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American Studies: Research Seminar

Reference Resources

The Oxford Handbook of Queer Cinema
Ronald Gregg and Amy Villarejo. New York, Oxford University Press, 2021. Rutgers-restricted Access
Queer Cinema in America: An Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Films, Characters, and Stories
Aubrey Malone. Santa Barbara, California, Greenwood, 2020. Rutgers-restricted Access
The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media
Maria Elena Cepeda and Dolores Ines Casillas. Georgetown, Routledge, 2017. Rutgers-restricted Access
Projecting Ethnicity and Race: An Annotated Bibliography of Studies on Imagery in American Film
Marsha J. Hamilton and Eleanor S. Block. Westport, Conn., Praeger Publishers, 2003. Available?


Native Americans in the Movies: Portrayals From Silent Films to the Present
Michael Hilger. Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. Rutgers-restricted Access
The Hispanic Image on the Silver Screen: An Interpretive Filmography From Silents into Sound, 1898-1935
Alfred Charles Richard. New York, Greenwood Press, 1992. Available?
Censorship and Hollywood's Hispanic Image: An Interpretive Filmography, 1936-1955
Alfred Charles Richard. Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press, 1993. Available?
Contemporary Hollywood's Negative Hispanic Image: An Interpretive Filmography, 1956-1993
Alfred Charles Richard. Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press, 1994. Available?

Finding Other Resources

Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature Retrospective. 1900- .
Index to the major general interest and popular periodicals from the late 19th century to 1982.
MLA International Bibliography  1926- .
The most comprehensive index to journal articles, books, dissertations, and other materials relating to literature, folkore, and film studes. Indexes more than 4400 journals. Rutgers-restricted Access
  •  Searches that you may find useful in MLA include:
    • treatment of african americans
    • treatment of asian americans
    • treatment of latin americans
gender Inn: Women's and Gender Studies Database
Index to over 8400 citations pertaining to feminist theory, feminist literary criticism and gender studies focusing on English and American literature.

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