SARAH E. S. SINWELL portrait
  • Associate Professor, Film & Media Arts Department
  • Assistant Professor, Film & Media Arts Department
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Presentations

  • “#Representation Matters: Mapping Gender, Race, and Sexuality on Twitter," Invited Presentation, Digital Matters Lab, University of Utah, Online. , Presented, 2021.
  • "Moonlight," Invited Presentation, Pride Week, University of Utah, Online. , Presented, 2021.
  • “Indie Cinema Online," Invited Presentation, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Online. , Presented, 2021.
  • “#Representation Matters: Mapping Gender and Sexuality on Twitter," Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Visualization Conference, Arts Program Track, Online. , Presented, 2020.
  • “Give Elsa a Girlfriend: Girlhood, Queerness, and LGBTQ Representation on Twitter,” Digital Matters Lab, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , Presented, 2019.
  • Moderator, “Artists Elevated: Discussing Equity and Creativity in the Mountain West,” Invited Presentation, Utah Presents, Online. , Presented, 2020.
  • “From Sundance to Netflix: Independent Cinema Today," Invited Presentation, Film and Media Arts Department, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , Presented, 2020.
  • “Representing Race and Ethnicity in Film and Media," Invited Presentation, Film and Media Arts Department, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , Presented, 2020.
  • “Asexuality and Queer Representation in Film and Television,” LGBT Resource Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , Presented, 2019.
  • “Queer and LGBTQIA+ Media and Representation,” Diversity in the Arts Panel, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , Presented, 2019.
  • “”One Pill Makes You Larger and One Pill Makes You Small”: The Queer Child Comes of Age," Queer Temporalities in Literature, Cinema, and Videogames International Conference, University of Murcia, Spain, Online. , Presented, 2021.
  • “Glance Choreography and Grazing Fingers: Excavating Fandom of Queer Female Historical Period Dramas," Fan Studies Network North America Virtual Conference. , Presented, 2021.
  • “”You Cannot Put a Fire Out”: Revisiting Queer Female Histories in Anne with an E and Dickinson,” Queer Representation: Pasts, Presents, Futures Conference, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, Online. , Presented, 2021.
  • “Fantasies and Fangirls: Gender and Sexuality in Robert Altman’s Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean,” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Virtual Conference. , Presented, 2021.
  • “Let Ayo Have a Girlfriend: Resisting Black Lesbian Erasure on Twitter," Fan Studies Network North America Virtual Conference. , Presented, 2020.
  • “Showrunning Activism: Embodying Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Contemporary Media,” Cine-feminisms and the Academy Symposium, Sydney, Australia. , Presented, 2019.
  • “(Re)Casting Ruby Rose: Mapping Queer Fan Backlash on Twitter,” Fan Studies North America Conference, Chicago, IL. , Presented, 2019.
  • “Infinite Access to Indie Cinema? Netflix and Media Convergence,” University Film and Video Association, Minneapolis, MN. , Presented, 2019.
  • “Reading Jill Soloway: Popularizing Feminist and Queer Theory in Independent Film and Television,” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Seattle, WA. , Presented, 2019.
  • “We Need Diverse Stories: Mapping Gender, Race, and Sexuality on Twitter,” Digital Humanities Conference, Weber State University, Ogden, UT. , Presented, 2019.
  • "To Queer Things Up: Sexing the Self in the Queer Documentary Web Series," National Communication Association Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. , Presented, 2018.
  • “Art Houses and Traveling Film Festivals," Media Industries Conference, King’s College, London, England. , Presented, 2018.
  • “Keep Jughead Asexual: Asexuality, Queerness and Representation on Teen Television and Twitter,” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Toronto, Canada. , Presented, 2018.
  • "Queerly Reading, Queerbaiting, and Representing Homoeroticism Onscreen: Teaching Nip/Tuck and Superbad," University Film and Video Association Conference, Los Angeles, CA. , Presented, 2017.
  • "Excavating the Brick and Mortar: Reinvestigating the Art House in the Digital Age," History of Moviegoing, Exhibition and Reception Circuits of Cinema Conference, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. , Presented, 2017.
  • "Her Story: Representing Transgenderism in the Web Series," Flow Conference, Austin, TX. , Presented, 2016.
  • "Theorizing Fan Cultures, Producing Fan Texts," Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Atlanta, GA. , Presented, 2016.
  • “Losing It With John Stamos: Indie Stars, Animation, and Aesthetics on Yahoo Screen,” Film & History Conference, Madison, WI. , Presented, 2015.
  • “Not Your Typical IMAX Experience: Cinemagoing and Spectacle at Jordan’s Furniture,” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Montreal, Canada. , Presented, 2015.

Publications

  • Sarah E. S. Sinwell (date unknown). Indie Cinema Online. Rutgers University Press. Accepted, .
  • Sarah Sinwell (date unknown). “Go Digital or Go Dark: Crowdfunding, Independent Financing and Art House Exhibition on Kickstarter.” In A Companion to American Indie Film. Ed. Geoff King. Malden and Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.. Accepted, .
  • Sarah E. S. Sinwell (date unknown). “Written on the Child: Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality in Gummo.” Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2013.. Accepted, .
  • Sarah E. S. Sinwell (date unknown). “To Queer Things Up: Sexing the Self in the Queer Documentary Web Series”. (pp. 423-435). I Confess! Constructing the Sexual Self in the Internet Age. Edited by Thomas Waugh and Brandon Arroyo. McGill Queen’s University Press. Accepted, .
  • Sarah Sinwell (date unknown). “Women Make Movies: Chicken and Egg Pictures, Gamechanger Films, and the Future of Female Independent Filmmaking.” In Indie Reframed: Women and Contemporary American Independent Cinema. Ed. Linda Badley, Claire Perkins, and Michele Schreiber. Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh University Press.. Accepted, .
  • Sarah E. S. Sinwell (date unknown). “Fantasies and Fangirls: Gender and Sexuality in Robert Altman’s Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean". (pp. 159-171). ReFocus: The Later Films and Legacy of Robert Altman, Edited by Lisa Dombrowski and Justin Wyatt. Accepted, .
  • Sarah Sinwell (date unknown). "Is Malkovich Malkovich? Sexual Identity on a String." In Film and Sexual Politics. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholarly Press, 2006.. Accepted, .
  • Sarah E. S. Sinwell (date unknown). “Let Ayo Have a Girlfriend: Resisting Black Lesbian Erasure on Twitter". (pp. 87-102). Afrofuturism in Black Panther: Gender, Identity, and the Re-Making of Blackness, Edited by Renee T. White and Karen A. Ritzenhoff. Accepted, .
  • Sarah E. S. Sinwell (date unknown). “Aliens and Asexuality: Media Representation, Queerness and Asexual Visibility.” Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives. NY and London: Routledge, 2014.. Accepted, .
  • Sarah E. S. Sinwell (date unknown). Interview with Cheryl Dunye. (pp. 102-116). Independent Female Filmmakers: A Chronicle Through Interviews, Profiles and Manifestos, Routledge. Accepted, .
  • Sarah E. S. Sinwell (date unknown). "#MakeReyAsexual and #KeepJugheadAsexual: Asexuality, Queerness and Representation on Twitter". (pp. 104-109). Feminist and Queer Theory: An Intersectional and Transnational Reader. Edited by L. Ayu Saraswati and Barbara Shaw. Oxford University Press. Accepted, .
  • Sarah E. S. Sinwell (date unknown). “From Star-Producer to Executive: Tom Cruise and/at United Artists (2006-2012)” in United Artists. Edited by Tino Balio, Peter Kramer, Gary Needham, and Yannis Tzioumakis. (pp. 270-286). Routledge. Accepted, .
  • Sarah E. S. Sinwell, Guest Editor (date unknown). Reinvestigating Art House Exhibition. The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture. Accepted, .
  • Sarah E. S. Sinwell, Guest Editor (date unknown). Reinvestigating Art House Exhibition in an Era of Convergence. The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media and Culture. Accepted, .
  • Sarah E. S. Sinwell (date unknown). Mapping the (Adolescent) Male Body: Queerness, Pedophilia, and Perversion in L.I.E. and Mysterious Skin. Thymos: Journal of Boyhood Studies. Vol. 7, 141-155. Accepted, .
  • Sarah E. S. Sinwell (date unknown). "Sex, Bugs, and Isabella Rossellini: The Making and Marketing of Green Porno." Women's Studies Quarterly 38:3-4 (Fall/Winter 2010): 118-137. Accepted, .
  • Sarah E. S. Sinwell (date unknown). “All About that Ace: Representing Asexuality and Queer Identity in BoJack Horseman". Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media. Vol. 6. Accepted, .
  • Sarah E. S. Sinwell (date unknown). “Reading Joey Soloway: Popularizing Feminist and Queer Theory in Independent Film and Television”. New Review of Film and Television Studies. Accepted, .
  • Sarah E. S. Sinwell (date unknown). "Excavating the Brick and Mortar: Reinvestigating the Art House in the Digital Age". The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media and Culture. Vol. 18, 70-88. Accepted, .
  • Sarah E. S. Sinwell, Director/Co-Producer (date unknown). American Art House, A Documentary Series Teaser. The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture. Accepted, .
  • Sarah E. S. Sinwell, Director/Producer (date unknown). Interview with Ira Deutchman. The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture 18:2 (Summer 2018). Accepted, .
  • Sarah E. S. Sinwell (date unknown). Teaching Feminist Theory through Jill Soloway’s I Love Dick. Vol. 5. Mai: Feminism and Visual Culture. Accepted, .