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Dr Paul Ramaeker

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BA(UCLA)
MA, PhD(University of Wisconsin)
Lecturer

 

Contact

Office: Richardson 6C11
Tel: 64 3 4798646
Email: paul.ramaeker@otago.ac.nz
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Research Interests

International film history, American cinema, historical poetics of cinema, narratology, film economics, popular cinemas, art cinemas, film technology.
 

Papers In 2017

Semester One:

MFCO 101 Screen Form and Culture
MFCO 319 A Topic in Contemporary American Cinema

Semester Two:

MFCO 201: The History of Film
 

Areas of Research Supervision

Film history, film aesthetics, American cinema, contemporary cinemas, popular film and culture.
 

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Publications

Ramaeker, P. (2016). 'The uncensored cortex': Psychedelia and American Avant-garde film in the 1960s. Screening the Past, 41. Retrieved from http://www.screeningthepast.com/issue-41/

Ramaeker, P. (2016). Demy in the new Hollywood: Model Shop. Post Script, 35(2), 41-58.

Ramaeker, P. (2016). The nightmare logic of Eric Red. Proceedings of the New Research on Horror Conference. Retrieved from http://www.otago.ac.nz/horror2016/index.html

Ramaeker, P. (2014). Staying alive: Stallone, authorship and contemporary Hollywood aesthetics. In C. Holmlund (Ed.), The ultimate Stallone reader: Sylvester Stallone as star, icon, auteur. (pp. 27-52). New York: Wallflower Press.

Ramaeker, P. (2014). New Hollywood, 1981-1999. In P. Keating (Ed.), Cinematography. (pp. 106-131). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Ramaeker, P. (2014). Staying alive: Stallone, authorship and contemporary Hollywood aesthetics. In C. Holmlund (Ed.), The ultimate Stallone reader: Sylvester Stallone as star, icon, auteur. (pp. 27-52). New York: Wallflower Press.

Ramaeker, P. (2014). New Hollywood, 1981-1999. In P. Keating (Ed.), Cinematography. (pp. 106-131). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Ramaeker, P. (2010). One from the Heart (1982). In J. M. Welsh, G. D. Phillips & R. F. Hill (Eds.), Francis Ford Coppola encyclopedia. (pp. 186-193). Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.

Ramaeker, P. (2010). Tucker: The Man and his Dream (1988). In J. M. Welsh, G. D. Phillips & R. F. Hill (Eds.), Francis Ford Coppola encyclopedia. (pp. 259-265). Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.

Ramaeker, P. B. (2002). Meeker, Ralph. In G. D. Phillips & R. Hill (Eds.), The encyclopedia of Stanley Kubrick. (pp. 246-247). New York, NY: Facts On File, Inc.

Ramaeker, P. B. (2002). Turkel, Joe. In G. D. Phillips & R. Hill (Eds.), The encyclopedia of Staney Kubrick. (pp. 379-381). New York, NY: Facts On File, Inc.

Ramaeker, P. B. (2002). Carlos, Wendy (Walter). In G. D. Phillips & R. Hill (Eds.), The encyclopedia of Stanley Kubrick. (pp. 40-42). New York, NY: Facts On File, Inc.

Ramaeker, P. B. (2002). Science fiction. In G. D. Phillips & R. Hill (Eds.), The encyclopedia of Stanley Kubrick. (pp. 306-312). New York, NY: Facts On File, Inc.

Ramaeker, P. B. (2001). ″You think they call us plastic now...″: The Monkees and Head. In P. Robertson Wojcik & A. Knight (Eds.), Soundtrack available: Essays on film and popular music. (pp. 74-102). Durham, NC, USA: Duke University Press.

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Journal - Research Article

Ramaeker, P. (2016). 'The uncensored cortex': Psychedelia and American Avant-garde film in the 1960s. Screening the Past, 41. Retrieved from http://www.screeningthepast.com/issue-41/

Ramaeker, P. (2016). Demy in the new Hollywood: Model Shop. Post Script, 35(2), 41-58.

