AsPr Sean Redmond

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor In Media And Communication

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SCCA Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Lancaster University, 2010
GCHE Exempt, Deakin University, 2012

Contact

s.redmond@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 43931

Research interests

I research in the areas of stardom and celebrity; genre studies, and science fiction
cinema in particular; film authorship; film sound; film and affect; Asian Cinema;
and whiteness studies.

I edit the journal Celebrity Studies, short-listed for the best new academic journal
2011. I chaired the Inaugural Celebrity Studies Conference in December 2012. My
most recent monograph, The Cinema of Takeshi Kitano: Flowering Blood, was
recently published by Wallflower Press in (2013). My monograph on Celebrity and
the Media will be published by Palgrave in September 2013. My book, Liquid
Space: Digital Age Science Fiction will be published by I.B. Taurus in 2014.

Affiliations

Editor of Celebrity Studies;

Editorial Board member of Illusions;

Editorial Review Member of Continuum's Film Authorship Series.

Teaching interests

For 2013: ALC706: Culture, Communication and Globalisation: Critical Practices
In/ And Local Cultures. I am currently supervising seven PhDs, two in the area of
celebrity and persona, but welcome interest for all of my research interests listed
above.

Conferences

September 2011: 'Fast Cinema', delivered at the World Cinema Now conference held at Monash University; November 2011: Invited paper: 'Celebrity Aesthetics' at the What is there left to say about Celebrity Conference, held at the University of Queensland; December 2011: Keynote Address:'Performing Age in the Star Body of Mickey Rourke', at the Age Spots and Spotlights: Celebrity, Performance and Ageing Conference, Birbeck, London; July 2012: 'It is a Miracle to Me: Cate Blanchett and the Aura of Perfected, Female Whiteness', at the Images of Whiteness 2nd Global Conference, Mansfield College, Oxford, 7-9th July 2012;

Awards

Arts and Education Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, 2012

Projects

With David Marshall I am editing A Companion to Celebrity, for Wiley-Blackwell.
With Brady Hammond, I am co-editing a Special Edition of the journal Continuum,
on Cinema at the Shoreline. I am curating a Sounding Science Fiction exhibition. I
am co-chairing the Eye-Tracking and the Movie Image Research Group, looking at
where, what, why and how people see.

I am a regular blogger for CST Online.

Publications

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2016

Introduction: celebrity intersections

Prof David Marshall, A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2016), pp. 1-13, A companion to celebrity, London, Eng., B1

chapter

Sensing celebrities

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2016), pp. 385-400, A companion to celebrity, London, Eng., B1

chapter

Becoming animal in lust, caution

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2016), pp. 119-136, Sex and storytelling in modern cinema : explicit sex, performance and cinematic technique, London, Eng., B1

chapter

The passion plays of celebrity culture

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2016), Vol. 19, pp. 234-249, European journal of cultural studies, London, Eng., C1

journal

Seeing, sensing sound: eye tracking soundscapes in saving private Ryan and monsters inc.

Miss Andrea Rassell, Jenny Robinson, Dr Darrin Verhagen, Sarah Pink, A/Prof Sean Redmond, A/Prof Jane Stadler

(2016), pp. 139-164, Making sense of cinema: empirical studies into film spectators and spectatorship, New York, N.Y., B1

chapter
2015

Seeing into things: eye tracking the moving image

A/Prof Sean Redmond, Dr Craig Batty

(2015), Vol. 25, pp. 1-1, Refractory: a journal of entertainment media, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

Swivelling the spotlight: stardom, celebrity and ‘me’

Su Holmes, Sarah Ralph, A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2015), Vol. 6, pp. 100-117, Celebrity studies, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal

Our Sherlockian eyes: the surveillance of vision

A/Prof Sean Redmond, Jodi Sita, Prof Kim Vincs

(2015), Vol. 25, pp. 1-14, Refractory: a journal of entertainment media, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

