Yuri Tsivian

Biography

Yuri Tsivian earned his PhD in film studies from the Institute of Theater, Music and Cinema in Leningrad in 1984. He is the 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).  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, Art History, and Cinema & Media Studies.

Publications

Lines of Resistance: Dziga Vertov and the Twenties

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“Man with a Movie Camera, Reel One: a Selective Glossary,” in Film Studies: An International Review Issue 2 (Spring 2000)

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“Homeless Images: D.W.Griffith in the Eye of Soviet Filmmakers,” Griffithiana 60/61 (October 1997)

 

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Profiles

Charles Cohen
Charles Cohen
Italian Renaissance and Mannerist Art
CWAC 258
773.702.0619
Wei-Cheng Lin
Wei-Cheng Lin
Chinese Art and Architecture
CWAC 268
773.702.0268
2006-07
Iowa State University
Assistant Professor, East Asian Art and Architecture
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Richard Neer
Ancient Greek Art and Architecture
CWAC 259
773.702.5890
Andrei Pop
Andrei Pop
Modern Art and Aesthetics
1130 East 59th Street
773.702.8410
Megan Sullivan
Megan Sullivan
Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art
CWAC 272
773.702.5126