Profitt, Blue

Teaching Assistant-Doctoral

Plan: Media, Cinema, and Digital Studies, PhD

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

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

Academically: American film (c. 1970-1989), popular culture, Lacanian psychoanalysis, écriture féminine, nostalgia, narcissism, hysteria

For fun: Coca-Cola, red dresses, and 'Star Wars'

Conference Presentation(s):
“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:
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
ENG 101: Introduction to College Writing At

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