Prof Maria Pramaggiore

Biography

Maria Pramaggiore is Professor of Media Studies and Dean of Graduate Studies at Maynooth University. She has published widely on gender and sexuality in cinema and media. She is the author of three monographs, a co-authored film studies textbook, and co-edited collections on voices in documentary and bisexual theory.

Research Interests

Posthumanism and Animality: The Horse in Modern Visual Culture; the Voice in Documentary; Celebrity & Stardom; Gender and Sexuality in Film and Media

Books

  Year Publication
2018 Vocal Projections: Voices in Documentary.
Maria Pramaggiore and Annabelle Honess Roe (2018) Vocal Projections: Voices in Documentary. New York: Bloomsbury Academic. [DOI] [Details]
2014 Making Time in Stanley Kubrick's Barry Lyndon: Art, History & Empire.
Maria Pramaggiore (2014) Making Time in Stanley Kubrick's Barry Lyndon: Art, History & Empire. New York: Bloomsbury Academic. [Details]
2020 Film: A Critical Introduction, 4rd.ed.
Maria Pramaggiore and Tom Wallis (2020) Film: A Critical Introduction, 4rd.ed. London: Laurence King. [Details]
2008 Neil Jordan.
Maria Pramaggiore (2008) Neil Jordan. : The Universitty of Illinois Press. [Details]
2007 Irish and African American Cinema Since 1980:Identifying Others and Preforming Identities.
Maria Pramaggiore (2007) Irish and African American Cinema Since 1980:Identifying Others and Preforming Identities. : The State University of New York Press. [Details]
1996 RePresenting Bisexualities:Subjects and Cultures of Fluid Desire.
Maria Pramaggiore and Donald E. Hall (1996) RePresenting Bisexualities:Subjects and Cultures of Fluid Desire. : New York University Press. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2016 'Expanded medium: National public radio and Katrina web memorials'
Pramaggiore M. (2016) 'Expanded medium: National public radio and Katrina web memorials' In: Old and New Media after Katrina. [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Filial Coupling, the Incest Narrative and the O'Neals'
Pramaggiore, M (2015) 'Filial Coupling, the Incest Narrative and the O'Neals' In: FIRST COMES LOVE: POWER COUPLES, CELEBRITY KINSHIP AND CULTURAL POLITICS. NEW YORK: BLOOMSBURY PUBL INC. [Details]
2015 'The Celtic Tiger's Equine Imaginary'
Pramaggiore, M (2015) 'The Celtic Tiger's Equine Imaginary' In: ANIMALS IN IRISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE. BASINGSTOKE: PALGRAVE. [Details]
2016 'ANIMAL AFTERLIVES: EQUINE LEGACIES IN IRISH VISUAL CULTURE'
Pramaggiore, M (2016) 'ANIMAL AFTERLIVES: EQUINE LEGACIES IN IRISH VISUAL CULTURE' In: MODERNIST AFTERLIVES IN IRISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE. LONDON: ANTHEM PRESS. [Details]
2017 'PRIVATIZATION IS THE NEW BLACK Quality Television and the Re-Fashioning of the US Prison Industrial Complex'
Pramaggiore, M (2017) 'PRIVATIZATION IS THE NEW BLACK Quality Television and the Re-Fashioning of the US Prison Industrial Complex' In: ROUTLEDGE COMPANION TO GLOBAL POPULAR CULTURE. ABINGDON: ROUTLEDGE. [Details]
2017 'Suspendido en el tiempo: Children and Contemporary Spanish Horror'
Maria Pramaggiore (2017) 'Suspendido en el tiempo: Children and Contemporary Spanish Horror' In: Jorge Mari (eds). Tracing the Borders of Spanish Horror Cinema and Television. New York: Routledge. [Details]
2015 'First Comes Love'
Maria Pramaggiore (2015) 'First Comes Love' In: Shelley Cobb and Neil Ewen (eds). Filial Coupling, the Incest Narrative and the O'Neals. New York: Bloomsbury Academic. [Details]
2015 'From Thackeray to the Troubles: The Irishness of Barry Lyndon'
Maria Pramaggiore (2015) 'From Thackeray to the Troubles: The Irishness of Barry Lyndon' In: Tatjana Ljulic, Richard Daniels and Peter Kramer (eds). Stanley Kubrick: New Perspectives. London: Blackdog Press. [Details]
2016 'Animal Afterlives: Horses and Irish Modernity'
