CV

Curriculum Vitae

September 2014

 

David Sterritt, Ph.D.

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http://www.DavidSterritt.com

 

Positions:

Adjunct Professor, Columbia University

Film Division, School of the Arts

Adjunct Professor, Maryland Institute College of Art

Department of Humanistic Studies

Department of Art History

Professor Emeritus of Theater and Film, Long Island University

Chair, National Society of Film Critics

Editor in Chief, Quarterly Review of Film and Video (January 2015 – )

Co-Chair, University Seminar on Cinema and Interdisciplinary Interpretation

University Seminars, Columbia University

Chief Book Critic, Film Quarterly

Contributing Editor / Film Critic / National Editorial Advisory Group, Tikkun

Contributing Writer, Cineaste

Editorial Board, Cinema Journal

Editorial Advisory Board, Hitchcock Annual

Editorial Board, Journal of Beat Studies

Editorial Board, Quarterly Review of Film and Video

Editorial Board, New Perspectives on World Cinema, Anthem Press

Critic, David Sterritt with Films in Focus, WHDD, RobinHoodRadio.com

Moderator, The Cinema Club, Avalon Theater, Washington, DC

E-Journal Panel, Cine-Excess

Advisory Board, Film Festival Academy

Related professional activities:

Staff Writer/Film Critic/Special Correspondent, The Christian Science Monitor (1968-

2005)

Guest Editor, Film Quarterly (2012-2014)

Contributing Writer, MovieMaker (2007-2013)

Alternate Member, Library of Congress National Film Preservation Board

(2010 – present)

Advisory Board, Film Festival Academy

Distinguished Visiting Faculty, Goldring Arts Journalism

Newhouse School, Syracuse University (various years from 2006)

Programming Associate, Makor/Steinhardt Center of the 92nd Street Y

New York (2005 – 2007)

Video Critic, Islands (2000-2003)

Senior Critic, National Critics Institute/O’Neill Critics Institute,

Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Waterford, Conn. (1994 – 2002)

Selection Committee, New York Film Festival (1988 – 1992)

Film Critic, All Things Considered, National Public Radio (1978 – 1980)

Boston Theater Critic, Variety (1969 – 1973)

Editor in Chief, Boston After Dark [Boston Phoenix] (1969 – 1970)

Books:

In press: The Cinema of Clint Eastwood: Chronicles of America. Directors’ Cuts.

London: Wallflower Press / New York: Columbia University Press, 2014

The Beats: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013

     (Turkish Edition, forthcoming 2015)

Spike Lee’s America. America Through the Lens. Cambridge, UK: Polity, 2013

The Honeymooners. Contemporary Approaches to Film and Television: TV

Milestones. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2009

The B List: The National Society of Film Critics on the Low-Budget

       Beauties, Genre-Bending Mavericks, and Cult Classics We Love, ed.

with John Anderson. New York and Cambridge, Mass.: Da Capo Press,

2008

Guiltless Pleasures: A David Sterritt Film Reader. Jackson: University Press

of Mississippi, 2005

Screening the Beats: Media Culture and the Beat Sensibility. Carbondale:

Southern Illinois University Press, 2004

Terry Gilliam: Interviews, ed. with Lucille Rhodes. Conversations with

Filmmakers. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2004

Robert Altman: Interviews, ed. Conversations with Filmmakers. Jackson:

University Press of Mississippi, 2000

The Films of Jean-Luc Godard: Seeing the Invisible. The Cambridge Film

Classics. Cambridge: Cambridge University, Press, 1999

Mad to Be Saved: The Beats, the ’50s, and Film. Carbondale: Southern

Illinois University Press, 1998

Jean-Luc Godard: Interviews, ed. Conversations with Filmmakers. Jackson:

University Press of Mississippi, 1998

(Korean-language edition, Emotion Books, 2008)

The Films of Alfred Hitchcock. The Cambridge Film Classics. Cambridge:

Cambridge University Press, 1993.

(Chinese-language edition, Peking University Press, 2007)

(Greek-language edition, Publishing House Paratiritis, 1998)

 

Publications (selected):

 

Thousands of articles on film, theater, music, and other subjects in feature and news pages of The Christian Science Monitor, an international daily newspaper. For titles and articles, see http://www.csmonitor.com or proquest archive.

 

Articles on film, theater, music, and other subjects in The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Newsday, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Denver Post, The Los Angeles Herald-Examiner Sunday Magazine, The Rome Daily American (Italy), and many other American and overseas newspapers as syndicated correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor News Service.

 

Articles in American Film, down beat, World Monitor, Boston Herald Traveler, Creative States, TV Entertainment, Boston Review of the Arts, The Concord (Mass.) Journal, and other periodicals.

 

Anthology Essays, Book Chapters, Encyclopedia Articles

 

In progress: “Beats and Visual Culture,” for The Cambridge Companion to the Beats,

  1. Steven Belletto (Cambridge University Press)

 

In press: “Breaking the Rules: Altman, Innovation, and the Critics,” in A Companion

     to Robert Altman, ed. Adrian Danks (Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014).

 

In press: “Imagery of Religion, Ritual, and the Sacred in Martin Scorsese’s

Cinema,” in A Companion to Martin Scorsese, ed. Aaron Baker (Malden, MA:

Wiley-Blackwell, 2014).

 

In press: “Schizoanalyzing Souls: Godard, Deleuze, and the Mystical Line of Flight,”

in A Companion to Jean-Luc Godard (Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014).

 

In press: “Dutchman,” in Reading with Jean-Luc Godard, ed. Céline Scemama and

Kevin J. Hayes (Montreal: Caboose, 2014).

 

In press: Essays on American Cinema, in Directory of World Cinema: American

     Independent, Volume 2, ed. John Berra (Bristol, UK: Intellect Books, 2014).

 

In press: “Edward Yang,” in Directory of World Cinema: China, Volume 2, ed. Gary

Bettinson (Bristol, UK: Intellect Books, 2014).

 

“Mann and Übermensch: Evil and Power in Michael Mann’s Manhunter,” in Michael

     Mann and Philosophy, ed. Steven Sanders, Aeon J. Skoble, and R. Barton Palmer.

     (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2014).

 

“Godard, Schizoanalysis, and the Immaculate Conception of the Frame,” in

Sonimage: The Legacies of Jean-Luc Godard, ed. Christina Stajanova and

     Douglas Morrey (Waterloo, Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014).

 

Essays on Belgian Cinema, in Directory of World Cinema: Belgium, co-ed.

Marcelline Block (Bristol, UK: Intellect Books, 2013).

 

“Wrenching Departures: Mortality and Absurdity in Avant-Garde Film,” in The

     Last Laugh: Strange Humors of Cinema, ed. Murray Pomerance (Detroit: Wayne

     State University Press, 2013).

 

Essays on Swedish Cinema, for Directory of World Cinema: Sweden, ed. Marcelline

Block (Bristol, UK: Intellect Books, 2013).

 

Essays on French Cinema, for Directory of World Cinema: France, ed. Tim Palmer

(Bristol, UK: Intellect Books, 2013).

 

Essays on Indian Cinema, for Directory of World Cinema: India (Bristol, UK:

Intellect Books, 2013).

 

“American Film Criticism,” in Blackwell’s History of American Film, ed. Roy

Grundmann, Cynthia Lucia, and Art Simon (Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing,

2012).

 

Wholly Communion: Poetry, Philosophy, and Spontaneous Bop Cinema,” in The

     Beats and Philosophy, ed. Sharin N. Elkholy (Lexington: University Press of

      Kentucky, 2012).

 

“Representing Atrocity: September 11 Through the Holocaust Lens,” in Hollywood’s

     Chosen People: The Jewish Experience in American Cinema, ed. Daniel Bernardi,

     Murray Pomerance, and Hava Tirosh-Samuelson. Contemporary Approaches to

Film and Media Series. (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2012).

 

Essays on Chinese Cinema, for Directory of World Cinema: China, ed. Gary

Bettinson (Bristol, UK: Intellect Books, 2012).

 

Essays on Spanish Cinema, for Directory of World Cinema: Spain, ed. Lorenzo J.

Torres Hortelano (Bristol, UK: Intellect Books, 2012).

 

Pecunia Olet: Affluence, Effluence, and Obscenity,” written with Mikita Brottman,

in Obscenity and the Limits of Liberalism, ed. Loren Glass and Charles Williams

(Columbus: The Ohio State University Press, 2011).

 

“From Transatlantic to Warner Bros,” in A Companion to Alfred Hitchcock, ed.

Thomas Leitch and Leland Poague (Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2011).

“Schizoanalyzing the Informant,” in The Philosophy of Steven Soderbergh,

  1. R. Barton Palmer and Steven M. Sanders. Philosophy and Popular

Culture. (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2010).

 

“Morbid Psychologies and So Forth: The Fine Art of Rope,” in Hitchcock at the

       Source: The Director as Literary Adaptor, ed. David Boyd and R. Barton Palmer

(Albany: State University of New York Press, 2011).

 

“George Clooney: The Issues Guy,” in Shining in the Shadows: Movie Stars of the

     2000s, ed. Adrienne L. McLean and Murray Pomerance (Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers

University Press, 2011).

 

“Las Vegas: City of the Imagination,” in World Film Locations: Las Vegas, ed.

Marcelline Block (Chicago: Intellect Books, 2011).

 

“Steven Spielberg.” “Science Fiction.” “The Day the Earth Stood Still.” “Poltergeist.”

In Directory of World Cinema: American Hollywood, ed. Lincoln Geraghty

(Bristol, UK: Intellect Books, 2011).

 

“Murdered Souls, Conspiratorial Cabals: Frankenheimer’s Paranoia Films,” in A Little

       Solitaire: John Frankenheimer and American Film, ed. Murray Pomerance and

R.Barton Palmer (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2011).

 

“Spellbound in Darkness: Shyamalan’s EpistemologicalTwitch,” in Spoiler

     Warnings: Critical Approaches to the Films of M. Night Shyamalan, ed.

Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010).

 

“A Shadow Poet: Michael Haneke,” in Cinema Inferno: Celluloid

     Explosions from the Cultural Margins, ed. Robert G. Weiner and John

Cline (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2010).

 

“That Special Okie Southwest Flavor, That Humor,” in Hal Ashby: Interviews, ed.

Nick Dawson (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2010).

 

“Steven Spielberg’s Flesh Fair: Film, Fantasy, and Death Denied,” in The

     Many Ways We Talk about Death in Contemporary Society:

     Interdisciplinary Studies in Portrayal and Classification, ed. Margaret Souza &

Christina Staudt (Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 2009).

 

Dozens of Moments, for Defining Moments in Movies, Italian edition, ed. Chris

Fujiwara. (Milan: Il Castoro, 2009).

 

Five Essays – “Targets.” “Eraserhead” “The Well.” “Will Penny.” “Man on

       a String,” in The B List: The National Society of Film Critics on Low-

       Budget Beauties, Genre-Bending Mavericks, and Cult Classics We

       Love, ed. David Sterritt and John Anderson (New York: Da Capo,

2008).

 

“Introduction” (written with John Anderson) in The B List: The National

       Society of Film Critics on Low-Budget Beauties, Genre-Bending

       Mavericks, and Cult Classics We Love, ed. David Sterritt and John

Anderson (New York: Da Capo, 2008).

 

“Ken Jacobs,” in Exile Cinema: Filmmakers at Work beyond Hollywood, ed.

Michael Atkinson (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2008).

 

Dozens of Moments, in Defining Moments in Film/Movies: The Little Black

       Book, ed. Chris Fujiwara (London: Cassell Illustrated, 2007).

 

“He Cuts Heads: Spike Lee and the New York Experience,” in City That

     Never Sleeps: New York and the Filmic Imagination, ed. Murray

Pomerance (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2007).

 

“Low Hopes: Mike Leigh Meets Margaret Thatcher,” in Fires Were Started:

     British Cinema and Thatcherism, second edition, ed. Lester D.

Friedman (London: Wallflower Press, 2006).

 

“Fuller, Foucault, and Forgetting: The Eye of Power in Shock

       Corridor,”” in Cinema and Modernity, ed. Murray Pomerance (New

Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2006).

 

“Festivals” and “Robert Redford,” in The Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film,

  1. Barry Keith Grant (New York: Schirmer, 2006).

 

“Lumet: Endlessly Energetic,” in Sidney Lumet: Interviews, ed. Joanna E.

Rapf (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2006).

 

Alphaville: Un Étrange Aventure de Lemmy Caution,” in

Understanding Film Genres, ed. Sara Pendergast, Tom Pendergast,

Steven Jay Schneider (New York: McGraw-Hill, 2006).

