“Henry Giroux and the Arts,” Policy Futures in Education  (2013).  Special issue on Giroux, his career, and impact on the fields of education. Media, and cultural studies.

“Merchants of Death: Media Violence and American Empire,” Harvard Educational Review (Fall 2003). Special issue on “Popular Culture” with essays by David Buckingham, Cameron McCarthy, and Paul Willis, among others.

“False Promises: Utopian Rhetoric and the Digital Divide,” Camerawork Quarterly (Fall 2000).

“Problem Youth,” exhibition essay for “The Killer in You is the Killer in    Me,” by Daniel J. Martinez (Santa Monica: Smart Art Press, 1998)

“Kansallisuus, pedagogia ja media,” Tiedotustutkimus  1/1998 (Finland). Translation of “Nationalities, Pedagogies, and Media.”

Essay Review of Henry A. Giroux, Fugitive Cultures: Race, Violence & Youth  and Channel Surfing Channel Surfing: Race Talk and The Destruction of Today’s Youth in Social Identities (Spring 1998)

“Locating California Culture,” The Californian, Discussion of migration and cultural mixing in California. (March 1997).

“Representation and Resistance: An Interview with bell hooks, “ Socialist Review, 24, 1/2 (1995).

“Living with Contradictions: Notes Toward a Language of Possibility,” Artpaper(Fall 1995).

“Nacionalidades, pedagogas y medios,”  trans., Ins. Dussel. Propuest Educativa (Brazil) 6, no. 12 (July 1995). Translation of “Nationalities, Pedagogies, and Media.”

“The New Politics of Victimization. Artpaper (Summer 1995).  Discussion of controversy surrounding choreographer Bill T Jones and New Yorker critic Arlene Croce.

“Representation and Democracy,” Socialist Review, 24, 1/2 (1995).

“The New Politics of Media Literacy,” Review of Communication (Winter 1994).

“The Fine Art of Teaching,” Review of Education/Pedagogy/Cultural Studies. 24 (Winter 1994). Discussion of recent experimental media education projects.

“Rethinking Media Activism: Why the Left is Losing the Culture War,” Socialist Review 23, 2 (1994). Analysis  of relationships between the mass media and media activists.

“Nationalities, Pedagogies, and Media,”Cultural Studies 7(1) (Winter 1993). Discussion of iconography of US identity in recent art, advertising, and entertainment.

“Cultural Workers, Pedagogy, and the Politics of Difference: Beyond Cultural Conservativism” (with Henry A. Giroux) Cultural Studies  6 (1)(Winter 1992).

“The Politics of the Ordinary: Tradition and Change in Folk Art ,” Art Papers (Nov.-Dec. 1992). Essay on folk art and crafts.

“Look Who’s Talking: Contested Narratives of Family.” Afterimage. (February, 1992). Essay review.  Discussion of the image of the family in the media; reviews of recent books, exhibitions, and advertisements on the family.

“A Change of Address: Work, Welfare, and the Discourse of Homelessness,”  Afterimage. (October 1991). Analysis of media representations of poverty in the US.

“To Tell the Truth: Strategies for Media Literacy,” Afterimage. (April 1991). Review essay about “Teaching TV” video exhibition at Artists Space, New York, NY.

“Introduction” to the  “Photography and Education” issue of  exposure (Winter 1991).

“Voltrons, Noozles, and Smurfs,” Camerawork Quarterly (1990). Analysis of international developments in media literacy through review of recent literature.

“The Coalition for Freedom of Expression,” Artweek (June 1990).

“Popular Photography, Camerawork Quarterly (1990).  Introduction to a special issue of Camerawork Quarterly devoted to cultural studies.

“Critical Pedagogy and Cultural Power: An Interview with Henry A. Giroux,” Afterimage.   (November 1990)

“Cultural  Struggle and Educational Activism,” Afterimage.  (November 1989). The relationship of cultural work and popular education.

