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Tasha Oren

Associate Professor
 Curtin Hall 423

Degrees:

PhD, Department of Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison
MA, Communication Studies, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
BFA, Film, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University

Teaching and Research Interests:

Film and Media studies
Media history
Popular culture
Television studies
Globalization and media
Middle Eastern media history and film
Asian American studies

Other Relevant Activities:

Director, Graduate Studies

Coordinator, Cinema, Media and Digital Studies track

Selected Publications:

Oren, Tasha G. ““Autism in Translation: Media, Empathy and the Female Autistic Subject”.” Disability Media Studies: Media, Popular Culture, and the Meanings of Disability. Ed. Ellcessor, , and Kirkpatrick, . New York University Press, (2017).
Oren, Tasha G. ““The Blood Sport of Cooking: Asian Food, Asian American Chefs, and American Television”.” Global Asian American Popular Cultures. Ed. Oren, Tasha G., and Nishime, Dave. (2016).
Oren, Tasha G. “’To Play the Chef: Food Television and the Value of Competition’.” Poli – Politique de l’image 7. (2013).
Oren, Tasha G. “’On the Line: Formats as Television Logic’.” Manchester University Press 8.2 (2013).
Oren, Tasha G. “Reiterational Texts and Global Imagination: Television Strikes Back.” Global Television Formats – Understanding Television Across Borders. Ed. Oren, Tasha G., and Shahaf, Sharon. Routledge, (2012).
Oren, Tasha G. “’The Story: Screenwriting as Film Studies’.” Teaching Film. Modern Language Association of America, (2012).
Oren, Tasha G., and Shahaf, Sharon. Global Television Formats – Understanding Television Across Borders. Routledge, 2012.
Oren, Tasha G. ““I’m Gonna Make You Love Me: Format Television and Israeli Telediplomacy,”.” World Making: Art and Politics in Global Media. Rutgers University Press, (2011).
Oren, Tasha G. “’Inventing America: Ethnic Identity and American Popular Culture’.” Journal of American Ethnic History 27.2 (2008).
Oren, Tasha G., Dave, S., and Nishime, L. ““Asian American Studies and Media Studies”.” East Main Street: Asian American Popular Culture. New York University Press, (2005).
Davé, Shilpa, Nishime, LeiLani, and Oren, Tasha G. East main street: Asian American popular culture. New York University Press, 2005.
Oren, Tasha G. “’Secret Asian Man: Angry Asians and the Politics of Cultural Visibility’.” East Main Street: Asian American Popular Culture. Ed. Oren, Tasha G., Shilpa, Dave, and Nishime, Leilani. New York University Press, (2005).
Oren, Tasha G. “Gobbled Up and Gone: Cultural Preservation and the Global City Marketplace.” Global Cities: Cultures, Urbanism, Globalization. Rutgers University Press, (2004).
Oren, Tasha G. Demon in the Box: Jews, Arabs, Politics and Culture in the Making of Israeli Television. Rutgers University Press, 2004.
Oren, Tasha G. ““Domesticated Dads and Double-shift Moms: Real and Ideal Life in the American Post-War Sitcom”.” Cerles: Revue Pluridisciplinaire du Monde Anglophone 8. (2003): 78-90.
Oren, Tasha G. “The Belly Dancer Strategy: Israeli Educational Television and its Alternatives.” Media, Culture & Society 25.2 (2003): 167-186.
Oren, Tasha G. ““Living Room Levantine: Immigration, Ethnicity and the Border in Early Israeli Television”.” The Velvet Light Trap 43. (1999): 20-30.