 

“Liv Ullmann: Norway’s Glittering Gift to World Film,” in Liv Ullmann:

     Interviews, ed. Robert Emmet Long (Jackson: University Press of

Mississippi, 2006).

 

“Jack Kerouac,” in The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Poets and

       Poetry, ed. Jeffrey Gray (Westport: Greenwood Publishing Group,

2005).

 

Irréversible: The Backward Gaze,” in The X List: The National Society of

       Film Critics’ Guide to the Movies That Turn Us On, ed. Jami Bernard

(New York: Da Capo Press, 2005)

 

“The Prisoner of Splendor: An Interview with Harvey Pekar,” written with

Mikita Brottman, in Creeping Flesh: The Horror Fantasy Film Book,

Vol. 2, ed. David Kerekes (Manchester: Criticial Vision/Headpress,

2005)

 

“Representing Atrocity: From the Holocaust to September 11,” in Film and

       Television After 9/11, ed. Wheeler Winston Dixon (Carbondale:

Southern Illinois University Press, 2004).

 

“Allegory and Enigma: Fantasy’s Enduring Appeal,” in Contemporary

Literature Criticism 193 (Oklahoma City: The Gale Group, 2004).

 

Shadow of the Vampire,” in Film Review Annual: 2001—

       Films of 2000, ed. Jerome Ozer, (Englewood: Film Review

Publications, 2004).

 

“Introduction” and “Laughs and Deep Themes,” in Terry Gilliam:

      Interviews, ed. David Sterritt and Lucille Rhodes (Jackson: University

Press of Mississippi, 2004).

 

Lost in La Mancha: The Making, Unmaking, and Remaking of Terry

Gilliam,” written with Mikita Brottman, in Terry Gilliam: Interviews,

  1. David Sterritt and Lucille Rhodes (Jackson: University Press of

Mississippi, 2004).

 

Fargo in Context: The Middle of Nowhere?” in The Coen Brothers’ Fargo,

  1. William Luhr (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003).

 

The Wrong Man,” in The Hidden God, ed. Mary Lea Bandy and Antonio

Monda (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2003).

 

L’Humanité,” written with Mikita Brottman, in The Hidden God, ed.

Mary Lea Bandy and Antonio Monda (New York: The Museum of

Modern Art, 2003).

 

Multiple Titles, The 1,001 Films You Must See Before You Die, ed.

Steven Schneider (London: Quintet Publishing, 2003).

 

“Hitchcock, Bakhtin, and the Carnivalization of Cinema,” in Framing

       Hitchcock: Selected Essays from the Hitchcock Annual, ed. Sidney

Gottlieb and Christopher Brookhouse (Detroit: Wayne State University

Press, 2002).

 

“Alfred Hitchcock: Registrar of Births and Deaths,” in Framing Hitchcock:

       Selected Essays from the Hitchcock Annual, ed. Sidney Gottlieb and

Christopher Brookhouse (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2002).

 

Breathless,” in The A List: The National Society of Film Critics’ 100

       Essential Films, ed. Jay Carr (New York: Da Capo Press, 2002).

 

Nashville,” in The A List: The National Society of Film Critics’ 100

       Essential Films, ed. Jay Carr (New York: Da Capo Press, 2002).

 

Do the Right Thing,” in The A List: The National Society of Film Critics’

       100 Essential Films, ed. Jay Carr (New York: Da Capo Press, 2002).

 

“The Personal Is Political for a Chinese Director,” in Frances Gateward, ed.,

Zhang Yimou: Interviews (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi,

2001).

 

“Thanatos ex Machina: Godard Caresses the Dead,” in Car Crash Culture,

  1. Mikita Brottman (New York: Palgrave/St. Martin’s Press, 2001).

 

“Mike Leigh Calls It as He Sees It,” in Mike Leigh: Interviews, ed. Howie

Movshovitz (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2000).

 

“Introduction” and “Director Builds Metaphor for Jazz in Kansas City,” in

Robert Altman: Interviews, ed. David Sterritt (Jackson: University

Press of Mississippi, 2000).

 

“Jane Campion Directs on Instinct,” in Jane Campion: Interviews, ed.

Virginia Wright Wexman (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi,

1999).

 

“Introduction” and “Ideas, Not Plots, Inspire Jean-Luc Godard,” in Jean-Luc

       Godard: Interviews, ed. David Sterritt (Jackson: University Press of

Mississippi, 1998.

 

“Notes: Meredith Monk,” in Meredith Monk, ed. Deborah Jowitt (Baltimore:

The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997).

 

“Miéville and Godard: From Psychology to Spirit,” in Jean-Luc Godard’s

Hail Mary: Women and the Sacred in Film, ed. Maryel Locke and

Charles Warren (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1993).

 

“Robert Altman,” in American Directors, ed. Jean-Pierre Coursodon (New

York: McGraw-Hill, 1983).

 

“Motion Pictures,” in Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia Yearbooks, ed.

Robert Halasz (New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1981, 1982, 1983).

 

“Motion Pictures,” in Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia Yearbooks, ed.

Albert Bennett. (New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1979, 1980).

 

Bibliographies:

 

“American Independent Film.” Oxford Bibliographies Online. Oxford: Oxford

University Press, 2012.

 

“Stan Brakhage.” Oxford Bibliographies Online. Oxford: Oxford University Press,

2011.

 

Blogs (selected):

 

The Huffington Post, 2008, 2009

The Political Film Blog, 2009

Rokovoko, 2006-2007

 

DVD & Blu-ray commentaries, essays, appearances:

 

Forthcoming: “Guerrilla Fantasy,” Booklet Essay for Time Bandits, The Criterion

Collection, 2014.

 

Forthcoming: Commentary Track, Sympathy for the Devil / One Plus One, Abkco,

2014.

 

“Too Late Blues,” Booklet Essay for Too Late Blues, Masters of Cinema, UK, 2014.

 

“A Timeless History,” Booklet Essay for A Brief History of Time, The Criterion

Collection, 2014.

 

“Breaking the Rules,” Booklet Essay for Breaking the Waves, The Criterion

Collection, 2014.

 

“Reborn Again,” Booklet Essay for Seconds, The Criterion Collection, 2013.

 

“Life Is Bittersweet,” Booklet Essay for Life Is Sweet, The Criterion Collection, 2013.

 

The White Shadow,” DVD and Booklet Essay for “Lost and Found: American

Treasures from the New Zealand Film Archive,” National Film Preservation

Foundation, 2013.

 

Brazil: A Great Place to Visit, Wouldn’t Want to Live There,” Booklet Essay for

Brazil, The Criterion Collection, 2012.

 

“All in the Game,” Booklet Essay for The Game, The Criterion Collection, 2012.

 

“Wars on Terror,” Booklet Essay for Life During Wartime, The Criterion Collection,

2011.

 

Appearance, The Master’s Touch: Hitchcock’s Signature Style, in North by

     Northwest, 50th Anniversary Edition, Warner Home Video, 2010.

 

“This Side of Paradise,” Booklet Essay for The Thin Red Line, The Criterion

Collection, 2010.

 

Appearance, Jean-Luc Godard: A Riddle Wrapped in an Enigma, in The

     Jean-Luc Godard Box Set, Lionsgate, 2008

 

Appearance, Pure Cinema: Through the Eyes of the Master, in Rear

     Window, Universal Legacy Series, 2008

 

Appearance, Breaking Barriers: The Sound of Hitchcock, in Rear Window,

Universal Legacy Series, 2008

 

Appearance, Partners in Crime; Hitchcock’s Collaborators, in Rear

     Window, Universal Legacy Series, 2008

 

Appearance, In the Master’s Shadow: Hitchcock’s Legacy, in Psycho,

Universal Legacy Series, 2008

 

“War and Peace,” Booklet Essay for The Two of Us. The Criterion

Collection, 2007

 

“Wake Up!” Booklet Essay for Sweet Movie, The Criterion Collection, 2007

 

Commentaries, Essential Directors Series – Jean-Luc Godard, Wellspring

Media, 2007

 

Essay, Essential Directors Series – Jean-Luc Godard, Wellspring Media,

2007

 

Commentary, Weekend, New Yorker Video, 2005

 

Essay, Weekend, New Yorker Video, 2005

 

Essay, Notre Musique, Wellspring, 2005

 

3 Women, Booklet Essay, The Criterion Collection, 2004

 

Commentary, Breathless, Winstar TV and Video, 2001

 

Commentary, Le Petit Soldat, Winstar TV and Video, 2001

 

Commentary, Les Carabiniers, Winstar TV and Video, 2001

 

Journal, Magazine, and Newspaper Publications (selected):

 

Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association

 

Presenting Problems: The Short Films of Garrick Duckler: Vol. 1,” 59:6, 2011.

 

The Journal of American History

 

Howl.” 98:1 (June 2011).

 

Cinema Journal

 

Screens: Viewing Media Installation Art,” 51:2 (Winter 2012).

 

Framework: The Journal of Cinema and Media

 

Wholly Communion: Scenario, Film, Novelization,” 52:1+2 [in vol. 1] (Spring 2011).

 

Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy / Revue de la philosophie français et

de langue français

 

“Schizoanalyzing Souls: Godard, Deleuze, and the Mystical

Line of Flight.” XVIII: 2 (2010): 9-27.

 

CounterPunch

http://www.counterpunch.org

 

“A Bad Day for ChickWich – and for Indie Cinema,” 2012

“Screening the Politics Out of the Iraq War.” July 24-26 2009.

 

The Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

 

“Faith! Family! Films! And the Crystal Teddy Goes to…” 12 January 2009.

“Do Film Critics Have a Future? Who Cares?” 31 October 2008.

 

The Criterion Collection Current

           http://www.criterion.com/current

 

Robert Altman: The Oral Biography.” 2010.

 

Journal of Beat Studies

 

Texts and Drugs and Rock’n’Roll: The Beats and Rock Culture.” Vol. 3, 2014.

 

Moving Image Source

http://www.movingimagesource.us

 

Psycho Analyzed: The Hitchcock classic At 50, still inspiring discussion

and debate.” March 2010.

 

Tikkun / Tikkun.org

 

“The Good, the Bad, and the Oscars.” 2013.

Lincoln: A Review.” 2012

“Dark Days with the Dark Knight.” 2012

“Pinkwashed?” 2012.

“From the Beginning of Time to the End of Days.” 2011.

“Low on Entertainment, Off the Charts on Ideology.” May 13, 2011.

“Personas, Personalities, and Hybrids on the Screen.” March 4, 2011.

“Suspense, Malaise, and the Movies.” 2:14, May-June 2010.

“Hagiopics from Hollywood.” 2:13, March-April 2010.

“Political Pictures.” 23:11, November-December 2009.

“Feeding the Danger Habit.” 23:10, September-October 2009.

“Angels, Demons, MacGuffins, and the Goldbergs.” 23:9, July-August

2009.

“Hollywood’s Holocaust.” 23:8, May-June 2009.

“Wrestling with Real Life.” 23:7, March-April 2009.

Cherisma.” 23:6, January-February 2009.

 

New Review of Film and Television Studies

 

The Neuro-Image: A Deleuzian Film-Philosophy of Digital Screen Culture.” 2013

Deleuze and World Cinemas.” 2012.

“Schizophrenizing cinema: rhizomatics, dualisms, and the infinite

`and…and…and…’.” 8:1, March 2010.

“Spielberg, Iconophobia, and the Mimetic Uncanny.” 7:1, March 2009.

 

The New York Times

 

“On the Road With an Eccentric, Provocative Mom.” Arts & Leisure

(Section 2) May 14, 2000.

“Alienated, Spontaneous, Nonpolitical: Sounds Familiar.” Arts & Leisure

(Section 2), August 29, 1999.

 

Cahiers du Cinéma

 

“Optimism, Pessimism.” April, 2005.

 

The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism

 

“Revision, Prevision, and the Aura of Improvisatory Art.” 58:2, Spring

2000.

 

WashingtonPost.com

http://www.washingtonpost.com

 

“Ingmar Bergman: His Life and Films.” 30 July 2007.

 

Film-Philosophy Journal/Salon/Portal

http://www.film-philosophy.com (United Kingdom)

 

“Visions and Revisions: Hollywood’s Alternative Worlds.”

14:10, 2010.

“Hitchcock, Hume, and the Matrix of Modern Cinema.” 11:3, 2007.

“Godardiana: A Reply to Marcia Landy.” 6:31, 2002

“Bressonians on Bresson.” 5:21, 2001.

“Speaking and Writing about Godard: A Response to Nochimson and

Sutton.” 4:8, 2000.

 

Film International

 

A Time to Love and a Time to Die.” 2014.

Jean Epstein: Critical Essays and New Translations.” 2013.

Naked.” 2012.

