Faculty Research

Faculty Research

Research News by Edelman CCCA Faculty

September 2021

  • Colleen Montgomery's (RTF) article, "From Moana to Vaiana: Voicing the French and Tahitian Dubbed Versions of Disney's Moana," was published in a special issue of American Music that covered sound and music in Disney media.
  • Robby Gilbert (RTF) was contracted by Lee & Low NY to illustrate his sixth children’s book. Gilbert also presented "Interdisciplinary Study of Interdisciplinarity: Animation as a Model for Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Theory and Practice" at the 2021 Society for Animation Studies annual conference.
  • Colleen Montgomery (RTF) presented "'It won't cost much, just your voice!' Women's Voices and Agency in Disney and Pixar Animation" at the 2021 Society for Animation Studies Conference. Montgomery was also contracted with Oxford University Press to co-edit The Oxford Handbook of the Hollywood Musical (with co-editor Dominic McHugh, Professor of Musicology at the University of Sheffield).
  • Paul Monticone (RTF) wrote the essay "Institutions of the Mode of Production and The Classical Hollywood Cinema in Contemporary Media Studies" in the edited volume Resetting the Scene: Classical Hollywood Cinema Wayne State University Press. Monticone also attended workshops at the Digital Humanities Institute this summer.
  • Diana Nicolae (RTF) screened her documentary Come Find Me at the 2021 University Film and Video Association conference. Nicolae was also invited to peer review the documentary Strength and Beauty by Chelsea Wayant at the same conference.
  • Julie Haynes (Communication Studies) presented "Regional Identity and Rhetorical Contradictions in Dale Hansen's Sportscaster Persona" at the 2021 Popular Culture Association Conference on June 5, 2021. 
  • Heather Lanier's (Writing Arts) memoir, Raising a Rare Girl, was released in paperback this summer with Penguin Press. Lanier's poem, "My Family and I Disagree about Politics," appeared in The Cincinnati Review's online series, MiCRo.