Dr. Amanda Keeler

Assistant Professor of Digital Media/Media Studies

Courses Taught
DGMD 2335 Script and Continuity
DGMD 4840 Film and Television Aesthetics

Ph.D., Indiana University (2011)
M.A., University of Chicago (2003)
B.A., Indiana University (1997)

Why Marquette?
The Diederich College of Communication curriculum helps to prepare students to evaluate media critically. At Marquette University I can work with students who seek to learn about and improve the world around them.

Professional Affiliations
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
International Communication Association
Domitor International Society for the Study of Early Cinema
Magic Lantern Society of the United States and Canada

Recent Publications
Keeler, Amanda (2012). John Collier, Thomas A. Edison, and early educational uses of film. Beyond the screen: Institutions, networks and publics of early cinema (pp. 117-25). London: John Libbey Publishing Ltd.

Keeler, Amanda (2011). Mystery Science Theater’s endearing educational shorts. In R.G. Weiner and S.E. Barba (Eds.) Mystery Science Theater 3000: Essays on history, technology, film, fandom, and the culture of riffing (pp. 155-163). Jefferson: McFarland Press.

Keeler, Amanda (Fall 2010). Educational filmmaking: An interview with Thomas G. Smith. The Moving Image: The Journal of the Association of Moving Image Archivists 9:2, 124-37.

Keeler, Amanda (2010). Branding the family drama: Genre formations and critical perspectives on Gilmore Girls. Screwball television: Critical perspectives on Gilmore Girls (pp.19-35). D. S Diffrient and D. Lavery (Eds.). Syracuse: Syracuse University Press.

Keeler, Amanda (2008). Seeing the world while staying at home: Slapstick, modernity, and American-ness. In Edited by R. Abel, G. Bertellini and R. King (Eds.) Early cinema and the ‘National’ (pp. 229-235). London: John Libbey Publishing Ltd.

Digital Publications
Murder, rape, and more murder on ‘Quality TV.’ (April 2013). Antenna blog.

Diagnosis: Media amnesia and classroom technology. (April 2013) Antenna blog.