A partial bibliography of paper presentations and film screenings by students in the year-long Visual Anthropology course (2001 to 2009), taught by Peter Biella and colleagues, at the San Francisco State University Department of Anthropology

 

Unless otherwise indicated, each student's home department is Anthropology

 

Andrade, Claudia del Pilar

            2009       Collaborative Filmmaking to Oppose the Institutionalization of California Youth.  Paper
                           presented at the panel Collaborative Applied Visual Anthropology, meetings of the
                           American Anthropological Association, Philadelphia, Dec. 3.
Bertolini, Elsa (MA 2004, Human Sexuality) and Stephanie Miller (BA 2004, Cinema)

               2004    Prom Night (color, 30 minutes).

Awards

2005      Horizons Foundation, Completion Fund, $4,000.

Festival screenings.

2005a    Vancouver Queer Film and Video Festival.  August 12.

2005b    Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema.  September 10.

2005c    Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival. Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas. Oct. 22.

2005      Reeling: The 24th Chicago Lesbian and Gay International Film Festival.  November 5.

2006      Long Island G & L Film Fest.  Huntington, NY.  November 12.

Brassey, Dom (MA 2006, Communications), Joe Golling (BA 2006, Cinema)

2006      (Re)Sisters Rising: Helping Girls Stay Out of the System.  Presentation at the session on Applied Visual Anthropology: Theory Practice and Collaboration, Annual Meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology. Vancouver, March 28.

Crammond, Mike

             2009    Facilitating Discussions: Ideas for Encouraging Audience Reactions and Dialogue
                         Following Film Screenings.  Paper presented at the panel Collaborative Applied Visual
                         Anthropology, meetings of the American Anthropological Association, Philadelphia,
                         Dec. 3.
Derenia, Monique (MA 2008)
              2008    Why Not Dad?  (color, 18 min.)  Best local film, 2009. Navada City Union online film                                festival.  Screening 2009 Sacramento International Film Festival

Deutsch, Megan (BA 2007) Marc-Eddy Loriston (BA 2007, Cinema)

             2007      B-Gyrl Manifesto (color, 15 min.). Film Screening: 4th SFSU Annual Human Rights Summit, San Francisco State University.  May 2.

Garland, Laura (BA 2006)

2006      The Urban Midwifery Video Project.  Presentation at the session on Applied Visual Anthropology: Theory, Practice and Collaboration.  Annual Meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology. Vancouver, March 28.

Gawryn, Kerry (MA 2006, Social Science), Donna Leo (BA 2006), Brooke Lords (BA 2006, Cinema), Sarah Spradling (BA 2006, Cinema), Patrick O'Hearn (BA 2006, Cinema) and Victor Murillo (BA 2006, Cinema)

2006      Exposing Homelessness (color 22 min.) Distributed by Documentary Educational Resources. Watertown, MA.  http://www.der.org/films/exposing-homelessness.html

2006a    Screened: Red Vic Movie House, San Francisco, Aug. 19.

2006b    Exposing Homelessness.  Paper presented at the Visual Research Conference, American Anthropological Association, San Jose, CA, Nov. 15.

2006c    Exposing Homelessness. Recipient, Jean Rouch Award, American Anthropological Association Film, Video and Multimedia Festival.  San Jose, CA. Nov. 17, 2006
Now in distribution by Documentary Educational Resources, Watertown, MA

              http://www.der.org/films/exposing-homelessness.html

Gill, Harjant (BA 2005) and Jesse Cortez (BA 2005, Cinema)

2004      Some Reasons for Living (color, 16 min.).  Distributed by Tilotama

                 Productions, Washington, DC.  http://www.tilotamaproductions.com/films.html#TWO

Conference and Educational Screenings

2005a    5th Annual IASSCS Conference on Sexual Rights and Moral Panics, San Francisco State University, CA.

2005b    Regional Symposium on Sexuality & Borders, Bowling Green State University, OH.

2005c    12th Annual Conference on Lavender Languages & Linguistics, American University, Washington, DC.

Film Festivals

2003a    SF Cinematheque.

2003b    Valley Film Festival, North Hollywood.

2004a    Home: Chicago Trans/Gender Queer Film Festival.

2004b    12th Cine Accion Latino Film Festival, San Fransisco.

2004c    ImageOut Rochester Lesbian and Gay Film Festival.

2004d    LesGaiCineMad Madrid International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.

2004e    OUTrageous Santa Barbara Lesbian & Gay Film Festival.

2004d    14th Melbourne Queer Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia.

2004e    Seattle Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.

2004f     28th Frameline SF Lesbian and Gay Film Festival.

2005a    Out At Movie Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, North County, NY.

2005b    HOT TOPIC! Trannyfest Film Festival, San Fransisco.

Gonzalez, Marc-Tizoc (MA 2002, Social Science) and Seth Robert Babb (BA 2002, Cinema)

2001a    Explicating Graffiti.  Paper presented at the 17th Annual Visual Research Conference of the American Anthropological Association.  Washington, DC.  November 26.

2001b Up &  Over: San Francisco 2000.  Paper presented at the Visual Culture Conference: A Future for the Anthropology of Visual Communication.  Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.  November 29.

Lindberg, Tess (BA 2002, Cinema)

2002      Friendly Ghosts.  Paper presented at the 18th Annual Visual Research Conference of the American Anthropological Association.  Chicago, November 19.

Prandini, Kellen

            2009      Maasai Circular Migration in Tanzania.  Paper  presented at the panel Collaborative
                          Applied Visual Anthropology, meetings of the American Anthropological Association,
                          Philadelphia, Dec. 3.

Rauld, Anthony

            2009       La Negra: A Collaborative Film Project in Northern Chile.  Paper  Presented at the
                           panel Collaborative Applied Visual Anthropology, meetings of the American
                           Anthropological Association, Philadelphia, Dec. 3.
Sandles, Sandles

            2008       Maasai Migrants: A Case Study of Collaborative, Applied Visual Anthropology.  Paper
                           presented at the meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Santa Fe, March 21.
            2009       Documenting Collaboration: Success and Challenges of an Applied Anthropological
                           Film.  Paper  presented at the panel Collaborative Applied Visual Anthropology,
                           meetings of the American Anthropological Association, Philadelphia, Dec. 3.

Selby, Lynn (Extended Learning, 2002)

2001      Critical Consciousness as a Goal of Applied Ethnographic Film. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Visual Research Conference of the American Anthropological Association.  Washington, DC.  November 26.

Suniewick, Ethan (MA 2007, Human Sexuality), Ann McNair (BA 2008) and Derek Brockett (BA 2007, Cinema)

2007      TRANSforming Health Care: Promoting Transgender Cultural Competency in Medical Settings. Film screening:  4th SFSU Annual Human Rights Summit, San Francisco State University.  May 2.  Frameline 33 Film Festival, 2008.  Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, June 11, 2009.

Wolowic, Jennifer (BA 2006), Lyra Frederick (BA 2006) and Bret Suding (BA 2006, Cinema)

2006a    Coaching Club: Life Skills, Basketball, and Video.  Presentation at the session on Applied Visual Anthropology: Theory Practice and Collaboration, Annual Meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology. Vancouver, March 28.

2006b    Visual Research Conference, American Anthropological Association, Nov. 15.

2007b    Malcolm X Academy.  Best Student Film, American Anthropological Association Film, Video and Multimedia Festival. Washington, DC.  Screened Dec. 1.

2007a  Visualizing Childhood:  Methodological Approaches and Challenges.  Paper presented at Royal Anthropological Film Institute Annual Meetings. Manchester, England. June 29.