The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies

Emily Edwards, Ph.D.

Emily Edwards, Ph.D.

Department: Broadcasting and Cinema
Office: 213 Brown Building
Telephone: 336.334.4135


Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1984
Journalism and Mass Media

M.A., The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1977

Post-B.A., The University of London, Birkbeck College, 1974

B.A., Florence State University, 1974
Communications & Studio Art — Minors in English & History

Academic Experience:

Proffessor of Media Studies, 1987–Present
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Director of the Broadcast Sequence, 1983–1987
The University of Alabama, Birmingham

Instructor in Speech and Theater, 1980–1983
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Recent Publications:

Stories from the Drink House
University Press of Mississippi, (in printing)

"Webs We Weave: Women's Pleasures in Spider-Man's Journeys," in Web-Spinning Heroics
McFarland & Company, 2012

"The Transgressive Toke: Culture, Subculture and Pop Culture in Deadhead Imagery," in From the Arthouse to the Grindhouse
Scarecrow Press, 2010

"Intercollegiate and Community Collaboration: Film Productions for Students and Community Volunteers."
Journal of Film and Video 81.1, 2009

Recent Awards and Honors:

Pixie Awards from the American Pixel Academy, 2011, 2012, 2013

King Family Foundation Award for Screenwriting, 2011

Moondance Film Festival, 2010

BoomTown Film and Music Festival, 2010

Broadcast Education Association Award of Merit for Screenwriting, 2009, 2010, 2011

Broadcast Education Association Award of Merit for Feature Film, 2010

George Lindsey Film Festival, 2012

Crossroads Film Festival, 2012

Script Caucus Chair and Editor
Journal of Film and Video Special Issue on Writing, 2013

BLS Program Notes

Summer 2014 Class Dates
BLS Session 1 (POT 7)
• 12 May: Session Begins
• 13 May: Add/Drop Ends
• 30 May: W Deadline
• 20 Jun: Session Ends
BLS Session 2 (POT 8)
• 23 Jun: Session Begins
• 24 Jun: Add/Drop Ends
• 15 Jul: W Deadline
• 05 Aug: Session Ends
1st Summer Session (POT 2)
• 15 May: Session Begins
• 16 May: Add/Drop Ends
• 02 Jun: W Deadline
• 18 Jun: Session Ends
2nd Summer Session (POT 3)
• 19 Jun: Session Begins
• 20 Jun: Add/Drop Ends
• 10 Jul: W Deadline
• 25 Jul: Session Ends

Congratulations to our May 2014 Graduates!
Sarah Bailey * $
Hamilton Barber °
Letricia Best
Risha Bigelow
Terrance Caldwell
Kevin Calloway
Kristina Carpenter ***
Karelsie Davila Lopez ***
Brian Davis
Likesha Davis
Keith Dillon
Frances Edmunds
Andrea Friend
Doris Gardner
Julia Guyton °
Kelley Harrington
Jamie Harris
Holly Hassen
Leslie Jones
Kara Lukehart *
Dawanda McNeal *** $ ΦΒΚ
Jon Schwaiger ***
Felicia Shaw
Carey Terhune **
Barbara Watkins
Jimalie Watkins °

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