Volume 21, 2012

Special Issue: Digital Cartography: Screening Space

edited by Wendy Haslem & Athena Bellas

1. Reaching for the Screen in Nine Inch Nails’ Lights in the Sky – Katheryn Wright

2. I See You: the Posthuman Subject and Spaces of Virtuality – Rebecca Bishop

3. Cartographic City: Mobile Mapping as a Contemporary Urban Practice – Clancy Wilmott

4. Moving Through The Narrative: Spatial Form Theory and the Space of Electronic Literature – Lai-Tze Fan

5. The Digital Gesture: Rediscovering Cinematic Movement through Gifs – Hampus Hagman

6. Digital Memories: The McCoy’s Electronic Sculptures – Wendy Haslem

7. Red Riding Hood (2011): The Heroine’s Journey Into the Forest – Athena Bellas


Volume 20, 2012


1. On Cinema, Stars, Boleros y Comedia: Contesting Cold War Repression through Mexican American Popular Culture in the Pages of La Opinion – Soledad Vidal

2. In the Eye of the Beholder: Bishounen as Fantasy and Reality – Christy Gibbs

3. Disruptive Influence: The Enduring Appeal of Some Like It Hot Suzanne Woodward

4. The Single Female Intruder – David Surman

5. Creating Godzilla’s media tourism: Comparing fan and local government practices – Craig Norris

6. “Fear is a Place”: The Asylum as Transgressive Haunted House in Brad Anderson’s Session 9  – Jessica Balanzategui


Volume 19, 2011


1. Blockbusters for the YouTube Generation: A new product of convergence culture – Kristy Hess and Lisa Waller

2. ‘Out wiv the old ay plumma?’ The Uncanny Marginalized Wastelands of Memory and Matter in David Cronenberg’s Spider – Samantha Lindop

3. A Moving Image Experience: Il Cinema Ritrovato, Bologna, June-July, 2010 – Wendy Haslem

4. “A series of emotional remembrances”: Echoes of Bernard Herrmann -Daniel Golding

5. Don Draper On The Couch:  Mad Men and the Stranger to Paradise – Mark Nicholls









Volume 18, 2011

Transitions in Popular Culture

Editors: Matthew Sini and Angie Knaggs


Editorial: Transitions in Popular Culture – Matthew Sini and Angie Knaggs

1. “Never my soul”: Adaptations, Re-makes and Re-imaginings of Yeşilçam Cinema – Can Yalcinkaya

2. Looking Past Seeing: Imaginative Space and Empathetic Engagement in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and There Will Be Blood – Elliott Logan

3. Struggling to find their place: Indigenous youth, identity, and storytelling in Beneath Clouds and Samson & Delilah – Samantha Fordham

4. Transgeneric Tendencies in New Queer Cinema – Matthew Sini

5. Before Priscilla: Male-to-Female Transgender in Australian Cinema until the 1990s – Joanna McIntyre

6. From Night and Day to De-Lovely: Cinematic Representations of Cole Porter – Penny Spirou

7. (Em)Placing Prison Break: Heterotopic Televisual Space and Place – Angie Knaggs

8. “Think Smart”: multiple casting, critical engagement and the contemporary film spectator – Nicole Choolun


Volume 16, 2009

‘All Your Base Are Belong to Us’: Videogames and Play in the Information Age

Editors: Tom Apperley and Justin Clemens


1. Editorial: Tom Apperley and Justin Clemens

2. A Critique of Play – Sean Cubitt

3. ‘The code which governs war and play’: Computer games, sport and modern combat – Jeff Sparrow

4. Being Played: Games Culture and Asian American Dis/identifications – Dean Chan

5. “I’m OK”: How young people articulate ‘violence’ in videogames – Gareth Schott

6. How to Do Things With Images – Darshana Jayemanne

7. Myths of Neoconservatism and Privatization in World of Warcraft – Kyle Kontour

8. Babelswarm -Justin Clemens, Christopher Dodds and Adam Nash



Volume 15, 2009

Double Issue: General Issue and Television Issue

Editors: Angela Ndalianis and Lucian Chaffey


1. Reality is in the performance’: Issues of Digital Technology, Simulation and Artificial Acting in S1mOne – Anna Notaro

2. The Neo-baroque in Lucha Libre – Kat Austin

3. Ryan Is Being Beaten: Incest, Fanfiction, and The OC – Jes Battis

4. Mobile Content Market: an Exploratory Analysis of Problems and Drivers in the U.S. – Giuseppe Bonometti, Raffaello Balocco, Peter Chu, Shiv Prabhu, Rajit Gadh

5. Televisual control: The resistance of the mockumentary – Wendy Davis

6. The Classic Hollywood Town at the Dawn of Suburbia – Stephen Rowley

7. Digital Intervention: Remixes, Mash Ups and Pixel Pirates – Amanda Trevisanut

8. The Bill 1984 – 2009: Genre, Production, Redefinition – Margaret Rogers

9. Guiding Stars – Carly Nugent



Refractory Volume 12, 2008


Editor, Leanne Downing

1. An Urban Island: Atlantic Station and its Use of the Screen
– Beau B. Beza & Derek Merrill

2. Vegas on the Yarra: Situating Melbourne’s Crown Entertainment Complex
– Leanne Downing

3. Public Screens and the Transformation of Public Space
– Scott McQuire, Nikos Papastergiadis & Sean Cubitt

4. Screenwatching or Watching the Screen?  The Large Format Experience
– Mary Nucci

5. Screens of Navigation: From Taking a Ride to Making the Ride
– Nanna Verhoeff


Volume 9, 2006

Traversing Narrative Media: Histories, Identities, Futures

Editor, Allan Cameron


1. Multimedia and the Narrative Frame: Navigating Digital Histories – Paul Arthur

2. Re-Membering the Time-Travel Film: From La Jetée to Primer – Corinn Columpar

3. Buffy vs. Dracula: Intertextuality, Carnival and Cult– Patrick J. Porter

4. I Fought the Law and the Law Won: Transgression, the Act, and Narratives of Aphanisis in Claude Chabrol’s Story of Women – Christine Evans

5. Creating New Spaces in Third Cinema: Trinh T. Minh-Ha Rewrites the Narrative of Nationalism With Love – Loran Marsan

6. Blending the Virtual and Physical:Narrative’s Mobile Future? – Scott Ruston

7. The Choice Of An Ending: DVD And The Future(s) Of Post-Apocalyptic Narrative – Carol O’Sullivan

Volume 7, 2004

Editor, Diana Sandars

This issue is a special edition consisting of a selection of papers presented at the “What Lies Beneath” postgraduate conference organized by the School of Art History, Cinema, Classics & Archaeology, University of Melbourne, November 4th 2003.


1. Helen on the Edge: the Movement of Liminal Women and its Consequences in Early Greek Myth
– Aleks Michalewicz

2. Tracks in the Desert: the tremulous landscapes of Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula and Fred Williams
– Ryan Johnston

3. From the Hollywood Musical to Music Video: The Grafting that Lies Beneath Contemporary Australian Musicals
– Diana Sandars

4. New Thresholds of Perception: Representations of Altered States in Early Cinema
– Marie-Louise Hillcoat