Jeff Klenotic is the 2021 recipient of the UNH Manchester Excellence in Research and Scholarship Award for Associate and Full Professors. He teaches courses in media, culture and society with a focus on the historical emergence and development of new communication technologies. He is a past winner of the UNH Manchester Teaching Excellence Award and is passionate about facilitating media education with students and the public. He was chosen as a participating scholar in the UNH Main Street Academy and has also won two UNH Faculty Scholars Awards, including one for his digital history project "Mapping Movies," which tracks the locations of movie theaters and allows users to explore changing landscapes of cinema history and social geography using interactive web-based maps. A founding member of the History of Moviegoing, Exhibition and Reception (HoMER) project, he has given lectures and research presentations to students and scholars in many countries, including Australia, Bahamas, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, England, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, Spain, and the Netherlands. His essays on cinema history have been published in journals such as "Images: The International Journal of Film, Performing Arts and Audio Visual Communication," "TMG/Journal for Media History," "Senses of Cinema," "Film History: An International Journal," "Communication Review," and "The Velvet Light Trap," as well as in numerous books and encyclopedias. Originally from Pennsylvania, Dr. Klenotic joined UNH in 1992 and helped design the current Communication Arts major.
CA 501: Intrnshp/Comn Urban Community
CA 527: History of Film
CA 531: Hist & Organizatn Advertising
CA 610: Communication Tech & Culture
CA 615: Film History/Theory and Method
CA 720: Seminar/Mobile Media
CMN 455: Introduction to Media Studies
Ph.D., Communications, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
M.A., Communications, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
B.A., Speech/Theater Education, Pennsylvania State University
Media and cultural studies
Media history and theory
New Media/Digital Humanities
Klenotic, J. (n.d.). ‘Big’ and ‘little’ Quo Vadis? in the United States, 1913–1916: Using GIS to map rival modes of feature cinema during the transitional era. Images. The International Journal of European Film, Performing Arts and Audiovisual Communication, 32(41), 5-25. doi:10.14746/i.2022.41.01
Klenotic, J. (n.d.). Mapping Flat, Deep, and Slow: On the ‘Spirit of Place’ in New Cinema History. TMG Journal for Media History, 23(1-2). doi:10.18146/tmg.789
Klenotic, J. (2019). Roll the Credits: Gender, Geography and the People's History of Cinema. In D. Biltereyst, R. Maltby, & P. Meers (Eds.), Routledge Companion to New Cinema History (pp. 202-216). Routledge. Retrieved from https://www.routledge.com/
Delfour, M., Novotny, A. A., Sokolowski, J., & Zochowski, A. (2019). Foreword. In APPLICATIONS OF THE TOPOLOGICAL DERIVATIVE METHOD (Vol. 188, pp. VII-+). Retrieved from https://www.webofscience.com/
Treveri Gennari, D., Hipkins, D., & O'Rawe, C. (Eds.) (2018). Rural Cinema Exhibition and Audiences in a Global Context. In . Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-66344-9
Klenotic, J. (2014). Space, Place, and the Female Film Exhibitor: The Transformation of CInema in Small-Town New Hampshire During the 1910s. In J. Hallam, & L. Roberts (Eds.), Locating the Moving Image: New Approaches to Film and Place (pp. 44-79). Indiana University Press.
Klenotic, J. (2013). From Mom-and-Pop to Paramount-Publix: Selling the Community on the Benefits of National Theater Chains. In K. Aveyard, & A. Moran (Eds.), Watching Films: New Perspectives on Movie Going, Exhibition and Reception (pp. 189-208). Intellect.
Klenotic, J. (2011). Putting Cinema History on the Map: Using GIS to Explore the Spatiality of Cinema. In R. Maltby, D. Biltereyst, & P. Meers (Eds.), Explorations in New Cinema History: Approaches and Case Studies (pp. 58-84). Wiley-Blackwell.
Klenotic, J. F. (1998). Class markers in the mass movie audience: A case study in the cultural geography of moviegoing, 1926‐1932. The Communication Review, 2(4), 461-495. doi:10.1080/10714429809368568