LORI LANDAY

PROFESSOR/ARTIST/SCHOLAR

Exploring the making of meaning in visual culture & interactive media through creative and critical work

Employment
2012 - Present

Professor, Cultural Studies

Liberal Arts Department, Berklee College of Music

2004 - 2012

Associate Professor, Cultural Studies

Liberal Arts Department, Berklee College of Music

2001 - 2004

Assistant Professor, Cultural Studies

Liberal Arts Department, Berklee College of Music

1998 - 2001

Visiting Scholar

Institute for Liberal Arts & Interdisciplinary Studies, Emerson College

1995 - 1998

Assistant Professor

Department of English and Journalism, Western Illinois University


Publications & Presentations

Books

I Love Lucy

TV Milestones. Wayne State University Press, 2010.


Madcaps, Screwballs, and Con Women: The Female Trickster in American Culture

University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998.

Selected Essays, Articles and Chapters

Most Recent
“Minecraft: Transitional Objects and Transformational Experiences in an Imaginary World.”

In Revisiting Imaginary Worlds. Edited by Mark J.P. Wolf. New York and London: Routledge, 2017, 127-147.


“Lucille Ball and the Lucy Character: Familiarity, Female Friendship, and the Anxiety of Competence”

In Hysterical! Women in American Comedy. Edited by Linda Mizejewski and Victoria Sturtevant. University of Texas Press, forthcoming, 2017.


“Persson’s Minecraft”

In The Routledge Companion to Imaginary Worlds. Edited by Mark J.P. Wolf. Routledge, forthcoming 2017.


"Myth Blocks: How LEGO Transmedia Configures & Remixes Mythic Structures in the Ninjago and Chima Themes"

In LEGO Studies: Examining the Building Blocks of a Transmedial Phenomenon. Edited by Mark J.P. Wolf. New York and London: Routledge, 2014:55-80.


"Interactivity"

In The Routledge Companion to Video Game Studies Edited by Mark J.P. Wolf and Bernard Perron. New York: Taylor & Francis, 2014: 173-184.


"The Mirror of Performance: Kinaesthetics, Subjectivity & the Body in Film, Television, & Virtual Worlds."

Cinema Journal 51, no. 3 (2012): 129-136. PDF.


"Rethinking Virtual Commodification, or The Virtual Kitchen Sink"

Journal Of Virtual Worlds Research, 2(4)(2010). Machinima video & Written Commentary.


"Millions Love Lucy: Commodification and the Lucy Phenomenon"

Reprinted in Being and Becoming Visible: Women, Performance, and Visual Culture. Edited by Olga M. Mesropova and Stacey Weber-Fève. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.


"Virtual KinoEye: Kinetic Camera, Machinima, and Virtual Subjectivity in Second Life"

The Journal of e-MediaStudies 2 (1) (2009).


"Having But Not Holding: Consumerism & Commodification in Second Life"

Journal of Virtual WorldsResearch, 1(2)(2008)


"I Love Lucy, Television, and Gender in Postwar Domestic Ideology"

In America Viewed and Skewed: Television Situation Comedies. Edited by Mary M. Dalton and Laura R. Linder. Albany: SUNY Press, 2005.


"The Flapper Film: Comedy, Dance, and Jazz Age Kinaesthetics"

In A Feminist Reader in Silent Film. Edited by Jennifer Bean and Diane Negra. Chapel Hill: Duke University Press, 2002: 221-248.


"Digital Transformations: The Media Is the Mix"

M/C: A Journal of Media and Culture 4.2 (April 2001).


"Millions Love Lucy: Commodification and the Lucy Phenomenon"

National Women's Studies Association Journal 11.2 (Summer 1999): 25-47.





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