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John Alberti

Professor of English
Northern Kentucky University

I grew up in Southern California and received my PhD in American Literature from UCLA in 1989. I’ve taught at Northern Kentucky University since 1991. I’ve published in the fields of American literature, Writing Studies, Cinema Studies, and Pop Culture. I published Masculinity in the Contemporary Romantic Comedy: Gender as Genre, 2013 with Routledge. My textbook on the history of American movies, Screen Ages: A Survey of American Cinema has just come out from Routledge!

Biography

I am Director of Graduate Studies and Director of Cinema Studies in the Department of English at Northern Kentucky University, USA. My books include The Working Life: Readings on Work, Labor, and Career, Leaving Springfield: The Simpsons and the Possibilities of Oppositional Culture, The Canon in the Classroom: Pedagogical Implications of Canon Revision in American Literature, Masculinity in the Contemporary Romantic Comedy: Gender as Genre, and Screen Ages: A Survey of American Cinema.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Cinema Studies, American Multicultural Literature, Composition/Rhetoric, Popular Culture Studies.

Personal Interests

    Reading, movies, indie music, travel.

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Books

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Articles

Quarterly Review of Film and Video

“I Love You, Man”: Bromances and the Construction of Masculinity


Published: Jun 11, 2015 by Quarterly Review of Film and Video
Authors: John Alberti

This essay analyzes the male-centered romantic comedies known as “bromances” as evidence of the evolution of the post-patriarchal romantic comedy.