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Dr Paul Ramaeker

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

 

Contact

Office: 3N5, 3rd floor, Arts (Burns) Building
Tel: 64 3 4798646
Email: paul.ramaeker@otago.ac.nz
Blog
 

Research Interests

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

Papers In 2018

Semester One:

MFCO 101 Screen Form and Culture
MFCO 213 Media Genres

Semester Two:

MFCO 319 Contemporary American Cinema
 

Areas of Research Supervision

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

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Publications

Lederer, S., Jones, G., McLean, T., & Ramaeker, P. (October, 2018). Frankenstein 200th anniversary. Otago College of Education Auditorium, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Public Discussion].

Ramaeker, P. (2017). William Goldman. In J. Craddock (Ed.), Books to film: Cinematic adaptations of literary works. (pp. 3). Gale. [Contribution].

Ramaeker, P. (2017). Midnight cowboy. In J. Craddock (Ed.), Books to film: Cinematic adaptations of literary works. (pp. 263-266). Gale.

Ramaeker, P. (2017). Catch-22. In J. Craddock (Ed.), Books to film: Cinematic adaptations of literary works. (pp. 47-51). Gale.

Ramaeker, P. (2017). All the president's men. In J. Craddock (Ed.), Books to film: Cinematic adaptations of literary works. (pp. 1-6). Gale.

Lederer, S., Jones, G., McLean, T., & Ramaeker, P. (October, 2018). Frankenstein 200th anniversary. Otago College of Education Auditorium, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Public Discussion].

Other Research Output

Ramaeker, P. (2017). All the president's men. In J. Craddock (Ed.), Books to film: Cinematic adaptations of literary works. (pp. 1-6). Gale.

Chapter in Book - Research

Ramaeker, P. (2017). Catch-22. In J. Craddock (Ed.), Books to film: Cinematic adaptations of literary works. (pp. 47-51). Gale.

Chapter in Book - Research

Ramaeker, P. (2017). Midnight cowboy. In J. Craddock (Ed.), Books to film: Cinematic adaptations of literary works. (pp. 263-266). Gale.

Chapter in Book - Research

Ramaeker, P. (2017). William Goldman. In J. Craddock (Ed.), Books to film: Cinematic adaptations of literary works. (pp. 3). Gale. [Contribution].

Chapter in Book - Research

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, NY: Wallflower Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

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.

Chapter in Book - Research

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.

Chapter in Book - Research

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.

Chapter in Book - Research

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.

Chapter in Book - Research

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.

Chapter in Book - Research

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.

Chapter in Book - Research

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.

Chapter in Book - Research

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/

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Other

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

Journal - Research Other

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

Journal - Research Other

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

Journal - Research Other

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]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

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

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

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]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

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

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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

Awarded Doctoral Degree

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