Michael Green

Ross-Blakley Hall 151
PO Box 871401
Director of Online Programs, Principal Lecturer
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1401

Biography

Michael Green is a Principal Lecturer in Film and Media Studies, where he has been teaching since 2008. He is also the Director of Online Programs for the English Department. He has been published in a number of journals including Oxford Bibliographies, The Journal of Film and Video, Senses of Cinema, Salon, Pop Matters, The Conversation and others. He is the co-editor of Race in American Film: Voices in Visions that Shaped a Nation, from ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Press. 

Research Interests

  • Critical Race, Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Science-fiction
  • Creative non-fiction

      Books:

  • Bernardi, Daniel and Michael Green. Racial Representation in American Cinema: Voices and Visions that Shaped a Nation, 3 Volumes. (Co-editor). Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Press, 2017.

Academic and Refereed Articles:

 

       Non-refereed publications

  • "The Devolution of Taylor Swift," Pop Matters. June 8, 2015 http://www.popmatters.com/feature/194124-from-the-bleachers-to-cheer-captain-the-devolution-of-taylor-swift/
  • "Oscars 2015: Expert Reaction," The Conversation. Feb. 23, 2015. https://theconversation.com/oscars-2015-expert-reaction-37689
  •  "American Sniper Perpetuates Hollywoods Typical Arab Stereotypes," The Conversation. Feb. 4, 2015. https://theconversation.com/american-sniper-perpetuates-hollywoods-typical-arab-stereotypes-36856
  • "Walking My Way Out of Divorce," Salon Magazine. August 7, 2013. http://www.salon.com/2013/08/07/walking_my_way_out_of_divorce/
  • "Hollywood Hybrids: Mixing Genres in Contemporary Films," by Ira Jaffe, for Journal of Film and Video, 62.4 (Winter 2010): 58-59
  • "Awake and Alive: On Twenty Years of Peter Gabriels In Your Eyes," Chautauqua Literary Review, 4 (June 2007) pp 38-45.
  •  "Distant Horizons: Unpacking the Trend of Setting Novels in Africa," Marginalia, Vol 2.4 (Spring 2007) pp 27-29.
  • "Mysterious Alchemies: The Scienceand Magicof Literary Adaptations," Marginalia, Vol 2.3 (Fall 2006) pp 24-28.
  • "True Tales of a Loudmouth Girl: Laurie Notaro and the Art of Living Your Art," (Interview with Notaro), Marginalia, Vol 2.2 (Spring 2006) pp 13-14.
  • "Exceptions to the Rule: Russell Banks and the Brave New Novel," (Interview with Banks) Marginalia, Vol 2.2 (Spring 2006) pp 38-40.
  • "Tayari Jones: Emerging Author Profile," (Interview with Jones), Marginalia, Vol 2.1 (Fall 2005) pp 11-13.
  • "Gale Force: Kevin Spacey Takes Another Controversial Role in The Life of David Gale, and Wonders if Critics will Cry Politics," (Interview with Spacey) The State Press Magazine, Feb. 2003.

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
FMS 380 Race and Gender in Am Film
FMS 394 Special Topics
FMS 598 Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
FMS 100 Introduction to Film
FMS 209 Screenwriting Fundmtls
FMS 508 Race & Gender in American Film
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
FMS 100 Introduction to Film
FMS 270 Race & Gender in American Film
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
FMS 440 Los Angeles:Movies and Culture
FMS 494 Special Topics
FMS 522 Los Angeles: Movies & Culture
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
FMS 100 Introduction to Film
FMS 209 Screenwriting Fundmtls
FMS 508 Race & Gender in American Film
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
FMS 209 Screenwriting Fundmtls
FMS 270 Race & Gender in American Film
FMS 441 Global Cinema
FMS 450 Technology, Culture, and Media
FMS 499 Individualized Instruction
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
FMS 411 Screenwriting Adapt Studies
FMS 494 Special Topics
FMS 522 Los Angeles: Movies & Culture
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
FMS 100 Introduction to Film
FMS 209 Screenwriting Fundmtls
FMS 598 Special Topics
Summer 2015
Course Number Course Title
FMS 209 Screenwriting Fundmtls
FMS 270 Race & Gender in American Film
FMS 441 Global Cinema
FMS 450 Technology, Culture, and Media
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
FMS 440 Los Angeles:Movies and Culture
FMS 494 Special Topics
FMS 522 Los Angeles: Movies & Culture
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
FMS 209 Screenwriting Fundmtls
FMS 270 Race & Gender in American Film
FMS 598 Special Topics
Summer 2014
Course Number Course Title
FMS 209 Screenwriting Fundmtls
FMS 270 Race & Gender in American Film
FMS 494 Special Topics
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
FMS 440 Los Angeles:Movies and Culture
FMS 494 Special Topics
FMS 522 Los Angeles: Movies & Culture
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
FMS 209 Screenwriting Fundmtls
FMS 270 Race & Gender in American Film
FMS 598 Special Topics
Summer 2013
Course Number Course Title
FMS 209 Screenwriting Fundmtls

