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Joy Fuqua

Joy Fuqua

Associate Professor

Fuqua has a PhD in Cultural and Critical Studies from the University of Pittsburgh. She is an Associate Professor of Media History and Theory in the Department of Media Studies at Queens College. Her articles have been published in journals such as Cultural Studies and The Journal of Television and New Media, and the European Journal of American Culture. Other writings have appeared in anthologies and in digital sources such as In Media Res. Her first monograph, Prescription TV: Therapeutic Discourse in the Hospital and at Home was published in 2012 by Duke University Press. Her current multi-modal research project engages with new materialist feminism and environmental cultural studies and documents and historicizes the remains of extraction capital in local and global sites. Her research interests include environmental cultural studies, new materialist feminism, queer theory, and digital media theory. Her teaching areas include television and digital media theory, history, and analysis; documentary film and media; queer media; cultural and feminist media studies. Fuqua is an internationally recognized scholar who serves on the board of the international feminist media collective, "Console-ing Passions."


Prescription TV

Prescription TV: Therapeutic Discourse
in the Hospital and at Home

Duke University Press, 2012


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