“Beyond Resistance: Notes on Community Counter-practice,” Afterimage.  (April 1989). Theoretical analysis of activist art projects.

“Changing the Subject: From Reproduction to Resistance in Media Education,” Afterimage. (November 1988). Survey of innovative approaches to film and video education, 1963-1988.

“In There a Class in this Text?” Afterimage. (September 1988) Analysis of education reports from the National Endowments for the Arts and  Humanities and the Getty Center for Arts in Education.

“Alcohol Lake,” Afterimage.  (May 1987). Essay review: The Honour of All: The Alkali Lake Story.

“Birds of Prey,” Afterimage.  (November 1986). Essay review survey of books on space and space photography.

“Theories of Relativity: An Interview with Bern Porter,” Afterimage.  (November 1987).

“Black and White Photography,” Afterimage. (May 1986). Essay review:  “Blacks in America: A Photographic Record,” International  Museum of Photography at  George Eastman House, Rochester, NY.

“Letters and Characters,” Afterimage. (January 1986). Essay review: “Letterism and Hypergraphics: The Unknown Avant-Garde, 1945-1985,” Franklin Furnace, New York, NY.


“Viewers’ Responses to Violent Media are Complex and Varied,” in Stefan Kiesbye, ed. Is Media Violence a Problem? (Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven, 2010).

“The Digital Divide,” co-authored with Julia Nyberg, in Alberto Bursztyn, ed., The Encyclopedia of Special Education (Westport, CT: Greenwood/Prager, 2006).

Back to Cyberschool: Some of the Learning, None of the Fun”, Jeffrey R. Di Leo and  Walter R. Jacobs, eds.,If Classrooms Matter: Progressive Visions of Educational Environments (Routledge, 2004).

“Christine Tamblyn,” in UC Academic Council, ed., In Memoriam, 1998, (University of California Academic Senate, 1999).

“Cultural Struggle and Educational Activism,” in Grant Kester, ed., Art, Activism, and Oppositionality (Duke University Press, 1998).

“The Fine Art of Teaching,” in Henry A. Giroux and Patrick Shannon, eds., Education and Cultural Studies, (Routledge, 1997).

“Democracy’s Crisis of Meaning,” in David Trend, ed., Radical  Democracy: Identity, Citizenship, and the State,  (Routledge, 1996).

“An Interview with bell hooks,” in David Trend, ed.  Radical Democracy: Identity, Citizenship, and the State, (Routledge, 1996).

“Media and National Identity,” in Henry Giroux and Peter McLaren, eds. Between Borders: Pedagogy and Politics in Cultural Studies (Routledge, 1993).

“Introduction,” in Jesse Drew, ed., The Paper Tiger Guide to Television  Repair (San Francisco Art Institute, 1992).

“Cultural Workers and the Pedagogy of Cultural Politics: Writing Against the Empire,” (with Henry A. Giroux), in Border Crossings,(Routledge 1992).

“Critical Pedagogy and Cultural Power: An Interview with Henry A. Giroux,” in Border Crossings, Routledge, (1992).

“Introduction,” in David Trend, ed. National Alliance of Media Arts Centers  Member Guide (1991)



Marie Martin, “Welcome to Cyberschool,” British Journal of Educational Technology Vol 25, No. 2 (March 2004) Review of Welcome to Cyberschool by David Trend

David Silver (2004). “Internet/Cyberculture/Digital Media/New Media/Fill-in-the-Blank Studies,” New Media and Society, Vol. 6, Iss. 1, pp. 55-64. Review of Reading Digital Culture by David Trend

Karen Anijar, (2004) “Proletarian Professors, Digitized Classrooms,” Radical Teacher, No. 71, pp 23-24. Review of Welcome to Cyberschool by David Trend

Jeremy Tambling, “Reading Digital Culture,” Modern Language Review, Vol 98. No 1 (2003) pp. 191-193. Review of Reading Digital Culture by David Trend

