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  Angela Dalle Vacche
Associate Professor
Curatorial Associate for Performa-Arts, New York
School of Literature, Media, and Communication
Curator/speaker at Image & Movement: Film Studies & Art
History, The Clark Institute, Williamstown, MA, March 2009
Visiting Full Professor at University of Paris 7 (Diderot) for 2008/2009

Ph.D., University of Iowa, Film Studies
Joined faculty in 2003

Research areas/interests
Early Cinema, Film Theory and Aesthetics, Women in Film, International Cinema, Cinema and Painting

Signed contract with Palgrave/Macmillan for MUSEUM WITHOUT WALLS: FILM, ART, NEW MEDIA, an anthology edited by Angela Dalle Vacche, mostly based on the International Symposium Image and Movement she organized at The Clark Institute in March 2009. Delivery Date: August 2011, Publication Date 2012.

Choice 2009 Distinguished Book Award for Diva: Defiance and Passion in Early Italian Cinema, Texas, 2008.

Angela Dalle Vacche received a Leverhulme Distinguished Full Professorship by the Leverhulme Trust (United Kingdom) and The University of London for Jan-June 2007 with an affiliation at Birkbeck College in the History of Art, Film and Visual Studies Department. She is expected to give at least one public Leverhulme lecture each month and the rest of the time is left for research. She will be researching a film theory book divided in three sections; one on early cinema and color, one on Italian neorealism, art and philosophy and one on African film, color and textiles.

July 2002, Rockefeller/Bellagio.

Fall 1991, Mellon Fellowship, Yale University, Whitney Humanities Center.

Current and recent projects  
A film retrospective about Italian Futurism for 2009.

Recent and selected publications  
Diva: Early Italian Film Culture, Technology and Temporality (forthcoming in 2008 with the University of Texas Press). The book will be released with a DVD with rare archival footage of Peter Delpeut, Diva Dolorosa, 1999 sponsored by Zeitgeist Films, New York City and the Nederlands Filmmuseum, Amsterdam.

Co-authored anthology:
Angela Dalle Vacche- Brian Price, Color, A Film Reader, Routledge, 2006.

Books: Anthology Contributions
“Surrealism in Art and Film: Time and Face,” Rosalyn Galt and Karl Schoonover eds. Global Art Cinema (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010).

“Rethinking Neo-Realism: Bazin and Kepler,” Seminar in the Historiography of Film Theory-University of Udine International Film Conference 2008 Proceedings edited by Francesco Casetti, Jane Gaines, Valentina Re (Udine: Forum, 2009).

“ The Difference of Cinema and the Arts,” Opening Bazin edited by Dudley Andrew (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010) forthcoming.

“Divas: Actresses, Themes, Issues,” in Giorgio Bertellini ed. , Silent Italian Cinema (London: John Libbey, 2011), forthcoming.