Yuri Tsivian

Yuri Tsivian

William H. Colvin Professor Professor of Art History, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Cinema and Media Studies, and the College
Classics 307
773.702.0254
On Leave 2016/17

Ph.D. in film studies from Institute of Theater, Music and Cinema, Leningrad, 1984 - William Colvin Professor in the Humanities. Kandidat Iskusstvovedenia, Leningrad Institute of Theatre, Music and Cinema Fields: early cinema, Russian cinema, film poetics. he author of numerous publications on Russo-Soviet and world cinema. In addition to his many journal articles, he has created electronic media materials and has published several books, including Silent Witnesses: Russian Films, 1908-1919 (1989), Early Cinema in Russia and its Cultural Reception (1994), and Ivan the Terrible (2002). Professor Tsivian speaks Polish, French, and German in addition to English and his native Russian and Latvian, and teaches in the departments of Slavic Languages &Literature, Comparative Literature, and the departments of Art History as well as the Committee on Cinema & Media studies.

Selected Publications

For more information: http://humanities.uchicago.edu/cmtes/cms/faculty/tsivian.html

Education 

Ph.D. in film studies from Institute of Theater, Music and Cinema, Leningrad, 1984