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Patricia Aufderheide teaches film at American University and is a frequent contributor to In These Times and other publications, including the Washington Post .

John Biguenet is a professor of English at Loyola University in New Orleans. His books include The Craft of Translation and Theories of Translation , both published by the University of Chicago Press, and Foreign Fictions (Random House).

Michael Brashinsky teaches at Brooklyn College, The New School, and the School of Visual Arts in New York. He is coauthor, with Andrew Horton, of The Zero Hour: Glasnost and Soviet Cinema in Transition (Princeton University Press, 1992).

Leo Braudy is Bing Professor of English at the University of Southern California. The author of three books and editor of four anthologies dealing with film, his most recent is Native Informant: Essays on Film, Fiction, and Popular Culture (Oxford University Press, 1990). He is also a member of the editorial board of Film Quarterly and is coeditor of the forthcoming fifth edition of Film Theory and Criticism .

Jerome Delamater is a professor of Communications at Hofstra University, the author of Dance in the Hollywood Musical (UMI Press, 1981), and a contributor to The International Encyclopedia of Dance (Oxford University Press).

Robert Eberwein is a professor of English at Oakland University, where he teaches film theory, history, and appreciation. Among his publications are Film and the Dream Screen (1984) and essays in Wide Angle and Journal of Popular Film and Television . He is currently writing a book on the uses to which film and video have been put for sex education.


Lucy Fischer heads up the Film Studies Program at the University of Pittsburgh and is the author of numerous books, including Shot/Countershot: Film Tradition and Women's Cinema (Princeton University Press, 1989).

Krin Gabbard is a professor of Comparative Literature at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His most recent book is Jammin' at the Margins: Jazz and the American Cinema (University of Chicago Press, 1996).

Dan Georgakas is a longtime editor at Cineaste , teaches film classes at New York University, and is an author or editor of several books and many articles on various subjects, including not only film but Greek American culture and health-longevity.

Harvey R. Greenberg, M.D. , is a psychoanalyst in private practice and a clinical professor of psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, where he teaches adolescent psychiatry and medical humanities. Dr. Greenberg has published widely on cinema and media. His most recent book is Screen Memories: Hollywood on the Psychiatric Couch (Columbia University Press, 1993).

Chris Holmlund is an associate professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she teaches film, women's studies, French literature, and critical theory. She coedited Between the Sheets in the Streets: Queer, Lesbian, Gay Documentary (University of Minnesota Press).

Andrew Horton is a professor of film and literature and an award-winning screenwriter teaching at Loyola University in New Orleans. He is the author and/or editor of ten books; his latest is The Films of Theo Angelopoulos: A Cinema of Contemplation (Princeton University Press).

Robert P. Kolker is a professor of English at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is the author of A Cinema of Loneliness: Penn, Kubrick, Scorsese, Spielberg, and Altman, The Altered Eye: Contemporary European Cinema, Bernard Bertolucci , and, with Peter Beicken, The Films of Wim Wenders .

Ira Konigsberg is a professor of English and film and video at the University of Michigan. He is the author of The Complete Film Dictionary and coeditor of a forthcoming volume entitled The Movies: Texts, Receptions, Exposures .

Peter Lehman is the director of media arts at the University of Arizona and the author of numerous books, including Running Scared: Masculinity and the Representation of the Male Body (Temple University Press, 1992).

Stuart Y. McDougal directs the Program in Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan, where he is also a professor of English, comparative literature, and film and video. He is the author of Made into Movies: From


Literature to Film , as well as a number of other publications in the fields of modern literature and film.

Lloyd Michaels is Frederick F. Seely Professor of English at Allegheny College. For the past twenty years he has edited Film Criticism , the third oldest film journal in continuous publication in America. He is the author of Elia Kazan: A Guide to References and Resources (G. K. Hall) and The Phantom of Cinema: Character in the Modern Film (State University of New York Press). His articles have appeared in a variety of journals, including Film Quarterly, Post-Script , and Cinema Nuovo .

Luca Somigli holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He has published numerous articles on comics, modernism, and the avant-garde and is the author of Per una Satira Modernista: La Narrative di Wyndham Lewis .

Elisabeth Weis is a professor of film at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center of City University of New York. Her books include Film Sound: Theory and Practice (Columbia University Press) and Film Comedy (Viking).

David Wills is chairman of French at Louisiana State University and the author of a number of books, including, with Peter Brunette, Screen/Play: Derrida and Film Theory (Princeton University Press, 1989).


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