Lesley Stevenson

Media and Cultural Studies

Fellow

she/her/hers

 

lcstevenson@wisc.edu

608-265-6909

2158 Vilas Hall

Lesley Stevenson

OFFICE HOURS

Fall 2023: By appointment (email to schedule)

COURSES TAUGHT

Upcoming (Spring 2024) — CA 468: Producing for Internet TV and Video

  • CA 100: Intro to Speech Composition
  • CA 155: Intro to Digital Media Production
  • CA 250: Survey of Contemporary Media
  • CA 468: Producing for Internet TV and Video (lecturer)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Entertainment, media, and theatre industries; industry lore; identity; precarious and early-career labor; politicians and celebrities; media authorship; media and entertainment history and historiography

PUBLICATIONS

Writers and Actors Can Strike, But Not Their Assistants: On Paying ‘Real Money’ for Unskilled Labor,” by Lesley Stevenson, In Media Res, October 2023

What the Constitution Means to Me, Now that Roe Is Dead: Finding Hopeful Solidarity in the Anzaldúan Nepantla,” by Lesley Stevenson, Theatre Topics, July 2023 (PDF)

“Love, Links, Archives: Saving and Sharing the Wendy Clarke Tape Collection,” by Eric Hoyt, Mary Huelsbeck, Amanda Smith, Lauren E. Wilks, and Lesley Stevenson, The Moving Image, forthcoming 2023

“Searching for Similarity: Computational Analysis and the U.S. Film Industry Trade Press of the Early 1920s,” by Eric Hoyt, Ben Pettis, Lesley Stevenson, and Samuel Hansen, Global Movie Magazine Networks, forthcoming 2023

SERVICE

College of Letters & Science Teaching Mentor (2023, UW–Madison)
College of Arts & Letters Advisory Council (2018–2022, Notre Dame)

EDUCATION

M.A. Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin–Madison, 2021
B.A. Film, Television & Theatre and American Studies, University of Notre Dame, 2016

AWARDS & HONORS

College of Letters & Science Teaching Mentor (2023, UW–Madison)
Helen K. Herman Award (2023, UW–Madison)
Wickhem Award (2022, UW–Madison)
Sites Award (2020, UW–Madison)
Joseph P. O’Toole Award for Excellence in Film Studies (2016, Notre Dame)
Phi Kappa Phi (2023)
Phi Beta Kappa (2016)