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Personal profile

Biography

Claire has been a member of Film & Screen Studies at Monash since 2010. She has a background in cinema studies and cultural studies, and researches and supervises in the following areas:

  • Independent and 'indie' screen cultures.
  • Feminist media and cultural studies, with a particular interest in female practitioners.
  • Media seriality.
  • Discourses and debates around contemporary 'quality' television.
  • Film and television performance, stardom and celebrity.
  • Spectatorship, eye tracking and neurocinematics. 

Claire's recent projects have included co-editing the first anthology to focus on female filmmakers in the US indie realm - Indie Reframed: Women's Filmmaking and Contemporary American Independent Cinemaand a special issue of Feminist Media Studies examining the migration of independent female practitioners from film to television in the contemporary era. 

Her monograph American Smart Cinema was published by Edinburgh UP in 2012, and she is co-editor of six collections including Transnational Television Remakes (2016), US Independent Film After 1989: Possible Films (2015) and Seeing Into Screens: Eye Tracking and the Moving Image (2018). 

Claire's writing has also appeared in leading international journals including Camera Obscura, [In]Transition: Journal of Videographic Film and Cultural Studies, Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies and Critical Studies in Television

With Con Verevis, she edits the book series Screen Serialities for Edinburgh UP, and she sits on the editorial board for the journal Celebrity Studies and the ReFocus book series.

 

 

 

Research area keywords

  • Independent cinema
  • Television
  • Gender and media
  • Media seriality
  • Performance

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Research Output 2000 2019

Independent Women: From Film to Television

Perkins, C. & Schreiber, M., 16 Oct 2019, In : Feminist Media Studies. 19, 7

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOther

Open Access

Seeing into Screens: Eye Tracking and the Moving Image

Dwyer, T. (ed.), Perkins, C. (ed.), Redmond, S. (ed.) & Sita, J. (ed.), 2019, Bloomsbury Academic. 288 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOther

Passing time: eye tracking slow cinema

Dwyer, T. & Perkins, C., 2018, Seeing into Screens: Eye Tracking the Moving Image. Dwyer, T., Perkins, C., Redmond, S. & Sita, J. (eds.). 1st ed. New York NY USA: Bloomsbury Academic, p. 103-125 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Seeing into Screens: Eye Tracking the Moving Image

Dwyer, T. (ed.), Perkins, C. E. (ed.), Redmond, S. (ed.) & Sita, J. C. (ed.), 2018, New York USA: Bloomsbury Academic. 275 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOtherpeer-review

Women, film and independence in the 21st century: A public forum’

Brookes, J., Davis, T. V. & Perkins, C. E., 2018, In : Fusion. 14, p. 91-106 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

Activities 2015 2019

  • 3 Editorial responsibility
  • 2 Contribution to workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Professional association or peak discipline body

Feminist Media Studies (Journal)

Claire Perkins (Guest editor), Michele Schreiber (Guest editor)
16 Oct 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

Leading the Way: Empowering Women’s Leadership in the Screen Industries

Therese Davis (Organiser), Claire Perkins (Organiser)
21 Feb 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course

Women, film and independence in the 21st century:

Therese Davis (Organiser), Claire Perkins (Organiser), Jodi Brooks (Organiser)
21 Feb 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course

[in]Transition: Journal of Videographic Film and Moving Image Studies (Journal)

Claire Perkins (Guest editor), Tessa Dwyer (Guest editor), Sean Redmond (Guest editor)
13 Oct 2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

Eye Tracking and the Moving Image Research Group

Tessa Dwyer (Member), Claire Elizabeth Perkins (Member), Sean Redmond (Member), Jodi Sita (Member), Jenny Robinson (Member), Andrea Rassell (Member), Adrian Dyer (Member)
20152018

Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body