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Adam Ochonicky

Lecturer (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 2014)

Contact Information

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  • Office: Radford Hall 310
  • Phone: 920-424-7290
Research Interests

Film Studies, American Literature and Culture, Media Studies, Regionalism
Courses Taught

English 390/590 Film and Literary Studies: Archival Texts: Surveillance, Voyeurism, and Memory
English 376/576 Literature of the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries: Regional Narratives
English 366/566 Science Fiction
English 312 Advanced Writing: Technology and Culture
English 310 Honors: Advanced Composition
English 231 Literature and Film: Horror Adaptations
English 226 Modern American Literature
English 219 African American Literature
English 214 American Literature II
Honors 275 Culture Connection
WBIS 188 Writing-Based Inquiry Seminar: Midwestern History and Culture

The American Midwest in Film and Literature: Nostalgia, Violence, and Regionalism. Indiana University Press, 2019.
"Twin Peaks: Episode 2.22 and Beyond." In Television Finales: From Howdy Doody to Girls, edited by Douglas L. Howard and David Bianculli, Syracuse University Press, 2018, pp. 415-424.
"The Spectral Present: Landscapes of Absence in Once Upon a Time in Anatolia and The Headless Woman." Screening the Past, special dossier on "Materializing Absence in Film and Media," no. 43, April 2018,  
"'A Better Civilization' Through Tourism: Cultural Appropriation in The Marble Faun." Nineteenth-Century Literature, vol. 70, no. 2, September 2015, pp. 221-237. 
"The Millennial Midwest: Nostalgic Violence in the Twenty-First Century." Quarterly Review of Film and Video, vol. 32, no. 2, February 2015, pp. 124-140.  

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