Prof Maria Pramaggiore

Media Studies, Graduate Studies

Dean of Graduate Studies.

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Biography

Maria Pramaggiore is Professor and Head of Media 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 a co-edited collection on bisexual culture.

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
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]
2011 Film: A Critical Introduction, 3rd.ed.
Maria Pramaggiore and Tom Wallis (2011) Film: A Critical Introduction, 3rd.ed. : 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
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
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 [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]

Teaching Interests

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