Faculty Biography

Rox Samer

Rox Samer, Ph.D.

Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Department of Visual and Performing Arts
Clark University
Worcester, MA 01610-1477

Email: rsamer@clarku.edu




Professor Samer joined the Department of Visual & Performing Arts in Fall 2018. Professor Samer holds a Ph.D. in Cinematic Arts from the University of Southern California

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Feminist, Queer, and Transgender Cinema
  • American Film History
  • Documentary Film and Video
  • Digital Media
  • Fan Studies

Current Research & Projects

“Lesbian Potentiality and Feminist Media in the 1970s" (book project)
"Remixing Transfeminist Futures" (essay)

Selected Publications

Spectatorship: Shifting Theories of Gender, Sexuality, and Media. Book edited with William Whittington (University of Texas Press, 2017).

“Transgender Media.” Edited Special Issue, Spectator: The University of Southern California Journal of Film and Television Criticism 37.2 (Fall 2017).

“Lesbian Feminist Cinema’s Archive and Moonforce Media’s National Women’s Film Circuit.” Feminist Media Histories, No. 2 (April 2015), 90-124.

“Revising ‘Re-vision’: Documenting 1970s Feminisms and the Queer Potentiality of Digital Feminist Archives.” Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology, No. 5 (June 2014). doi:10.7264/N3FF3QMC