Dr. Mehdi Semati

Northern Illinois University

Dept. of Communicationhttp://www.comm.niu.edu/comm/shapeimage_2_link_0
 


RESEARCH and PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS

The Age of CNN and Hollywood: National Interests, Transnational Communication [in Persian: Asr-e CNN va Hollywood: Manafe Meli, Ertebatat Farameli]

Marzhay-e no dar Ertebatat Beynolmelal [Persian translation of New Frontiers in International Communication Theory]

SELECTED ARTICLES & CHAPTERS

Semati, M. Faraji, M., Hamidi, Y. (2016). Elite Discourse on Technology in Iran Negotiating Technology, Modernity and Islam.pdf, Sociology of Islam, 4(4), 323-344.

Semati, M. & Brookey, R. (2014). Not For Neda  Digital Media, Citizen Journalism and the Invention of a Postfeminist Martyr.pdf. Communication, Culture & Critique, 7 (2), 137-153.

Abdollahyan, H., Semati, M., Ahmadi, M. (2013). An analysis of second-level digital divide in Iran.pdf. In M. Ragnedda and G W. Muschert (Eds.) The Digital Divide: The Internet and Social Inequality in International Perspective (pp. 237-250). London: Routledge.
Semati, M. (2012). The Geopolitics of Parazit, the Iranian Televisual Sphere, and the Global Infrastructure of Political Humor.pdf. Popular Communication, 10 (1-2), 119-130. 

Semati, M. (2011). Communication Culture and the Essentialized Islam.pdf. Communication Studies, 62(1), 113-126.

Semati, M. (2010). Islamophobia, Culture and Race in the Age of Empire.pdf, Cultural Studies, 24(2), 256-275.

Semati, M. (2008). Living with Globalization and the Islamic State: an Introduction to Media, Culture, and Society in Iran, in M. Semati (Ed.), Media, Culture, and Society in Iran: Living with Globalization and the Islamic State (pp. 1-13). London: Routledge.

Semati, M. (2007). Media, the State, and the Pro-democracy Movement in Iran, in Isaac A. Blankson and Patrick D. Murphy (Eds.), Globalization and Media Transformation in New and Emerging Democracies (pp. 143-160). Albany, NY: SUNY Press. 

Semati, M. (2006) [Reprint]. Imagine the Terror of 9/11. In C. K. Weaver & C. Carter (Eds.), Critical Readings: Violence and the Media (pp. 153-158). Berkshire: Open University Press. [Reprint of, Semati, M. (2002). Imagine the Terror. Television & New Media, 3 (2), 213-218.]

Semati, M. (2004). New Frontiers in International Communication: Introduction, in M. Semati (Ed.), New Frontiers in International Communication Theory (pp. 1-16). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Semati, M. (2004). Paradigm Loss Frameworks for Global Media Analysis.pdf. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 48 (3), 518-524.

Semati, M. (2002). Imagine the Terror.pdf. Television & New Media, 3 (2), 213-218.

Semati, M. (2002). Pedagogy, Critical Citizenship, and International Communication, in Y. R. Kamalipour (Ed.), Global Communication (pp. 229-246). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. 

Semati, M. (2001). Sex, Violence, and Terrorism in Hollywood’s International Political Imagery, in Y. R. Kamalipour and K. R. Rampal (Eds.), Media, Sex, Violence, and Drugs in the Global Village (pp. 235-260). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. 

Semati, M. (2000). The Politics of the Sokal Affair, with Jennifer Daryl Slack, in J. Marchessault and K. Sawchuk (Eds.), Wild Science: Feminism, Medicine, and the Media (pp. 215-241). London: Routledge. 

Semati, M. (2001). Reflections on the Politics of the Global ‘Rolling News’ Television Genre. Transnational Broadcasting Studies, http://www.tbsjournal.com/, N (6), Spring/Summer: http://www.tbsjournal.com/Archives/Spring01/Semati.html 

Semati, M. & Sotirin, P. (1999). Hollywood's Transnational Appeal Hegemony and Democratic Potential?.pdf Journal of Popular Film and Television, 26 (4), 176-188.

Semati, M. (1998). The Role of Terrorism in Political Campaigns against Fundamentalism. [In Persian.] Majaleye Seeyasate Defaee (The Journal of Defense Policy), 5/6 (4/1), 129-164. 

Semati, M. (1997). Terrorists, Moslems, Fundamentalists and Other Bad Ojbects in the Midst of US.pdf The Journal of International Communication, 4 (1), 30-49.

Slack, J. D. & Semati, M. (1997). Intellectual and Political Hygiene The Sokal Affair.pdf Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 14 (3), 201-227.
















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