Kylo-Patrick Hart

Chair of Film, Television, and Digital Media and Professor
Film, Television and Digital Media
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Ph.D., University of Michigan
M.A., Dartmouth College
M.A., Wayne State University
M.A., University of Southern California – Los Angeles
M.A., University of Southern California – Los Angeles
A.B., University of California – Berkeley

Courses Taught

FTDM 10013 – TV Studies for Non-Majors
FTDM 10123 – History of Film
FTDM 30433 – American Cinema
FTDM 30453 – Crime Films and Society
FTDM 30663 – Film in a Global Society – FTDM in Rome, Italy
FTDM 40153 – Dramatic Writing
MALA 60970 – Special Problems – Film Screenwriting

Areas of Focus

Film and television history, theory and criticism. Film screenwriting. International cinemas. Masculinities. Media representations of HIV/AIDS. Popular culture. Queer media studies. Stardom.

  1. The AIDS Movie: Representing a Pandemic in Film and Television
  2. Film and Sexual Politics
  3. Film and Television Stardom
  4. Images for a Generation Doomed: The Films and Career of Gregg Araki
  5. Living in the Limelight: Dynamics of the Celebrity Experience
  6. Queer Males in Contemporary Cinema: Becoming Visible
  7. Queer TV in the 21st Century: Essays on Broadcasting from Taboo to Acceptance
  8. Numerous research essays pertaining to film and television topics in various academic journals and media anthologies

Established and served as Chair of the Department of Communication and Media Studies at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire. First-ever recipient of the Plymouth State University Award for Distinguished Scholarship.

Plymouth State University Award for Distinguished Scholarship

  1. Founding Co-Editor, Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture
  2. Editorial Board Member, The Journal of Men’s Studies
  3. Editorial Board Member, Studies in the Humanities