Tasha Oren

Associate Professor
 Curtin Hall 423


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. “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. “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. “Inventing America: Ethnic Identity and American Popular Culture.” Journal of American Ethnic History 27.2 (2009).
Davé, Shilpa, Nishime, LeiLani, and Oren, Tasha G. East main street: Asian American popular culture. New York University Press, 2005.
Oren, Tasha G. Demon in the Box: Jews, Arabs, Politics and Culture in the Making of Israeli Television. Rutgers University Press, 2004.