School of Communication Faculty

David Kociemba

Part Time Faculty (2000)

B.A. Bates College
M.S. Boston University
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/david-kociemba/9/987/895


David Kociemba

Currently serving as the president of the Affiliated Faculty of Emerson College union and as a committee member on the AAUP Committee on Contingency and the Profession, David Kociemba has taught courses in media history, television studies, disability studies, digital media and culture, video art, and fandom studies. His writing focuses on the work of Joss Whedon and Jane Espenson, disability representation in Glee and the films of Todd Haynes, and paratexts like spoilers and opening title sequences. He has written for the journals In Medias Res, Slayage, and Transformative Works and Cultures, along with anthologies published by Syracuse University Press, McFarland, Lexington, and others.

Along with his writing on film and television, Kociemba has appeared in Playing Columbine, the 2008 documentary directed, edited, and produced by Danny Ledonne that chronicles the history of the game "Super Columbine Massacre RPG!" Kociemba currently serves as the editor of Watcher Junior, a peer-reviewed journal of undergraduate scholarship on Joss Whedon. He also has taught the principles and practice of parliamentary debate to talented 4th-12th grade students at College Academy in Winchester, Massachusetts, and the Roxbury Boys and Girls Club in Boston. He recently served as an expert on internet cat videos for Animal Planet.

Contact

Office: Ansin 9th Fl.

Phone: 8800

E-Mail: david_kociemba@emerson.edu

Current Courses

Images of the Disabled (CD153)
History of Media Arts II (VM101)
Studies in Digital Media and Culture (VM303)
Sem Top: Women in Film (VM402)
Sem: American Film of the 70's (VM402)
Sem: Film on the Margins (VM402)
Sem: Hitchcock (VM402)
Sem: Media Industry Studies (VM402)
Sem: Queer Film & Video (VM402)
Sem: Rock & Roll & Film & TV (VM402)
Sem: Sex on Screen (VM402)
Sem: Silent Hollywood (VM402)
Sem: Sound as Fine Art (VM402)
Sem: The Western in Film & TV (VM402)
Sem: Underst. the Whedonesque (VM402)
Sem in Media Arts Topics: Short Musical Film and Video (VM402)
Sem Top: Media Industry Studies (VM402)
Sem Top: Parody, Satire, and Irony: The Affect of Ambivalence and the Politics of Reference. (VM402)
Sem: Animation Histories: From Concept to Screen (VM402)
Sem: Animation Histories: From Concepts to Screen (VM402)
Sem: Film and Television in an Age of Anxiety (VM402)
Sem: Film and Television in an Age of Anxiety (VM402)
Sem: Media Ethics and Cultural Diversity (VM402)
Sem: Media Ethics and Cultural Diversity (VM402)
Sem: Media of Consumption: From Totally Cool to Totally Wired (VM402)
Sem: Parody, Satire, and Irony: The Affect of Ambivalence and the Politics of Reference (VM402)
Sem: Popularity & Profits: TV Culture (VM402)
Sem: Queer TV After Ellen Came Out (VM402)
Sem: TV Creators: Understanding the Whedonesque (VM402)
Seminar in Media Arts Topics: American Film of the 1970's (VM402)
Seminar in Media Arts Topics: Film and Television in the Age of Anxiety (VM402)
Seminar in Media Arts Topics: Media Industry Studies (VM402)
Seminar in Media Arts Topics: Romantic and Screwball Comedy (VM402)
Seminar in Media Arts Topics: Sports, Media and Spectacle (VM402)
Seminar in Media Arts Topics: Television Genres (VM402)
Seminar in Media Arts Topics: The Films and Television of David Lynch (VM402)
Seminar in Media Arts Topics: The Films and TV of David Lynch (VM402)
Seminar in Media Arts Topics: The Romantic and Screwball Comedy (VM402)
Seminar in Visual and Media Arts Topics: Media of Consumption: From Totally Cool to Totally Wired (VM402)
Top: Live on the Sunset Strip: Media Production in Los Angeles (VM402)
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