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 and 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