Dr. Dalton’s major areas of research are in critical media studies and documentary filmmaking. Her documentaries have been screened at various festivals, museums, galleries, and libraries. Dr. Dalton is also a media critic and regular contributor to the National Public Radio affiliate WFDD-FM, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Her scholarly publications include articles, book chapters, and the book: The Hollywood Curriculum: Teachers in the Movies, Teacher TV: Sixty Years of Teachers on Television, and the co-edited volume The Sitcom Reader: America Viewed and Skewed. Teaching interests include Introduction to Film, Film Theory and Criticism, Screenwriting, Film History to 1945, Film History 1945 to present, Special Topics, including Culture & the Sitcom, Gender & Hitchcock, and The Films of Charlie Chaplin.
What will you build?
A digital map? A web exhibit? A course blog anthologized at the end of the semester? A collaboratively annotated critical edition of primary sources? Paintings or art prints digitized to support deep zoom? Or something else?