Languages, Literature, & Philosophy

Dr. Karen Hollinger

Karen Hollinger Professor of English
Gamble Hall 209

Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago
M.A., (English) University of Illinois, Chicago
M.A., (History) Loyola University, Chicago
B.A., Loyola University, Chicago
Teaching Interests
Film Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Literary and Film Theory, American Literature, Television Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Composition
Recent Publications
Feminist Film Studies (NY: Routledge, forthcoming 2010).
The Actress: Hollywood Acting and the Female Star(NY: Routledge, 2006).
“Jodie Foster: Feminist Hero?” in Anna Everett, ed., Screen Stars of the 1990s,
forthcoming Rutgers University Press.
“Afterward: Once I Got Beyond the Name Chick Flick” in Suzanne Ferris and Mallory
Young, eds., Chick Flicks: Contemporary Women at the Movies (NY: Routledge, 2007).
“Margarithe von Trotta and Films of Women’s Friendship,” in Esther Wipfler, ed.,
Freundschaft: Motive und Bedeutungen(Munich: Scaneg Verlag, 2006).
“From Female Friends to Literary Ladies: The Contemporary Woman’s Film,” in Steve
Neale, ed., Genre and Contemporary Hollywood (London: British Film Institute, 2002).
Co-author, “Orlando’s Sister, Or Sally Potter Does Virginia Woolf in a Voice of Her
Own,” Style 35:2 (Summer, 2001).