Book launch De muziekfabriek at Melkweg in Amsterdam - 6 February 2023

Book launch The Richard Dyer Reader at OBA in Amsterdam - 31 October 2023

Just published: Beyoncé as Diva

About Grace Jones on Dutch TV

Together with Sylvana Simons, I discussed Grace Jones and the new documentary Bloodlight and Bami (Sophie Fiennes, 2017) on the Dutch talkshow M

Prince from MPLS symposium

On Tuesday April 17, 2018, I presented my audiovisual essay "Inside Prince's Paisley Park and Michael Jackson's Neverland: Mediating Heterotopias of Black Male Superstardom" at the Prince from Minneapolis symposium. 

TMF Music Television

Just published: "I Want My MTV, We Want Our TMF: The Music Factory, MTV Europe, and Music Television in the Netherlands, 1995-2011" in VIEW: Journal of European Television History and Culture.

Music/Video

Just published: a new collection of essays on the music video, edited by Gina Arnold, Daniel Cookney, Kirsty Fairclough, and Michael Goddard. I contributed the chapter "The Boxed Aesthetic and Metanarratives of Stardom: Analyzing Music Videos on DVD Compilations." The book will be launched in London on 15 September 2017. For more information, see the website of Bloomsbury.

NECS 2018 in Amsterdam

Revisiting Star Studies

Just published: Revisiting Star Studies edited by Sabrina Qiong Yu and Guy Austin. I contributed the chapter "Whitewashing the Dreamgirls: Beyoncé, Diana Ross, and the Commodification of Blackness." For more information, see website of Edinburgh University Press.

The American President at EYE

Conversation with Richard Dyer

On 13 April 2016, Catherine Grant and Jaap Kooijman held a live conversation with film scholar Richard Dyer at King's College in London. The conversation has now been published in NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies.

Teaching American Psycho

For the online film journal The Cine-Files, I wrote an article on teaching the film American Psycho (Mary Harron, 2000), based on the controversial novel by Bret Easton Ellis.

Just published: Beyoncé as Diva

About Grace Jones on Dutch TV

Together with Sylvana Simons, I discussed Grace Jones and the new documentary Bloodlight and Bami (Sophie Fiennes, 2017) on the Dutch talkshow M

Prince from MPLS symposium

On Tuesday April 17, 2018, I presented my audiovisual essay "Inside Prince's Paisley Park and Michael Jackson's Neverland: Mediating Heterotopias of Black Male Superstardom" at the Prince from Minneapolis symposium. 

TMF Music Television

Just published: "I Want My MTV, We Want Our TMF: The Music Factory, MTV Europe, and Music Television in the Netherlands, 1995-2011" in VIEW: Journal of European Television History and Culture.

Music/Video

Just published: a new collection of essays on the music video, edited by Gina Arnold, Daniel Cookney, Kirsty Fairclough, and Michael Goddard. I contributed the chapter "The Boxed Aesthetic and Metanarratives of Stardom: Analyzing Music Videos on DVD Compilations." The book will be launched in London on 15 September 2017. For more information, see the website of Bloomsbury.

NECS 2018 in Amsterdam

Revisiting Star Studies

Just published: Revisiting Star Studies edited by Sabrina Qiong Yu and Guy Austin. I contributed the chapter "Whitewashing the Dreamgirls: Beyoncé, Diana Ross, and the Commodification of Blackness." For more information, see website of Edinburgh University Press.

The American President at EYE

Conversation with Richard Dyer

On 13 April 2016, Catherine Grant and Jaap Kooijman held a live conversation with film scholar Richard Dyer at King's College in London. The conversation has now been published in NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies.

Teaching American Psycho

For the online film journal The Cine-Files, I wrote an article on teaching the film American Psycho (Mary Harron, 2000), based on the controversial novel by Bret Easton Ellis.