Jane Gaines is award-winning author of two books: Contested Culture: The Image, the Voice and the Law and Fire and Desire: Mixed Race Movies in the Silent Era. She received an Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Scholarly Award for her forthcoming book on early cinema, Fictioning Histories: Women Film Pioneers and is working on The Documentary Destiny of Cinema. She has published articles on intellectual property, documentary theory, feminism and film, early cinema, fashion and film, and critical race theory in Cinema Journal, Screen, Cultural Studies, Framework, Camera Obscura, Women and Performance.
Women Film Pioneers Project. Eds. Jane Gaines, Radha Vatsal, and Monica Dall'Asta, Center for digital Research and Scholarship. New York, NY: Columbia University Libraries. Launch: 2011. Guidelines for contributors here.
Oscar Micheaux Society Newsletter
"World Women: Still Circulating Silent Era Film Prints." Framework 51.2 (November 2010).
“Sad Songs of Nitrate.” Camera Obscura 22, no. 3-66 (Fall 2007): 171–178.
"Early Cinema's Heyday of Copying: The Too Many Copies of L'Arroseur arrosé." Cultural Studies Vol. 20, nos. 2-3 (May 2006), 227-244.
"First Fictions." Signs 30, no. 1 (Winter 2005), 1293-1317.