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