Detailed Information for James Gorham

James A.  Gorham 
Mass Communication
 » Assistant Professor
Office Location
Fain Fine Arts Center B125
Office Hours

 
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4849
Fax: (940) 397-4909
 
 

Contact Information

jim.gorham@mwsu.edu

My Websites

Interests

Teach courses in Broadcasting, Documentary Filmmaking, Media Managment, Fundamentals of Speech Communication and Film Appreciation.


Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Spring 2014 MCOM 4313  001  Media Managment    Fain Fine Arts Center B127

12:00 to 12:50 p.m. (MWF)

Details Spring 2014 MCOM 4243  001  Senior Production    Fain Fine Arts Center B127

Class Time: 12:30-1:50 p.m.

Details Spring 2014 MCOM 3613  001  Television Production    Fain Hall C117A

9:30-10:50 TR

Details Spring 2014 MCOM 2213  001  Appreciation of Film     Fain Fine Arts Center C111

Wednesdays (6:00-8:50 p.m. )

Details Fall 2013 MCOM 4243  001  Senior Production    Fain Fine Arts Center B127

Class Time: 9:30-10:50 a.m.

Details Fall 2013 MCOM 3313  001  Electronic News Gathering    Fain Fine Arts Center B114

12:30-1:50 TR 

Office Hours:

 

MWF                          8:30-10

TUE /THUR              8:30-9:30            

Details Fall 2013 MCOM 2213  001  Appreciation of Film     Fain Fine Arts Center C111

Wednesdays (6:00-8:50 p.m. )

Details Fall 2013 3733  201  Media Ethics    Fain Fine Arts Center B124
Details Fall 2013 1113  105  Fundamentals of Speech Communication    Fain Fine Arts Center B105

Class Time: 10:00 MWF

 

Office Hours:

 

Monday           8:30-10:00

Tuesday           8:30-9:30         11:00-12:30     2:00-2:30

Wednesday      8:30-10:00      

Thursday         8:30-10:00       11:00-12:30

Friday              8:30-10:00

 

 

Details Summer I 2013 MCOM 3613  001  Television Production    Fain Hall C117A

10:10-12:10  Tuesday and Thursday

Details Spring 2013 MCOM 4313  001  Media Managment    Fain Fine Arts Center B127

12:00 to 12:50 p.m. (MWF)

Details Spring 2013 MCOM 4243  001  Senior Production    Fain Fine Arts Center B127

Class Time: 9:30-10:50 a.m.

Details Spring 2013 MCOM 3613  001  Television Production    Fain Hall C117A

12:30-1:50 T R

Details Spring 2013 MCOM 3313  001  Electronic News Gathering    Fain Fine Arts Center B105

11:00-12:20  T R

 

Office Hours:

 

MWF                          8:30-Noon

TUE /THUR              8:30-9:30            

Details Spring 2013 MCOM 2213  001  Appreciation of Film (Honors)    Fain Fine Arts Center C111

Wednesdays (5:30-8:20 p.m.)

Details Fall 2012 MCOM 4313  001  Media Managment    Fain Fine Arts Center B127

12:00 to 12:50 p.m. (MWF)

Details Fall 2012 MCOM 4243  001  Senior Production    Fain Fine Arts Center B127

Class Time: 9:30-10:50 a.m.

Details Fall 2012 MCOM 3313  001  Electronic News Gathering    Fain Fine Arts Center B105

11:00-12:20 T R

Details Fall 2012 MCOM 2213  001  Appreciation of Film     Fain Fine Arts Center C111

Wednesdays (5:30-8:20 p.m.)




Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
Concordia College, Moorhead, MN B.A. May 2 1992 12:00AM 
University of Memphis M.A. May 15 1994 12:00AM 



Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 United States Navy Reserve  Human Resource Officer (LT)    
 Midwestern State University  Assistant Professor of Mass Communication  1998-08-15  



Research and Publications

 

Recent Research Presentations/Publications:

 "The Art of War: Sun Tzu's Stratagems in Mel Gibson's The Patriot." Selected for presenation at the Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture Convention, Atlantic City, NJ. November 7, 2013

 

“Oh You Mother: The Changing Role of the Matriarch in the Gangster Genre.” Presented  at the National Popular Culture Convention, Washington D.C. March 30, 2013.

 

“Toward a More Effective National Military Strategy.” Speech to University Kiwanis

            Club, Wichita Falls, TX.  9 Jan.2013

 

“Reserve Unit Aids Recruiting Mission.” Navy Recruiter Magazine JAN/FEB 2013. 14

 

“Quite a Ness: The Evolving Myth of Eliot Ness.” Presented at the Far West Popular Culture Association Conference in Las Vegas, NV.  February 25, 2012.

 

“What’s Old is New Again: The Influence of German Expressionism on Hollywood.” Presented at the Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture Conference, Alexandria, VA,

 October 30, 2010.

 

Broken Brushes: German Art from the Kaiser to Hitler.” An Afternoon Film

Conversation at The Juanita Harvey Art Gallery, Midwestern State University,

Wichita Falls, TX. Oct. 1, 2009.

 

“The Reality vs. the Myth of Military Recruits.” Speech to Downtown Lion’s Club,

            Wichita Falls, TX.  10 Dec. 2008.

 

“A Rebel Utopia: Neil Jordan’s Michael Collins.” Midwest Popular Culture Conference, Cincinnati, OH, Oct. 4, 2008.

 

“Irish Icon:  A Depth of Field Analysis of Neil Jordan’s Michael Collins.” Midwest Popular Culture Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, Oct. 13, 2007.

 

“A Sense of Common:  Starring James Gandolfini as Himself.” Popular Culture Association Conference, Boston, MA. April 7, 2007.

 

“The New Romans: The Sopranos and the Evolution of the Italian-American Gangster.”

Faculty Papers. 3.16 (2006) 63-79.

 

“New York as Utopia: The Film Musicals of Woody Allen and Martin Scorsese.” Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference, St. Louis, MO. October 15, 2005.

 

“Filial Choice:  American Identity in the Godfather Trilogy.” Popular Culture Association Conference, San Diego, CA. Mar. 24, 2005.

 

“The Advising Odyssey,” moderator and session designer. Broadcast Education Association Convention, April 2001, Las Vegas, NV.

 

“Advisers Roundtable,” panelist for the College Media Adviser’s Convention, November 2000, Washington, D.C.

 

“Advising the Advisers,” moderator and session designer. Broadcast Education Association Convention, April 2000, Las Vegas, NV.

 

“The World’s Oldest Living Interns,” panelist and session designer.  Broadcast Education Association Convention, April 2000, Las Vegas, NV.

 

“Student/Adviser Wars, Semester I: The Phantom (Menace) Adviser,” College Media Adviser’s Convention, Oct. 1999, Atlanta, GA.

 

 

Recent Productions:

 

Quantification of Effective Communication. Dir. Jim Gorham. Videos for Health and Human Services, Midwestern State University Grant, Dec. 2009.

 

Wichita Falls: A Living Legacy. Dir. Jim Gorham. Hardin Foundation Grant, Sept. 2007.

 

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