Maria Pramaggiore (2016) 'Animal Afterlives: Horses and Irish Modernity' In: Paige Reynolds (eds). Modernist Afterlives in Irish Literature and Culture. London: Anthem Press. [Details]
2016 ''I'll be Dancin': American Soldiers, Cute You Tube Performances and the Deployment of Soft Power in the War on Terror'
Maria Pramaggiore (2016) ''I'll be Dancin': American Soldiers, Cute You Tube Performances and the Deployment of Soft Power in the War on Terror' In: Dale, Leyda, McIntyre, Goggin and Negra (eds). The Aesthetics and Affects of Cuteness. New York: Routledge. [Details]
2014 'Keeping Up with the Aspirations: Commercial Family Values and the Kardashian Brand'
Professor Maria Pramaggiore and Diane Negra (2014) 'Keeping Up with the Aspirations: Commercial Family Values and the Kardashian Brand' In: Reality Gendervision: Sexuality & Gender on Transatlantic Reality Television. Durhan, NC: Duke University Press. [Details]
2014 'The Celtic Tiger's Equine Imaginary'
Professor Maria Pramaggiore (2014) 'The Celtic Tiger's Equine Imaginary' In: Animals in Irish Literature and Culture. Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]
2014 'Privatisation is the New Black: Quality Television and the Re-fashioning of the US Prison Industrial Complex (PRIC)'
Professor Maria Pramaggiore (2014) 'Privatisation is the New Black: Quality Television and the Re-fashioning of the US Prison Industrial Complex (PRIC)' In: Routledge Companion to Global Popular Culture. Routledge. [Details]
2013 'History as Palimpsest: Stanley Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon'
Maria Pramaggiore (2013) 'History as Palimpsest: Stanley Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon' In: Blackwell Companion to Historical Film. Blackwell. [Details]
2010 'Expanded Media: NPR and the Katrina Anniversary'
Maria Pramaggiore (2010) 'Expanded Media: NPR and the Katrina Anniversary' In: Post-Katrina Film and Media. Palgrave MacMillan. [Details]
2010 'Neil Jordan'
Maria Pramaggiore (2010) 'Neil Jordan' In: 50 Contemporary Film Directors. Routledge. [Details]
2010 'Jane Fonda: from Graylist to A-list'
Maria Pramaggiore (2010) 'Jane Fonda: from Graylist to A-list' In: Hollywood Reborn: Stardom in the 1970s. Rutgers University Press. [Details]
2007 'Chick Strand’s Experimental Ethnography'
Maria Pramaggiore (2007) 'Chick Strand’s Experimental Ethnography' In: Women's Experimental Cinema: Critical Frameworks. Duke University Press. [Details]
2007 'Neil Jordan’s Postmodern Gothic: or, Why The Good Thief was Originally Called Double Down'
Maria Pramaggiore (2007) 'Neil Jordan’s Postmodern Gothic: or, Why The Good Thief was Originally Called Double Down' In: Genre and Cinema: Ireland and Transnationalism. Routledge. [Details]
2006 ''Papa Don’t Preach’: Pregnancy and Performance in Contemporary Irish Film'
Maria Pramaggiore (2006) ''Papa Don’t Preach’: Pregnancy and Performance in Contemporary Irish Film' In: The Irish in Us. Duke University Press. [Details]
2001 'Seeing Double (s): Reading Deren Bisexually'
Maria Pramaggiore (2001) 'Seeing Double (s): Reading Deren Bisexually' In: Maya Deren and the American Avant Garde. University of California Press. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2019 'Redmond Barry's White Rabbit'
Maria Pramaggiore (2019) 'Redmond Barry's White Rabbit'. The Cine-Files: A Scholarly Journal of Cinema Studies, (14) [Details]
2019 'Queer Media Temporalities'
Maria Pramaggiore and Páraic Kerrigan (2019) 'Queer Media Temporalities'. Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media, (16) [Details]
2016 'From Screwdriver to Dildo : Retooling Womens Work in Orange Is the New Black'
Pramaggiore M. (2016) 'From Screwdriver to Dildo : Retooling Womens Work in Orange Is the New Black'. Television and New Media, 17 (6):547-560 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'The Taming of the Bronies: Animals, Autism and Fandom as Therapeutic Performance'
