Profitt, Blue

Teaching Assistant
English

Plan: Media, Cinema, and Digital Studies, PhD

Achieved Degrees
AB (English), University of Michigan, 2017
MA (English Literature), Bowling Green State University, 2019

Selected Publications
“He appeared […] clad only in a pair of low-cut blue jeans:” Incipient Female Gazing at The Outsiders (1983).” 22 Sept. 2020. https://s.wayne.edu/waynepop2020/2020/09/22/blue-profitt/.

"Regressive Sex-and-Gender Tropes in Stoker's 'Dracula' and 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer.'" Watcher Junior. 10.1 (2017). 1-12.

Interests
Postwar American coming-of-age films (1955-1989), femininity, masculinity, sexuality studies, theories of sensation and imagination

Plus, grenadine, red lipstick, and ‘Star Wars’

Conference Presentations
“In Luke More Than Luke: Incestuous Narcissism and Congenital Morality in the Star Wars Saga.” Stars and Screen. Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, 2018.

"‘I’m telling you, there is something off about that girl:’ The Female Sociopath in Insatiable.” Ray Browne Conference. Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, 2019.

“‘Hokey Religions’ and ‘Thy Weapons Ancient:’ William Shakespeare’s Star Wars and Sinful Adaptation.” Pop Culture Consortium Conference: Telling & Retelling Stories: (Re)imagining Popular Culture. Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 2019.

“‘All Right, Everybody, Nice Self-Awareness:’ Writing a (Good) Fictionalized Version of Yourself.” Winter Wheat. Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, 2018.

Teaching Experience
ENG 101: Introduction to College Writing (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Instructor of Record (Bowling Green State University)
General Studies Writing 1110: Introduction to Academic Writing (Bowling Green State University)
GSW 1120: Academic Writing and Gothic Horror (Bowling Green State University)
GSW 1120: Academic Writing and Teen Television (Bowling Green State University)
ENG 2650: British Literature Survey 1660-1945 (Bowling Green State University)
ENG 4650: Deconstruction and Psychoanalysis (Bowling Green State University)