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Janet Cutler

Professor, English

Office:
Dickson Hall 466
Email:
cutlerj@mail.montclair.edu
Phone:
973-655-7325
Degrees:
BA, The University of Chicago
MA, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
PhD, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
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Specialization

Film studies with an emphasis on American independent film (documentary and avant-garde; African American cinema; films on and about artists). Book: Struggles for Representation: African American Documentary Film and Video, co-edited with Phyllis Klotman, Indiana University Press, 2000. Recent publications: “Su Friedrich: Rewriting the Rules,” a chapter in Women’s Experimental Cinema, edited by Robin Blaetz, Duke University Press, 2007; “Don’t Say Mammy: Camille Billops’s Meditations on Motherhood,” a chapter in Motherhood Misconceived, co-edited by Heather Addison, Mary Kate Goodwin-Kelly, and Elaine Roth, SUNY Press, 2009; "Reclaiming the Black Family: Charles Burnett, Julie Dash, and the L.A. Rebellion,” a chapter in The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, 2012. Currently working on an essay on filmmaker Charles Burnett for the Oxford Bibliography Cinema Studies project.

Office Hours

Fall

Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm