Graduate Students


Joel Anderson

Anderson, Joel Neville

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Research Interests
  • Domestic dramas (“shoshimin-eiga” or “shomin-geki”)
  • early film, film production methodologies, film theory, genre, independent cinema
  • Japanese cinema, Japanese New Wave (“Nuberu bagu”)
  • national cinemas
  • noise music
  • self-produced films (“jishu eiga”)
Publications and Presentations
  • Encyclopedia entries for André Bazin, Naruse Mikio, and Tokyo Story (1953). Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. Ed. Aaron Gerow. Routledge, 2013
  • “Cinema in reconstruction: Japan's post-3.11 documentary.” Cine Tectonica: Film on the Faultline. Ed. Alan Wright. Intellect, Ltd., 2013
  • Profile of Mitsuo Yanagimachi. Directory of World Cinema: Japan 3. Ed. John Berra. Intellect, Ltd., 2013
Fellowships, Grants and Awards
  • Flaherty Seminar Graduate Student Fellowship
  • University of Rochester Graduate Research Showcase Award for “Cinema in reconstruction: Japan's post-3.11 documentary”
  • President’s Award for Achievement in Purchase College Conservatory of Theatre Arts & Film
Teaching/Curatorial Experience
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Rochester, 2012-present
  • Educator, Museum of the Moving Image, 2010-2012
  • Teaching Assistant, Jacob Burns Film Center, 2009-2011
  • Instructor, Summer Media Intensive, DCTV Professional Youth Media Training, 2009
  • Teaching Assistant, Purchase College Conservatory of Theatre Arts & Film, 2008-2009
  • “Cinematic Expression,” Prof. Soyoung Yoon, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009
  • Writing and Film Studies Tutor, Purchase College Learning Center, 2007-2009
  • Teaching Assistant, Purchase College Continuing Education, Youth and Pre-College Programs in the Arts, “Young Filmmakers,” Daniel Kang, Spring 2006