Gil Kirkup, “Welcome to Cyberschool: Education at the Crossroads in the Information Age,” Computers and Education, Vol 40, No. 2 (Feb. 2003) pp. 193-194. Review of Welcome to Cyberschool by David Trend

Cynthia Carter Ching, “Welcome to Cyberschool: Education at the Crossroads in the Information Age, Teachers College Record, Vol 105, No. 7 (2003)  pp 1394-1397 Review of Welcome to Cyberschool by David Trend

Alistair S. Duff, (2001), “Reading Digital Culture,” Library Review, Vol. 50. Iss. 9, pp.468-476.  Review of Reading Digital Culture by David Trend

James Piecowye, “Cultural Democracy: Politics, Media, New Technology,” Canadian Journal of Communication, Vol 24, no. 4 (1999) Review of Cultural Democracy by David Trend

Jane Mansbridge, “The Holding Pattern,” Political Theory, Vo. 27, No. 5 (Oct 1999) pp. 706-715. Review of Radical Democracy by David Trend

Alan Keenan, The Beautiful Enigma of Radical Democracy, Theory and Event, Vol 1, no, 3 (1997) Review of Radical Democracy by David Trend



Socialist Review, “Radical Democracy,” (1994). Originating volume for book of same title. Contributors: Aronowitz, Dhaliwal, Ehrenreich, Epstein, Flacks, Omi, Winant, and Zaretsky.

Socialist Review, “Media as Activism,” (1994). Contributions by Cheryl Duyne, Nancy Fishman, Henry Giroux, Fred Glass, Steve Grandell, Karl Knapper, Ming-Yueng-Ma, Fred Pfeil, Desi Del Valle, Howard Winant, Patricia Zimmermann.

Exposure, “Photography and Education,” Society for Photographic Education, Boulder, CO  (1990),  Contributors: Don Adams, Richard Bolton, Henry Giroux, Arlene Goldbard, Jan Zita Grover, Peter McLaren, Chan Kwan Meng, Christine Tamblyn, Gregory Ulmer, Judith Williamson, Constance Wolf.

San Francisco Camerawork (1990). Issue of quarterly publication entitled “Popular Photography.” Contributors. Jan Zita Grover, Rupert Jenkins, Lorraine Kenny, Elizabeth Kotz, David Trend, among  others.



“Book Review,” Symploke (Winter 2005). Review of Cybering Democracy: Public Space and the Internet by Diana Saco.

“Enabling Sites,” Afterimage. (November 1992). Review of The Creatures Time Forgot: Photography and Disability Imagery by David Hevey.

“Look Who’s Talking: Contested Narratives of Family,” Afterimage.  (February, 1992). Recent books, exhibitions, and advertisements on the family.

“School for Scoundrels,” Afterimage. (November 1991). Review of The Ideology of Images in Educational Media.

“Connie Hatch at Mills College,” Art in America  (May 1991). Exhibition review.

“On Media Literacy,” Video Networks, (May 1991). Book review of Media and You and discussion of recent media literacy education.

“Take the Power Not the Pipe,” Afterimage. (April 1990).  Exhibition review, “The Hidden Apparatus is at Us,” exhibition at Artists Television Access, San Francisco, CA.

“The Writing on the Wall.” Afterimage. (September 1989). Exhibition review, “Literacy on the Table: Cultural Fluency and the Act of Reading,” exhibition and symposium, Bronx Council on the Arts, Bronx, NY.

“Multiple Choice.” Afterimage. (May 1989). Exhibition review:  “Out of the Classroom: Social Education Through Art,” Minor Injury, Brooklyn, NY.

“Lessons of Democracy,” Afterimage.  (January 1989). Book review: Schooling and the Struggle for Public Life: Critical Pedagogy in the Modern Age, by Henry A. Giroux.

“Framing and Being Framed,” Afterimage.  (April 1988). Exhibition review: “Committed to Print: Social and Political Themes in Recent American Printed Art,” Museum of Modern Art, New  York, NY.

