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Flitterman-Lewis, Sandy

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Contact Information

Email: sweetsod@aol.com

Tel: (848) 932-7083

Office: Murray Hall, Room 054, College Avenue Campus

Education

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

M.A., University of California, Berkeley

B.A., University of California, Berkeley

Research Interests

Feminist theory, film, and cinema studies; World War II and Holocaust; television and contemporary culture; theories of national identity; French cinema, & culture

Biographical Notes

Professor Flitterman-Lewis' publications include: To Desire Differently: Feminism and the French Cinema (1st ed.; Illinois, 1990), To Desire Differently: Feminism and the French Cinema, (2nd edition; Columbia University Press, 1996), New Vocabularies in Film Semiotics (Routledge, 1992), Essay-Chapters in 30 anthologies; articles in 36 scholarly journals.  She organized Hidden Voices: Childhood, The Family, and Anti semitism in Occupation France (A symposium on daily life and material culture in France during World War II with an emphasis on the lives of children; Columbia University, Maison Francaise, April 3-4, 1998) and co-founded Camera Obscura: A Journal of Feminism and Film Theory and Discourse: Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture. Her work has been translated into French, Italian, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, Japanese, Turkish, Croatian, Russian, Basque, and German.  Her pioneering study of avant-garde French filmmaker Germaine Dulac was recognized at a major retrospective of the director's work at the Musee d'Orsay in Paris, where she was a featured speaker.

Click here to view CV of Professor Flitterman-Lewis.

Selected Publications

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  • "Review of The Queen", Cineaste: America's leading magazine on the art and politics of the cinema, Spring 2007
  • "Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies", Camera Obscura 61.21.1, 2006
  • "Review of Army of Shadows", Cineaste: America's leading magazine on the art and politics of the cinema, Fall 2006
  • "The Spirit of Resistance: An Interview with Bertand Tavernier", co-authored with Richard Porton. Cineaste: America's leading magazine on the art and politics of the cinema, Spring 2003
  • "The Blossom and the Bole: Narrative and Visual Spectacle in Early Film Melodrama", Cinema Journal 33.3, Spring 1994
  • "Fascination, Friendship, and the 'Eternal Feminine,' or the Discursive Production of (Cinematic) Desire", The French Review 66.6, May 1993

Courses Offered

Graduate:

  • Introduction to Film
  • Topics in Comparative Literature
  • Women and Film

Undergraduate:

  • Senior Seminar: Film Theory
  • Femme Fatale in Film Noir
  • Film and Society
  • Film Genres
  • Film Melodrama
  • French New Wave
  • Godard/Resnais
  • History/Memory/Social Conscience
  • Introduction to Film
  • Major Film Makers
  • Renoir/Lang
  • Surrealism & Cinema
  • Theories of Women and Film
  • World Cinema in the Cinema
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