Presentations

  • Michael Green. "Body and Soul: Robert Rossen's Jewish/Leftist Response to Citizen Kane". University Film & Video Association national conference (Champlain, VA) (Aug 2010).
  • Michael Green, Brad Gyori, Michelle Martinez. Working for the Man: How Prime Time Reifies White Cultural Supremacy. University Film and Video Association Annual Conference (New Orleans, LA) (Aug 2009).
  • Michael Green. "Once More unto the Racial Breach: Shakespeare and Race in Star Trek". University Film and Video Association Annual Conference (New Orleans, LA) (Aug 2009).
  • Michael Green. "Straight Inside Out: A Writers Struggle Toward Authentically Representing Sexual Difference". University Film and Video Association Annual Conference (Colorado Springs, CO) (Aug 2008).

Service

    

       Professional Service

  • Reviewer, Routledge Publishing, proposal for The American History of Black and White Relations in Film, Kimberly Guinta, editor, Nov 2014.
  • Reviewer, Bloomsbury Publishing, From Scene Writing to Screenwriting, Sep. 2014.
  • Peer reviewer, Communication & Society, “The Adventure Screenplay in William Goldman,” by Eva Alfonso. Vol. 27.4 (2014) Carlos Barrera editor. 2014.
  • Judge, University Film and Video Conference, Screenwriting Competition, Los Angeles, CA, July 30 – August 3, 2013.
  • Respondent, Screenplay “Underground,” at University Film and Video Conference, Script Workshop, Orange, CA August 2, 2013.
  • Reviewer, W. W. Norton and Company, Looking at Movies, Oct. 2012.
  • Judge, University Film and Video Conference, Screenwriting Competition, Chicago, IL, August 6-11, 2012.
  • Reviewer, Continuum Publishing, Hollywoodland: Cinematic California in Film, History and Culture, 2012.
  • Judge, University Film and Video Conference, Screenwriting Competition, Boston, MA, August 3-6, 2011.
  • First Respondent, Screenplay “The Right House,” at University Film and Video Conference, Script Workshop, Boston, MA, August 6, 2011.
  • Reviewer, McGraw-Hill Higher Education Introduction to Film Textbook, 2009 - 20

      Arizona State University

  • Faculty Advisor and Professor for FMS Study Abroad program: “New Zealand: Film, Culture and Lord of the Rings,” (Summer 2016)
  • Member, Non-Tenure Track Committee, January 2015 - Present
  • Member, FMS Curriculum Committee, 2015 – Present
  • Faculty Advisor and Professor for FMS Study Abroad program: “New Zealand: Film, Culture and Lord of the Rings,” (Summer 2015)
  • FMS Online Curriculum Coordinator, January 2013 – Present
  • Chair, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Student Affairs and Grievance Committee, Sum. 2013
  • Faculty advisor, FMS student trip to Sundance Film Festival, January 2013
  • Faculty advisor, FMS student trip to Sundance Film Festival, January 2012
  • Obama Scholar Mentor, 2010 – 12
  • Member, Course Evaluation Form Ad-hoc Committee, 2011-2012
  • Organizer/administrator of Film and Media Studies TA Training, August 2011
  • Member, FMS Critical Writing and Pedagogy Ad-hoc Committee, 2010 
  • Member, FMS Curriculum Committee, 2009 – 2011
  • Faculty Advisor and Professor for FMS Study Abroad program at American University in Rome, (taught FMS 340 Contemporary American Film and Popular Culture), summer, 2009.
  • Member, FMS Freshman Retention Committee, 2008 – 2009  
  • Member, Media Industries Professor Search Committee, Spring 2008 (the search yielded two current FMS tenured professors)