“Back to School,” Afterimage. (December 1988). Exhibition review: “Education and Democracy” by Group Material, DIA Art Foundation, New York, NY.

“Sometimes a Great Notion,” Afterimage. (March 1988).  Book Review: Paraesthetics: Foucault, Lyotard, Derrida by David Carrol.

“Together We Stand,” Afterimage.  (October 1988). Book review: Making Art Together: Step-by-Step  by Herb Perr.

“Living with Contradictions,” Afterimage.  (May 1987). Exhibition review: “Concrete Crisis: Urban Images of the 80s,” Exit Art, New York, NY.

“Being There,” Afterimage.  (April 1987). Exhibition review: “Out of Studio: Art with Community,” P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY.

“Talking Union,” Afterimage.  (March 1987). Book review: First Contract: Women and the Fight to Unionize by Carole Conde and Karl Beveridge.

“Critical Distance,” Afterimage. (December 1987).  Book Review: Discussions  in Contemporary Culture, Number One, Hal Foster, ed.

“Diamonds and Rust,” Afterimage.  (December 1986). Book Review: Margaret Bourke-White by Vicki Goldberg.

“Nuevo Creole,” Afterimage. (December 1986). Exhibition review: ” A Decade of En Foco,” Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY.

“Cultures in Contention,” Afterimage. (September 1986). Book Review: Artists Against War and Fascism. Matthew Baigell and Julia Williams, eds.

“Modern Times,” Afterimage. (May 1986). Video review: The Appropriation of Culture: The IBM Tramp by Steve Papson.

“Heroes are Hard to Find,” Afterimage.  (December 1980). Book review: A Philosophy of Photography by Bill Jay.



“Nadine McGann,” Afterimage May/June 2005

“For Art’s Sake: David Trend Offers Some Tips on Appreciating Art,” UCI News. (March 3, 1999) p. 2.

“Christine Tamblyn, 1951-1998,”  Afterimage, (Mar/Apr. 1998).

“Eye Closed,” Analysis of cultural philanthropy in San Francisco, Afterimage (Summer 1995).

“The Most Dangerous Man in America?” Discussion of media personality Rush Limbaugh. Artpaper (April 1993).

“The Politics of Philanthropy: Cultural Policy and the Public Interest,” Afterimage.  (March 1993). Discussion of the history of funding controversies at the National Endowment for the Arts and other agencies.

“Multicultural Tensions in  Arts Funding Policies,” National Association of Social Workers Newsletter (July 1992).

“Radice’s Revenge,” Analysis of post-election censorship of gay and lesbian media grants. Artpaper (December 1992).

“NEA Watch,” Analysis of recent legislation and  court rulings. Artpaper (September 1992).

“The Candidates and the Arts,”  Election campaign analysis. Artpaper. (October 1992).

“Burning the Flagged at the NEA,” Afterimage.  (March 1992). Discussion of grant rejections by the National Council on the Arts.

“The Coalition for Freedom of Expression,”  Artweek (June 1990).

“The Empire Strikes Back,” Afterimage.  (September 1989). News commentary, censorship controversies involving the National Endowment for the Arts.

“Your Money or Your Politics,” Afterimage.  (March 1989). Report on censorship controversies in public art patronage.

“One Hand Clapping,” Afterimage.  (Summer 1988). Report on the National Association of Artists Organizations, Los Angeles, CA.

“Vantage Points: The Society for Photographic Education at 25,” Afterimage.  (May 1988).  Report of national meeting, Houston, TX.

“Reinventing the Flat Tire,” Afterimage.  (January 1988). Report on NYSCA sponsored literary and artists’ publishing conference.

“Criticism Unendowed,” Afterimage.  (November 1987). Analysis of panel reversals and program redesign at the National Endowment for the Arts.

“The Color of Money,” Afterimage.  (January 1987). Report on museum capital campaigns.

