Anna Louise Wiegenstein, PhD Screen Studies



Address: 406 Morrill Hall
Message: 405-744-9474

MA, American Culture Studies, Bowling Green State University
BA, Cinema & Journalism, University of Iowa

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Onscreen performance of masculinity
  • Movie musical history and theory
  • Streaming-on-demand industries

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 1113: Composition I
  • ENGL 1213: Composition II
  • ENGL 2453: Introduction to Film and Television
  • ENGL 3473/AMST 3473: Race, Gender and Ethnicity in American Film
  • ENGL 3440: Film Genre: The Contemporary Film Musical

Selected Conference Presentations

  • "Don't Be Soft: Depictions of the Gendered Body in Contemporary Musical Texts" Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association. Virtual Conference. June 2021
  • "The Shut Down: Risk and Failure Negotiation in Netflix Original Programming." Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS). Virtual Conference. March 2021.
  • "A Wonderful (After) Life: Public Domain Works and Television Discourse." Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association. Indianapolis, IN. March 2018.

Professional Appointments or Professional Service

  • Graduate Student Coordinator, 2020-present
  • President, English Graduate Student Association, 2020-present
  • Facilitator, Dissertation Writing Workshop program, 2017-present
  • Treasurer, English Graduate Student Association, 2018-2020
  • Secretary, OSU Cineculture, 2018-2019
  • Assistant Director, Screen Studies Program, 2019