John W Mowitt

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D: Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1982.

Specialties

  • cultural politics
  • cultural theory
  • literary criticism
  • popular culture
  • critical musicology
  • cinema and media studies
Courses Taught
  • CSDS 8910 - Figures of French Feminism
  • EngL 8910 - Postcoloniality and Film Theory
  • EngL 8050 - Postcolonial Feminisms
  • CL/CSDS 8001 - Basic Seminar
  • CSCL 5910 - Radio and the Politics of Mass Culture
  • CSCL 5910 - Introduction to Semiotics
  • CSCL 5711 - Sociocriticism
  • CSCL 3176 - Oppositional Cinemas
  • CSCL 3115 - Cinema and Ideology
Publications
  • The Dreams of Interpretation: A Century Down the Royal Road. Mowitt, John, University of Minnesota Press, Co-Editor, 2008.
  • Re-takes: Postcoloniality and Foreign Film Languages. Mowitt, John, University Minnesota Press, Author, 2005.
  • Percussion: Drumming, Beating, Striking. Mowitt, John, Duke University Press, 2002.
  • The Genealogy of an Anti-disciplinary object. Mowitt, John, Duke University, 1992.
Awards
  • Sabbatical Salary Supplement, University of Minnesota, 2008 - 2009
  • Co-Recipient with ICGC, Mellon Foundation Seed Grant, 2004 - 2005
  • National Fellowship Supplement, University of Minnesota, 2004 - 2005
  • Membership at Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, September 2004 - June 2005
  • Award for Outstanding Contributions to Postbaccalaureate, Graduate, and Professional Education, 2002 - 2003
  • College of Liberal Arts Scholars of the College, 2001
  • Sabbatical Salary Supplement, University of Minnesota, 1999 - 2000
  • McKinght Summer Fellow, University of Minnesota, 1996 - 1997
  • McKnight Research Award, University of Minnesota, 1995 - 1998
  • Grant-in-Aid of Research, Graduate School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1993 - 1994