Jaimie Baron holds a Ph.D. in Cinema and Media Studies from UCLA. Her work has been published in numerous journals and anthologies. Her first book, entitled The Archive Effect: Found Footage and the Audiovisual Experience of History, was published by Routledge Press in 2014. She is the founder and director of the Festival of (In)appropriation, an annual international festival of short experimental found footage films. She is also co-editor of the Docalogue website and the Docalogue Book Series (Routledge Press).
Film and media theory, audiovisual appropriation, experimental film and video, documentary film and video, historiography, ethics, the history of technology and the mediation of human experience, digital media, critical race studies, media and criminal justice
Documentary, Remix Culture, Contemporary Hollywood, Screening Race, Screening Comedy, Media Technologies, East Asian Cinema, Middle Eastern Cinema, Transnational Crime Cinema
A survey of world cinema from 1950 to present, with emphasis on major historical developments and important individual films. Prerequisite: FS 100. Prerequisite or corequisite: FS 201. Not to be taken by students with credit in FS 200.Winter Term 2021 Winter Term 2022
A seminar-based examination of specialized topics in film. Prerequisite: FS 100.Winter Term 2022
The discipline of Media Studies, how it has developed, its historical objects and contemporary tools of study, and how it contributes to our understanding of culture.Fall Term 2021
A survey of research methods in media studies, including quantitative and qualitative methods, media archaeology, as well as practical forms of research creation. Prerequisite: MST 100.Fall Term 2021