Julie Grossman

Julie Grossman

Director of Film Studies

Reilly Hall 240
Le Moyne College
1419 Salt Springs Road
Syracuse, NY 13214


(315) 445-5470


Julie Grossman teaches courses in literature and film and television studies. She is founding co-editor of the book series Adaptation and Visual Culture (Palgrave Macmillan). She is author of numerous scholarly essays in edited collections and journals such as Quarterly Review of Film and Video, ELH, Criticism, and Adaptation. She is co-editor with R. Barton Palmer (Clemson University) of the Palgrave Studies in Adaptation and Visual Culture book series, which has published 22 volumes since 2015Her books include A Due Voci: The Photography of Rita Hammond (co-edited with Ann M. Ryan and Kim Waale, Syracuse University Press, 2003); Rethinking the Femme Fatale in Film Noir (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009, 2012); Literature, Film, and Their Hideous Progeny: Adaptation and ElasTEXTity (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015); Ida Lupino, Director: Her Art and Resilience in Times of Transition (co-authored with Therese Grisham, Rutgers University Press, 2017); and Adaptation in Visual Culture: Images, Texts, and Their Multiple Worlds (co-edited with R. Barton Palmer, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017). In 2020, she published The Femme Fatale with Rutgers University Press and Twin Peaks (co-authored with Will Scheibel) with Wayne State University. In 2023, she co-edited (with Will Scheibel) a collection of essays on the Showtime series Penny Dreadful and adaptation: Penny Dreadful and Adaptation: Reanimating and Transforming the Monster | SpringerLink.

She is co-organizer of an ongoing international project linking adaptation and seriality studies.  More information can be found here: https://www.monash.edu/arts/media-film-journalism/to-be-continued/_recache .

Professor Grossman has twice taken students to the Bologna Film Festival in Italy and plans to do so again in the spring of 2023. This video describes the experience.


Return to Communication and Film Studies.
Return to English.
Return to Film.