Research Snap Shot

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Chatman, D. E. (forthcoming 2016). Black Twitter and the politics of viewing Scandal. In Gray, J., Sandvoss, C. Harrington, C. L. (Eds.), Fandom: Identities and communities in a mediated world, second edition, New York: NYU Press.

Chatman, D. E. (2015). Pregnancy, then its “back to business”: Beyoncé, Black femininity, and the politics of a post-feminist gender regime. Feminist Media Studies, 1-16. DOI: 10.1080/14680777.2015.1036901

Book Reviews and Encyclopedia Entries

Nilsen, S., and Turner, S. E. (Eds.), The colorblind screen: Television in post-racial America, International Journal of Communication, 2014.

Banet-Weiser, S., and Chatman, D.E. (forthcoming 2016). Identity. In Jensen, K. B., Craig, R. T., Pooley, J. D., and Rothenbuhler, E.W. (Eds.), The International encyclopedia of communication theory and philosophy.

Conference Papers and Panel Presentations

Chatman, D.E., Driscoll, K., Lemuel, J. “These reads are everything!”: Black viewership and live-tweeting during Scandal. Panel presentation given at the annual meeting of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Atlanta, GA. March 30-April 3, 2016.

Chatman, D. E. Being Mary Jane and the matter of respectability: Mara Brock Akil and viewers’ struggle over politics of representation. Panel presentation given at the National Communication Association 100th Annual Convention. Chicago, IL. November 20-23, 2014. [Chair & Panel Organizer]

Chatman, D. E. Live-tweeting Scandal: How viewers grapple with Olivia Pope, the mistress. Panel presentation at the annual meeting for the American Studies Association. Los Angeles, California. November 6-9, 2014.

Chatman, D.E., Driscoll, K., and Bar, F., Leavitt, A., Wang, R. Live-tweeting Scandal: Twitter communities and modes of engagement amongst a television viewing audience. Panel presentation at the Association of Internet Research. Daegu, Republic of Korea. October 21-24, 2014.

Chatman, D.E., Driscoll, K., and Bar, F. “Be quiet, #Scandal is on!” Black Twitter and the practice of live-tweeting. Panel presentation given at the International Communication Association Annual Conference. Seattle, WA. [Chair & Panel Organizer]

Chatman, D. E. The black girl curse: Matrimonial and reproductive panic in Think Like a Man and 35 and Ticking. Panel presentation given at the annual meeting of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies. Seattle, WA. March 19-23, 2014.

Chatman, D. E. Pregnancy, then it’s “back to business”: Beyoncé and the politics of a post-feminist gender regime. Paper presented at the National Communication Association 99th Annual Convention. Washington, D. C. November 21-24, 2013. [Top Papers Panel]

Chatman, D. E. Race, place, and performance: How HBO’s True Blood imagines the South. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Annual Conference. London, UK. June 17-23, 2013.

Chatman, D. E. Rape in the era of post-identity politics: The controversy over Rihanna’s “Man Down” music video. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Annual Conference. London, UK. June 17-23, 2013.

Chatman, D. E. Something New: (Re-)Framing the black female subject within discourses of post-feminism. Panel presentation given at the annual meeting of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Chicago, IL. March 6-10, 2013.

Chatman, D. E. Watching race in a post-racial era: A critical exploration of blackness on HBO’s True Blood. Paper presented at the National Communication Association 96th Annual Convention. San Francisco, CA. November 14-17, 2010.

Chatman, D. E. The gendered workplace: An analysis of gender practices in the fictional workplace of Grey’s Anatomy. Paper presented at the National Communication Association 95th Annual Convention. Chicago, IL. November 12-15, 2009

Press Interviews, Mentions, and Public Commentary

The Washington Post. “What people don’t get about ‘Black Twitter.’” October 22, 2015. http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonkblog/wp/2015/10/22/why-it-can-be-offensive-to-use-the-term-black-twitter/

Neon Tommy. “Black Twitter project studies complexities of online communities. April 24, 2015. http://www.neontommy.com/news/2015/04/black-twitter-project-studies-complexities-online-communities

The New York Times. “A modern family with issues: Heady stakes for ‘Black-ish’ on ABC.” October 22, 2014. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/26/arts/television/heady-stakes-for-black-ish-on-abc.html

In Media Res. “Lessons learned: Using digital platforms to reach audiences beyond the university.” December 2, 2014. http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/2014/12/02/lessons-learned-using-digital-platforms-reach-audiences-beyond-university

Altimeter. “Data everywhere: Lessons from big data in the television industry.” July 10, 2014. http://www.altimetergroup.com/2014/07/data-everywhere-lessons-from-big-data-in-the-television-industry/