Sarah Hagelin

Sarah Hagelin

Mailing Address:
Department of English
Campus Box 175 
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364

Physical Location:
1061 Ninth Street Park, Office 201 
Denver, CO 80217

M/W 12:30-1:30

By Appointment

About Dr. Sarah Hagelin:

Sarah Hagelin is Associate Professor of English and affiliate faculty in the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at the University of Colorado Denver. She is also the interim chair of the Ethnic Studies Department. She teaches courses in film, television, and American popular culture.  Her latest book (co-written with Gillian Silverman) is The New Female Antihero: The Disruptive Women of Twenty-First-Century US Television  (University of Chicago Press). 

Selected Publications:

The New Female Antihero: The Disruptive Women of Twenty-First-Century US Television (University of Chicago Press)
Reel Vulnerability: Power, Pain, and Gender in Contemporary American Film and Television
“Shame TV: Antiaspirationalism in HBO’s Girls” (Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society)
“The Female Antihero and Police Power in FX's Justified” (Feminist Media Studies)
“Shake My Hand: Racial Fantasies, White Saviors, and Django Unchained’s Haunted Screen” (forthcoming, Journal of Popular Culture)

Areas of Expertise:

Film, Television, American Popular Culture, Feminist Media Studies, Gender Studies

Courses Taught:

ENGL 2450: Introduction to Film

ENGL 3070: Film History (Classical Hollywood Cinema, New Hollywood Cinema)

ENGL 3075: Film Genres (Romantic Comedy, Documentary)

ENGL 3080: Global Cinema (Gender and Global Cinema)

ENGL 3085: Film Directors (Women Directors, Tarantino, The Coen Brother)

ENGL 3200: From Literature to Film

ENGL 4450/5450: Film Theory and Criticism

ENGL 4770/5770: Special Topics in Literature and Film (Pulp Fictions, Race & Gender in US Cinema, Gender and Violence in Popular Culture)

ENGL 5100: Introduction to Graduate Studies

WGST 3020: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in American Popular Culture