“Get the Message?” Afterimage.(September 1987). The annual meeting of the National Alliance of Media Arts Centers.

“Progress Versus Utopia,” Afterimage.  (December 1987).  The Museum of Modern Art’s Bill Viola exhibition and the annual meeting of the New York Media Alliance.

“Living on the Fault Line,” Afterimage. (Summer 1987). National conference of the Society for Photographic Education, San Diego, CA.

“Building on the Museum’s Ruins,” Afterimage. (April 1987). Report on the redesign of exhibitions at the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, NY.

“Big Macs and Whoppers,” Afterimage. (March 1987). Analysis of funding by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

“True Stories,” Afterimage. (January 1987). Report on the “Viewpoints : Women, Culture, Media” conference, Hunter College, New York, NY.

“Introduction,” to “The Artists’ Organization: Past, Present, Future” (Special Supplement to Afterimage, October 1986).

“Escape from New York,” Afterimage. (December 1986). Annual meeting  of  the New York Media Alliance.

“The Ministry of Culture?” Afterimage.  (October 1986). Analysis of funding  procedures at the National Endowment for the Arts.

“Untitled (Article),” Afterimage.  (November 1986). Report on the National Association of Artist Organizations.

“It’s My Party and I’ll Cry If I Want…” Afterimage.(October 1985). Report on congressional reauthorization hearings for the National Endowment for the Arts.

“The Politics of Representation,” Afterimage. (May 1985). Annual conference of the Society for Photographic Education, Minneapolis, MN.

“At the Margins: Artists Books in the 80s,” Afterimage.  (Summer 1985). Report on national artists’ book meeting , Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA.

“Low Interest and Diminishing Returns,” Afterimage.  (Summer 1984). Discussion of state arts programs for media.

“Bringing Home the Bacon,” Afterimage.  (Summer 1984).  Line item funding for cultural projects.

“Media and Society, or What’s in a NAMAC?” Afterimage. (November 1984).   Semi-annual conference of the National Alliance of Media Arts Centers, Whitesburg, KY.

“Low Interest and Diminishing Returns,” Afterimage. (Summer 1984). Discussion of state arts programs for media.

“From the Halls of Montezuma to the Shores of Tripoli.
Afterimage. (May 1984). Analysis of cultural programs sponsored by the U.S. Information Agency.

“Let’s Make A Deal,” Afterimage. (May 1984). Appropriation hearings for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the independent sector.

“U.S. Television: Independents Down But Not Out,” Afterimage. (January 1984)  Analysis of funding options for independent producers.

“The Power and the Glory,” Afterimage. (October 1983). The “Media Arts in  Transition” conference of the National Alliance of Media Arts Centers, Minneapolis, MN.

“The Loaves and the Fishes,” Afterimage.  (February 1983). Discussion of implications behind regional funding initiatives at the NEA.

“Affirmative Actions?” Afterimage.  (October 1983). Investigation of hiring practices at the New York State Council on the Arts.

“Lost in Space: Apparatoids Gawk,” Afterimage.   (May 1983). Annual conference of the Society for Photographic Education, Philadelphia, PA

“Your Money or Your Politics,” Afterimage.  (April 1983). Reagan Office of Budget and Management  policy changes.

“Minority Broadcasting,” Afterimage.  (February 1983). New funding opportunities for film and video producers.

“Take the Money and Run, or, Life After the Photo Boom,” Afterimage.  (March 1983). Market analysis of photographic print sales.

“Held Hostage by the New Federalism. Afterimage.  (May 1982). Federal Vendor seeks payment for photographic work.

The Crisis is Just Beginning,” Afterimage. (November 1981). Controversy over the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

“Photography Organizations: A Field Report,”  Afterimage. (May 1981). National survey of educational and service organizations.

“When Memories Get Returned: Kodak and the Pros,” Afterimage.  (January 1981). Legal battles over unstable color materials.

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