Newman, Michael

Professor
English

Curriculum Vitae

Personal site

Education

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison
BA, McGill University

Research Interests

American cinema, television, and video games; media history, theory, and criticism.

Teaching Areas

Media studies

Selected Publications

Newman, Michael Z. Atari Age: The Emergence of Video Games in America. MIT Press, 2017.

Newman, Michael Z. “Quality TV as Liberal TV.” Western Humanities Alliance journal 70.3 Ed. Liu, Catherine. (2016).

Newman, Michael Z. “Say Pulp Fiction One More Goddamn Time: Quotation Culture and an Internet-Age Classic.” New Review of Film and Television Studies. (2014).

Newman, Michael Z. Video Revolutions: On the History of a Medium. Columbia University Press, 2014.

Newman, Michael Z. “Free TV: File-Sharing and the Value of Television.” Television & New Media 13.6 (2012): 463-479.

Newman, Michael Z. Indie: An American Film Culture. Columbia University Press, 2011: 304 pages.

Newman, Michael Z., and Levine, Elana. Legitimating Television: Media Convergence and Cultural Status. Routledge, 2011.

Newman, Michael Z. “New Media, Young Audiences, and Discourses of Attention: From Sesame Street to ‘Snack Culture’.” Media Culture & Society 32.4 (2010): 581-596.

Newman, Michael Z. “Indie Culture: In Pursuit of the Authentic Autonomous Alternative.”Cinema Journal 48.3 (2009): 16-34.