PhD, Screen Cultures, Northwestern University
MA, Screen Cultures, Northwestern University
BA, English and Film, University of Notre Dame
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
Modern theatrical architecture
American film history
Film and visual theory
History of technology
Science fiction film
Contemporary global cinema
Szczepaniak-Gillece, J. (2018, September). The Optical Vacuum: Spectatorship and Modernized American Theater Architecture. Oxford University Press.
Szczepaniak-Gillece, J. (2016, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Smoke and Mirrors: Cigarettes, Cinephilia, and Reverie in the American Movie Theater. Film History, 28(3), 85-113.
Szczepaniak-Gillece, J., & Groening, S. (2016, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Objects, Exhibition, and the Spectator – Special issue of Film History. , 28(3).
Szczepaniak-Gillece, J., & Groening, S. (2016, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Afterword, Objects, Exhibition, and the Spectator. , 28(3).
Szczepaniak-Gillece, J. (2012). The Hues of Memory, the Shades of Experience: Color and Time in ‘Syndromes and a Century’. Color and the Moving Image: History, Theory, Aesthetics, Archive, 104-113. New York and London: Routledge.
Szczepaniak-Gillece, J. (2012). In the House, in the Picture: Distance and Proximity in the American Mid-Century Neutralized Theatre. World Picture, 7, “Distance”, 1-18.