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Broughton, John
Associate Professor of Psychology and Education
Cultural Studies
Arts & Humanities
212-678-3884

Office:
329C HMann

Office Hours:
Fall 2015: Tuesdays 9 - 10 pm, Wednesdays 9 - 10 pm, and Fridays 4:30 - 5:30 pm (by appointment only)

Educational Background

B.A., M.A., Cambridge University; Ph.D., Harvard University

Scholarly Interests

Trauma/PTSD, Media and popular culture as informal education, Youth cultures and subcultures, Film theory. Gender and transgender, Military technologies.

Selected Publications

Cultural Studies, Education, and Youth (Lexington Press).
Resistance to youth and popular culture (Film, Politics, and Education
Smart weapons and military TV (Technoscience and Cyberculture)
Cultural studies and schools (Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology)
Cultural production (Keywords in Youth Studies)

Courses

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Feminists On Film: Gloria Steinem and friends discuss women in the movies

“Bodies In Motion: Images of Women in Contemporary Film & Video,” the latest event in Kelvin Sealey’s and Professor John Broughton’s Project Citizen, brought renowed feminists Gloria Steinem, bell hooks, and Hyun Kyung Chung to the Columbia campus to talk about images of women in the media.

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An Englishman in New York

As a young boy, John Broughton lived in a little village 15 miles south of London that, he recalls, "had no cinema." Yet, his parents were the organizers of a community film society in that village and, as a result he says, "I grew up as a Cinema Paradiso projector boy."

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The Matrix, to Cornel West, is about learning to hold yourself accountable. Princeton scholar and actor in the Wachowski brothers Matrix film trilogy, Cornel West came to share his insights about film, race and society with Teachers College.

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