Associate Professor, Emeritus
Phone: (901) 678-4522
Office: Patterson 415
B.A., 1963, Creighton University
M.A., 1965, Creighton University
Ph.D., 1974, University of Iowa
James W. Newcomb is an Associate Professor, Emeritus. He received his Ph.D. in English
with a concentration in criticism from the University of Iowa. He has also taught
at Loyola University in Chicago and at Huazhong Normal University in Wuhan, People's
Republic of China. His research interests are in critical theory, film history and
criticism, and in American popular culture.
- “Depression Auto Styling.” Winterthur Portfolio 35 (2000) 81-100.
- "Hollywood Mediated Reaganism." Film and Philosophy, 1 (1994), 117-120.
- Introduction, The Return of the Author, Eugen Simion. James W. Newcomb. Trans. James W. Newcomb and Lidia Vianu. Evanston:
Northwestern University Press, 1996.