- Ph.D. Cinema Studies, New York University
- M.A. Cinema Studies, New York University
- M.A., Media Studies, Antioch College
- B.A., Psychology, SUNY Buffalo
- Columbia University, Associate Member of the University Seminar on Cinema and Interdisciplinary Interpretation, 2004-Present.
The (Moving) Pictures Generation: The Cinematic Impulse in Downtown New York Art and Film, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Recycled Culture in Contemporary Art and Film: The Uses of Nostalgia, Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Games of Terror: Halloween, Friday the 13th, and the Films of the Stalker Cycle, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1990.
The Remake of Memory: Shutter Island and The Skin I Live In,” in L’Atalante, (Cineforum of Communication Studies at the University of Valencia, Spain), forthcoming, July 2014.
“Between Nostalgia and Regret: Strategies of Historical Disruption from Douglas Sirk to Mad Men,” in American Film Histories ed. J. E. Smyth, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
“The Memory of Desire: From Douglas Sirk to Mad Men,” Catalogue essay for conference on Memory and Mass Media, Trento University, Italy, November 17, 2010.
“An East German Indianerfilm: The Bear in Sheep’s Clothing”, Jump Cut, Spring 2008.
“The Representation of Ethnicity in The Godfather” in The Godfather Trilogy, edited by Nick Browne, Cambridge University Press, 1999.
“Bram Stoker’s Dracula,” in The Dread of Difference: Gender and the Horror Film, edited by Barry Grant, University of Texas Press, 1996.
“The Stalker Film,” in American Horrors, edited by Gregory Waller, University of Illinois Press, 1987.
“Ericka Beckman: in Context”, Kunsthalle Bern retrospective of American artistEricka Beckman,forthcoming.
Reprinted, “A Feminist Fairy Tale: Ericka Beckman’s Cinderella,” Art in America, 1987, and “Out of Hand: In Search of Meaning,” Dreamworks, 1982, in monographic reference catalogue for Kunsthalle Bern retrospective of American artistEricka Beckman, forthcoming.
“20 Questions for Cindy Sherman” (participant) by Matthew Higgs, Interview Magazine, December, 2008
“The Audience is Listening: Talk Radio by Eric Bogosian and Oliver Stone,” Artforum, February, 1989.
“Rocket Gibraltar: Amos Poe in Hollywood,” Artforum, September, 1988.
“Robert Longo in Performance,” Artscribe, July, 1988.
“Critical Mass: Spalding Gray and Lizzie Borden in the Mainstream,” Art in America, January, 1988.
“A Feminist Fairy Tale: Ericka Beckman’s Cinderella,” Art in America, 1987.
“Out of Hand: In Search of Meaning” (on avant-garde filmmaker Ericka Beckman), Dreamworks, 1982.
“The Film Viewer as Reader” (on George Landow’s Wide Angle Saxon), Film Reader #3, 1976.
In conversation with 1970s Punk Filmmaker Amos Poe, through Savannah College of Art and Design, Dakota Jackson, Moderator. At Soho House, New York City, October 22, 2013.
“Franco Rossi’s The Truce,” guest speaker at the New Jersey Jewish Film Festival, in conjunction with Memoria: Assisi and the Jews, 1943-1944, sponsored by the Jewish Museum of Newark. November 9, 2012.
In conversation with filmmaker Ericka Beckman at “New Preservations: The Films of Ericka Beckman. Anthology Film Archives, New York City, April 1, 2011.
Society For Cinema and Media Studies, Los Angeles, 2010, “Amos Poe and the Post New Wave Remake”
“Ericka Beckman: “Performing the Body,” Anthology Film Archives, New York City, November, 2009.
“Italian Divas in American Film: Changing Constructions of Italian Womanhood” John D. Calandra Institute for Italian-American Studies, Queens College, May, 2009.
Columbia University Film Seminar, 2006: “An East German Indianerfilm: The Bear in Sheep’s Clothing”
“Time in a Box: The Cinematic Impulse of Joseph Cornell, Andy Warhol, Jack Goldstein and Cindy Sherman,” international symposium, “Le cinema sans camera de Joseph Cornell,” Institut national d’historie de l’art (Paris), February 7, 2014
“The Memory of Desire: From Douglas Sirk to Mad Men,” Conference on Memory and Mass Media, Trento University, Italy, November 17, 2010.
“Reconsidering the Nostalgia Film: Far From Heaven, All That Heaven Allows, Ali: Fear Eats the Soul” Keynote Speaker in three cities in New Zealand: Auckland, at the Auckland War Memorial Museum; Dunedin, at Public Art Space; and Christchurch, at the University of Canterbury May, 2008. Sponsored by International Scholars Program of New Zealand.
- National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar, ‘German and European Studies In the United States,’ Smith College, 2005
Avant-Garde Cinema, Downtown New York Film and Art of 70s and 80s, Recycling in Film and Art, Film Genres, Luigi Zampa and Post World War II Anti-Fascist Films
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