Anna Everett


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • University of California, Film & Media Studies, _Professor

Bio:


  • ISEA2015

    Professor Anna Everett, of Film & Media Studies, at the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, works in the fields of film and TV history/theory, African-American film and culture, and Digital Media Technologies. She holds a PhD. From the School of Cinema-TV and Critical Studies at the University of Southern California. Her former administrative positions include: Interim/Acting Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and
    Academic Policy; Chair of the UCSB Department of Film and Media Studies, Director of the UCSB Center for Black Studies. Dr. Everett is a two-time recipient of the Fulbright Senior Scholar Award (2005/2007). Her many publications include: Returning the Gaze: A Genealogy of Black Film Criticism, 1909-1949; Learning Race and Ethnicity: Youth and Digital Media (For the MacArthur Foundation’s series on Digital Media, Youth, and Learning) ; New Media: Theories and Practices of Digitextuality, Afrogeeks: Beyond the Digital Divide; Digital Diaspora: A Race for Cyberspace, and Pretty People: Movie Stars of the 1990s. Everett is finishing a new book on President Obama, social media culture and the Where U@ Generation.


Current Location:


  • Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

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