“Festival Report: Sheffield Doc/Fest 2012.” 2012. (Written with Mikita Brottman)

When Movies Mattered: Reviews from a Transformative Decade.” 2012.

Will Success Spoil Rock Hudson?” 9:6, 2011.

“Eight Films by Kenji Mizoguchi.” 9:5, 2011.

L’Argent.” 9:1, 2011.

Ghosts of Theatre and Cinema in the Brain.” 7:4, 2009.

The First Films of Samuel Fuller.” 7:3, 2009.

Regular Lovers.” 6:3, 2008.

Filmosophy” 6:2, 2008.

The Rifleman.” 4:5, 2006.

 

Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature (Canada)

 

“Kerouac, Artaud, and the Baroque Period of the Three Stooges.” 31:4,

December 1998.

 

The Chronicle of Higher Education/The Chronicle Review

 

“At 50, Hitchcock’s Timeless Vertigo Still Offers a Dizzying Array of

Gifts.” 54:40. June 13, 2008. (cover article)

“DVD Access to the Avant-Garde.” 52:26. March 3, 2006. (cover article)

“Film, Philosophy, and Terrence Malick’s The New World.” 52:18. January

6, 2006. (cover article)

“An Inspired Collection Honors a Founder of the Indie Movement.” 51:19.

January 14, 2005.

“Offbeat Directors’ Sophistication Isn’t Always Accompanied by Emotional

Maturity.” 51:12. November 12, 2004.

“For Director Mike Leigh, the Personal and Political Are One and the

Same.” 51:7. October 8, 2004.

“Touching the Void in Our Lives,” written with Mikita Brottman. 50:49.

August 13, 2004.

Spider Reveals a More Nuanced Cronenberg,” written with Mikita

Brottman. 49:21. January 23, 2003.

“Allegory and Enigma: Fantasy’s Enduring Appeal,” written with Mikita

Brottman. 48:17. December 21, 2001.

“Hollywood’s Metaphors,” written with Mikita Brottman. Essay in

“Reflections on the Fractured Landscape: September 11, 2001, and Its

Aftermath.” 48:5. September 28, 2001.

“Coppola, Apocalypse Now, and the Ambivalent 70’s.” 47:47. August 3,

2001.

“How `Festival Overload Syndrome’ Affects Critics.” 46:48. August 4,

2000.

“40 Years Ago, Breathless Was Hyperactive Anarchy. Now It’s Part of the

Canon.” 46:31. April 7, 2000.

 

Arts & Letters Daily

aldaily.com

 

“DVD Access to the Avant-Garde.” March 2006.

 

Hitchcock Annual

 

“The Destruction That Wasteth at Noonday: Hitchcock’s Atheology.” 2011.

After Hitchcock: Influence, Imitation, and Intertextuality.” 2006-2007.

“Alfred Hitchcock: Registrar of Births & Deaths.” 1997-1998.

“The Diabolic Imagination: Hitchcock, Bakhtin, and the Carnivalization of

Cinema.” 1992.

 

Film Quarterly

 

Must We Kill the Thing We Love? Emersonian Perfectionism and the Films

     of Alfred Hitchcock.” 2014.

Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War.” Film Quarterly,

     2014.

“From the Guest Editor.” 67:1, 2013.

François Truffaut: The Lost Secret.” 67:1, 2013.

Stolen Glimpses, Captive Shadows: Writing on Film, 2002-2012.” 66:4, 2013.

Also published in 2012 and 2013: “Zona.” “The Cinema of Tarkovsky: Labyrinths of Space and Time.” “Film: A Very Short Introduction.” “The British Film Institute, the Government and Film Culture.” “Nicholas Ray: The Glorious Failure of an American Director.”

A Companion to Michael Haneke,” 65:3, 2012.

A Grammar of Murder: Violent Scenes and Film Form and Death in

      Classical Hollywood Cinema, 65:2, 2012.

“Days of Heaven and Waco: Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life.” 65:1, Fall

2011.

On the Camera Arts and Consecutive Matters: The Writings of Hollis

     Frampton and Optic Antics: The Cinema of Ken Jacobs. 65:1, Fall 2011.

“Books on Film: Moving Viewers, Violent Affect, and Doubting Vision.” 64:4,

Summer 2011.

Firestorm: American Film in the Age of Terrorism.” 64:3, Spring 2011.

“Four Books About Terrence Malick.” 64:2, Winter 2010-2011.

“Contemporary Film Directors.” 64:1, Fall 2010.

Cléo de 5 à 7 and .” 63:4, Summer 2010.

Otto Preminger: The Man Who Would Be King and The World and Its

     Double: The Life and Work or Otto Preminger.” 63:3, Spring 2010..

“Six Books About Scorsese.” 63:2, Winter 2009-2010.

Carl Theodor Dreyer’s Gertrud: The Moving Word.”63:1, Fall 2009.

Hitchcock’s Romantic Irony.” 62:3, Spring 2009.

The Films of Kyzysztof Kieslowski: The Liminal Image and The Cinema of

     Kyzysztof Kieslowski: Variations on Destiny and Chance.” 59:2. Winter

2005-2006.

Irreversible,” written with Mikita Brottman. 57:2. Winter 2003.

 

Cineaste

The Man from Laramie.” 2014.

“From the Curved Screen to the Flat Screen: Cinerama Adventures Galore!” 39:3,

Summer 2014. (cover article)

Particle Fever.” 39:3, Summer 2014.

Inside Llewyn Davis.” 39:2, Spring 2014. (cover article)

I Married a Witch and The Beauty of the Devil.” 39:2, Spring 2014.

Also published in 2013: “Sokurov: Early Masterworks.” “Masaki Kobayashi: Against the System.” “The Films of Lionel Rogosin: Volumes 1 and 2.”

The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology.” Winter 2013.

“Beats, Beatniks, and Beat Movies.” Winter 2013.Confounding the Plausibles: Louis Feuillade’s Epic Crime Serials.” 38:2, Spring 2012.

Camera Historica: The Century in Cinema.” 37.4, Fall 2012.

Cabin in the Woods.” 37:4, Fall 2012.

United Red Army. 37:3, Summer 2012.

Conversation Piece.” 37:2, Spring 2012.

Three Colors: Blue, White, Red.” 37:1, Winter 2012.

Cul-de-Sac.” 36:4, Winter 2011.

The Prowler.” 36:3, Fall 2011.

Mickey One.” 36:2, Spring 2011.

And Everything Is Going Fine.” 36:2, Spring 2011.

Los Angeles Before Hollywood: Journalism and American Film Culture, 1905 to

     1915 and The Complete History of American Film Criticism.” 36:1, Winter 2010.

Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story.” 35:4, Fall 2010.

“New Lives for Nontheatrical Films on DVD.” 35:3, Summer 2010.

The Red Riding Trilogy.” 35:3, Summer 2010.

Rembrandt’s J’accuse.” 35:2, Spring 2010.

The Dead.” 35:2, Spring 2010.

Trumbo.” 35:1, Winter 2009.

Wise Blood.” 34:4. Fall 2009.

The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema.” 34:3. Summer 2009.

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters and Patriotism: The Rite of Love and

       Death.” 34:2. Spring 2009.

Everything Is Cinema: The Working Life of Jean-Luc

       Godard.” 34:1. Winter 2008.

The Fire Within and The Lovers.” 34:1, Winter 2008.

Bonnie and Clyde.” 33: 4. Fall 2008.

Women’s Experimental Cinema: Critical Frameworks.” 33:3. Summer

2008.

Days of Heaven.” 33:3. Summer 2008.

Les Enfants terribles.” 33:2. Spring 2008.

Late Ozu.” 33:1. Winter 2007.

The 400 Blows.” 32:1. Winter 2006.

Kind Hearts and Coronets.” 31:3. Summer 2006.

Captured: A Film/Video History of the Lower East Side.” 31:2. Spring

2006.

Unfaithfully Yours.” 31:2.Spring 2006.

Burden of Dreams.” 31:1. Winter 2005.

“John Cassavetes: A Filmmaker Under the Influence.” 30:4. Fall 2005.

Power Trip.” 29:2. Spring 2004.

Hell House.” 28:1. Winter 2002.

“Monty Python: Lust for Glory.” (Written with Lucille Rhodes) 26:4. Fall

2001.

Essay in “Film Criticism in America Today: A Critical Symposium.” 26:1.

2001.

Shadow of the Vampire.” 25:4. 2000.

Artists in the Audience: Cults, Camp, and American Film Criticism.” 25:3.

July 2000.

“David Sterritt Replies.” 25:3. July 2000.

Man on the Moon.” 25:2. March 2000. (cover article)

Being John Malkovich.” 25.2. March 2000.

The Source.” 24:4. September 1999.

 

Cineaste.com

 

On the Bowery & Come Back, Africa.” 37:2, 2012.

The Killing.” 36:4, 2011.

In the City of Sylvia.” 36:3, 2011.

Sweet Smell of Success.” 36:2, 2011.

“Classic Educational Films.” 36:2, 2011.

3 Silent Classics by Josef von Sternberg.” 36:1, 2010.

Lubitsch in Berlin: Fairy-Tales, Melodramas, and Sex Comedies.” 35:4, 2010.

“Trumbo on Trumbo: An Interview with Christopher Trumbo.” 35:1, 2009.

A Grin Without a Cat.” 34:4, 2009.

Albert Maysles.” 34:3, 2009.

Primo Levi’s Journey.” 34:2, Spring 2009.

“Four Alain Resnais Films on DVD.” 33:4, Fall 2008.

Class Relations.” 33:3, Summer 2008.

Cinema 16 – European Short Films: Special U.S. Edition.” Spring 2008

 

The Political Film Blog

 

politicalfilm.wordpress.com

 

The Hurt Locker (2009), Cultural Politics and Uncritical Critics.” 25 July

2009.

 

PopMatters

http://www.popmatters.com

 

Clint Eastwood, Actor and Director: New Perspectives.” July 2008.

The Dark Page: Books That Inspired American Film Noir (1940-1949).

March 2008.

Physical Evidence: Selected Film Criticism.” February 2008.

“Best of…” capsules. January 2008.

James Dean Transfigured: The Many Faces of Rebel Iconography.”

October 2007.

Hitchcock and Philosophy: Dial M for Metaphysics.” August 2007.

Gangster Film Reader.” July 2007.

The Strange World of David Lynch: Transcendental Irony from Eraserhead

to Mulholland Dr.” June 2007.

Bela Lugosi: Dreams and Nightmares.” May 2007.

Conversations with the Great Moviemakers of Hollywood’s Golden Age at

       the American Film Institute.” May 2007.

Abel Ferrara.” April 2007.

The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography.” March 2007 (front

page feature).

The Rough Guide to Westerns.” February 2007.

What Have They Built You to Do?: The Manchurian Candidate and Cold

     War America.” January 2007.

Cursed From Birth: The Short, Unhappy Life of William S. Burroughs, Jr.

October 2006.

Chris Marker.” September 2006.

 

Sexuality and Culture: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly

 

“Henry James’s Most Beloved Boy.” 9:4 (Fall 2005).

 

Turner Classic Movies

http://www.tcm.com

 

2014: “Santiago.” “The Last Command.” “An Act of Murder.” “Sallah.” “Zulu Dawn.” “July 14.” “Purple Noon.” “High Anxiety.” “Clear All Wires!”On Again-Off Again.” “The Runaway Bride.” “Went the Day Well?”Twenty-Four Eyes.” “Someone to Love.” “Gentleman’s Agreement.” Et cetera.

2013: “Lionel Rogosin.” “La Pointe courte.” “The Mark.” “Aaltra.” “La Jetée.” “Le niotti bianche.” “Un Chien andalou.” “Pierre Étaix.” “Cairo Station.” “Lost and Found.” “The Suitor.” “Happy Anniversary.” “The Wind Journeys.” “A New Leaf.” “Late Autumn.” “Cairo Station.” “This Above All.” “You Were Meant for Me.” “The Rains of Ranchipur.” “Born Restless.” Bed and Board.” “The Woman Next Door.” “Day for Night.” Et cetera.

2012: Romeo and Juliet. Diary of a Country Priest. The Razor’s Edge. The Last of the Mohicans. Mohammad: Messenger of God. Kings Go Forth. Love in the Afternoon. Black Hand. Twelve O’Clock High. Pretty Poison. Wings. Storm Warning. Shoot First. Artists and Models. “The Colditz Story.” “The Rising of the Moon.” “The Garden of Evil.” “Pickpocket.” “Night and the City.” “The Flight of the Phoenix.” “Wings.” “Storm Warning.” “Artists and Models.” “Black Hand.” “The Power and the Glory.” “Two Against the World.” “The Return of Frank James.” “Crumb.” “Steel Against the Sky.” “The Brave One.” “The Chapman Report.” “Blood and Sand.” “Come Back Africa.” “Germany Year Zero.” “Profile of Danny Kaye.” “The Jean Arthur Drama Collection.” Et cetera.

2011: Jew Süss. Maria Chapdelaine. Howards End. Little Dorrit. Salt of This Sea. Gettysburg. The Colditz Story. Oliver Twist. Priest of Love. The Thief of Bagdad. King Richard and the Crusaders. “Green Grass of Wyoming.” White Mane. Z. Bernard Shaw’s Saint Joan. My Uncle Antoine. Last Summer. My Pal Trigger. Home Before Dark. North to Alaska. I Live My Life. Niagara. Bitter Rice. High Pressure. Battling Butler. My Blue Heaven.

2010: “Autumn Sonata.” “The Blind Woman of Sorrento.” “Babbitt.” “The Day I Became a Woman.” “Let There Be Light.” “Abraham Lincoln.” “Breathless.” “Zoo in Budapest” “Dangerous Exile.” “The Bad Sleep Well.” “Magnum Force.” “Sinful Davey.” “Shadows.” “Ryan’s Daughter.” “The History of Hollywood.” “The Magic Box.” “The Birth of a Nation.” “Young Tom Edison.” “Always Leave Them Laughing.” “Viva Zapata!

2009: “Eréndira ikikunari.” “The Exiles.” “55 Days at Peking.” “Cry, the Beloved Country.” “Elmer Gantry.” “Ruby Gentry.” “Mondays in the Sun.” “Same Old Song.” “Dead Reckoning.” “The Harder They Fall.” “J.W. Coop.” “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.” “Shadow.” “How the West Was Won.” “Juke Girl.” “Lovers and Lollipops.” “The Avenging Conscience.”

2008: “Moolaadé.” “The Bitter Tea of General Yen.” “Look Back in Anger.” “The Wings of the Dove.” “The End of the Affair.” “The Pumpkin Eater.” “La Vie en rose.” “Amistad.” “The Man with a Cloak.” “Where’s Poppa?” “The Man from Down Under.” “Dr. Monica.” “Only Two Can Play.” “Swing High, Swing Low.” “Street Girl.” “They Gave Him a Gun.” “Young at Heart.” “The Fabulous Dorseys.” “Crossroads.” “Blind Alley.” “Union Station.”

2007: “Killer of Sheep.” “Here Comes the Navy.” “Man Push Cart.” “The Smart Set.” “Tous les matins du monde.” “Kes.” “Robinson’s Garden.” “The Short Life of José Antonio Gutierrez.” “The Fire Within.” “Gaily, Gaily.” “Big Jake.” “Will Penny.” “David and Lisa.” “Cruel Story of Youth.” “Man on a String.” “Brotherly Love.” “The Howards of Virginia.” “The Angels Wash Their Faces.” “Prince of the City.” “The Fox.” “Gallant Journey.” “True Confessions.” “All That Jazz.” “Woyzeck.” “The Informer.”

With Mikita Brottman:

2007: “The Cranes Are Flying.” “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” “The Silence of the Lambs.” “The Goddess.” “Where the Heart Roams.” “Otomo.” “Ladies in Retirement.” “Gideon of Scotland Yard.” “The Big Carnival/Ace in the Hole.” “Island in the Sky.” “The Well.” “Ginger and Fred.” “The Saint Takes Over.”

2006: “Hail Mary.” “All the King’s Men.” “They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?” “Petulia.” “The Naked Spur.” “American Madness.” “Motion Picture Masterpieces.” “Four Shorts by George Sidney.” “Two shorts by Buster Keaton.”

 

MovieMaker

 

“Taking It Personally.” 21:109, Summer 2014.

“Remembering Peter Yates.” 18:92, Spring 2011.

Taxi Driver Rides On.” 18:91, Winter 2011.

“New Waves in Moviemaking, Then and Now.” 16:84, Fall 2009.

“Steven Soderbergh Starts a Revolution.” 79:16, Winter 2009. (cover

article).

“Guerrilla Moviemaking: Benicio Del Toro connects with Che Guevara any

which way he can.” 79:16, Winter 2009. (cover article).

“Hollywood Then and Now: Is the Media Murdering Our Most Talented

Movie Stars?” 76:15, Summer 2008).

“Gus Van Sant Reaches His Formative Years.” 73:15, Winter 2008.

“Remember the Titans: Ingmar Bergman and Michangelo Antonioni leave

behind two of cinema’s greatest legacies.” 72:14, Fall 2007.

“The Music Man: With Capone Rising and Leningrad, beat goes on for

legendary maestro Ennio Morricone.” 72:14, Fall 2007.

“Retribution for a Working Class Moviemaker.” 68:14, Spring 2007.

“Year of the Indie.” 13:63, Summer 2006.

“Beyond Brokeback: Has Gay Cinema Entered the Mainstream?” 13:62,

Spring 2006. (cover article).

“The Ecstasy of Truth: Werner Herzog Seeks New Horizons, Coalitions, and

Ways of Making Movies.” 12:59, Summer 2005. (cover article).

 

Senses of Cinema (Australia)

http://www.sensesofcinema.com.au

 

“A Reflection.” (Written with Mikita Brottman) 7, December 2001.

“Thanatos ex Machina: Godard Caresses the Dead.” 14, June 2001.

“Report on the 4th Bermuda International Film Festival.” 14, June 2001.

“Taste of Kiarostami.” 9, September-October 2000.

“Renaldo & Clara Meet John Cage: Aleatory Cinema and the Aesthetics of

Incompetence.” 5, April 2000.

“Permanent Ghosts: Cinephilia in the Age of the Internet and Video – Essay

3.” 4, March 2000.

Top Ten. Senses of Cinema Archive.

 

Quarterly Review of Film and Video

 

“Remembering Andrew Sarris.” 2012.

Hollywood Incoherent: Narration in Seventies Cinema.” 2012.

Harmony and Dissent: Film and Avant-Garde Art Movements in the Early Twentieth

Century.” 28.4, August 2011.

Porgy and Bess, The Bitter Tea of General Yen, Love Streams.” 27:5, December

2010.

The Cinema of Britain and Ireland.” 26.1, 2008.

“Time Destroys All Things: An Interview With Gaspar Noé.” 24:4,

July 2007.

“The Future is Digital Cinema”: An Interview with Arturo Ripstein and Paz

Alicia Garciadiego,” 21:1, January-March 2004.

Savage Theory: Cinema as Modern Magic.” 17:4, November 2000.

 

Undercurrent

http://www.fipresci.org/undercurrent/index.htm

 

“Film Festivals – Then and Now.” 6, April 2010.

Targets.” 6, April 2010.

Gideon’s Day.” 5, May 2009.

Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film.” 4, October 2008.

“Film, Philosophy, and Terrence Malick.” 2, July 2006.

 

Beliefnet

http://www.beliefnet.com

 

“H.G. Wells Meets 9/11: Steven Spielberg’s War of the Worlds. July 2005.

 

21st C: The World of Research at Columbia University

 

“Words and Meaning in the Age of Images.” May 1998.

 

Nerve

http://www.nerve.com

 

“Ranked: Terry Gilliam Films From Worst to Best.” November 2011.

 

Film Comment

 

8 1/2 Women.” 37:1, January-February 2001.

State and Main.” 36:6, November-December 2000.

“With Borrowed Eyes.” 36:4, July-August 2000.

The Idiots.” 36:2, March-April 2000.

The End of the Affair.” 36:1, January-February 2000.

A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries.” 34:5, September 1998.

“Featuring…Jeffrey Jones, Peter Riegert.” 25:6 (November-December

1989).

 

Cinema Scope (Canada)

 

Werckmeister Harmoniak.” 4, Summer 2000.

“Cinema Years 90 Nine Zero: Godard in the Nineties.” 2, Winter 2000.

 

Ventures in Research

 

“Defining the Situation: Brando, Role-Playing, and the Western as

Performance Art.” 2001.

“Screening the Holocaust: Night and Fog to Schindler’s List.” 1997.

 

Blimp: Zeitschrift für Film (Austria)

 

Film Culture.” 29, Summer 1994.

“Avant-Garde Film: Recent Trends and Key Works.” 20, Summer 1992.

 

Stagebill

 

“A Talk With the Film Society of Lincoln Center.” 1995.

 

Islands

 

Video reviews, 2001-3: “Horrors of Spider Island.” “Boom.” “Under

     Suspicion.” “Cast Away.” “The Thin Red Line.” “Before Night Falls.”

The Widow of St-Pierre.” “Jurassic Park III.” “The Wicker Man.”

Pearl Harbor.” “What Time Is It There?” “Lilo & Stitch.” “Rabbit-

     Proof Fence.” “Bend It Like Beckham.” “Sex and Lucia.” “Step Into

     Liquid.” “Whale Rider.” And others.

“The Reef, Up Close.” 23:2, March 2003.

Book reviews, 2002: “Cityscapes: A History of New York in Images.” “It

     Happened in Manhattan: An Oral History of Life in the City During the

     Mid-Twentieth Century.”

“A Brighter Day Dawns.” 20:7, November 2000.

 

City Paper (Minneapolis)

 

“Order of the Day.” 23:1111, March 20, 2002.

 

IfcRant

 

“Moses & Me: An Interview With Michael Moore.” (Written with Mikita

Brottman) September-October 2002.

 

The Festival Daily (Toronto International Film Festival)

 

Columnist, daily Page 1 column, 2002

“Reflections on movies a year after Sept. 11.” 7:3 (September 11, 2002).

 

IndieWire

http://www.indiewire.com

 

“Critical Consensus: Ann Hornaday and David Sterritt Discuss Shirley Clarke’s

Newly Restored The Connection.” (Written with Ann Hornaday and Eric Kohn),

Film reviews (Written with Mikita Brottman), Cannes International Film

Festival, 2002.

Film reviews (Written with Mikita Brottman), New York Film Festival,

Lincoln Center, 2002.

“A Master and His Embattled Epic; Martin Scorsese’s Gangs of New York.

(Written with Mikita Brottman) December 2002.

 

Village Voice

 

Commentary in “Take Six: The Annual Film Critics Poll,” 2004.

 

National Society of Film Critics

nsfc.zap2it.com/nsfc/cda/index.jsp

 

Assorted film annotations, 2005.

 

Rokovoko: A Zine of Arts & Living

Rokovoko.com

 

The Cinema Page. 2008.

 

Rokovoko: The D.C. Zine of Arts & Letters

Rokovoko.blogspot.com

 

Film in Focus/Movies in Brief. 2007.

“Critic’s Notes: The Maryland Film Festival – 2007.” May 2007.

“Warhol—Complicated in His Implications.” September 2006.

 

Film Scouts

http://www.filmscouts.com

 

Asssorted articles and reviews, 1995- .

 

Facets Multi-Media

http://www.facets.org/features/celebrityfaves/celebfavess/cfsterritt

 

“10 movies that influenced me”

 

Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey

http://www.ralphbunche.com

 

“An interview with filmmaker William Greaves.” 2001.

 

Simply Charly

http://www.simplycharly.com

 

Simply Hitchcock – “Not for the Birds: David Sterritt Zooms in on the

Mystery and Mastery of Hitchcock’s Movies.” 2008

 

 

Lectures and Presentations (selected):

 

Reading, “Kammerer, Carr, and the Beats.” The New Mercury Readings, The Windup Space, Baltimore, June 2014.

 

Reading, “Spike Lee’s America.” CityLit Festival, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, 2013.

 

Lecture, “Alfred Hitchcock and The White Shadow,” by invitation of Senator Chris Dodd and The Right Honourable Mike Moore. Motion Picture Association of America, Washington, D.C., April 2012.

 

Host and moderator, Evening with Waltz with Bashir. In conjunction with exhibition “Bezalel on Tour.” Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, February 2012.

 

“True Crime, Vernacular Film, and the Corporation as Psychopath.” Panel on “Imagining True Crime: An American Genre.” Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association, Baltimore, October 2011.

 

“The Ripper, the Avenger, the Outsider.” Panel on “The Ripper and ‘Outsider’ Issues and Themes.” Jack the Ripper Through a Wider Lens: An Interdisciplinary Conference, Bossone Research Enterprise Center, Drexel University, Philadelphia, October 2011.

 

Speaker, “Robert Altman and A Prairie Home Companion,” with Ed Lachman. The Lee Strasberg Institute, New York, May 2011.

 

Speaker, “For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism.” With Gerald Peary and Jonathan Rosenbaum. National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2011.

 

Moderator, Evening with Jürgen Prochnow and Das Boot. The Avalon Theater, Washington, DC, August 2011.

