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ESSAYS, ARTICLES & PRESENTATIONS

JOURNAL ARTICLES

“Freaks in the Reagan Era: James Baldwin, the New Pop Cinema and the American Ideal of Manhood.” Forthcoming in The Journal of Popular Culture.

“‘I Ain’t Scared of No Sheets’: Screening Race and Masculinity in Michael Jackson’s Black or White.” Forthcoming in the Journal of Popular Music Studies.

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SELECTED WEB ARTICLES

Michael Jackson’s ‘Blood on the Dance Floor,’ 15 Years Later.” The Atlantic. March 21, 2012.

The Misunderstood Power of Michael Jackson’s Music.” The Atlantic.  February 8, 2012.

“‘Am I the Beast You Visualized?’ The Cultural Abuse of Michael Jackson.” Huffington Post. November 1, 2011.

Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson Immortal Takes Audience On a Dazzling Ride.” Huffington Post. October 18, 2011.

Revisiting 1991: A Cultural Turning Point” (Michael Jackson, Dangerous, and the Reinvention of Pop). PopMatters. September 28, 2011