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Allison Whitney

Assistant Professor

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  • “Love at First Contact: Sex, Race, and Colonial Fantasy in Star Trek: First Contact.The Sex Is Out of This World: The Carnal Side of Science Fiction. Eds. Sherry Ginn and Michael Cornelius. McFarland, (forthcoming 2013).
  • “Etched with the Emulsion:  Weimar Dance and Body Culture in German Expressionist Cinema.” Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies 46.3 (2010): 240-254.
  • “Cultivating Sonic Literacy in the Humanities Classroom.” Music, Sound and the Moving Image 2:2 (2008): 145-148.
  • “Race, Class, and the Pressure to Pass in American Maternal Melodrama: The Case of Stella Dallas.” Journal of Film and Video 59:1 (2007): 3-18.
  • “Can You Fear Me Now?: Cellular Phones and the American Horror Film.” TheCell Phone: Essays in Social Transformation. Eds. Anandam P. Kavoori and Noah Arceneaux. Peter Lang, 2006.
  • “Teaching the Temptation: Seminarians Viewing The Last Temptation of Christ” with Melody Knowles. Scandalizing Jesus: Kazantzakis’ The Last Temptation of Christ Fifty Years On. Ed. Darren J.N. Middleton. Continuum, 2005. 193-202.
  • “Gidget Goes Hysterical." Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice: Contemporary Cinemas of Girlhood. Eds. Frances Gateward and Murray Pomerance. Wayne State UP, 2002. 55-71.
  • “Body(e)scapes:  The Politics of Embodiment in Virtual Reality.” Reclaiming the Future:  Women’s Strategies for the 21st Century. Ed. Somer Brodribb. Gynergy Books, 1999.




  • Whitney, A., University of Wisconsin, Waukesha, Waukesha, WI, "Colonial Narratives and Science Fiction." (November 11, 2010).