Christina Parker-Flynn

Assistant Professor
WMS 436
Film theory and criticism, gender studies, 19th-century literature and culture, comparative literature, Hitchcock

CHRISTINA PARKER-FLYNN, Assistant Professor, Ph.D. Emory University (Comparative Literature, 2010), B.A. Hamilton College (English & French, 2001). Dr. Parker-Flynn specializes in comparative studies in literature and film, with particular emphasis on Symbolism, Aestheticism, Wilde studies, early cinema, film noir, film theory, and Alfred Hitchcock. Her current book project - entitled Artificial Generation: Heterotextuality at the Intersection of Nineteenth-Century Literature and Film - focuses on exploring the fluid non-boundaries between literature and film theory, or, literature as film theory.

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

  • "Chickening Out: Fear and Poultry in Hitchcockian Horror," Presentation at the Literature Film Association Annual Conference, October 2016.
  • "Miss Representation: The Femme Fatale and the Villainy of Performance in Neo-Victorian Hollywood," Neo-Victorian Villains. Ed. Benjamin Poore. New York: Rodopi, 2016.
  • "Dark Borders: Film Noir and American Citizenship." Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media, Issue 7, Summer 2014.
  • "The Hitchcock Annual Anthology: Selected Essays from Volumes 10-15." Scope: an online journal for film studies, Issue 19, February 2011.

AWARDS

  • UCLA William Andrews Clark Memorial Library Center for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowship for Postdoctoral Research, 2011.