We are in danger

A/Prof Sean Redmond, Dr Leon Marvell

(2015), pp. 1-9, Endangering Science Fiction Film, London, Eng., B1

chapter

The whiteness of David Bowie

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2015), pp. 215-230, Enchanting David Bowie: Space/Time/Body/Memory, New York, N. Y., B1

chapter

Eye tracking the sublime in spectacular moments of science fiction film

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2015), pp. 32-50, Endangering Science Fiction Film, New York, N.Y., B1

chapter

Extraordinary television time travel and the wonderful end to the working day

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2015), Vol. 131, pp. 54-64, Thesis eleven, London, Eng., C1

journal
2014

Liquid Space: Science Fiction Cinema in the Digital Age

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2014), London, UK, A1

book

Celebrity and the media

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2014), Basingstoke, England, A1

book
2013

The cinema of Takeshi Kitano: flowering blood

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2013), London, A1

book

Invaders at the door : science fiction film invasion narratives of the 1950s

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2013), Warrnambool. Vic., J2

works

Death and life at the cinematic beach

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2013), Vol. 27, pp. 715-728, Continuum, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

Who am I now? Remembering the enchanted dogs of David Bowie

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2013), Vol. 4, pp. 380-383, Celebrity Studies, Oxon, UK, C1

journal

Who is he now? The unearthly David Bowie

Dr Toija Cinque, A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2013), Vol. 4, pp. 377-379, Celebrity studies journal, London, Eng., C1-1

journal
2012

The Celebrity Aura Exhibition

A/Prof Sean Redmond, A/Prof Jondi Keane

(2012), Burwood, Vic., J2

works

Future almost lost : dystopian science fiction film

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2012), pp. -, Critical insights : dystopia, Hackensack, N.J., B1

chapter
2011

Sounding alien, touching the future : beyond the sonorous limit in science fiction film

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2011), Vol. 9, pp. 42-56, New review of film and television studies, London, England, C1

journal

Pieces of me : celebrity confessional carnality

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2011), pp. 41-53, Star and Celebrity Confessional, London, Eng., B1-1

chapter
2010

A journal in celebrity studies

Su Holmes, A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2010), Vol. 1, pp. 1-10, Celebrity studies, Oxon, England, C1-1

journal

Avatar Obama in the age of liquid celebrity

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2010), Vol. 1, pp. 81-95, Celebrity studies, Oxon, England, C1-1

journal
2009

Shilpa’s filthy hands

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2009), Vol. 7, pp. 1-9, Entertainment and sports law journal, Coventry, England, C1-1

journal

The healing power of romantic love in popular Indian romantic comedies : Raja Hindustani : home elsewhere and elsewhere home

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2009), pp. 65-78, Falling in love again : romantic comedy in contemporary cinema, New York, N.Y., B1-1

chapter
2008

Pieces of me : celebrity confessional carnality

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2008), Vol. 18, pp. 149-161, Social semiotics, Oxon, England, C1-1

journal

When planes fall out of the sky : the war body on screen

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2008), pp. 22-35, The war body on screen, New York, N. Y., B1-1

chapter
2007

The whiteness of stars

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2007), pp. 263-274, Stardom and celebrity : a reader, London, England, B1-1

chapter

The whiteness of the rings

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2007), pp. 91-101, The persistence of whiteness : race and contemporary Hollywood cinema, London, England, B1-1

chapter

The eye of the Beckettian present

A/Prof Sean Redmond, Matt White

(2007), Vol. July, pp. 1-11, Screening the past, Bundoora, Vic., C1-1

journal

Stardom and celebrity : a reader

A/Prof Sean Redmond, Su Holmes

(2007), Los Angeles, Calif., A1-1

book
2006

Intimate fame everywhere

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2006), pp. 27-43, Framing celebrity : new directions in celebrity culture, London, England, B1-1

chapter

Framing celebrity : new directions in celebrity culture

A/Prof Sean Redmond, Su Holmes

(2006), London, England, A1-1

book

The whiteness of science fiction

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2006), pp. 1-21, Scope, University Park, Nottingham, C1-1

journal
2005

Purge! Class pathology in Blade Runner

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2005), pp. 173-189, The Blade Runner experience : the legacy of a science fiction classic, London, England, B1-1

chapter
2004

Titanic : whiteness on the high seas of meaning

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2004), pp. 197-204, The Titanic in myth and memory : representations in visual and literary culture, London, England, B1-1

chapter

Liquid metal : the science fiction film reader

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2004), London, England, A1-1

book
2003

Thin white women in advertising : deathly corporeality

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2003), Vol. 3, pp. 170-190, Journal of consumer culture, London, U.K., C1-1

journal

All that is male melts into air : Bigelow on the edge of Point break

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2003), pp. 106-125, The cinema of Kathryn Bigelow : Hollywood transgressor, London, England, B1-1

chapter
2002

The new media : a teacher's guide

A/Prof Sean Redmond

(2002), Leighton Buzzard, England, A1-1

book