Audiovisual essays

Jaap Kooijman, "Donna Summer and the White Male Gaze," ZfM: Zeitschrift für Medienwissenschaft, ZfM Online, September 2023. Open access online.

Jaap Kooijman, "Dancing at the Empty Discotheque: Two Retro-Disco Music Videos Shot During COVID-19," Collateral 36, February 2023. Open access online.

Jaap Kooijman and Patricia Pisters, "Murky Waters: Submerging in an Aesthetics of Non-Transparency," NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies 10:2, 2021. Open access online.

Jaap Kooijman, "Double Nostalgia in The Queen's Gambit," 16:9 filmtidsskrift, June 2021. Open access online.

Jaap Kooijman, "Talking [Heads] About Whitney," NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies 9:2, 2020. Open access online.

Jaap Kooijman, "Success: Richard Dyer on Diana Ross [and Beyond]," [in]Transition: Journal of Videographic Film & Moving Image Studies 2:4, 2016. Open access online.

Essays in academic journals and edited book collections

Jaap Kooijman, "What's Whitney Got to Do with It: Black Female Triumph and Tragedy in the 2015 Lifetime Biopic Whitney," European Journal of Life Writing 10 (2021): 190-209. Open access online.

Jaap Kooijman, "At Last a Dream That I Can Call My Own: Beyoncé and the Performance of Stardom," in Martin Iddon and Melanie L. Marschall (editors), Beyoncé: At Work, On Screen, and Online, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2020, pp. 114-135.

Catherine Grant and Jaap Kooijman, "New Ways of Seeing (and Hearing): The Audiovisual Essay and Television," NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies 8:1 (2019): 293-297. Open access online.

Jaap Kooijman, "Fierce, Fabulous, and In/Famous: Beyoncé as Black Diva," Popular Music and Society 42:1 (2019): 6-21. Open access online.

Jaap Kooijman, "After Will & Ellen: Uneventful Queer Television," Critical Studies in Television 14:4 (2019): 451-455. Open access online.

Jaap Kooijman, "Why I Too Write About Beyoncé," Celebrity Studies 10:3 (2019): 432-435. Open access online.

Jaap Kooijman, "I Want My MTV, We Want Our TMF: The Music Factory, MTV Europe, and Music Television in The Netherlands, 1995-2011," VIEW: Journal of European Television History & Culture 6:11 (2017): 93-101. Open access online.

Jaap Kooijman, "The Boxed Aesthetic and Metanarratives of Stardom: Analyzing Music Videos on DVD Compilations," in Gina Arnold, Daniel Cookney, Kirsty Fairclough, and Michael Goddard (editors), Music/Video: Histories, Aesthetics, Media, London: Bloomsbury, 2017, pp. 231-244.

Jaap Kooijman, "Whitewashing the Dreamgirls: Beyoncé, Diana Ross, and the Commodification of Blackness," in Sabrina Qiong Yu and Guy Austin (editors), Revisiting Star Studies: Cultures, Themes and Methods, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017, pp. 105-124.

Jaap Kooijman, "To Critique Affect by Means of Effect," Cinema Journal 56:4 (2017): 146-148. Restricted access online.

Joke Hermes, Jaap Kooijman, Jo Littler, and Helen Wood, "On the Move: Twentieth Anniversary Editorial of the European Journal of Cultural Studies," European Journal of Cultural Studies 20:6 (2017): 595-605. Open access online.

Catherine Grant and Jaap Kooijman, "Pleasure | Obvious | Queer: A Conversation with Richard Dyer," NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies 5:1 (2016): 95-110: Open access online.

Jeroen de Kloet and Jaap Kooijman, "Karaoke Americanism Gangnam Style: K-Pop, Wonder Girls, and the Asian Unpopular," in Martin Lüthe and Sascha Pöhlmann (editors), Unpopular Culture, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2016, pp. 113-128. Open access online.

Joke Hermes and Jaap Kooijman, "The Everyday Use of Celebrities," in P. David Marshall and Sean Redmond (editors), A Companion to Celebrity, Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, 2016, pp. 483-496.

Jaap Kooijman, "Teaching American Psycho," The Cine-Files 9 (2015). Open access online.

Jaap Kooijman, "The True Voice of Whitney Houston: Commodification, Authenticity, and African American Superstardom," Celebrity Studies 5:3 (2014): 305-320.

Jaap Kooijman, "Globalization and Television Formats," NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies 3:1 (2014): 319-325. Open access online.

Jaap Kooijman, "Greening Media Studies: An Interview with Richard Maxwell and Toby Miller," NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies 2:1 (2013): 77-82. Open access online.

Jaap Kooijman, "The King of Pop and the President of Cool: Michael Jackson, Barack Obama, and Celebrity Culture," in Astrid M. Fellner, Susanne Hamscha, Klaus Heissenberger, and Jennifer J* Moos (editors), Is It 'Cause It's Cool? Affective Encounters with American Culture, Vienna: LIT Verlag, 2013, pp. 141-160.

Jaap Kooijman, "Dreaming the American Nightmare: The Cultural Life of 9/11," in Carsten Meiner and Kristin Feel (editors), The Cultural Life of Catastrophes and Crises, Berlin: De Gruyter, 2012, pp. 177-190.

Jaap Kooijman, "Americans We Never Were: Teaching American Popular Culture in the Netherlands," The Journal of American Culture 34:1 (2011): 16-25.

Jaap Kooijman, "Pleasures of the Orient: Cadinot's Maghreb as Gay Male Pornotopia," in Murat Aydemir (editor), Indiscretions: At the Intersection of Queer and Postcolonial Theory (Thamyris No. 22), Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011, pp. 97-111.

Jaap Kooijman, "The Oprahfication of 9/11: September 11, the War in Iraq, and The Oprah Winfrey Show," in Trystan T. Cotten and Kimberly Springer (editors), Stories of Oprah: The Oprahfication of American Culture, Jackson: University of Mississippi Press, 2010, pp. 131-144.

Laura Copier, Jaap Kooijman, and Caroline Vander Stichele, "Close Encounters: The Bible as Pre-Text in Popular Culture," in Philip Culbertson and Elaine M. Wainwright (editors), The Bible in/and Popular Culture: A Creative Encounter, Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2010, pp. 189-195.

Jaap Kooijman, "Are We All Americans? 9/11 and Discourses of Multiculturalism in the Netherlands," in Derek Rubin and Jaap Verheul (editors), American Multiculturalism after 9/11: Transatlantic Perspectives, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2009, pp. 181-190.

Jaap Kooijman, "Cruising the Channels: The Queerness of Zapping," in Glyn Davis and Gary Needham (editors), Queer TV: Theories, Histories, Politics, London and New York: Routledge, 2009, pp. 159-171. Open access download.

Jaap Kooijman, "Contemporary Dutch Cinema and Hollywood," in Hans Krabbendam, Cornelis A. van Minnen, and Giles Scott-Smith (editors), Four Centuries of Dutch-American Relations, 1609-2009, Amsterdam/Albany: Boom/State University of New York Press, 2009, pp. 1060-1070.