// Graduate Programs Coordinator//
Office: FA 304
COMD 321 // Analysis of Moving Image
COMD 322 // Film Theory and Criticism
COMD 438-538 // Adaptation in Media
COMD 513 // Film and Genre
• Ph.D. (2011), French Literature and Culture, Rutgers University.
• M.A. (2004), French Literature and Culture, Rutgers University.
Colleen Kennedy-Karpat joined the Department of Communication and Design in 2010. Her latest collection, Adaptation, Awards Culture and the Value of Prestige (2017), co-edited with Eric Sandberg, examines intertextuality and prestige in cinema, television, and other culture industries.
Her book Rogues, Romance, and Exoticism in French Cinema of the 1930s (2013) won the Northeast Modern Language Association Book Award. Other writing has appeared in the journals Adaptation, Journal of Popular Film & Television, as well as the edited volumes Directory of World Cinema: France (2013), French Cinema in Close-Up (2015), and The Films of Wes Anderson (2014).
Dr. Kennedy-Karpat also directs the M.A. program in Media and Visual Studies and the M.F.A. program in Media and Design.
Adaptation, French cinema, film genre, stardom, and director studies.
Links to Selected Publications
• Adaptation, Awards Culture, and the Value of Prestige (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)
• Rogues, Romance, and Exoticism in French Cinema of the 1930s (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2013)
• “Self-adaptation and Transnationality in Marjane Satrapi’s Poulet aux prunes (2011),” in Adaptation Vol. 8 No. 1 (2015).
• “Bill Murray and Wes Anderson, or the Curmudgeon as Muse,” in The Films of Wes Anderson (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)
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