: Biography :
She is the author of AIDS TV: Identity, Community and Alternative Video (Duke University Press, 1995), Women of Vision: Histories in Feminist Film and Video (University of Minnesota Press, 2001), F is for Phony: Fake Documentary and Truth’s Undoing, co-edited with Jesse Lerner (Minnesota, 2005), Learning from YouTube (MIT Press, 2011), A Companion to Contemporary Documentary Film, co-edited with Alisa Lebow (Blackwell Press, 2015), and Sisters in the Life: 25 Years of African-American Lesbian Filmmaking, co-edited with Yvonne Welbon (Duke University Press, 2018).
Dr. Juhasz is also the producer of educational videotapes on feminist issues from AIDS to teen pregnancy. She has directed the feature documentaries SCALE: Measuring Might in the Media Age (2008), Video Remains (2005), Dear Gabe (2003) and Women of Vision: 18 Histories in Feminist Film and Video (1998), and the shorts RELEASED: 5 Short Videos about Women and Film (2000) and Naming Prairie (2001), a Sundance Film Festival, 2002, official selection.
She and Anne Balsamo were the first co-facilitators of the network, FemTechNet, which debuted its feminist rethinking of a MOOC, a Distributed Online Open Course in 2013. The “Dialogues in Feminist Technology” project continues at femtechnet.newschool.edu.
Her current work is on fake news, online feminist pedagogy, YouTube, and other more radical uses of digital media. Her work in critical digital studies and community is happening at #100hardtruths-#fakenews and ev-ent-anglement.com.
ON THE INTERNET (Interviews, Reviews, Op Eds)
“on care, activism and HIV,” with Theodore Kerr, Hema, Issue 2: Infection, June 2017: http://hematopoiesispress.com/on-care-activism-and-hiv
“In Conversation with Agnes Varda,” The Brooklyn Rail, April 2017: brooklynrail.org/2017/04/art/agnes-varda
“Perpetual Revolution: The Image and Social Change,” The Brooklyn Rail, March 2017, http://brooklynrail.org/2017/03/artseen/Perpetual-Revolution-The-Image-and-Social-Change
“Man–o Man-ifesto,” The Brooklyn Rail, February 2017, http://brooklynrail.org/2017/02/artseen/Man-o-Man-ifesto.
“Stacked on her Office Shelves: Stewardship and AIDS Archives,” with Theodore Kerr, CUNY Grad Center, Center for Humanities Blog, January 13, 2017, www.centerforthehumanities.org/blog/stacked-on-her-office-shelf-stewardship-and-aids-archives.
“Four Hard Truths About Fake News,” JStor Daily, November 30, 2016. https://daily.jstor.org/four-hard-truths-about-fake-news
“How Do I (Not) Look? Live Feed Video and Viral Black Death,” JStor Daily, July 20, 2016: http://daily.jstor.org/how-do-i-not-look
“Paired Perspectives: How Taylor Mac’s 24 Hour Performance Encapsulated and Experience of the AIDS Crisis,” The Visual AIDS Blog: VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel, YouTube and Women’s Empowerment, 2015.
Video Dialogue with Carol Stabile. Feminist digital writing, review, and distribution, 2014, https://vimeo.com/112189892.
Fembotcollective.org, Multimodal Editing and the Future, January 2014, http://fembotcollective.org/blog/2014/01/16/january-17-multimodal-editing-and-the-future/
MediaCommons Front Page Contribution on “Sharing,” 2013,
Figure/Ground Communication interview, 2013, http://figureground.ca/alexandra-juhasz.
Visual AIDS interview, 2013, http://www.visualaids.org/blog/detail/i-made-my-mourning-productive-collective-and-interactive-through-video-prod.
“Bodies in Classrooms: Feminist Dialogues on Technology, 1,” interview by Liz Losh (2012), DMLCentral.net/blog/liz-losh/bodies-classrooms-feminist-dialogues-technology-part-i.
Selected Films & Videos
SCALE: Measuring Might in the Media Age
HERE ARE YOUR ORDERS: Help Stop the Economic Invasion of Iraq
RELEASED: 5 SHORT VIDEOS ABOUT WOMEN AND PRISON:
WOMEN OF VISION:
BAD BOSSES GO TO HELL:
THE WATERMELON WOMAN: