Jane M. Gaines (NHC Fellow, 1996–97)

Project Title

Other/Race/Desire: Early Cinema and Nationhood

Duke University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1996–97

Jane M. Gaines completed two-thirds of her book, Other/Race/Desire: Early Cinema and Nationhood. She also wrote "Queering Feminist Film Theory," forthcoming in Jump Cut, and worked on two volumes which she is co-editing, writing the introduction—"Reality as Attraction"—for Collecting Visual Evidence: New Approaches to Documentary (University of Minnesota Press) and "Mixed Race Marriage in Early Black Cinema" for Oscar Micheaux and His Circle (Smith-sonian Institution).