University Film and Video Association (UFVA) is an international organization where media production and writing meet history, theory and criticism. UFVA members are makers and artists, teachers and students, archivists and distributors, college departments, libraries, and manufacturers. UFVA holds an annual conference and publishes the Journal of Film and Video, a periodical featuring articles on media production, history, theory, aesthetics and criticism. UFVA is one of the premier U.S. academic organizations dedicated to the study of media.
“So Mac’s Gay”: Queer Sociopathy as Conformity in It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
November, 10 2018
Film & History 2018, Madison, WI
Just the Two of Us: Sanford & Son's Portrayal of Fred and Lamont's Queer Heterosexual Black Family
November, 4 2017
Film & History 2017, Milwaukee, WI
An exploration of the ways in which the series Sanford & Son reconfigures the sitcom home--the conventional locus of heteronormative family structure--into a space where traditional roles of husband/wife and father/son are blurred.