The Seminar on the History and Epistemology of Films Studies is pleased to present a lecture with Prof. Patricia White (Swarthmore College)
Patricia White received her Ph.D. in the History of Consciousness from the University of California, Santa Cruz and graduated in the first class of Film Studies majors from Yale. She is the author if Uninvited: Classical Hollywood Cinema and Lesbian Representability (Indiana University Press, 1999), and co-author with Timothy Corrigan of the introductory film studies textbook The Film Experience (Bedford St. Martin’s, 2004, second edition forthcoming 2008). She edited and introduced a volume of essays by Teresa de Lauretis, Figures of Resistance (Illinois University Press, 2007) and her essays and chapters on feminist and lgbt film have appeared in The Feminist Reader in Early Cinema, Screen, Camera Obscura, and Cinema Journal and other venues. She is currently writing a book on global women filmmakers. She is a member of the editorial collective of Camera Obscura and currently the chair of the board of Women Make Movies, the nonprofit distributor of film and video by and about women.