Gaines, Jane (Marie)

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GAINES, Jane (Marie)

GAINES, Jane (Marie). American, b. 1946. Genres: Plays/Screenplays, Art/Art history, Film. Career: Educator and author. Duke University, Durham, NC, assistant professor, 1982-91, associate professor, 1991-2001, professor of literature and English, 2001-, founder and director of program in film and video, 1985-, chair of Women Film Pioneers Project, 1994, and founder of Duke in Los Angeles program, School of Cinema-Television, University of Southern California, 1995, director of program, 2000. University of Iowa, visiting assistant professor, 1990; University of Washington, Seattle, Andrew A. Hilen Lecturer, 1990; Vassar College, Luce Distinguished Professor, 1993-94; guest speaker at other institutions. Consultant. Publications: Contested Culture: The Image, the Voice, and the Law, 1991; (with K. Mercer) Competing Glances: Reading Robert Mapplethorpe, 1992; Fire and Desire: Mixed-Race Movies in the Silent Era, 2000; The Fantasy of Creating Fantasies, in press. EDITOR: (with C. Herzog, and author of intro) Fabrications: Costume and the Female Body, 1990; (and contrib) Classical Hollywood Narrative: The Paradigm Wars, 1992; (with M. Renov, and author of intro) Collecting Visible Evidence, 1999; (with P. Bowser and C. Musser, and contrib) Oscar Micheaux and His Circle: African-American Filmmaking and Race Cinema of the Silent Era (exhibition catalogue), 2001. FILM SCRIPTS: Double Feature, 1978; Two Is Better, 1979; Project Discovery (or, Life, Learning, and the Pursuit of a College Degree), 1980. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: 104 Crowell Hall, Box 90671, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]