For a full list of publications please see poojarangan.com
Immediations: The Humanitarian Impulse in Documentary (Duke University Press, June 2017) (2019 Harry Levin Prize for Outstanding First Book from ACLA; Finalist for 2018 ASAP Book Prize; PDF links to Introduction)
Special Issue on Documentary Audibilities, Discourse 39.3 (Fall 2017), Co-Edited with Genevieve Yue
Audibilities: Documentary and Sonic Governance (book manuscript in progress)
Thinking with an Accent (edited anthology in progress; Co-Editor with Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan, Akshya Saxena, and Pavitra Sundar; draft completed for contribution titled “Disability as Accent, Accent as Disability”)
“Inaudible Evidence: Counterforensic Listening in Contemporary Documentary Art,” in Deep Mediations, edited by Karen Redrobe and Jeff Scheible (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, Forthcoming 2020)
“Documentary Listening Habits: From Voice to Audibility,” The Oxford Handbook of Film Theory, edited by Kyle Stevens (New York: Oxford University Press, Forthcoming 2021)
“Abolish (True) Crime” (Co-Authored with Brett Story; draft in progress)
ARTICLES IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS
“In Praise of the Poor Voice,” Journal of Cinema and Media Studies 59, no. 4, In-Focus: Revoicing the Screen (2020): 167-172.
“Bad Habits, or, Can Reflexivity Be Good Again?” Forum on Immediations, Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry 7, no. 2 (April 2020): 225-229. (PDF includes contributions to the forum by Rey Chow, Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan, Lucas Hilderbrand, and Naomi Waltham-Smith).
“Audibilities: Voice and Listening in the Penumbra of Documentary – An Introduction,” Discourse 39.3 (Fall 2017, Special Issue on Documentary Audibilities edited by Pooja Rangan and Genevieve Yue): 279-291.
“In Defense of Voicelessness: The Matter of the Voice and the Films of Leslie Thornton,” Feminist Media Histories 1, no. 3 (Summer 2015): 95-126.
“For a Critique of the Documentary Logic of Sobriety,” World Picture 9, Special issue on Seriousness (July 2014)
“Humane-itarian Interventions,” differences 24.1 (2013): 104-136.
“Some Annotations on the Film Festival as an Emerging Medium in India,” South Asian Popular Culture, Special issue on Intermedia Emergence 8.2 (2010): 123-141.
CONTRIBUTIONS TO EDITED VOLUMES
“The Skin of the Voice: Acousmatic Illusions, Ventriloquial Listening,” in Sound Objects, edited by Rey Chow and James Steintrager (Durham: Duke University Press, 2018), 130-148.
“Auditing the Call Center Voice: Accented Speech and Listening in Sonali Gulati’s Nalini by Day, Nancy by Night (2005),” in Vocal Projections: Voices in Documentary, edited by Annabelle Honess Roe and Maria Pramaggiore (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018), 29-44.
“Race, Racism, and Postcoloniality,” Co-authored with Rey Chow, in The Oxford Handbook of Postcolonial Studies, ed. Graham Huggan (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).
INTERVIEWS, CONVERSATIONS, AND OCCASIONAL ESSAYS
“Society for Sick Societies: Hold Your Breath,” Social Text Online (September 20, 2020)
Aniruddha Maitra, Pooja Rangan, and Aparna Sharma, “Documenting and Inhabiting Flux: A Conversation with Filmmaker Priya Sen,” World Records Journal (2019)
Pooja Rangan, Brett Story and Paige Sarlin, “In Practice: Humanitarian Ethics and Documentary Politics,” Camera Obscura 33, no. 2 98 (2018): 196-207.
“The Solidarity of Impotence: Rahul Jain’s Machines” Docalogue (August 2018)
“How Do We Look? An Interview with Fatimah Tobing Rony,” Film Quarterly 67, no. 2 (Winter 2013): 62-68
“The Elephant’s Self-Portrait: Reflections on Humane-itarianism,” Shoppinghour Magazine 09: Authentic Human (2012): 58-61.
“Transitions, Transactions: Bollywood as a Signifying Practice,” in The Sarai Reader 2007: Frontiers (New Delhi: Center for the Study of Developing Societies, 2007), 273-285.
“Review of Words on Screen by Michel Chion,” Film Quarterly 71, no. 1 (Fall 2017): 119-121.
“Eating Well, or, the Incalculability of the Other: Review of Alimentary Tracts: Appetites, Aversions, and the Postcolonial by Parama Roy,” Parallax 19, no. 1 (January 2013): 134-136.
“Review of Cinema, Emergence, and the Films of Satyajit Ray by Keya Ganguly,” Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies 14, no. 4 (November 2012): 632-633.