Maria Pramaggiore (2015) 'The Taming of the Bronies: Animals, Autism and Fandom as Therapeutic Performance'. Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media, [Details]
2013 'Queer Theory'
Maria Pramaggiore (2013) 'Queer Theory'. To be added, Oxford Bibliographies in Cinema and Media Studies [Details]
2011 'Kids, Rock, and Couples: the Elusive/Illusive Screen Bisexual'
Maria Pramaggiore (2011) 'Kids, Rock, and Couples: the Elusive/Illusive Screen Bisexual'. Journal of Bisexuality, :587-593 [Details]
2010 'Zero for Conduct'
Maria Pramaggiore (2010) 'Zero for Conduct'. Journal of Film and Video, :413-415 [Details]
2010 'The Global Repositioning of the City Symphony: Sound, Space, and Trauma in 11’09”01—September 11'
Maria Pramaggiore (2010) 'The Global Repositioning of the City Symphony: Sound, Space, and Trauma in 11’09”01—September 11'. To be added, Jump Cut [Details]
2002 'High and Low Art: Bisexual Women and Aesthetics in Chasing Amy and High Art'
Maria Pramaggiore (2002) 'High and Low Art: Bisexual Women and Aesthetics in Chasing Amy and High Art'. Journal of Bisexuality, :245-266 [Details]
2001 'Unmastered Subjects: Fabricating Identity in Joseph Strick’s Ulysses and Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man'
Maria Pramaggiore (2001) 'Unmastered Subjects: Fabricating Identity in Joseph Strick’s Ulysses and Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man'. To be added, European Joyce Studies :52-70 [Details]
1998 'The Celtic Blue Note: Jazz in Neil Jordan’s Angel, The Miracle, and ‘Night in Tunisia'
Maria Pramaggiore (1998) 'The Celtic Blue Note: Jazz in Neil Jordan’s Angel, The Miracle, and ‘Night in Tunisia'. Screen, 39 :272-288 [Details]
1997 'Performance and Persona in the U.S. Avant Garde: The Case of Maya Deren'
Maria Pramaggiore (1997) 'Performance and Persona in the U.S. Avant Garde: The Case of Maya Deren'. Cinema Journal, 36 :17-40 [IR Link] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2019 The Voice in Documentary and Audiovisual Criticism.
Maria Pramaggiore (2019) The Voice in Documentary and Audiovisual Criticism. [Oral Presentation], Visible Evidence, University of Southern California [Details]
2019 Two Day International Symposium.
Maria Pramaggiore (2019) Two Day International Symposium. [Oral Presentation], Kylie Minogue Symposium, Maynooth University [Details]
2019 Princess President: Gender, Power and the Meme-ing of Ivanka Trump.
Maria Pramaggiore (2019) Princess President: Gender, Power and the Meme-ing of Ivanka Trump. [Invited Lecture], Inaugural Professorial Lecture, Maynooth University [Details]
2017 Cinema and the Equine Imaginary.
Maria Pramaggiore (2017) Cinema and the Equine Imaginary. [Invited Lecture], The Columbia Seminar, New York [Details]
2017 Panel on AIDS Media Archives.
Maria Pramaggiore (2017) Panel on AIDS Media Archives. [National Refereed Conference Paper], Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Chicago, IL [Details]

Blog

  Year Publication
2019 The Problem With Ivanka.
Maria Pramaggiore (2019) The Problem With Ivanka. Dublin: Blog [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
2015 The Black Irish Onscreen: Representing Black and Mixed Race Identities on Irish Film and Television.
Pramaggiore, M (2015) The Black Irish Onscreen: Representing Black and Mixed Race Identities on Irish Film and Television. BARCELONA: Book Review [Details]

Reviews

  Year Publication
2017 Documenting Politics in the Age of Trump.
Maria Pramaggiore (2017) Documenting Politics in the Age of Trump. Reviews [Details]

Teaching Interests

Gender and Sexuality in Cinema and Culture; Critical Animal Studies; American, Irish and Queer Cinemas; Experimental Cinema; Screenwriting; Audiovisual Essay