Ramaeker, P. (2010). Realism, revisionism and visual style: The French Connection and the New Hollywood policier. New Review of Film & Television Studies, 8(2), 144-163. doi: 10.1080/17400301003700236

Ramaeker, P. (2007). Notes on the split-field diopter. Film History, 19, 179-198.

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Journal - Research Other

Ramaeker, P. (2014). Explainer: Film lighting. The Conversation. Retrieved from https://theconversation.com/explainer-film-lighting-30658

Ramaeker, P. (2011). [Review of the book Steven Soderbergh]. Screening the Past, 32. Retrieved from http://www.screeningthepast.com/2011/10/steven-soderbergh/

Ramaeker, P. (2008). [Review of the book State of play: Contemporary 'high-end' TV drama]. Screening the Past, 23. Retrieved from http://www.latrobe.edu.au/screeningthepast/23/state-of-play.html

Ramaeker, P. (2006). [Review of the book Directed by Steven Spielberg: Poetics of the contemporary Hollywood blockbuster]. Screening the Past, (20). Retrieved from http://www.latrobe.edu.au/screeningthepast/20/directed-steven-spielberg.html

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Ramaeker, P. (2009). Reality and pictoriality: Hollywood style from the 1970s to the 1980s. In H. Radner & P. Fossen (Eds.), Remapping Cinema, Remaking History: Proceedings of the XIVth Biennial Conference of the Film and History Association of Australia and New Zealand (Vol. 2: Selected Refereed Papers). (pp. 205-217). Dunedin, New Zealand: Centre for Research on National Identity, University of Otago. [Full Paper]

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Ramaeker, P. (2016). The nightmare logic of Eric Red. Proceedings of the New Research on Horror Conference. Retrieved from http://www.otago.ac.nz/horror2016/index.html

Ramaeker, P. (2008). Reality and pictoriality: Hollywood style from the 1970s to the 1980s. In C. Fowler & R. Simmons (Eds.), Proceedings of the XIVth Biennial Conference of the Film and History Association of Australia and New Zealand (Vol. 1: Refereed Abstracts). (pp. 63). Dunedin, New Zealand: Department of Film, Media and Communication, University of Otago. [Abstract]

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Ramaeker, P. (2014, April). Radical retro: Stereolab and rock culture in the 1990s. Verbal presentation at the Music / Media / Politics Symposium, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Ramaeker, P. (2013, November). Fritz Lang, Artur Brauner, and Dr. Mabuse in the 1960s. Verbal presentation at the Film & History Conference: Making Movie$: The Figure of Money On and Off the Screen, Madison, WI.

Ramaeker, P. (2007, August). Realism, revisionism, and spectacle: 'The French Connection' and the new Hollywood policier. Verbal presentation at the Department of Media, Film and Communication One Day Symposium on Genre, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Ramaeker, P. (2006, March). From realism to pictorialism: Visual style in Hollywood cinema into the 1980s. Verbal presentation at the Society for Cinema & Media Studies, Vancouver, Canada.

Ramaeker, P. (2006, November). Authorship, genre, and the canon: European crime films of the 1960's. Verbal presentation at the XIII Biennial Conference of the Film and History Association of Australia and New Zealand, Melbourne, Australia.

Ramaeker, P. (2004, December). 'The everyday and its representations: Codes of realism and contemporary media'. Verbal presentation at the Everyday Transformations: The Twenty-First Century Quotidian, Perth, Australia.

Ramaeker, P. B. (2002, May). ′The Bruce aesthetic′: Realism and spectacle in the contemporary action film. Verbal presentation at the Society for Cinema Studies Conference, Denver, CO, USA.

Ramaeker, P. B. (2001, May). Realism as style and critique: The French Connection and the 1970s police drama. Verbal presentation at the Society for Cinema Studies Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

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Awarded Doctoral Degree

Ramaeker, P. B. (2002). A new kind of movie: Style and form in Hollywood cinema 1965-1988 University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA. 433p.

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