Comps, honors papers, and prize-winning works of the Cinema and Media Studies Department are featured here. All works have been self-submitted by the student authors. Descriptive information about each work is available to search or browse. Access to the full text of the works is limited to current Carleton affiliates with faculty permission. Learn more about how to submit your work and how to request access to the full text of works.

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Submissions from 2012

Robert Daniels, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2012, CAMS comps 2012: "I'm A Cyborg But That's Okay" Analysis [essay], The Stranger [film]

Sam Robert Ondich Dunnewold, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2012, CAMS comps 2012: Before and After Asphalt [essay], The Incredible Owlbear [video]

Jonathan Scofield Hughes, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2012, CAMS comps 2012: The Happiness of the Katakuris [essay], Iron Mountain [project]

Hannah Neora Blum Jensen, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2012, CAMS comps 2012: Mistaken Identity? The Fabrication of Truth in The Lady from Shanghai and the Star Image of Rita Hayworth [essay], Last [video]

Kaitlin Elena Elena Randolph, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2012, CAMS Comps 2012: A Carefully Conceived Sunrise (essay), One Bench (video)

Anna Lynn Lynn Swanson, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2012, CAMS comps 2012: Mono No Aware // Awareness: Perception of the Ephemeral in Bill Viola's Hatsu-yume [essay], when you wish upon a star [film]

Johanna Marie Marie Williams, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2012, CAMS comps 2012: Cleaning up America [essay] , Uncharted Territories [video]

Margaret Mackenzie Mackenzie Zimmer, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2012, CAMS comps 2012: Self-Reflexivity through Form and Character in "Broken Embraces" [essay], Branded [installation]

Submissions from 2011

Paul Maple Carpenter, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2011, All Ears

Alexander Slocum Carruthers, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2011, David O. Selznick and Alfred Hitchcock: The Industrial Model of Authorship

Megan E. Hafner, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2011, Beyond the Hype: Thoughts on Food in Northfield, Minnesota

Sung Hyo Kim, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2011, Tokyo Drifter(film analysis), Absence and Imagination(research paper)

Timothy James Mulso, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2011, Drink Responsibly

Samuel Jenkins Scherf, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2011, Feeling Future

Jameson Timothy Siegert, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2011, Callahan

Max Joseph Silver, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2011, Chair

Rachel Elizabeth Sklar, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2011, Perfect Goulash

Allison Helen Sterling, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2011, I'm No Longer That Girl: Film Noir's Influence on the Construction of Alternative Girlhood in Veronica Mars

Andreas Orson Stoehr, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2011, Gender, Sympathy, and the "Monstrous Hero" in the American Horror Film

Kate Trenerry, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2011, Rephotographing the Iron Curtain

Mateo Felipe Trujillo, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2011, The Sons of the Inheritance: Part 1 - The Will of Fire

Allyson Fawcett Weaver, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2011, Star Gazing: A close look at Olivia de Havilland and star contracts in the height of studio era Hollywood

Cathleen Dyer Wolf, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2011, Meet Street View: Theorizing Google Street View

Submissions from 2010

Kristen Lee Asp, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2010, Imaging Northfield: The Photographic Representation of Place

Emma Kathleen Burghardt, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2010, Notes on Whimsy and Twin Lens

Austin R. Hall, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2010, The Eye

John Michael Mawhorter, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2010, A Massively Multiplayer Online First Person Shooter Designed For Social Play

Jordan Michael Warner Narvey, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2010, John McCain as John Wayne: The Influence of the War Film Genre's Evolution

Elizabeth Christine Otto, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2010, From Projector to Pen: Six Case Studies in the Design of Illustrated Film Posters

Meryl Rose Schumacker, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2010, The Square: A Prosocial Educational Television Show for 6-9 Year Old Audiences

Ezra Velazquez, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2010, TownFork

Janae D. Walton-Green, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2010, Untitled: A Documentary

Submissions from 2009

Kenneth Geiger, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2009, Re-made in the USA: the journey of film from Asia to Hollywood

Caitlin Magnusson, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2009, The animated feature film: encoding and decoding across cultures

Jerome C. Potter, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2009, Telepop: a subjective composite of twentieth century American popular culture and history

Bedrich Rios, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2009, Web design: type and layout

Lisa Short, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2009, The modification of melodrama in Tyler Perry's films

Andrew Tatge, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2009, Police states in film and Foucault's Panopticon: negotiating spiritual and physical

Submissions from 2008

Andrew Joseph Lauer, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2008, Some films are better than others: Lyman H. Howe, cultural capital and bringing the world to Northfield, MN