 

Moderator, Discussion with Ortwin Freyermuth. Burke Theater, Heritage Center Navy Memorial, August 2011.

 

Speaker, Workshop on “Academic Film and Media Studies Publishing Today.” Conference of the Society of Cinema and Media Studies, New Orleans, March 2011.

 

Respondent (off program), Panel on “When Good Pets Go Bad: Eco-Horror’s Third Wave.” Conference of the Society of Cinema and Media Studies, New Orleans, March 2011.

 

Respondent, “Michael Haneke and the Discontents of Western Culture.” Paper by Christopher Sharrett, University Seminar on Cinema and Interdisciplinary Interpretation, Faculty House, Columbia University, 2011.

 

“Soderbergh, Schizoanalysis, and Cryptocinema.” Columbia University Seminar on Cinema and Interdisciplinary Interpretation, New York, 2010.

 

“Godard, Schizoanalysis, and the Immaculate Conception of the Frame.” Panel on “Godardian Legacy in Philosophy,” Conference on SonImage: The legacies of Jean-Luc Godard. University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, 2010.

 

“Twilight in Tokyo: Ozu, Hollywood, and the Poetics of Film Noir.” Panel on “Fifty Years of Cinema Studies, Fifty Years Since Film Noir” in Conference of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Los Angeles, 2010.

 

Speaker, Panel on “Film Criticism,” with Stuart Klawans, Lisa Schwarzbaum, Heather Hendershot. Graduate Center, City University of New York, 2010.

 

“Writing About Film: Styles, Themes, and Variations.” Workshop in Conference of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Los Angeles, 2010.

 

“Being and Becoming: The Actual, the Virtual, and Avatar.” Engaged Humanities Program, Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, Calif., 2010.

 

“Arthurian Myth, Legend, and Romance.” Presentations at Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, Calif., 2010.

 

“Twilight in Tokyo: Ozu, Hollywood, and the Poetics of Film Noir.” Panel on “Fifty Years of Cinema Studies, Fifty Years Since Film Noir.” Formally accepted by Conference of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Tokyo, 2009. (Conference canceled due to pandemic.)

 

“Sound Waves: Minimalist Music, Structural Film, and the Prelinguistic Real.” Panel on “Sounds of Music, Film and Psychoanalysis” in Interdisciplinary Conference on Daring to Speak: Languages Spoken and Unspoken, International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education, Seattle, 2009.

 

“An Evening with David Sterritt: Su and Todd – Bourgeois Families, Avant-Garde Films.” BU Cinematheque. Boston University, 2009.

 

“The Symbolic Language of Cinema.” Engaged Humanities Program, Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, Calif., 2009.

 

“Myth and Symbol in Film.” Engaged Humanities Program, Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, Calif., 2009.

 

“Depth Psychology and Documentary Film.” Presentations at Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpinteria, Calif., 2009.

 

“Cocteau, Cinema, and Psychology.” Presentation at Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpinteria, Calif., 2009.

 

“Representing Atrocity: 9/11 Through the Holocaust Lens” in Conference on Stars of David: The Jewish Experience in American Cinema, Arizona State University, 2008.

 

“Steven Spielberg’s Flesh Fair: Film, Fantasy, and Death Denied.” Panel on “Death and Representation” in The Austin H. Kutscher Memorial Conference: The Pulse of Death Now, University Seminar on Death, Columbia University, New York, 2008.

 

“The Destruction That Wasteth at Noonday: Frenzy, Theodicy, and Horrendous Evil,” with Mikita Brottman. Panel on “Hitchcock and Morality” in Conference of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Philadelphia, 2008.

 

“New York City in Cinema.” Dutch Open Studio. Times Square Art Center, New York, 2008.

 

“Spielberg, Iconophobia, and the Mimetic Uncanny,” with Mikita Brottman. International Conference on Spielberg at Sixty. University of Lincoln, England, 2007.

 

Pecunia Olet: Obscene Amounts of Money,” with Mikita Brottman. Panel on “Bad Language” in Obscenity: An Interdisciplinary Discussion, Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, 2007 Humanities Symposium, University of Iowa, 2007.

 

Speaker, Panels on “Introduction to the Current State of Film Criticism,” “Traditional and Evolving Models of Film Criticism,” and “The Future Outlook for Film Criticism in the United States” in Beyond Thumbs Up: A Critical Look at Film Criticism, Seminar of the Coolidge Corner Theatre and Cineaste, Brookline, Mass., 2007.

 

Pecunia Olet,” with Mikita Brottman. Humanities Research Seminar, Baltimore, 2007.

 

Presentation on Psycho. Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, 2007.

 

Presentation on Gilles Deleuze and Experimental Film. Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, 2007.

 

“Spontaneous Bop Playwriting: Pull My Daisy Meets The Beat Generation.” Featured lecture in “The 1950’s, the Beat Generation, & the Power of Expression.” O.C. Tanner Symposium, Utah State University School of the Arts, 2006.

 

Speaker, Panel on The Da Vinci Code, University Seminar on Studies in Religion, Columbia University, New York, 2006.

 

“Fear and Loathing in Thatcher’s England: Mike Leigh in the 1980s.” Panel on “Fragmentation and Estrangement: Space, Form and Family in the Films of Mike Leigh” in Conference of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, London, 2005.

 

Co-Chair (with Mikita Brottman), Panel on “Fragmentation and Estrangement: Space, Form and Family in the Films of Mike Leigh.” Conference of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, London, 2005.

 

“The Aesthetics of Netporn: Modernism, Postmodernism, and the Primitive.” Panel on “Porn Meets Brain: Netporn Theory” in The Institute of Network Cultures Conference on “The Art and Politics of Netporn,” Amsterdam, 2005.

 

“Cinephilia, Cinemania, Cinema.” Presentation to University Seminar on Cinema and Interdisciplinary Interpretation, Columbia University, New York, 2005.

 

Speaker, Panel on Gattaca and Bioethics, Center for Bioethics and Society for Law, Health, and Bioethics, et al, Roone Arledge Cinema, Columbia University, 2004.

 

Speaker, Panel on “Mel Gibson’s Film, The Passion of the Christ,” Columbia University Seminars on Studies in Religion, Religion in America, and Cinema and Interdisciplinary Interpretation, 2004.

 

Respondent, “The Hagiopic and the Conservative Agenda,” paper by Pamela Grace, University Seminar on Cinema and Interdisciplinary Interpretation, Faculty House, Columbia University, 2004.

 

“An Experiment in Time: Gaspar Noé’s Irreversible,” with Mikita Brottman.

Panel on “Images of Apocalypse” in Conference on Literature and Film, Florida State University, Tallahassee, January 2003.

 

“Representing Atrocity: From the Holocaust to 9/11.” Presentation in Panel on “Images of Suffering.” Conference of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Minneapolis, 2003.

 

“Noé Stands Alone: Sex, Death, and Destiny in Irreversible.” Presentation in Panel on “Auteurs and Aesthetics.” Born to Be Bad 2: Trash Cinema Conference and Film Festival, University of California at Berkeley, 2003.

 

“Eye Myths: Emotion in Abstract Film,” with Mikita Brottman. Lecture at

University Seminar on Love Studies, Earth Institute/Center for the

Study of Science and Religion, Columbia University, 2003.

 

“High Art, Low Art, Hitchcock’s Art.” Lecture at Maryland Institute College of Art, February 2003.

 

Presentation on Steven Spielberg and A.I., The Earth Institute/Center for the Study of Science and Religion, Roone Arledge Cinema, Columbia University, 2003.

 

“Three Infernal Jokes: Laughter, Horror, and Film,” with Mikita Brottman.

Panel on “Film Comedy Today.” Conference of the Modern Language Association, N.Y., 2002.

 

“Fuller, Foucault, and Forgetting: The Eye of Power in Shock Corridor.”

Presentation in Panel on “Violence, Horror, Marginality.” Conference on

Literature and Film, Florida State University, Tallahassee, January 2002.

 

“In Memoriam.” Presentation delivered in Panel on “The World Trade Center Disaster and the Media.” University Seminar on Cinema and Interdisciplinary Interpretation, Columbia University, February 2002.

 

Respondent, “Warhol and James Dean,” paper by Roy Grundmann,

University Seminar on Cinema and Interdisciplinary Interpretation, Faculty

House, Columbia University, April 2002.

 

“What’s Wrong With Robin Williams?,” with Mikita Brottman. Presentation at Society for Cinema Studies annual conference, Panel on “Reconfiguring

Celebrity Ideology: Readings Against the Grain,” Denver, May 2002.

 

Co-Chair (with Mikita Brottman), Panel on “Reconfiguring Celebrity Ideology: Readings Against the Grain,” at Society for Cinema Studies annual conference, Denver, May 2002.

 

“Tragedy and Representation From the Holocaust to 9/11.” Lecture at conference on “War and Peace: The Reality,” Long Island University, November 2002.

 

“Modernism, Postmodernism, and Godard.” Lecture at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., December 2001.

 

“Acrostics, Evasions, Theopathies: Freud and the Supernatural in Nabokov’s `The Vane Sisters,’ ” with Mikita Brottman. Presentation to Modern Language Association annual conference, Panel arranged by the International Vladimir Nabokov Society, New Orleans, December 2001.

 

“Identity and Self-Representation: Cinematic Challenges and Opportunities.” Keynote Address, Conference of American Jewish Film Festivals, National Foundation for Jewish Culture, Washington, D.C., November 2001.

 

“Wavelength Meets Four Organs: Repetition, Attentuation, and Gradual Process in Film and Music.” Presentation delivered at Society for Cinema Studies annual conference. Panel on “Film and the Avant-Garde in the ‘60s and ‘70s: Neglected Works, New Perspectives,” Washington, D.C., 2001.

 

“Film and the Transcendent: Thoughts and Observations,” with Mikita Brottman. Presentation delivered to Religious Faith and Literary Art: Art &

Soul Conference, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 2001.

 

“Movies, Media, and Morality.” Presentation delivered to University Seminar on Moral Education, Columbia University, N.Y., 2001.

 

“What Role Should European Cinema Play in a Globalized Movie Industry?” Presentation delivered in Panel on “Defining European Cinema’s Identity,” Symposium on “European Cinema and Globalization: Cultural and

Commercial Challenges,” Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies,

Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 2000.

 

Moderator, Panel on “International Trade of a Cultural Good: The Case of

Cinema,” Symposium on “European Cinema and Globalization: Cultural and

Commercial Challenges,” Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies,

Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 2000.

 

“Renaldo & Clara Meet John Cage: Aleatory Cinema and the Aesthetic of

Incompetence.” Presentation delivered at Society for Cinema Studies

annual conference Panel on “Giving Hollywood the Slip(page): The

Carnivalesque in Musical Movies.” Chicago, 2000.

 

Co-Chair (with Martha P. Nochimson), Panel on “Giving Hollywood the Slip(page): The Carnivalesque in Musical Movies,” at Society for Cinema Studies annual conference. Chicago, 2000.

 

“The Spiritual Impulse in American Avant-Garde Film.” Lecture delivered at symposium on Art & Soul: Religious Faith and Literary Art, Baylor

University, Texas, February 2000.

 

“Terry Gilliam: Imagemaker.” Lecture delivered (with Lucille Rhodes) in C. W. Post Honors Program and Merit Fellowship series, Long Island University, N.Y., March 2000.

 

“High Art, Low Art, Hitchcock’s Art.” Lecture delivered at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1999.

 

“Body and Soul in Godard’s Je vous salue Marie.” Paper delivered at Society for Cinema Studies annual conference. Panel on “Film and Metaphysics,” West Palm Beach, Florida, 1999.

 

Chair, Panel on Critical Perspectives, “Hitchcock: A Centennial Celebration,” conference presented by New York University. Plenary Session with Peter Wollen, James Naremore, et al, Directors Guild Theater, N. Y. C., 1999.

 

“Kerouac’s Desolation Angels: Film, Buddhism, and the Beat Sensibility.” Paper delivered at Society for Cinema Studies annual conference, Panel on

“Buddhism and Cinema,” chaired by David E. James, La Jolla, California, 1998.

 

Moderator and Organizer, Colloquium on Film Criticism, Columbia University Seminar on Cinema and Interdisciplinary Interpretation, New York, 1998.

 

“Defining the Situation: Brando, Role-Playing, and the Western as

Performance Art.” Paper delivered in Ventures in Research Seminar

Series, C.W. Post Campus/Long Island University, 1998.

 

“Politics, Poetics, Paradoxes: The Films of Godard and Company.”

Lecture delivered in Dickstein-Gottlieb Lecture Series, Sacred Heart

University, Fairfield, Connecticut, 1997.

