Film Studies Archive

Michael Grabowski, Manhattan College – Neuroscience and Horror Movies

Horror movies can be quite effective at scaring us. Michael Grabowski, associate professor of communication at

Vera Tobin, Case Western Reserve University – Plot Twists

No spoilers please! Vera Tobin, assistant professor of cognitive science at Case Western Reserve University, examines

Ellen Stockstill, Penn State Harrisburg – Black Panther and African History

Marvel’s “Black Panther” has been a worldwide sensation. Ellen Stockstill, Assistant Professor of English at Penn

Amy Cook, Stony Brook University – The Art and Science of Casting

There’s an art and a science to casting your favorite movie roles. Amy Cook, Associate Professor

Marsha Gordon, North Carolina State University – The Water Cooler Event of 1983: The Day After

Does art predict the future? Marsha Gordon, professor of film studies in the Department of English