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Tasha Oren
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Tufts University
Dept. of Theatre, Dance,
and Performance Studies
Aidekman 5
40 Talbot Avenue
Tufts University
Medford, MA 02155

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Tasha Oren
Associate Professor


B.F.A. Film and Video, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University
M.A. Communication Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Ph.D Department of Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Tasha Oren's research area is film, television and popular culture. She is the author of Demon in the Box: Jews, Arabs, Politics and Culture (Rutgers), the forthcoming Eating Television (Routledge), and is co-editor of several books including The Handbook of Contemporary Feminism (Routledge), Global Currents: Media and Technology Now (Rutgers University Press), East Main Street: Asian American Popular Culture (New York University Press), Global Asian American Cultures (New York University Press) and Global Television Formats – Understanding Television Across Borders, which won the Best Edited Collection prize from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies. Oren has published articles on film, television, Asian American Studies, screenwriting, Neurodiversity and food media; she sits on the editorial boards of several journals and is a book review editor for Signs: The Journal of Women in Culture and Society. She is the Tufts representative for GCWS, The Consortium for Graduate Studies in Gender, Culture, Women and Sexuality.