 

“Alfred Hitchcock: Registrar of Births & Deaths.” Paper delivered at

Conference on The Late Alfred Hitchcock: Re-Viewing Hitch With Twenty-

Twenty Vision, Plenary Session, Baylor University, Austin, Texas, 1996.

 

“Critics, Christianity, and CinemaScope: Reviewing The Robe.” Paper

delivered at Society for Cinema Studies annual conference. Panel on “Film

and the Religious Subject,” University of North Texas, Dallas, Texas, 1996.

 

“Spontaneous Bop Filmmaking: Stan Brakhage Meets the Beat Generation.”

Paper delivered to Columbia University Seminar on Cinema and

Interdisciplinary Interpretation, Museum of Modern Art, N. Y., 1996.

 

“Opera and Film.” Lecture delivered to The Metropolitan Opera Guild, Bruno Walter Auditorium, Lincoln Center, N.Y., 1995.

 

“Documenting the Holocaust: Night and Fog to Schindler’s List.” Paper

delivered in Ventures in Research Seminar Series, Long Island University,

1995.

 

Respondent, “Visconti and Verga,” paper by Noa Steimatsky,

Columbia University Seminar on Cinema and Interdisciplinary

Interpretation, Film Study Center, Museum of Modern Art, N.Y., 1995.

 

“Avant-Garde Film: Genet, Ahwesh, Sanborn, and Smith.” Lecture at

Harvard Film Archive, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1992.

 

“Trends in Contemporary Film.” Lecture delivered at Principia College, Elsah, Ill., 1990.

 

Respondent, “Eternal Verités,” paper by William Rothman, Beyond

Document Seminar, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard

University, Cambridge, Mass., 1989.

 

“Godard, Miéville, and The Book of Mary.” Lecture delivered at conference on Hail Mary, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University,

Cambridge, Mass., 1987.

 

 

Program Notes and Essays:

 

“Alfred Hitchcock’s The White Shadow,” program notes, Academy of

Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, 2011.

 

“A Tribute to Terry Gilliam,” program essay. Marrakech Film Festival, 2011.

 

“The Ecstasy of Truth: Werner Herzog Seeks New Ways of Making

Movies.” San Francisco International Film Festival Program Guide,

April 2006; San Francisco Film Society Awards Night program, April

2006.

 

Program annotations, Museum of the Moving Image/American Museum of

the Moving Image, 2000-2006.

 

The Passenger.” Press Notes Essay for Michelangelo Antonioni film, Sony

Pictures Classics, 2005.

 

“Note of Menace.” The Film Watch, Telluride Film Festival, 2004.

 

Last Year at Marienbad.” American Museum of the Moving Image,

February 2001.

 

“From the 2000 Chairman.” New York Film Critics Circle, 2001.

 

Topsy-Turvy.” New York Film Critics Circle, 2000.

 

“Terrence Malick.” New York Film Critics Circle, 1999.

 

“Music and Film.” San Francisco International Film Festival, 1998.

 

“Views of Merchant Ivory: 3 Continents, 14 Films.” Retrospective, 1998.

 

“Warren Sonbert: Man With a Movie Camera.” Museum of Modern Art,

1994.

 

“David Thewlis.” New York Film Critics Circle, 1994.

 

Program annotation, Mill Valley Film Festival, California, 1993.

 

“Ten Years of the Next Wave.” Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1992.

 

Program and promotion annotations, New York Film Festival, Lincoln

Center, 1988-1992

 

“New Music and Meredith Monk.” San Francisco Symphony Magazine, San

Francisco, 1982.

 

 

Liner Notes:

 

Our Lady of Late, composed and performed by Meredith Monk, Wergo

Spectrum CD, 1997; Wergo Spectrum Records, 1985.

 

 

Programming / Curating:

 

Lincoln Center/Walter Reade Theater, A Beat Celebration!, 2004

 

American Museum of the Moving Image, Critical Passions, 2001

 

Critical Review Committee, The Unseen Cinema: American Independent

     Film, 1893-1941, Anthology Film Archives/Deutsches Filmmuseum,

1999-2000

 

Museum of Modern Art, N. Y., The Films of Jean-Luc Godard, 1999

 

Lincoln Center/Walter Reade Theater, N. Y., Jean-Luc Godard’s Passion,

1999

 

Museum of Modern Art, N. Y., Mad to Be Saved, 1998

 

New York Film Festival, Selection Committee, 1988-1992

 

 

 

Juries and grant/award panels:

 

Judge, Monthly Student-Film Contest

Arts & Academe, The Chronicle of Higher Education (2011)

 

First-Round Judge, Annual Editorial Awards Contest, Association of

Alternative Newsweeklies, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

 

Final-Round Judge, Annual Editorial Awards Contest, Association of

Alternative Newsweeklies, 2008

 

Juror, Documentary awards, Newport International Film Festival, 2007

 

Selection Committee, Gotham Film Awards, documentary category,

Independent Film Project, New York, 2006, 2004

 

Member, Artistic Committee, Jewish Cultural Achievement Awards in the

Arts, National Foundation for Jewish Culture, 2006, 2003

 

Juror, “We Love New York” Documentary Feature Jury, Tribeca Film

Festival, New York, 2005.

 

Member, Artistic Advisory Panel, Jewish Cultural Achievement Awards in

The Arts, National Foundation for Jewish Culture, New York, 2005,

2001

 

Juror, “New York, New York” Narrative Feature Jury, Tribeca Film

Festival, New York, 2004

 

Member, Avant-Garde Masters Grants Panel, National Film Preservation

Foundation, 2003

 

Juror, Film Critics International Federation (FIPRESCI) Jury, Moscow

International Film Festival, 2002

 

Juror, Film Critics International Federation (FIPRESCI) Jury, Viennale—

Vienna International Film Festival, 2000

 

Juror, Golden Gate Awards Grand Prize Jury, San Francisco International

Film Festival, 2000

 

Juror, Grand Prize Jury for IFC2000 Student Film Competition,

Independent Feature Project, New York, 2000

 

Juror, Student Academy Awards, preliminary competition, sponsored by the

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, conducted at American

Museum of the Moving Image, N.Y., 2002, 2000

 

Juror, Film Critics International Federation (FIPRESCI) Jury, Toronto

International Film Festival, 1999

 

Jury member, Mixed Messages film and video competition, New School for

Social Research/New School University, N.Y.C., 1997

 

Jury member, Screen International Magazine, Cannes Film Festival, 1991-94

 

 

Film festivals:

 

Delegate, Sheffield Doc/Fest. Sheffield, England, June 2012

 

Speaker, Panel on For the Love of Movies, with Gerald Peary, Michael Sragow, Jed

Dietz. Maryland Film Festival. Falvey Hall, Brown Center, Maryland Institute

College of Art, Baltimore, April 2012

 

Faculty, Goldring Arts Journalism at the Toronto International Film Festival,

2008

 

Moderator and interviewer, “An Evening With Werner Herzog,” Castro

Theater, San Francisco International Film Festival, 2006

 

Moderator, “Visions of Reality: Werner Herzog and Frederick Wiseman,” with

Werner Herzog and Fred Wiseman, House of Docs Program, Sundance Film

Festival, Park City, Utah, 2005

 

Moderator, Panel on “What’s Jewish in Jewish Humor,” Brooklyn Jewish

Film Festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 2005

 

Introduction to The Manchurian Candidate, Central Park Film Festival,

Central Park Conservancy, N.Y., 2004

 

Moderator, Panel on Hollywoodism: Jews, Hollywood and the American

Dream, Brooklyn Jewish Film Festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music,

2004.

 

Moderator, Panel on My Architect with Nathaniel Kahn, Brooklyn Jewish

Film Festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 2004.

 

Moderator, Press conferences, Toronto International Film Festival, 2003

 

Moderator, Evening with Haskell Wexler, Philadelphia Film Festival, 2003

 

Speaker, Panel on “Car Crash Culture.” Born to Be Bad 2: Trash Cinema

Conference and Film Festival, University of California at Berkeley, 2003

 

Moderator, Panel on “Combating Racism Through Cinema,” with Stanley

Crouch, Abbey Lincoln, and Michael Roemer, Brooklyn Jewish Film

Festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 2002

 

Speaker, Panel on “The Role of Film in the Development of a National

Culture,” Bermuda Society of the Arts, Bermuda International Film

Festival, 2002

 

Moderator, Panel on “How Current Events Are Shaping the Business of

Film Production in Israel,” Israel Film Festival, N.Y., 2002

 

Moderator, Evening with Lewis Klahr, Toronto International Film Festival,

September 2001.

 

Speaker, Panel on “Role of the Press in the Marketing of Independent

Films,” Bermuda International Film Festival, 2001

 

Moderator and host, Career Tribute to Norman Jewison, Lake Placid Film

Forum, N.Y., 2001

 

Moderator, Panel on “Novel to Screen,” with Russell Banks, William

Kennedy, and Stephen Schiff, Lake Placid Film Forum, N.Y., 2001

 

Moderator and lecturer, Evening on Mae West, Mercy College Treasure

Chest Film Festival, N.Y.C., 2001

 

Moderator and lecturer, “Robert Beavers Spotlight,” film series in Toronto

International Film Festival, Cinematheque Ontario/Art Gallery of

Ontario, 2000

 

Moderator and host, Career Tribute to Milos Forman, Lake Placid Film

Forum, N.Y., 2000

 

Moderator, Panel on “Acting and Independent Film,” with Cliff Robertson

And Buck Henry, Lake Placid Film Forum, N.Y., 2000

 

Moderator, Panel on “Short Films,” Lake Placid Film Forum, N.Y., 2000

 

Host and Interviewer, Career Tribute to Richard Dreyfuss, World Film

Festival, Montreal, 1999

 

Speaker, Panel on The Wooster Group and Avant-Garde Video, New York

Video Festival, Lincoln Center, N.Y.C., 1999

 

Introductory speaker, Evening with Johan van der Keuken, San Francisco

International Film Festival, California, 1999

 

Moderator, Panel on Film Criticism, with Andrew Sarris, Molly Haskell, and

Peter Rainer, Miami Film Festival, Florida, 1999

 

Speaker, Panel on “Festivals for the Millennium,” Avignon/New York Film

Festival, N.Y., 1999

 

Introductory speaker, Gregory Nava film screening, Official Selection,

World Film Festival, Montreal, 1998

 

Moderator and Interviewer, Afternoon with Stan Brakhage, Conversations

series, Telluride Film Festival, Colorado, 1998

 

Moderator, Screenwriting Seminar, Mill Valley Film Festival, California,

1998

 

Moderator, Micro Meeting on Independent Cinema, Toronto International

Film Festival, 1998

 

Lecture on Brecht and Film, American Theater Festival, Long Island

University, 1999

 

Speaker, Panel on Film Criticism, Huntington International Independent

Film Festival, Cinema Arts Center, Huntington, N.Y., 1998

 

Speaker, Symposia on Film Criticism, International Cinema, etc., World

Film Festival, Montreal, 1993-94, 1996-97

 

Speaker, Panel on Film Criticism and Independence, Avignon/New York

Film Festival, French Institute/Alliance Française, 1998

 

Speaker, Festival of Diamonds on Film, American Museum of Natural

History, 1997

 

Moderator, Micro Meeting on Film Criticism and the Motion-Picture

Industry, Toronto International Film Festival, 1997

 

Speaker, Panel on Hollywood, Cleveland International Film Festival, 1997

 

Moderator and Interviewer, Evening with Mike Leigh, Conversations Series,

Telluride Film Festival, Colorado, 1996

 

Speaker, Seminar on Film Criticism, Philadelphia Film Festival, 1996

 

Speaker, Seminar on Film Criticism, Miami Film Festival, Florida, 1996

 

Speaker, Panel on Film Criticism, Mill Valley Film Festival, California,

1995

 

Speaker, Film Critics Panel, with Andrew Sarris, Molly Haskell, et al,

Sarasota French Film Festival, Florida, 1995

 

 

Featured in Interviews and Articles (selected)

 

Interview/review, “The B List,” Kirkus Reviews: Specials/Reference 4:11, 1

September 2008.

Full-length article/review, “Killer B’s: New Book Celebrates The So-Called

Lower Rung of Auteurs,” Baltimore City Paper, 29 October 2008.

Interviewed in Film Threat, July 2004.

Featured in Kevin Lewis, “James Ivory: Golden Rooms With Views,” DGA

     Magazine, January 2001.

Featured in CNN report on Key Cinema Club, Washington, D.C., 1994.

Full-length interview article, “The Movies – Sorting Things Out,” Christian

     Science Sentinel 95:35, 1993.

 

Archive:

 

Collected film criticism from The Christian Science Monitor housed by invitation in Harvard Film Archive, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

 

Additional activities (selected):

 

Presentations on current films, Talk Cinema

Lincoln Center, N.Y.C.; AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center,

Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia; Boston; Bryn Mawr Film Institute,

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, Voorhees, N.J.; State University of New

York at Purchase. 1994-present.

 

Moderator, Evenings with Garrison Keillor, Robert Altman, Richard

Linklater, Steve Buscemi, Wim Wenders, Terry Zwigoff, Daniel

Clowes, Mary Harron, and Max Minghella, Makor/Steinhardt Center of

the 92nd Street Y, New York, 2006.

 

Speaker, Panel on “Breaking the Rules,“ O.C. Tanner Symposium, Manon

Caine Russell Kathryn Caine Wanlass Performance Hall, Utah State

University, 2006.

 

Moderator, Panel on “The Best and Worst of 2005,” Makor/Steinhardt

Center of the 92nd Street Y, New York, 2006.

 

Lecture on Beat Generation documentary, O.C. Tanner Symposium/Utah

Humanities Council, Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University,

2006.

 

Lecture on “The New Thought,” Maryland Institute College of Art,

Baltimore, 2006.

 

Speaker, Panel on “O’Neill on the Screen,” Sixth Annual Eugene O’Neill

Celebration: O’Neill on Film, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center,

Waterford, Conn., October 2005.

 

Inaugural presentation, “Critics Choice,” Avon Theater Film Center,

Stamford, Conn., 2005

 

Presentation on John Boorman and political film, Feature Film Seminar

Series, The Town Hall, N.Y., 2005

 

Presentation on Shakespeare and Film, 92nd Street Y/Makor Center, N.Y.,

2005

 

Lecture on film criticism, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore,

2005

 

Presentations on Contemporary Film, Baylor Communication in New York

Program, Baylor University, The Lamb’s Theater, New York, 2005,

2004

 

Lecture on Thomas Szasz and Pharmocracy, Maryland Institute College of

Art, Baltimore, 2005

 

Moderator, evening with John Travolta, Screen Actors Guild, 2004

 

Lecture on Holocaust Film, Drew University, New Jersey, 2004

 

“Stanley Kubrick and Lolita,” in “Great Performances: Movies Selected by

the New York Critics Circle,” American Museum of the Moving Image,

N.Y., 2004

 

Moderator, discussion with Michel Gondry, Carla Kuhn Memorial Speaker

Series, Roone Arledge Cinema, Columbia University, 2004

 

Moderator, evening with Catalina Sandino Moreno and Maria Full of Grace,

Screen Actors Guild, 2004

 

Presentation on sex, lies & videotape, in “Passion, Pornography, and

Partners” program, Makor/Steinhardt Center, 92nd Street Y, N.Y.C.,

2004

 

Presentation on French film, Key Sunday Cinema Club, Boston, 2004

 

Lecture, “The `New Thought’ and Its Legacy,” Maryland Institute College

of Art, Baltimore, 2004

 

Presentation on J.M. Barrie and Finding Neverland, Great Neck Arts Center,

N.Y., 2004

 

Speaker, Panel on Art: Transgression and Transformation, American Theatre

Festival, Long Island University, 2004

 

Moderator, Panel on Capturing the Friedmans, with Andrew Jarecki and

Jesse Friedman, 92nd Street Y–Makor/Steinhardt Center, N.Y.C., 2003

 

Presentation on Philip Roth and The Human Stain, Great Neck Arts Center,

N.Y., 2003

 

“David Lynch and Eraserhead,” American Museum of the Moving Image,

N.Y., 2003

 

Moderator, Evening with Thelma Schoonmaker, Carla Kuhn Memorial

Speaker Series, Columbia University, 2003

 

Moderator, Evening with Raoul Coutard, Carla Kuhn Memorial Speaker

Series, Columbia University, 2003

 

Lecture on Polanski and Chinatown, Cinema Arts Center, Huntington, N.Y. ,

2003

 

Speaker, Workshop on Anthology Editing and Careers Outside the

Academy, Born to Be Bad 2: Trash Cinema Conference and Film

Festival, University of California at Berkeley, 2003

 

Lecture on Terry Gilliam and Lost in La Mancha, Cinema Arts Center,

Huntington, N.Y. 2003

 

Speaker, Panel on movies and books, Mary Baker Eddy Library for the

Betterment of Humanity, Boston, 2003

 

“Andy Warhol and Empire,” opening event of “New York, New York:

Movies Selected by the New York Critics Circle,” American Museum of

the Moving Image, N.Y., 2002

 

Moderator, Evening on Tod Browning and Freaks, Maryland Institute

College of Art, Baltimore, 2002

 

Moderator, evening with composer Carter Burwell, Carla Kuhn Memorial

Speaker Series, Columbia University, 2002

 

Presentation on Film Criticism, Hartley Wallach Living Learning Center,

Columbia University, N.Y., 2002

 

Moderator, Talk Cinema at Brooklyn Academy of Music, N.Y.C., 1999-

2001

 

Presentation on Iranian film, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art,

Hartford, Conn., 2001

 

Moderator, Panel on City Hall, with Danny Aiello, Edward R. Pressman,

and Ken Lipper, BAMcinématek, Brooklyn Academy of Music, N.Y.,

2001

 

Lecture on James Dean and Rebel Without a Cause, Sacred Heart

University, Fairfield, Conn., 2001

 

Moderator, “Director’s Take with James Ivory,” Independent Feature

Project, Director’s Guild of America Theater, N.Y., 2000

 

Speaker, panel on Law and Order in “Frederick Wiseman: American

Filmmaker” program, with Norman E. Siegel et al, Lincoln Center, N.Y.,

2000

 

Speaker, panel on Hospital in “Frederick Wiseman: American Filmmaker”

program, Lincoln Center, N.Y., 2000

 

Moderator and lecturer, Evening on Robert Duvall and The Apostle, in

symposium on Art & Soul: Religious Faith and Literary Art, Baylor

University, Texas, 2000

 

“Peter Medak and Let Him Have It,” American Museum of the Moving

Image, N.Y., 2000

 

“Tunisian Film and Silences of the Palace,” Guild Hall/John Drew Theater,

East Hampton, N.Y., 2000

 

Moderator, Evening with filmmaker Alison Maclean, Columbia University

Graduate Film Carla Kuhn Memorial Guest Speaker Series, 2000

 

Lecture on modernism and cinema, Mercy College, N.Y., 2000

 

Lecture/Discussion on Mike Hodges film, Shooting Gallery Film Club,

N.Y., 2000

 

Inaugural lecture, “The Bronx is Up and the Battery’s Down: New York

City on Screen,” in Ciné Salon series Lovers of Cinema: The Odyssey of

American Independent Film 1893-1941, Howe Library, Hanover, N. H.,

1999

 

Presentation on early American cinema, Hood Museum of Art/Hopkins

Center, Dartmouth College, 1999

 

Lecture on Nouvelle Vague Cinema and Literary Paris in the Fifties; The

Mercantile Library, New York, 1999

 

Introductory speaker, Pedro Almodóvar film screening, Young Friends of

Film, Lincoln Center, N.Y., 1999

 

Introductory speaker, evening with actress Anita Ekberg and film, Beekman

Theater, N.Y., 1999

 

Moderator and host, Film screenings presented by Cinema Arts Group, New

Jersey, 1999-2000

 

Moderator, Program on music and film with composer John Barry, The

Screening Room, N.Y., 1999

 

Presentations on Iranian and Spanish films, Great Neck Center for the Visual

& Performing Arts, N.Y., 1999

 

Speaker, Panel on journalism, Principia College, Illinois, 1999

 

Moderator, “Before Hollywood: The Debut of an Art and Industry in New

York,” New-York Historical Society, 1998

 

Introductory speaker, Olivier Assayas presentation in Zeitgeist Films

anniversary program, American Museum of the Moving Image, 1998

 

Moderator, Evening with Maxican filmmaker Bigas Luna, Cinema Arts

Center, Huntington, N.Y., 1998

 

Lecture on current film, New York Film Buffs, French Institute/Alliance

Française, 1998

 

Commentaries on films and criticism, Filmmakers Symposium, Monmouth

University, N. J., 2004, 2002, 1998

 

Introductory talk, Merchant Ivory Productions retrospective, Paris Theater,

N.Y., 1998

 

Lectures on narrative in film and business, Amos Tuck School of Business,

Dartmouth College, 1997

 

Speaker, Panel on “Moments Out of Time,” with Andrew Sarris, Molly

Haskell, James Toback, et al, Film Comment/Film Society of Lincoln

Center, N.Y.C., 1997

 

Featured Speaker, Opening Gala, Great Neck Center for the Arts, N.Y., 1997

 

Lecture on censorship with First Amendment attorney Floyd Abrams,

National Board of Review, N.Y., 1997

 

Lecture on Gregory J. Markopoulos and Avant-Garde Cinema, Foundation

for Hellenic Culture, N.Y., 1997

 

Moderator and Interviewer, Evening with filmmaker Bruce Beresford,

Independent Feature Project/Sundance Channel, N.Y., 1997

 

Moderator and Interviewer, Evening with filmmaker/actor Griffin Dunne,

Independent Feature Project/Sundance Channel, N.Y., 1997

 

Speaker, Panel on John Cassavetes, with Peter Bogdanovich, Seymour

Cassell, et al, Miramax Films and Film Comment, N. Y., 1997

 

Presentation on Film Criticism, Fridays @ 4 Lecture Series, New School

for Social Research, N.Y., 1997

 

Lecture on Criticism, American Museum of the Moving Image, N.Y., 1996

 

Moderator, Panel on Screenwriting, with writer Barbara Turner, Script to

Screen Conference, Independent Feature Project, N.Y.C., 1996

 

Speaker, Panel on Politics and Film, with Robert Scheer, John Fund, Ron

Silver, et al, Lincoln Center, N.Y.C., 1996

 

Moderator and Interviewer, Evening with James Ivory and Ismail Merchant,

Works in Process Series, Guggenheim Foundation, 1995

 

Presentation on Satyajit Ray, Merchant/Ivory Productions, Lincoln Plaza

Cinema, N.Y. 1995

 

Presentations on classic films, Greenwich Classic Film Series, Conn., 1992-

2000

 

Lecture on films by Chabrol and Hitchcock, The Brooklyn Museum, 1994

 

Speaker, Panel on Turkish Cinema, Walter Reade Theater, Lincoln Center,

N.Y., 1994

 

Presentations on current films, Westchester Cinema Club, 1990-2002

 

Guest speaker, Newspaper Workshop, C. W. Post Campus, Long Island

University, 1994

 

Lecture on Biennial film and video presentations, Whitney Museum of

American Art, New York, 1993

 

Lecture on Hitchcock films, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1993

 

Presentations on current films, Key Cinema Club, Washington, D.C., 1992-

94

 

Moderator and Interviewer, Evening with James Ivory, Cooper Union Grand

Hall, New York, 1993

 

Presentations on recent films, Westport Film Society, Connecticut, 1993-94

 

Presentation on films by Robert Altman, Silvermine Artists Guild, Stamford,

Connecticut, 1993

 

Speaker, Panel on moral values in cinema, with Richard Heffner et al,

American Jewish Committee et al, 1991

 

Speaker, New School University/New School for Social Research, seminar

on film journalism, 2005, 2004, 1998-2001, 1994, 1991, 1990.

