Dudley Andrew

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Dudley Andrew (born 27 July 1945)[1][2] is an American film theorist. He is R. Selden Rose Professor of Film and Comparative Literature at Yale University, where he has taught since the year 2000. Andrew has been called, on the occasion of one of his invited lecture series, "one of the most influential scholars in the areas of theory, history and criticism".[3] He particularly specializes in world cinema, film theory and aesthetics, and French cinema. He has also written on Japanese cinema, especially the work of Kenji Mizoguchi. He has been given a Guggenheim Fellowship[4] and was named an Officier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2006.[1] In 2011, he received the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Distinguished Career Achievement Award.[5] He is currently chair of the Department of Comparative Literature at Yale.[6]

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  1. ^ a b "Book of Members, 1780-2010: Chapter A" (PDF). American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 18 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Andrew, Dudley, 1945-". Library of Congress Authorities. Retrieved 15 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Summer Institute in Film launches with lectures by film theorist Dudley Andrew". Y-File. May 25, 2009. Retrieved 21 December 2009. 
  4. ^ "Dudley Andrew". John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Retrieved 25 January 2010. 
  5. ^ "Distinguished Career Achievement Award". Society for Cinema and Media Studies. 
  6. ^ Dudley Andrew Yale Film Studies Faculty