Camille Johnson-Yale

Assistant Professor of Communication

Interests

Critical media studies
Political economy of media industries
Global media and communication practices
Popular culture
New media and communication technologies
Critical discourse analysis
Media history

Education

PhD Institute of Communications Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MA Communication, University of Illinois at Chicago
BS Communication, Ohio University

Selected Honors and Administrative Positions

University Fellowship for Dissertation Travel 
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

Top graduate student papers panelist
“New Voices in Critical and Cultural Studies”
National Communication Association Conference. San Antonio, TX

Conference travel grant, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

Conference travel grant, Graduate College
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Student
Department of Communication, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

Top paper honors, Carl J. Couch Internet Research Award 

Best Graduate Student Paper Award 
Association of Internet Researchers Conference. Toronto, ON

Conference Travel Grant, Graduate College
University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Assistant
Department of Communication, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Sponsored by the Instructional and Developmental Division, ICA

Selected Publications

Johnson-Yale, C. (forthcoming, 2011). West by Northwest: The politics of place in Ang Lee’s Brokeback Mountain. Journal of Popular Culture, 44.

Johnson-Yale, C. (2008, June). “So-called runaway film production”: Countering Hollywood’s outsourcing narrative in the Canadian press. Critical Studies in Media Communication, 25(2), 113-134.

Jones, S., Johnson-Yale, C., Millermaier, S., & Perez, F. S. (2009) . U.S. college students’ internet use: Race, gender and digital divides. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 14( 2), 244-264.

Jones, Steve, Johnson-Yale, C., Millermaier, S., & Perez, F. S. (2008). Academic work, the Internet and U.S. College Students. The Internet and Higher Education, 11(3-4), 165-177. 

Press, A., & Johnson-Yale, C. (2007). Political talk and the flow of ambient television. In P. Goldstein & J. Machor (Eds.), American reception study: Reconsiderations and new directions. New York: Oxford University Press.

Jones, S., Johnson-Yale, C., Perez, F. S., & Schuler, J. (2007). The internet landscape in college. Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education 106(2), 39-51.

Jones, S. & Johnson, C. (2006). Web use and web studies. In J. Masanes (Ed.), Web archiving (pp. 55-70). Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

Jones, S. & Johnson-Yale, C. (2005, September). Professors online: The internet’s impact on college faculty, their teaching and research. First Monday, 10(9). URL: http://www.firstmonday.org/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/1275/1195

Jones, S., et al. (2003, July 6). Let the games begin: Gaming technology and entertainment among college students. Pew Internet & American Life Project. Washington, D.C. URL: http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2003/Let-the-games-begin-Gaming-technology-and-college-students.aspx

Jones, S., et al. (2002, September 15). The internet goes to college: How students are living in the future with today’s technology. Pew Internet & American Life Project. Washington, D.C. URL: http://www.pewinternet.org/~/media/Files/Reports/2002/PIP_College_Report.pdf.pdf

Selected Talks

“‘We’re ready for our close-up’: State media industry subsidies and the fight for runaway productions.” Submitted for consideration as part of the panel “From New Deal to Neoliberalism: The Making of the Media/Labor Crisis in the U.S.” International Communication Association conference, Spring 2011.

“Globalization, film production, and the making of a Hollywood Labor Diaspora.” Invited talk, Media Forum sponsored by the 3E Professional Training Center, Vancouver. Chicago, IL, September 27, 2010.

“Discourses of Stability and Change among Media(ted) Labor.// Panel chair and presenter. National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, IL, 2009.

‘“How you gonna keep ‘em down in Hollywood after they’ve seen the sticks?”: Domestic runaway film production in the 1970s & 80s. Interactive paper session, Communication History Interest Group. International Communication Association Conference, Chicago, IL, 2009.

“Governmentality and the Construction of Culture in U.S. and Canadian Film Policy. Cultures and Theories of Media Graduate Conference. Sponsored by the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, April 2009.

“Runaway Film Production: A Critical History of Hollywood’s Outsourcing Discourse.” Invited talk, Department of Communication, University of Illinois at Chicago. March 4, 2009.

“Runaway film production and the politics of place in the U.S. film industry.” Guest lecture, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, March 30, 2007.

“‘So-called’ runaway film production: Countering Hollywood’s outsourcing discourse in the Canadian press.” University of Illinois Communications Collaboration (UICC) conference, Urbana, IL, 2007.

“From HUAC to Hollywood North: Historical constructions of ‘runaway film production’ in the U.S.” New Voices in Critical and Cultural Studies panel. National Communication Association Conference, San Antonio, TX, 2006.

“Historicizing economic discourses of media industries: The case of ‘runaway film production’.” National Communication Association pre-conference, Communications and Economy, San Antonio, TX, 2006.

“Hollywood versus the world: A rhetorical history of runaway production in the U.S.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Vancouver, B.C., 2006.

“Historical constructions of ‘runaway film production’ in the U.S. press.” Co-authored paper, University of Illinois Communications Collaboration (DICC) Conference. Chicago, IL, 2006.

“Media and the structuring of public discourse: The ethnographic study.” International Communication Association Conference, Dresden, Germany, 2006.

“Fasting faith: Pro-anorexia and religion on the web.” National Communication Association Conference, Boston, MA, 2005.

“College students and their uses of the internet in wi-fi cafes.” International Communication Association Conference, New York, NY, 2005.

“From computing to surfing: Tracking the conceptual development of the internet through computer technology advertisements.” Association of Internet Researchers Conference. Sussex, UK, 2004.

“College faculty and the internet.” Association of Internet Researchers Conference. Sussex, UK, 2004.

“Pro-anorexia websites: An analysis of cultural communication and meaning negotiation online.” Association of Internet Researchers Conference. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2003.

“College students and the internet: An analysis of living and learning online in higher education.” Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference. Milwaukee, WI, 2002.

Academic and Professional Organisations

International Communication Association
National Communication Association
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
Association of Internet Researchers 

Professional and Editorial Activities

Contributing Conference Organizer, University of Illinois Communications Collaboration (UICC) conference. Urbana & Chicago, IL

Book Copyeditor/Formatting Assistant, After-life as after-image: Death, fame and fandom. Steve Jones and Joli Jensen (Eds.)

Assistant Research Consultant, Earthlink

Commercial television and film production, Chicago, IL

Reviewer: New Media & Society; Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication