Angela Dalle Vacche
Associate Professor of Film Studies
Literature Communication and Culture
Ivan Allen College
Atlanta, Ga 30332-0435
1985 Ph. D in Film Studies University of Iowa, Iowa City
1980 M.A. in American Studies Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley
2001-2009 Georgia Institute of Full Prof with Tenure
1997-2001 Emory University Assistant Professor
1987-1997 Yale University Associate Professor (with no tenure)
1985-87 Vassar College Assistant Professor
Georgia Institute of Technology
Introduction to Film Studies (maximum 5.0)
Fall 2005 LCC 2500 25 students 4.5
Spring 2004 LCC 2500C 35 students 4.5
Fall 2003 LCC 2500F 32 students 4.6
Spring 2003 LCC 2500C 33 students 4.4
Fall 2002 LCC 2500K 29 students 4.5
Fall 2001 LCC 2500K 35 students 4.2
Identity in Film, Visual Culture and New Media
Fall 2001 LCC 3853N 23 students 4.2
Vampires, Modernity, Technology in Literature and Film
Fall 2003 English 1102K1 31 students 4.0
Fall 2002 English 1102D 28 students 4.5
Spring 2002 English 1102K 19 students 4.4
Cinema and Architecture, Space and Landscape
Spring 2004 LCC 3853A 19 students 4.8
Spring 2003 LCC 3853J 27 students 4.5
Spring 2002 LCC 3853N 16 students 4.0
Fall 2001 LCC 3853N 23 students 4.2
Early Cinema in an International Framework
Classical Film Theory
Color in Film
Issues in Film Theory: Bergson, Bazin and Deleuze
Philosophies of History and the Cinema
Recent European Filmmakers
Classical Film Theory
William Wyler and Jean Renoir
Film and Landscape
Color and Storytelling in Film (graduate)
Surrealism in Film (undergraduate)
Deleuze and the Cinema (graduate)
Film Noir (graduate)
Psychoanalysis and Film: Freud and Storytelling (graduate)
Melodrama in Film (graduate)
Spectatorship in Film (graduate)
Classical Film Theory (undergraduate, graduate)
Contemporary Film Theory(undergraduate, graduate
Contemporary Film Theory (undergraduate/graduate)
Femmes Fatales in Film (undergraduate/graduate)
The Past on the Screen (graduate)
European Film History (undergraduate)
Film and the Arts (undergraduate)
Cinema and Architecture
1945-1995 Italian Cinema and Painting
Four French Filmmakers: Carne, Renoir, Bresson, Godard
Survey of Italian Cinema (undergraduate)
Survey of French Film (undergraduate)
Close Analysis of Film (undergraduate/graduate)
INDIVIDUAL STUDENT GUIDANCE:
2007, Melissa Buron, Birkbeck College, University of London, M.A. Loie Fuller
2007, Stephanie Cotelia, Birkbeck College, University of London, M.A. Art and Film in Post-WWII ITALY
2007, Camilla Kuc, Birkbeck College, University of London, Ph.D Slavic Divas in Early Cinema
2005, University of Delaware, Department of Art History, Adrian Duran, “Il Fronte Nuovo delle Arti: Realism and Abstraction in Italian Painting at the Dawn of the Cold War, 1944-50.
2003, New York University, Department of Italian Studies, Anne Marie Tamis-Nasello, Nationalism, Internationalism, and Notion of the Other in Italian Film.
2002 Brian Price, New York University, Department of Cinema Studies, The Cinema of Robert Bresson: Color, Historical Context, Politics.
2001, C.U.N.Y.Graduate Center, History of Art/ Film Studies, Gerard Dapena, Spanish Cinema Under Franco.
1999 Institute of Liberal Arts, Julie Sexeny, Trauma Theory, National Identity, Spectatorship 1999 French Studies, Darlene Pursley, Deleuze: Urban Space, Gender
1999 Institute of Liberal Arts, Jason Breyan, The Spatial Aesthetics of Trauma and of Healing: Film, Therapy, New Media
1999 Women's Studies, Vicki Sturtevant, Feminism and Film: Theories, Histories, Spectators
1998 Jurgen Heinrichs, Jazz Music and Dance in the Visual Culture of Weimar Germany
1996 William Valerio, Boccioni's Fist: Italian Futurism and the Construction of Fascist Modernism
1995 Erin Valentino, Delivering their Grandmothers: Contemporary Native American Women's Art
1995 Jodi Hauptman, Vision and Spectatorship in the Work of Joseph Cornell: Star-Gazing in the Cinema
1995 Karen Fiss, Deutschland in Paris: The 1937 German Pavillon and Franco-German Cultural Relations
1994 Barbara Bloemink, Florine Stettheimer: Alternative Modernist
1993 Fatimah Rony, On Ethnographic Cinema: Race, Science, and Spectacle, 1895-1935
1991 Joseph Inguante, Postmodern Photography in America: Advertisement and Politics
1991 Linda Landis, Critiquing Absolutism: Marcel Duchamp's Etant Donnes and the Psychology of Perception
OTHER TEACHING ACTIVITIES (Educational Materials):
Diva Dolorosa, 75 minute compilation on film with Dutch, Italian and English subtitles of archival footage.
Director: Peter Delpeut. Consultant: Angela Dalle Vacche. Produced by The Nederlands Filmmuseum, 2000.
The Home Stories of Peter Delpeut, Zeitgeist Booklet, 2008
PUBLISHED BOOKS AND PARTS OF BOOKS:
“Andre Bazin and The System of the Arts,” Opening Bazin ed. By Dudley Andrew (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010), pp. forthcoming
“Surrealism in Film and Art: Time and Face,” Global Art Cinema ed. by Rosalynd Galt and Karl Schoonover (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010), pp. forthcoming
Hollywood 1928: The Man Who Laughs,” in Lucy Fisher ed. The Twenties in Hollywood Cinema, Rutgers, forthcoming December 2009.
“What is a Diva? What is a Diva-Film?” in Giorgio Bertellini, ed. Silent Italian Cinema: A Reader. London/Bloomington: John Libbey/Indiana University Press, forthcoming 2011.
James Donald, Patrick Fuery, Michael Renov eds. “Cinema and Art History: Film has two Eyes,” The Sage Handbook in Film Studies (London: Sage, June 2008).
Diva: Defiance and Passion in Early Italian Cinema, University of Texas Press, March 2008, pp. 368 approx, 100 illustrations plus dvd.
Angela Dalle-Vacche and Brian Price eds. Color, A Film Reader (In Focus Series) New York and London: Routledge, 2006.
"Femininity in Flight: Androgyny and Gynandry in Early Silent Cinema," A Feminist Reader in Early Cinema, ed. by Jennifer Bean and Diane Negra, Duke University Press, Fall 2002, pp. 444-475.
The Visual Turn: Classical Film Theory and Art History, Rutgers U.P., 2002 (Anthology/Depth of Field Series)
"Love Everlasting: The Legacy of The Italian Diva," Stars au Feminin, Jean-Loup Passek-Gianluca Farinelli eds. Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris-Cineteca del Comune di Bologna, Bologna, pp. 89-106.
Cinema and Painting: How Art is Used in Film, University of Texas Press, 1996
The Body in the Mirror: Shapes of History in Italian Cinema, Princeton U.P. 1992
"Representation, Spectacle, and Performance in Bernardo Bertolucci's The Conformist,' Making Visible The Invisible: Performance in Filmed. by Carol Zucker (Scarecrow Publishing Co., 1990), pp. 391-413.
“Film and Fine Art,” Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, Thomson Gale, Jan. 2007.
“Le Paysage du cinema italien,” CinemAction, n. 122 (Paris) Jan. 2007, pp. 22-31.
“Scrolls, Boxes, and Trees: Manuela Filiaci’s Work,” Art Journal, Winter 2005, pp. 71-81.
“Leggendo Donatello D’Orazio sulla Recitazione del Cinema Muto Italiano,” Bianco e Nero, vol.IV, n. 3, 2005, pp. 143-153.
“Lyda Borelli’s Satanic Rhapsody: The Cinema and the Occult,” CINemaS: Revue d’Etudes Cinematographiques, vol. XVI, n.1 (Spring 2006), pp..
"The Invention of the Cinema as a Technology and the Invention of Art History as a Discipline," Early Cinema and Technology: Domitor 2002, Conference Proceedings, forthcoming in Cinema et Compagnie, published by Il Castoro, Florence, Italy,pp.19-25.
"Asta Nielsen: Motion, Emotion, and the Close-Up, " Framework, vol.43, n. 1 (Spring 2002), pp. 76-94.
"The Diva-Image in 1911: Visual Form, Cultural Paradigm, Perceptual Model," Cinema and the Other Arts, Domitor 2000, Conference Proceedings (Udine: Universita' degli Studi di Udine, 2001), pp. 127-138.
"Diva: Star of Muteness and Goddess of Pain," Silent Divas, New York Film Festival, The Film Society of Lincoln Center, Sept. 22-October 9, 2000, New York City (Milan: Edizioni Olivares), pp. 12-26.
"Goddesses of Modernity" Film Comment, The Film Society of Lincoln Center, Fall 2000, pp. 45-48.
"Francesca Bertini: La Donna e' Mobile," Cinegrafie, Special Issue on European Divas, Cineteca del Comune di Bologna, Cinema Ritrovato, Summer 1999, pp. 52-65.
"Hans Richter's Rhythm 21: Celluloid as Plastic Conduit towards the Unknown," Ut Pictura Cinema, First Light, ed. by Robert Haller, Anthology Film Archive, Fall 1998, New York, pp. 58-62.
"Romantic Painting as Horror and Desire in Expressionist Cinema, Post-Script, vol. 14, n. 3 (Summer 1995), pp. 25-36.
"Jean-Luc Godard's Pierrot le Fou: Cinema as Collage against Painting," Film/Literature Quarterly, vol. 23, n. 1 (January 1995), pp. 39-54.
"Mizoguchi's Fiva Woman around Utamaro: Film between Woodblock Painting and Tattooing," East/West Film Journal, January 1994, pp. 24-51.
"Eric Rohmer's The Marquise of O: Painting Thoughts, Listening to Images," Film Quarterly, vol. 46, n. 4 (Summer 1993), pp. 2-15.
"Alain Cavalier's Therese: Still Life and the Close-Up as Feminine Space, " Film Criticism, vol. 17, n. (Spring 1993), pp. 3-25.
"A Painter in Hollywood: Vincente Minnelli's An American in Paris," Cinema Journal, vol. 32, n. 1 (Fall 1992), pp. 63-83.
"National Tradition in Alessandro Blasetti's 1860," Film Criticism, vol.9, n. 1 (1984), pp. 74-81.
"Nouvelle Histoire, Italian Style," Annali d'Italianistica, vol. 6 (Fall 1988), pp. 98-122.
OTHER PUBLICATIONS and PUBLIC INTERVENTIONS:
“Chiaroscuro: Caravaggio, Storaro, Bazin,” The Senses of Cinema, December 2009.
“Interview with Haroun, A Film-Maker from Chad,” The Senses of Cinema, May 21, 2008.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/networkafrica/news/story/2007/02/printable/070225_fespaco2007.shtml (West Africa, Burkina Faso)
"Toulouse-Lautrec e il Cinema: tra Surrealismo ed Astrazione," Exhibition Catalogue, Museo del Vittoriano, Rome, October 2003, Skira Publisher,pp. 69-85.
"The Modern Woman in Early Italian Film," Wings of Desire, Anthology Film Archive (New York: Anthology Film Archive, 2002) Sept. 6-Sept. 19, 2002.
"Review of Luigi Ontani's P.S. 1 Retrospective," Art in America, April 2001, p. xx.
"Review of Manuela Filiaci's Recent Paintings," Kouros Art Gallery, Sept. 7-Sept. 30, Art in America, February, 2001, p.144.
"Filmography and Plot Summaries," Silent Divas, co-curated by Angela Dalle Vacche and Gian Luca Farinelli, The Film Society of Lincoln Center, 38th New York Film Festival, September 23-October 5 (Milan: Edizioni Olivares, 2000), pp. 53-57.
"Moving Shadows and Objects with Humour," Hombres, Exhibition Catalogue, Casa Zerilli-Merimo', New York University, February 22-March 10, 1999, pp. 22-29.
"Diva, Nation, Social Change," La Fusta, vol. XI (Fall 1997-Spring 1998), pp. 135-145.
"Caino," Skrien Journal, n.211, National Film Museum, Amsterdam, Fall 1996, p. 65.
"Book Review of Kyoko Hirano's Mr. Smith Goes to Tokyo, Smithsonian University Press," Iris 1995, The University of Iowa, pp. 184-86.
"Book Review of Pierre Sorlin's European Cinemas, European Societies, Routledge, 1990,"Quarterly Review of Film and Video, vol. 14, n. 3, pp. 115-119.
"Book Review of Ann Hollander's Moving Pictures, Knopf, 1989," Film Criticism 1990, pp. 66-71.
"Book Review of Barbara Spackman's Decadent Genealogies, Cornell University Press, 1989"Sub-Stance, vol. 67, 1992, pp. 156-161.
"Book Review of L'Avventura: Michelangelo Antonioni, Director, Rutgers, 1990," Annali d'Italianistica, 1990, pp. 426-428.
"Book Review of French Cinema: Texts and Contexts, Routledge, 1990," Film Criticism, vol. XV, n. 3, Spring 1991, pp. 3-7.
"Book Review of Postmodernism and its Discontents, Theories and Practices, ed. by E. Ann Kaplan, Verso Press, 1990," Sub-Stance, n. 65, 1991, pp. 104-106.
"Book Review of Giuliana Bruno and Maria Nadotti eds, Off-Screen: Women and Film in Italy, Routledge, 1988" Cineaste 1989, p.54-69.
"Response to Robert Burgoyne on 1900 by Bertolucci," Cinema Journal, Spring 1990, vol. 29, n, 3, pp. 69-72.
"Response to Survey on Feminist Film Theory: National Cinema and Sexual Difference," Camera Obscura 20-21, pp. 137-141.
"Book Review of James Hay's Popular Film Culture in Fascist Italy, Indiana U.P. 1987," Annali d'Italianistica, 7, 1989, pp. 498-500.
"Book Review of Millicent Marcus' Italian Film in the Light of Neorealism, Princeton," Sub-Stance, 61, pp. 120-122.
"Book Review of Mira Liehm's Passion and Defiance, Italian Cinema from 1942 to the Present, U of California Press, 1984," Wide-Angle, vol. 6, n. 4, 1985, pp. 76-77.
D1. PRESENTATIONS: BY INVITATION ONLY:
“Cinema and Museum (Keynote Address)” Cambridge University, International Symposium, July 6-8, 2011.
“Cinema and Museum” Institute Nationale de L’Histoire de L’Art, January 12, 2011.
“Film and Italian Futurism,” Festival International de Films d’Art (FIFA) Montreal, Canada, March 20, 2010.
Introduction to Andre Deed’s L’Uomo Meccanico (1921), Futurist International Film Conference, Yale University, Nov. 13-14, 2009.
“The Difference of Cinema in the System of the Arts,” New York University, Cinema Studies, January 25, 2010.
“Diva, Vamp, Femme Fatale,” Istituto Calandra, New York, Feb. 25, 2010
“Introduction to Sangue Blue,” Athens International Film Festival, October 2009.
“Introduction to Rapsodia Satanica,” Athens International Film Festival, October 2009
“Bazin and The System of The Arts,” Clark Institute, Williamstown, Mass., March 2009.
Panel Discussion about Diva: Angela Dalle Vacche and Jackie Reich, Le Giornate del Cinema Muto, Pordenone, October 2008.
Panel Discussion about Diva: Angela Dalle Vacche, Paolo Valesio, and Emily Braun, moderator: Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Casa Italiana, New York University, October 14, 2008.
“Borelli in Everlasting Love (1913)” Brooklyn Academy of Music Cinematheque, May 13, 2008.
Colgate University, History of Art, “Boccioni and The Actress: Futurism and Early Italian Cinema,” April 2, 2008.
“Bazin and the Visual Arts,” University of Udine, March 3, 2008.
Boccioni and the Diva: Futurism and Early Cinema,” Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, April 2, 2008.
“Women Pioneers in Italian Cinema,” University of Bologna, International Symposium, December 14-16, 2007. (Declined)
“Cezanne and the Lumieres,” Yale University, Whitney Humanities Center, Nov. 30-December 1, 2007 (Symposium: The Human Figure in Painting,Film and Photograph).
“What is a Diva, and What is a Diva-Film,” Vienna Film Museum, June 9, 2007.
“Ballets Russes, Bergson, Futurism,” Institute of Art and Design, May 15, 2007, Dublin, Ireland.
“Ballets Russes, Bergson, Futurism, Birkbeck College, University of London, May 11, 2007
“Cezanne and the Lumieres,” Birkbeck College, History of Art, April 27, 2007, London
“The Mysteries of the Vertical Line in Film” University College London, April 12, 2007.
“Bazin and Chardin: The Ontology of Photography,” Birkbeck College, The University of London, March 23, 2007.
“The Museum of the Future and New Media,” Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, March 19, 2007.
“Early Italian Film Theory,” The University of Leeds, March 14, 2007.
“Arabesque and Grotesque: Women in Flight,” March 9, 2007, Birkbeck College, University of London.
“Film and Art History: Alberti and Kepler,” Jan.26, 2007, Birkbeck College
“Film Theory: Hieroglyph, Ornament, Textile,” Jan. 22, 2007, Birkbeck College
“Italian Film and the Use of Objects,” Tufts University, October 2006, History of Art Department, Boston.
“The Legacy of Italian Neorealism,” New York University, Department of Italian Studies, April 25, 2006.
“Cocteau, Visconti, and Pirandello: A Response,” Andre Bazin and the Theatre, Symposium November 2005, Yale University, Whitney Humanities Center.
“Between Palazzo Barbaro and Palazzo Venier: Patrons, Artists, and Divas,” Save Venice, New York, October 18, 2005.
“The Filmic Image and the Diva-Film: From Confusion to Veil,” Diva Dolorosa: La Gestualita` Sofferta, International Symposium, Dutch Institute of Rome, October 20-21, 2004.
"Between Palazzo Barbaro and Palazzo Venier: Patrons, Artists, and Divas," Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, May 13, 2004.
"Surrealism: Art, Photography, Film," University of Georgia, Athens, November 14, 2003.
"Feminism and Film Historiography" A Symposium at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, November 5, 2003.
"Cocteau and De Chirico," An International Symposium on Jean Cocteau, Hofstra University, October 1,2,3, 2003.
"Riegl, Cezanne, and Bazin," The University of Algarve, Portugal, Cineclub de Faro, Symposium on Film and the Arts, December 9 2002.
"The Image of the Artist in Vincente Minnelli's An American in Paris," New York Academy of the Arts, Public Lecture, October 25, 2002.
"Film Programming and the Art Museum," Seton Hall University, Orange, New Jersey, April 25, 2001.
Looking at Jean-Leon Gerome's Details: Opticality in Painting and Silent Film," Art and Enterprise in the Late Nineteenth Century, Dahesh Museum, New York City, March 31, 2001.
"American Women, Film, and Aviation," Orphan Films Conference, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, March 30, 2001.
Introduction to Carmine Gallone's Malombra," Nationbal Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., February 3rd, 2001.
"Silent Divas," Panel Discussion with Linda Williams and Russell Merritt, University of California at Berkekley, Pacific Film Archive, October 27, 2000.
"History is Painful, But Life is Beautiful," The Wolfsonian Museum, Miami, April 2, 2000.
"The Imaginary, The Surreal, The Metaphysical, and The Trompe L'Oeil," University of Pennsylvania, The Furnham Family Lecture, March 3rd, 2000.
"The Surrealist Sensibility: International Contrasts and Comparisons," The Guggenheim Museum, New York City, September 7, 1999.
"Liliana Cavani on Women during the Resistance," Casa Italiana Zerilli Merimo', New York University, May 4, 1999.
C.U.N.Y. Graduate Center, The Calandra Institute, "Sexy and Silent: Italian Divas, Hollywood Stars," April 28, 1999.
"Painting in Antonioni's Red Desert," Anthology Film Archive, August 9, 1998, New York.
Swarthmore College, The Annual Frank Lee Lecture, "Italy 1945: Cinema and Painting," April 1, 1998.
University of California at San Diego, Media Studies "Divas, Stars, and Gender Roles in Silent Italian Cinema," February 20, 1998.
C.U.N.Y. Graduate center, New York, Department of Italian," Androgyny, Cross-Dressing, and Aeriality," December 9, 1997.
University of California at Berkeley, Department of Italian, "A Failed Revolution? Imaginative Gains in the Arts," November 14-16, 1997.
Yale University School of Art, Participant in Senior Critic Lecture Series, Spring 1997.
Columbia University, Department of Italian, "The Vichian Matrix of Italian Culture, "February 20, 1997.
The University of Iowa, "Italy 1945: Cinema and Painting," Film Studies and Art History, January 30, 1997.
Boston College, "Neorealism and The Arts," Department of Fine Arts, October 3rd, 1996.
Hunter College, "De Chirico and Bertolucci," Art History Department, October 25, 1996.New York University, Liberal Studies, "Ways of Looking in Venice," may 1, 1996.
S.U.N.Y. Stony Brook, "F.W. Murnau's Nosferatu: Romantic Painting as Horror and Desire in Expressionist Cinema," November 9, 1995.
Columbia Seminar in Film Studies at MOMA, "F.W. Murnau's Nosferatu: Romantic Painting as Horror and Desire in Expressionist Cinema," January 19, 1995.
Institute of Italian Culture, New York "The Italian Diva: Between Memory and Imagination," March 25, 1992.
The Brooklyn Museum of New York, "Visconti's Senso," January 14, 1992.
University of Siena, Film Studies,"The Vichian Matrix of Italian Cinema," October 23-Nov. 3, 1991.
The University of Iowa, Film Studies, "Painting, Philosophy, Color in Antonioni," March 1991.
The University of Iowa, Institute for Cinema and Culture, "Theorizing History," October 1988.
Vassar College, International Film Festival, Keynote Address, Italian Cinema and Theories of History," April 8, 1988.
CUNY-TV Channel 14, New York, Cinema/Then/Cinema Now "Bertolucci's Spider's Stratagem," November 1987.
D2.PRESENTATIONS: REGIONAL, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES:
“………” SCMS, Tokyo, Japan, May 2009
Co-Chair and Presenter of Workshop on “Film and the Other Arts: Intermedia Research, Curation, and Pedagogy,” SCMS, Philadelphia, March 2008.
“The Status of Objects in Italian Film and Art, College Art Association, Dallas, February 23, 2008.
“Andre Bazin’s Ontology of Photography: Cezanne, The Lumiere Brothers and A Game of Cards,” AIZEN 2006 International Conference at C.U.N.Y. Graduate Center, New York, May 5, 2006.
“Cezanne, Merleau-Ponty, and Andre Bazin,” Society of Cinema and Media Studies, London, England, March 2005.
“Film and Sculpture: A Response to 2 Panels (10 Papers) sponsored by the Henry Moore Foundation,” College Art Association, Atlanta, Georgia, February, 2005.
"Early Italian Film Theory and The Diva-Film," Women and Silent Film, University of Montreal, Canada, June 2004.
"The Italian Diva: Ballets Russes and Bergson" Society of Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference, Atlanta, March 2004.
"Color in Film: A Workshop," Society of Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference, Minneapolis, March 2003.
"Alois Riegl's Categories: Haptical and Optical in Film," Domitor, Montreal June 17-22, 2001.
"Cinema and the Other Arts: The Study of Visual Forms," Domitor 2000, University of Udine, Italy, March 21-25, 2000.
"The Diva, the New Woman, and the Airplane," Media in Transition Conference, M.I.T. Cambridge, Boston, October 8-10, 1999.
"Details, Detectives, and Donne: Filibus (1915)," Society of Cinema Studies Annual Conference, Boca Raton, April 15-18, 1999.
College Art Association, "The Diva and the Female Spectator," February 1997, New York City.
Rutgers University Italian Film Conference, "The Diva and the Female Spectator," October 1996 New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Feminist Art History Conference, "The Diva and the Female Spectator," Barnard College, October 1992.
1996 Society of Cinema Studies, Syracuse University "Murnau's Nosferatu," March 1994 Society of Cinema Studies, University of Southern California "Antonioni's Red Desert," May 1991.
Society of Cinema Studies, Washington D.C., "Bertolucci's Spider's Stratagem," May 1990 Society of Cinema Studies, Concordia University, Montreal, "History in Postmodern Culture: Memory, Amnesia, and Identity," May 1987.
Mid-Hudson MLA, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York, "Ettore Scola's Le Bal," December 1986 American Association of Teachers of Italian.
"Italian Cinema and History," New York, November 27, 1985.
Foreign Language Association Conference, University of Kentucky, "Bertolucci's The Conformist," April 1985.
American Association of Italian Studies, University of Florida, Tampa "Italian Neorealism," April 1985.
American Association of Teachers of Italian, "A kitsch opera: Gallone's Scipio Africanus," Washington, D.C., December 1984.
The University of Iowa, Departmental Colloquium, Film Studies, "The Film Historian as a Spider" October 1984.
American Association of Italian Studies, University of Indiana, Bloomington, Indiana, "Style and Historiography in Blasetti's 1860," April, 1984.
Society of Cinema Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, "Style and Historiography in Blasetti's 1860," March 1984.
Midwestern Conference of Art Historical Studies, the University of Iowa, Iowa City, "Abraham Bosse's The Noble Painter (1635-36), March 1983.
Dante Alighieri Society, Springfield, Massacchusetts, "The Image of Venice in the Travel Literature of American Women," 1979.
OTHER SCHOLARLY ACCOMPLISHMENTS (WORK IN PROGRESS):
Cinema with Art, Museum without Walls: anthology under contract with Palgrave/Macmillan, forthcoming 2011.
Why Cinema is Important: Andre Bazin, Art, Science, book manuscript in progress, to be submitted to Oxford University Press.
“Children in Film: From Truffaut to West African Cinema,” article for J. Dudley Andrew and Anne Gillain eds. Francois Truffaut, an anthology to be published by Blackwell, 2011, forthcoming.
“Hieroglyphs In Vachel Lindsay’s Film Theory,” anthology on Vachel Lindsay edited by Kevin Esch, University of Illinois Press, forthcoming.
2010 June, Interview on African Cinema with Patricia Chang, United Nations Television.
2010 March, Member of the Jury, FIFA Film Festival, Montreal, Canada.
2009 Summer, Evaluators of Film Studies Fellowships for the Netherlands Organization of Scientific Research
2007 May, World Picture, Oklahoma State University, Editorial Board
2007 May, Film Programming Consultant for Fitzwilliam Museum and Polar Research Institute, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England
2005 Director of Gatech-Italian Film Studies, Gorizia-Dams, The University of Udine, Italy
2001-2003 Olivares Publishing, Milan
2001-2003 Consultant for The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
2002-2003 Visiting Curator for Anthology Film Archive, New York
2002- 2007 Member of Executive Committee, Domitor: The Society for the Study of Early Cinema
2000-2007 Member of Women Pioneers Filmmakers, Duke University
2000-2003 Member of Editorial Board, Framework, A Journal of Film and Media
2000-2001 Consultant for Early Cinema at the Dahesh Museum
2000-2001 Consultant for Guggenheim Museum, Color in Film (Project Not Funded)
2000 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Consultant for Italian Program, Dean Philip Khoury's Office, School of Arts and Humanities
2000 Society of Cinema Studies Dissertation Award Committee
1996-2000 Consultant for The Film Society of Lincoln Center, New York
The Cineteca di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
The Nederlands Film Museum, Amsterdam
Olivares Publishing, Milan
1989-2003 Permanent Member as Former Mellon Fellow, Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University
1984 Consultant and Curator of Giamatti Festival of Italian Film and Culture, Mount Holyoke College. Guests: Italo Calvino, Susan Sontag, Susanna Agnelli
B.CAMPUS CONTRIBUTIONS: GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Lecture on Sissako’s Life on Earth (2000) in Fox Harrell’s class, Jan. 30, 2008
2008 Participated in (Glossari) University of Georgia Study on Impact of Study Abroad.
Spring 2008, Japanese Film Series, Grant of $2,500
PH.D Colloquium in Digital Media, Fall 2007: Cezanne and the Lumiere Brothers
Fall 2007-Spring 2008 Film Studies Job Search Committee
Fall 2007-Spring 2008 Review of Chair Knoespel Committee
Fall 2007 French Film Series
Fall 2007 African Film Series
Fall 2007-08 Film Studies Library Committee
Summer 2007 PURA AWARD with Jenifer Vandagrif
2007 Spring, Made Possible Contact between GaTECH and the Free University of Amsterdam via Prof. Ivo Blom.
FACSEA $2,000 from French Government Tournees Film Series
2006 Fall African Film Series
2006 Fall French Film Series
2005 Fall International Film Series, GLLC, October 24-November 9
Spring 2005 French Film Series, GLLC, March 10-20,2004
Women in Science Film Series, GLLC, March 8-11,2004
Fall 2004 African Film Series, GLLC, October 4-8
Spring 2003 French Film Series, GLLC, April 5-April 9, Atlanta, Georgia
Guest Speaker for: Eyedrum Art Gallery, Atlanta, Introduction to Thomas Edison's Frankenstein (1910), March 27, 2004.
Guest Speaker in Diana Gromala's Graduate Class: "Hitchcock's Psycho: The Basics of the Close Analysis of Film, February 10 and 2, 2004.
"The Filmic and The Digital," Women, Science and Technology Research Focused Panel, Georgia Institute of Technology, March 3, 2004.
Guest Speaker in Kenneth Knoespel's Undergraduate Class, "How Does Deleuze Read a Filmic Image," October, 2003.
Guest-Speaker in Eugene Thacker's Class: "Durational Cinema," April 16 2003
Roundtable on European Film,"Reinventing Geography through Film," Ivan Allen College Forum, April 17, 2003
Georgia Institute of Technology, Women Awareness Month, March 2003: Cultural Film
Georgia Institute of Technology, Halloween Film, October 2002
Guest Speaker in Diane Gromala's class: "Surrealism in Film and in the Visual Arts" Fall 2002
Research of digital art history resources for LCC, Fall 2002-Spring 2003
"The Cruel Father in New Italian Cinema," Panel Discussion, Emory University, April 14, 2000.
Emory University Film Studies, Director of Undergraduate Studies, 1999-2002
Contact Person: Italian Government Sponsored, Festival of New Italian Cinema, Emory University, Spring 2000
Grant Development for Two Emory Graduate Students, Pordenone Silent Film Festival, Summer 1999
Psychoanalytic Studies Colloquium, "Clues, Detectives, and Gender," February 17, 1999
Film Studies Proposal for Honorary Degree Committee, Fall 1998
Host for Visitors from the Sacharov Foundation, c/o Mr. Edward Kline, New York City, Screening of Documentary about Chechnia, former Soviet Republic
International Week Panel, "Atom Egoyan's Calendar: Loss, Exile, and Mourning" Fall 1998
Emory University, Emory Friends of Film, "Painting in Antonioni's Red Desert," March 18, 1998
Film Studies, Proposal for Exchange Program with Film and Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam Fall 1997
French and Italian Department, Search Committee for Tenure-Track Italian Position in Medieval Studies, Spring 1998
Organizer of Lecture, Yale University, School of Architecture, Film Studies and Department of the History of Art, Guest: Prof. Giovanna Borradori, Vassar College, Department of Philosophy, Lecture on "Derrida and Architecture" Fall 1996
Organizer of Lecture, Yale University, History of Art, Street Hall Lecture Series, Guest: Prof. Paolo Cherchi-Usai, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, Title: "The Unattainable Text in Film Preservation" Spring 1995
Film Study Center, Acquisition of African Film Collection, 1995-1997
Film Studies, Director of Undergraduate Studies, 1994-95
History of Art, Director of Undergraduate Studies, 1990-1994
History of Art, Chair of Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Fall 1990
History of Art, Graduate Admission Committee, Spring 1995, Spring 1994,
Lecturer, Department of the History of Art, Graduate Method Seminar, "Wolfflin, Worringer, Kracuaer and the Making of Nosferatu," September 1993
Lecturer, Department of the History of Art, Graduate Method Course, "Vico and Antonioni," Fall 1990
Lecturer, Pierson College, Yale University, Master's Lecture Series, " A Philological Approach to Italian Cinema, " March 28, 1990
Lecturer, Whitney Humanities Center, Fellows' Lecture Series, "History and Painting in Bertolucci's Spider's Stratagem, "November 10, 1989
Lecturer, Whitney Humanities Center, " Philosophies of History and the French Revolution," October 4, 1989
Lecturer, Whitney Humanities Center, "History as Discontinuity," September 27, 1989
Lecturer, Art History Street Hall Lecture, "The Historiography of the Resistance in Film," December 1, 1998.
Lecturer, Vassar College, Mellon Faculty Seminar, "Bertolucci's The Conformist,' November 1987
Italian Department, Director of Second-Year Program in Media and Culture, Spring 1987
Vassar College, Audio-Visual Center, Acquisition of Italian Film Collection 1985-1987
Curator, Vassar College, International Film Festival, Guest: Susan Sontag, Lecture: From Real to Reel"
C. OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS: CONSULTANSHIPS
Novecento, Museum of Modern Art/MOMA-Milan
MART, Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rovereto, Italy
Oxford University Press
Columbia University Press
University of California Press
University of Toronto Press
University of Texas Press
Indiana University Press
Princeton University Press
Dahesh Museum, New York, Early Cinema Program
Guggenheim Museum, New York, Color Retrospective
Italian Cultural Foundation of America, Cultural Events
The Lerverhulme Trust Distinguished Visiting Professorship, Birckbeck College, The University of London, Jan.-May 2007, $63,000
French Government Film Grant for LCC, FACSEA for Georgia Institute of Technology, Spring 2005 ($ 1,800)
French Government Film Grant for LCC, FACSEA,for Georgia Institute of Technology, Spring 2004 ($1,800)
The Rockefeller Foundation/Bellagio Program Summer 2002 ($ 5,000)
Emory University, Institute for International and Comparative Studies Grant, 2001
Emory University, University Research committee Grant, 2000 ($14,000)
Emory University, Faculty Development Award, Office of the Dean, Summer 1999
Emory University, International Travel Award, Institute for International and Comparative Studies, Summer 1999 ($ 2,000)
Emory University, Faculty Development Award, Office of the Dean, Summer 1998
Emory University, University Research Committee, Spring 1998
Whitney Griswold Faculty Grant, Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University, April 1996 ($ 1,000)
Whitney Griswold Faculty Grant, Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University, April 1995 ($ 1,000)
Whitney Griswold Faculty Grant, Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University, December 1994 ($ 1,000)
Hilles Publication Fund, Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University, December 1994
Morse Fellowship, Yale University, 1992-93 ($ 50,000)
Center for International Studies, Research Grant, Yale University, Summer 1990
Whitney Griswold Faculty Grant, Whitney Center for the Humanities, Yale University, Summer 1990
Mellon Fellowship, Whitney Center for the Humanities, Yale University, Fall 1989 ($25,000)
Enders Faculty Grant, Yale University, Spring 1990 ($ 500)
Whitney Griswold Faculty Grant, Whitney Center for the Humanities, Yale University, Fall 1988 ($2,000)
Isabel Demple Travel Award, The University of Iowa, Spring 1984 ($ 500)
Film Studies Fellowship, The University of Iowa, Spring 1982 ($ 500)
Mount Holyoke College International Fellowship, 1978-80 ($ 60,000)
Fulbright Travel Grant, 1978-79 ($ 2,000)
Scottish Universities' Summer School Grant, University of Edinburgh, Summer 1978
American Field Service Fellowship, 1972-73
VII. HONORS AND AWARDS:
Phi Beta Kappa Nomination for Excellence in Teaching, Emory University, Spring 2000
Society of Cinema Studies Dissertation Contest, Honorable Mention, 1985
Student Leadership Award, Mount Holyoke College, 1980