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Moya Luckett

Moya Luckett

Part-time Faculty
B.A., University of Kent at Canterbury, 1987
M.A., University of Kent at Canterbury, 1989
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1995


Professor Moya Luckett’s book, Cinema and Community: Progressivism, Exhibition and Film Culture in Chicago, 1907–1917, was published by Wayne State University Press in 2013. She presented “Not Quite New Media: Celebrity and the Historiography of Media Transition,” at the Media, Culture and Cultural Studies Association Annual Conference, held at Bournemouth University, UK, in January 2014. She delivered her paper “Celebrity, Stardom and Ambivalence: Hollywood’s Misgivings about Screen Fame,” at the Screen Studies Conference, held in Glasgow, UK, in June 2013. Also in June, she read “Women’s History, Women’s Work: Popular Television as Feminine Historiography,” for the Console-ing Passions: International Conference on Television, Video, Audio, New Media and Feminism, held at Leicester De Montfort University, UK. She published “Playmates and Polygamists: Feminine Textuality in Big Love, Sister Wives and The Girls Next Door,” in Feminist Media Studies (October 2013).  


Contact Information

Moya Luckett

Part-time Faculty
1 Wash Pl, Room 505
(212) 998-7363
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Office Hours
Wednesday 2-6(358)
Friday 2-6


2015 Spring

Celebrity Culture
Fri 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM

2014 Spring

Celebrity Culture
Fri 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM

2014 Fall

Media and Fashion
Wed 6:20 PM - 9:00 PM

Femininity, Postfeminism and Mass Media
Fri 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM

2013 Spring

Media Historiography
Wed 6:20 PM - 9:00 PM

Research and Teaching Interests

film history, theory and criticism; television studies; new media; gender, media historiography; theories of modernity, fashion, celebrity and consumer culture

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