Ed   Cameron

Professor  

Office: ELABS 211
Phone: (956) 665-3427
Email: ed.cameron@utrgv.edu

Dr. Ed Cameron

Ed Cameron's work focuses of the intersection of Film, Literary Studies, and Psychoanalysis.





Selected Publications


  • Ed Cameron. "“The Thing ‘Chants Out Between Two Worlds’: Surreal Latency in the Twin Peaks Universe.” ," Binging on Fear: Horror Television in the Age of Consumption. London & New York: Routledge, November 2017: 45-61.

  • Ed Cameron. "Inviting a Scandalous Look: Detecting the Fabulous Fabula Promoted by the Twist Film," Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2017).

  • Ed Cameron "“Melodrama, Sickness, and Paranoia: Todd Haynes and the Woman’s Film.”," Film & History (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2017).

  • Ed Cameron. "Harmony Korine’s ‘Break from Reality’: Spring Breakers as Candy-Colored Neon Noir," Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature 49, no. 4 (December 2016).

  • Ed Cameron. "The Film Noir Doppelgänger: Alienation, Separation, Anxiety," Interdisciplinary Humanities 33, no. 1 (November 2016).

  • Ed Cameron. "‘Under the Floorboards of this Nation’: Trauma, Representation, and the Stain of History in 12 Years a Slave," Movies in the Age of Obama: The Era of Post-Racial and Neo-Racist Cinema. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, December 2015: 227-239.

  • Ed Cameron. "From Symptom to Sublimation: Fellini’s 8 ½ and the Circuit of Art Cinema," Italica 92, no. 1 (2015).

  • Ed Cameron "‘Writing in Translationese’: Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Remains of the Day and the Uncanny Dialect of the Diasporic Writer," Diaspora: A Journal of Transnational Studies (2012).

  • Ed Cameron. "Thomas DeQuincey's Aesthetics: Between Perversion and Sublimation," Klosterheim, Valancourt Press. December 2011: 7-41.

  • Ed Cameron. Klosterheim by Thomas De Quincey. Richmond, VA: Valancourt Press, 2011.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Ed Cameron. Online Program Blueprinting Grant, ( 2016)

  • Ed Cameron. Online Program Blueprinting Grant, (September 2015)

  • Ed Cameron. Online Program Blueprinting Grant, (January 2015)

  • Ed Cameron. Online Program Blueprinting Grant, ( 2014)

  • Ed Cameron. Faculty Research Council Grant, The University of Texas-Pan American, ( 2012)

  • Ed Cameron. Faculty Development Fund Program Grant, The University of Texas-Pan American, ( 2010)

  • Ed Cameron. College of Arts & Humanities Faculty Research Council Grant, The University of Texas-Pan American, ( 2007)

  • Ed Cameron. Faculty Research Council Grant, The University of Texas-Pan American, ( 2007)

  • Ed Cameron. Faculty Research Council Grant, The University of Texas-Pan American, ( 2004)



Selected Presentations


  • Ed Cameron. "Extimité in the Horror Film," Colloquium for Speculative Vision(s): Reimagining Sci-Fi, Horror, and Fantasy., UTRGV, Edinburg, TX (November 2017)

  • Ed Cameron. "Film Noir on the Border: Disnarrative Fragmentation and 4th World Liminality," Second International Border Studies Conference, UTRGV, Matamoros & Brownsville (October 2017)

  • Ed Cameron. "The Eros of Thanatos: Eighteenth-Century Graveyard Poetry and Melancholic Sublimation," South Central Modern Language Association Conference, South Central Modern Language Association, Dallas, TX (November 2016)

  • Ed Cameron. "Multi-Cultural Cinema," Houston Community College, Houston, TX (April 2016)

  • Ed Cameron. "The Film Noir Doppelganger," Annual SCMLA Conference, SCMLA, Austin, TX (November 2014)

  • Ed Cameron. "The Enjoyment of Spring Breakers," Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference, Vancouver, WA (2013)

  • Ed Cameron. "‘I like to remember things my own way’: The Neo-Nostalgic Impulse in the Neo-Noir Universe of David Lynch," Pacific Modern Language Association, Seattle (October 2012)

  • Ed Cameron. "The Drive of Memory and Non-linear Narrative in Fellini’s 8½," Memory & World Cinema 2 Conference, San Antonio (September 2011)

  • Ed Cameron. "The Ambivalence of Ethnography," Middle Atlantic Popular Culture Association Conference, Middle Atlantic Popular Culture Association, Alexandria, VA (October 2010)

  • Ed Cameron. "The Double-Sided Voice: Zora Neale Hurston’s Vodou Ethnography," College English Association, San Antonio, TX (March 2010)

Current Courses

ENGL 2312 91L - History of Film:
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ENGL 3302 90L - Survey of Brit Lit II:
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ENGL 3307 90L - Intro to Film Studies:
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FILM 4308 01R - Japanese Cinema:
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FILM 2312 91L - History of Film:
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ENGL 4308 01R - Japanese Cinema:
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ENGL 3307 90L - Intro to Film Studies:
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FILM 3307 90L - Intro to Film Studies:
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