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Priscilla Ovalle

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Associate Director, Cinema Studies
  • Phone: (541) 346-0060
  • Office: 266 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term T 11:30-2:30 (no office hours weeks 4 & 9)
  • Affiliated Departments: Cinema Studies Program
  • Interests: media studies, race/ethnicity, dance, mainstream popular culture, media hairstyles, and more...
  • Curriculum Vitae

Publications Re-Imaging Television on the Internet in Television After TV: Essays on a Medium in Transition (2004) and "Framing Jennifer Lopez: Mobilizing Race from the Wide Shot to the Close-Up" in The Persistence of Whiteness (2008).


My interests include film and media studies--particularly the representation of race, dance and sexuality in film, archival research and media production.