James M. Collins
Professor, Department of Film, Television, and Theatre
Concurrent Professor, Department of English
Specialty: Digital culture, Postmodernism, cultural theory, narrative
Degrees: B.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa
James Collins is a concurrent professor of English who teaches and studies popular narrative, film, digital culture, and postmodernism. His most recent book is Bring on the Books for Everybody: How Literary Culture became Popular Culture. He is also the author of Uncommon Cultures: Popular Culture and Postmodernism and Architectures of Excess: Cultural Life in the Age of Information. He has also edited High-Pop, and co-edited Film Theory Goes to the Movies.
- Bring on the Books for Everybody: How Literary Culture Became Popular Culture. Durham: Duke University Press, 2010
- High-Pop: Making Culture into Popular Entertainment. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2002.
- Architecture of Excess: Cultural Life in the Information Age. New York: Routledge, 1995.
- Uncommon Cultures: Popular Culture and Postmodernism. New York: Routledge, 1989.
- Collins, Jim, Ava Preacher Collins and Hilary Radner, eds. Film Theory Goes to the Movies. New York: Routledge, 1993.
202 DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Department of Film, Television, and Theatre
230 DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Notre Dame, IN 46556