019
..., Citizenship, and the Limits of Democracy in Czechoslovakia, 1918 – 1950 (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014), 169–81. 51. Dunnell to van der Goot, August 19, 1956, box 18, folder “Radio Women 1954–1964,” Archief PvdG. 52. See for example Justine Lloyd and Lesley Johnson, “Dream Stuff...
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Dark Laughter  uses satirical images of Black women;  Jive Gray 's female p...
Published: 01 July 2018
FIGURE 2. Dark Laughter uses satirical images of Black women; Jive Gray 's female protagonist follows the titular character's sociopolitical beliefs and actions, as evident in the preceding week's strip, where Jive had to “guide” her in understanding oppression. Pittsburgh Courier , September FIGURE 2. Dark Laughter uses satirical images of Black women; Jive Gray 's female protagonist follows the titular character's sociopolitical beliefs and actions, as evident in the preceding week's strip, where Jive had to “guide” her in understanding oppression. Pittsburgh Courier , September More
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Torchy prepares for a new adventure after leaving her paramour. Jackie Orme...
Published: 01 July 2018
FIGURE 3. Torchy prepares for a new adventure after leaving her paramour. Jackie Ormes, Torchy in Heartbeats , Pittsburgh Courier , November 10, 1951, reprinted in Nancy Goldstein, Jackie Ormes: The First African American Woman Cartoonist (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2008), 144 FIGURE 3. Torchy prepares for a new adventure after leaving her paramour. Jackie Ormes, Torchy in Heartbeats , Pittsburgh Courier , November 10, 1951, reprinted in Nancy Goldstein, Jackie Ormes: The First African American Woman Cartoonist (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2008), 144 More
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On a ship's deck during a storm, Torchy fends off Fromer's physical assault...
Published: 01 July 2018
FIGURE 4. On a ship's deck during a storm, Torchy fends off Fromer's physical assault. Jackie Ormes, Torchy in Heartbeats , Pittsburgh Courier , February 23, 1952, reprinted in Nancy Goldstein, Jackie Ormes: The First African American Woman Cartoonist (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press FIGURE 4. On a ship's deck during a storm, Torchy fends off Fromer's physical assault. Jackie Ormes, Torchy in Heartbeats , Pittsburgh Courier , February 23, 1952, reprinted in Nancy Goldstein, Jackie Ormes: The First African American Woman Cartoonist (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press More
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Two professors remark on a Black scholar-athlete who will not be able to at...
Published: 01 July 2018
FIGURE 23. Two professors remark on a Black scholar-athlete who will not be able to attend his own prom unless two prominent African American female social activists show up to either dance with him or fight for him. Ollie Harrington, “Dark Laughter,” Pittsburgh Courier , July 12, 1952, 11 FIGURE 23. Two professors remark on a Black scholar-athlete who will not be able to attend his own prom unless two prominent African American female social activists show up to either dance with him or fight for him. Ollie Harrington, “Dark Laughter,” Pittsburgh Courier , July 12, 1952, 11 More
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 521–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.2.1
Published: 01 April 2019
.... A similar impetus drives Benjamin Ogrodnik's micro-historical investigation of Sharon Green's film Self Portrait of a Nude Model Turned Cinematographer (1971), made during her student years amid Pittsburgh's early-1970s avant-garde scene. Green only made this single work, then left film to become...
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Poster from a 1978 screening of  The Sealed Soil  ( Khake sar beh Morh,  di...
Published: 01 January 2017
FIGURE 1. Poster from a 1978 screening of The Sealed Soil ( Khake sar beh Morh, dir. Marva Nabili), 1977, at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh. FIGURE 1. Poster from a 1978 screening of The Sealed Soil (Khake sar beh Morh, dir. Marva Nabili), 1977, at the Carnegie Museum of Art FIGURE 1. Poster from a 1978 screening of The Sealed Soil ( Khake sar beh Morh, dir. Marva Nabili), 1977, at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh. FIGURE 1. Poster from a 1978 screening of The Sealed Soil (Khake sar beh Morh, dir. Marva Nabili), 1977, at the Carnegie Museum of Art More
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 4349–95 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.3.49
Published: 01 July 2018
...FIGURE 24. Patty Jo's joke remarks on American justice system in the wake of Emmett Till's murder. Jackie Ormes, Patty-Jo 'n’ Ginger , Pittsburgh Courier , October 8, 1955, 9. FIGURE 24. Patty Jo's joke remarks on American justice system in the wake of Emmett Till's murder. Jackie Ormes...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 431–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.3.1
Published: 01 July 2018
... engagement in both race politics and environmental action. Dozier focuses here not on the more famous of Ormes's runs but on the first few arcs of Torchy in Heartbeats ( Pittsburgh Courier , 1950–54), arguing that while these stories are often ignored for their participation in the romance genre, they both...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 4284–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.2.84
Published: 01 April 2018
... (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2009). 18. Marlis Schweitzer, When Broadway Was the Runway: Theater, Fashion, and American Culture (Pittsburgh: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011); Michelle Majer, ed., Staging Fashion, 1880–1920: Jane Hading, Lily Elsie, Billie Burke (New York: Bard...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 4184–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.1.84
Published: 01 January 2018
... iken ,“S now and D irty R ain ” 1 NOTES I would like to acknowledge the vital support and insight provided by Meghan M. Chandler, Miriam Forman-Brunell, and Denise McKenna, and to thank the attendees of the University of Pittsburgh's Humanities Center Colloquium for their feedback on an...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2017; 341–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2017.3.4.1
Published: 01 October 2017
... on Photoplay , a companion essay to her keynote address at the Pittsburgh conference, “The Decline of Middlebrow Taste in Celebrity Culture: The First Fan Magazines,” which dealt largely with the early history of Motion Picture Story . 6. Hugo Münsterberg, The Photoplay: A Psychological Study...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2017; 34126–161 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2017.3.4.126
Published: 01 October 2017
.... Rob King and Charlie Keil (New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming). A longer version of a keynote delivered at the Eighth International Women and the Silent Screen conference, University of Pittsburgh, September 2015, this essay focuses on early issues of Motion Picture Story (hereafter MPS...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2017; 3469–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2017.3.4.69
Published: 01 October 2017
... Eighth International Women and the Silent Screen conference, Pittsburgh, September 2015. I thank the panelists and participants for their remarks and insights. I am grateful to the anonymous reviewers at Feminist Media Histories for their constructive suggestions and especially to Mark Lynn Anderson...