 

Media Activities (selected):

 

Television Appearances:

 

CNN Newsroom, CNN, 2011

Six Degrees of TV, tvtropolis, Canada, 2010

Connie Martinson Talks Books, PBS/L.A. CityView, 2008

The O’Reilly Factor, Fox News Channel, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2001, 1998

At Large With Geraldo Rivera, Fox News Channel, 2005

Film Critic, MSNBC at the Movies, MSNBC-TV, 2005

Breakfast News, BBC, 2005

Countdown Coast to Coast, MSNBC, 2005

Talking Movies, BBC, 2005, 2000

Dayside MSNBC, 2004-2005

Charlie Rose, PBS, 2004

Countdown with Keith Olbermann, MSNBC, 2003-2004

Newsnight with Aaron Brown, CNN, 2004

Scarborough Country, MSNBC, 2004

The Capital Report, CNBC, 2004

CNN Live Today, CNN, 2004

Headline News, CNN Headline News, 2004, 2002

Dayside, CNN, 2004

CNN International, CNN, 2004

BBC World, BBC, 2004, 2000

Live From CNN, CNN, 2004

Feature Story News, 2004

In the Money, CNN, 2004

News 24, BBC, 2004

CNN Sunday, CNN, 2003

MSNBC Morning, MSNBC, 2004

MSNBC Right Now, MSNBC, 2003-2004

Arthouse, 2004

Catherine Crier Live, Court TV, 2003, 2002

CNN Sunday Morning, CNN, 2003

MSNBC Live, MSNBC, 2003, 2001

Rogers Television, Toronto, 2003

The News with Brian Williams, MSNBC, 2002

The Point, CNN, 2002

Hollywood at Large, Court TV / NBC, 2002

Academy Awards Special, Fox News Channel, 2001

World Report, CNN International, 2001

Newsfront, MSNBC, 2001, 2000

24Frame News, The Sundance Channel, 2001

Celebrity Spotlight, Fox News Channel, 2001

Crier Today, Court TV, 2000-2001

NBC News with Mike Barnicle, MSNBC, 2001

Movie Talk, BBC, 2001

Headliners & Legends with Matt Lauer, MSNBC, 2000

The Edge with Paula Zahn, Fox News Channel, 2000

Behind the Screen, AMC–American Movie Classics, 2000

Morning Line, MSNBC, 1997-2000

Fox News Live, Fox News Channel, 2000

Feedback, MSNBC, 2000

Morning Blend, MSNBC, 1997-2000

School’s Out , MSG–Metro Learning, 1998-2000

Studio Y, MSG–Metro Channel, 2000

Breakfast News, BBC, 2000

Hannity & Colmes, Fox News Channel, 1999

The Crier Report, Fox News Channel, 1996-99

Today in America, MSNBC, 1998-99

Fox on Entertainment, Fox News Channel, 1996-99

News Chat, MSNBC, 1998-99

Fox News Now, Fox News Channel, 1999

Real Time, MSNBC, 1999

Canapé, CUNY-TV, 1999

Today in America Oscar Special, MSNBC, 1999

Clinton Scandal Special, Fox News Channel, 1998

Moneyline, CNN, 1998

Weekend in America, MSNBC, 1998

Cinema, PBS, 1997

Newsfront , MSNBC-TV, 1997

Arts & Humanities, MSG—Metro Learning, 1998

Fox on Entertainment Special , Fox News Channel, 1997

New York Calling, WBIS-TV, 1997

Telewizja Polska/Polish Public Television, 1997

Fox on Religion, Fox News Channel, 1996

America After Hours, CNBC-TV, 1996

Associated Press Television, 1995

 

 

Additional Media Activities

 

Film Critic, Monitor Radio, Public Radio International, 1985-1997

Film critic, World Monitor, The Discovery Channel, 1989

Film Critic, World Service, Monitor Radio, 1986-1990

Film critic, One Norway Street, The Monitor Channel/WWOR-TV, 1989-92

Film critic, Today’s Monitor, The Monitor Channel/WWOR-TV, 1989-92

David Sterritt with Films in Focus, RobinHoodRadio, WHDD, Connecticut, 2009 –

Present

 

Radio Appearances

 

To the Point, Public Radio International, 2013

Maryland Morning, WYPR, 2011

The World Trade Center on Film, Voice of America, 2011

Moncrieff with Scott Moncrieff, Newstalk Radio Ireland, 2011

Newsdrive, BBC Radio Scotland, 2011

The Mike Hosking Breakfast, Newstalk ZB, New Zealand, 2011

Here on Earth: Radio Without Borders, Wisconsin Public Radio, 2011

Gary O’Brien & Friends, WDWS, Illinois, 2009

The Louie Free Radio Show, WASN, Ohio, 2009, 2008

Talk of the Nation, National Public Radio, 2008

The Bob Edwards Show, XM Satellite Radio/Sirius XMPR/Sirius Satellite

Radio, 2008

Inquiry, WICN/NPR, New England, 2008

The Jordan Rich Show, WBZ, Boston, 2008

Stone & Double T Show, WXRX, Illinois, 2008

The Frank DeCaro Show, Sirius OutQ, Sirius Satellite Radio, 2008

Talk@12, Iowa Public Radio, 2008

The Drive, WJBC, Illinois, 2008

The Sandbox, WFNX, Boston, 2008

Late Mornings, KVON, California, 2008

To the Best of Our Knowledge, Public Radio International/Wisconsin Public

Radio, 2007

The Radio Factor with Bill O’Reilly, 2007

RadioOpticon, http://www.robinhoodradio.com, 2006

The Ticket, BBC World Service, 2003-2005

American Voices with Senator Bill Bradley, Sirius Satellite Radio, 2005

The Kojo Nnamdi Show, WAMU, Washington, D.C., 2005

Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, 2005

The Dean Richards Show, WGN, Chicago, 2005

Film Focus, WKCR-FM, N.Y., 2005, 2002, 2001

CBS News, 2004

CFRB, Toronto, 2004

Morning Edition, National Public Radio, 2004, 2003, 2001

Radio Free Europe, 2003-2004

Europe Today, BBC World Service, 2004

Meridian Screen, BBC World Service, 2002-2003

Radio 5, BBC, 2004

Radio New Zealand, 2004

The Mark Steiner Show, WYPR, Baltimore, 2004

Drive Home with Preston Westmoreland, KTAR, Phoenix, 2004

The World, Public Radio International/BBC, 2000-2002

Daybreak, WEAA, Baltimore, 2003

Marketplace, Public Radio International, 1997-2001

On Screen, BBC World Service, 2001

New York and Company, WNYC-AM, N. Y., 2001, 1997, 1998, 1999

Talking History, Public Radio, 2001

All Things Considered—Weekend Edition, National Public Radio, 2000

The Connection, National Public Radio, 2000, 1998

Talk of the Nation, National Public Radio, 1998

British Broadcasting Corporation—Scotland, 1998

The Ideas Network, Wisconsin Public Radio, 1994

Voice of America, 1993, 1991, 1989

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1991

WCCO-AM, Minneapolis, 1990

 

 

Additional Media Appearances:

 

Nightline with Ted Koppel, ABC-TV, 1988

CBS Morning News, CBS-TV, 1985-6

The Envelope Please…, Bravo, 1997-1998

Television Canal +, France, 2003

All Things Considered, National Public Radio, 1996

City Cinematheque, CUNY-TV, New York, 1999, 1996

North Carolina Public Radio/WCQS, 1990

Minnesota Public Radio, 1989

WNYC-FM, 1988

Cinema Then, Cinema Now, CUNY-TV, New York, 1992

WPIX-TV News, New York, 1990

Louis Lyons Show, WGBH-TV, Boston, 1970

 

 

Podcasts:

 

Tikkun – David Sterritt Phone Forum, 2009

http://www.tikkun.org/mediagallery/media.php?f=0&sort=0&s=

2009041514492151

 

Films in Focus, 2009

Commentaries robinhoodradio.com

http://podcasts.am1020whdd.com/~am1020wh/index.php

 

Interview on Mr. Media Interviews with Bob Andelman, 2008

BlogTalkRadio <http://www.blogtalkradio.com/mrmedia/2008/12/09/

David-Sterritt-THE-B-LIST-author-film-critic-Mr-Media-Interview>

 

Interview with Garrison Keillor and Robert Altman, 2006

92nd Street Y, New York <http://blog.92y.org/index.php/weblog/item/

robert_altman_podcast/>

 

Film/Video Appearances (selected):

 

For the Love of Movies,” dir. Gerald Peary, 2008

Erich von Stroheim: The Profligate Genius,” Young Indy Documentaries:

Episode 22: The Hollywood Follies, LucasFilm, 2007

The Critics: Stories from the Inside Pages, dir. Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer,

Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2006

Look Out, Haskell, It’s Real: The Making of Medium Cool, dir. Paul Cronin,

U.K., 2002

The Envelope Please…, dir. Josh Friedman, Canadian Broadcasting

Corporation, 1996

 

Additional Activities (selected):

 

 

Associate Editor, Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, 2002

 

Critic at Large, Film Scouts, America Online/Internet/World Wide Web,

1995-present

 

Nominator, MacArthur Fellows Program, The John D. and Catherine T.

MacArthur Foundation, 1999

 

Advisory Board, The Fassbinder Foundation, 2000-present

 

Advisory Board, Religious Faith and Literary Art: Art & Soul Conference,

Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 2001-present

 

Member, Board of Directors, International Film Circuit, New York, 1989-

present

 

 

Biographies (selected):

 

Who’s Who in America

 

Contemporary Authors

 

 

Miscellaneous Activities (selected):

 

In-House Critic, Dartmouth College, Dept. of Drama and Film Studies,

1990, 1987

Speaker, Panel on Cinema, with Bob Mondello and Linda Benn, University

of North Carolina (Asheville), 1990

Film lecture, Principia College, Illinois, 1976

Host and Interviewer, “Dialogues With Directors,” with James Ivory,

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1990

Host and Interviewer, “Dialogues With Directors,” with Franklin J.

Schaffner, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1988

Lectures, Newark Public Library, Newark, N.J., 1986-90

Speaker, Fordham University, Seminar on Arts Journalism, 1989

Lecture on Academy Awards, Motion Picture Bookers Club, 1988

Article on new music, commissioned by Neue Zeitschrift für Muzik,

Germany, 1985.

Speaker, Symposium on minimalism, Virginia Commonwealth University

Speaker, Panel on experimental theater, Brooklyn Academy of Music

Guest host, New, Old, and Unexpected Music, WNYC-FM, New York

Speaker, Seminar on current cinema, Touro College, New York

Speaker, Panel on film, art, and music, Greenwich Public Library, Conn.

Speaker, Conference on University Theater, Yale University

Speaker, Conference on Careers and the Arts, Des Moines, Iowa

Guest host, Flick-out, WGBH-TV, Boston

Invited participant in critics polls – The American Film Institute, Sight and Sound,

Village Voice, Los Angeles Times, Premiere, New York Post, Film Comment,

Senses of Cinema, Cinema Scope, indieWire, PopMatters, Beyond the

     Canon, Movie City News, Newport International Film Festival,

Moviecrazed.com, The Cinematheque.com, CriticWire, Museum of the

Moving Image, et cetera

Engagements as professional organist/pianist, various years and locations

 

 

Additional Miscellaneous Activities (selected):

 

Project consultations/manuscript referee, PMLA; W. W. Norton &

Company; Cambridge University Press; University of California Press; Palgrave Macmillan; Wilfrid Laurier University Press; Canadian Journal of Film Studies; Polity Press; Holocaust and Genocide Studies; Pearson Longman; Rowman & Littlefield; Indiana University Press; Historical Methods; State University of New York Press; Screening the Past; Wayne State University Press; University Press of

Kentucky; Southern Illinois University Press; Framework: The Journal of Cinema

     and Media; Cinema Journal; et cetera (various years through present).

Consultations on tenure, promotion, academic awards: Hunter College/City

University of New York, 1998; Oklahoma State University, 2000;

University of Nebraska, 2005; Clemson University, 2005; University of

Hartford, 2006; Baylor University, 2006; University of New Hampshire,

2008.

Consultant, Hitchcock documentary film project, Baylor University, 1998-

99.

Advisory Committee Member, Conference on China at Home and Abroad,

Third World Television Exchange, 1997.

Nominator, MacArthur Foundation, 2000.

Nominee consultations, MacArthur Foundation, various years, 1994-2003.

Nominee consultations, Guggenheim Foundation, various years.

Nominee consultation, Mellon Distinguished Achievement Awards, 2008.

Recipient of Major Grants, C.W. Post Research Committee, Long Island

University, 1993-94, 1995-97, 1997-98.

Contributing Editor, The Thousand Eyes Magazine, New York City, 1980.

 

 

Professional organizations:

 

National Society of Film Critics

(Chair, 2005 – present; Vice-Chair, 2004)

 

American Society for Aesthetics

 

Modern Language Association

 

American Studies Association

 

Society for Cinema and Media Studies

 

FIPRESCI: Film Critics International Federation

 

Online Film Critics Society

(through 2005; Special Honorary Member, 2005 – present)

 

Columbia University Seminar on Cinema and Interdisciplinary Interpretation

(Co-Chair, 1999-2005; founding member of Advisory Committee, 1998-

99)

 

New York Film Critics Circle

(through 2005; Chair 2000, 1987; Vice-Chair 1999, 1986)

 

New York Film Critics Online

(through 2005)

 

 

Additional Teaching:

 

New York University, Tisch School of the Arts (1993)

 

City University of New York, College of Staten Island (1992)

 

Long Island University, C. W. Post Campus (1985-89)

 

Columbia University: Member, Ph.D. Dissertation Committees, various

years

 

 

 

Education:

 

B.A., English Language and Literature, Boston University, College of

Liberal Arts, May 1967

 

M.A., Cinema Studies, New York University, Graduate School of Arts and

Science, February 1992

 

Ph.D., Cinema Studies, New York University, Graduate School of Arts and

Science, December 1993

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