: Biography :
She is the author of AIDS TV: Identity, Community and Alternative Video (Duke University Press, 1995), Women of Vision: Histories in Feminist Film and Video (University of Minnesota Press, 2001), F is for Phony: Fake Documentary and Truth’s Undoing, co-edited with Jesse Lerner (Minnesota, 2005), Learning from YouTube (MIT Press, 2011) and is currently editing, with Alisa Lebow, a Blackwell Companion on documentary, and with Yvonne Welbon, Sisters in the Life: 25 Years of African-American Lesbian Filmmaking.
Dr. Juhasz is also the producer of educational videotapes on feminist issues from AIDS to teen pregnancy. She has directed the feature documentaries SCALE: Measuring Might in the Media Age (2008), Video Remains (2005), Dear Gabe (2003) and Women of Vision: 18 Histories in Feminist Film and Video (1998), and the shorts RELEASED: 5 Short Videos about Women and Film (2000) and Naming Prairie (2001), a Sundance Film Festival, 2002, official selection.
She is the producer of the feature films The Watermelon Woman (Cheryl Dunye, 1997) and The Owls (Dunye, 2010). Her current work is on and about feminist Internet culture including YouTube (www.aljean.wordpress.com) and feminist pedagogy and community (www.feministonlinespaces.com).
She and Anne Balsamo were the first co-facilitators of the network, FemTechNet, which debuted its feminist rethinking of a MOOC, a Distributed Online Open Course in 2013. The “Dialogues in Feminist Technology” project continues at femtechnet.newschool.edu. Her current work in critical digital studies and community is happening at ev-ent-anglement.com and claremontdh.wordpress.com.
Multimodal Editing and the Future: January 2014 http://fembotcollective.org
MediaCommons Front Page Contribution on sharing, 2013:
Figure/Ground Communication interview, 2013:
Visual AIDS interview, 2013: http://www.visualaids.org/blog/detail/i-made-my-mourning-productive-collective-and-interactive-through-video-prod
“Bodies in Classrooms: Feminist Dialogues on Technology, 1” interview by Liz Losh (2012) DMLCentral.net/blog/liz-losh/bodies-classrooms-feminist-dialogues-technology-part-i.
Fembot, Laundry Day, Feminist Media Production, “making connections. making things. making the feminist-Internet”: http://fembotcollective.org/blog/2012/06/08/
Social Media Optimization & the New Web, class at UW-Whitewater, video at GameZombie TV, October, 2011.
“Distraction Span: Technologies of Productive Disruption” (2011), co-editor with Brian Goldfarb, The New Everday, MediaCommons: http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/tne.
“A Conversation with Alexandra Juhasz,” CulturalStudies podcast (2011).
Learning from YouTube: An interview with Alexandra Juhasz,
"Fox and Friends" interviews Professor Alexandra Juhasz. September 28, 2007
KCET - Alexandra Juhasz, interviewed by Shannon Kelley, May 22, 2006, listen to the mp3 interview
Feminist history making and Video Remains, Jump Cut -- http://www.ejumpcut.org/archive/jc48.2006/AIDsJuhasz
Power and Privilege, Act Up Oral History, January 16, 2003, http://www.actuporalhistory.org/interviews
Selected Films & Videos
SCALE: Measuring Might in the Media Age
HERE ARE YOUR ORDERS: Help Stop the Economic Invasion of Iraq
RELEASED: 5 SHORT VIDEOS ABOUT WOMEN AND PRISON:
WOMEN OF VISION:
BAD BOSSES GO TO HELL:
THE WATERMELON WOMAN: