Allison Farrell

Teaching Assistant
English - Media, Cinema and Digital Studies, PhD

Achieved Degrees

  • MA, University of Wisconsin -- Milwaukee, 2022
  • BA, University of Wisconsin -- Stevens Point, 2019

Forthcoming Publications

“Navigating the Virtual Labyrinth: An Exploration of the Winchester Mystery House as a Digital Ghost,” Media Fields 18

Courses Taught

  • ARTHIST/FILMSTD 205 - History of Film I: Development of an Art
  • ARTHIST/FILMSTD 206 - History of Film II: Development of an Art
  • ENGLISH 100 - Introduction to College Writing & Reading
  • ENGLISH 101 -  Introduction to College Writing
  • ENGLISH 102 - College Writing and Research
  • RTHIST/ENGLISH/FILMSTD 111: Entertainment Arts: Film, Television, and the Internet

Research Interests

  • Media History and Historiography
  • Cultural Memory
  • Hauntology
  • Horror
  • The Weird

Related Activities

  • “‘The Story Began Long Ago’: Matrilineal Historiography Through History and Memory: For Akiko and Takashige (Tajiri, 1991),” SCMS 2024. Boston, MA 2024
  • “Fragments of an Era and One Reel Movies: Home Movies Magazine and 1940s American Wartime Anxiety,” SCMS 2023. Denver, CO 2023
  • “Into the Virtual Labyrinth: Exploring the Winchester Mystery House as a Digital Ghost,” Backward Glances. Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 2022
  • Panel Moderator/Co-Organizer, Teaching Media Archives Symposium. UWM Moving Image Society    in conjunction with UWM Center for 21st Century Studies, Milwaukee, WI 2022
  • Video & Digital Projectionist, Home Movie Day 2022. UWM Archives, UWM Film Studies Program, and UWM Department of Film/Video/Animation/New Genres, Milwaukee, WI 2022
  • Introduction of A Man’s a Man (1912, dir. Alice Guy Blaché). Kennington Bioscope in conjunction with Women and the Silent Screen – Entr’acte – Columbia University, NY, 2021
  • Introduction, Archival Screening Roadshow 2UWM Moving Image Society and UWM Archives in conjunction with the Association of Moving Image Archivists Annual Conference 2021
  • “Severing a Head Full of Ghosts: The Price of Forgetting in Lucrecia Martel’s The Headless Woman.” Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 2021
  • “Searching for a Mediator, Blinded by Desperation: Competing Ideals of Citizenship and Fritz Lang’s Metropolis.” Film & History, Madison, WI 2018

Academic Awards

  • UWM Chancellor’s Graduate Student Award in English, 2021
  • UWM Chancellor's Graduate Student Award in English, 2020