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Keynote: Christian Keathley

Christian Keathley is Associate Professor in the Film & Media Culture Department at Middlebury College. Professor Keathley received his Ph.D. in Film Studies from the University of Iowa, and his M.F.A. in Filmmaking from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He received a B.A. and an M.A. in English and Film Studies from the University of Florida.

He is the author of Cinephilia and History, or The Wind in the Trees (Indiana University Press, 2006), and is currently completing a second book, The Mystery of Otto Preminger (under contract to Indiana University Press).

Professor Keathley teaches a range of film studies courses, including Aesthetics of the Moving Image, French New Wave, Authorship and Cinema (Jean Renoir and Fritz Lang), Film Theory, and International Cinema (Cinema and Memory). In addition, Professor Keathley teaches video production courses.

In addition to his work on cinephilia and Otto Preminger, Professor Keathley’s research interest focuses on the presentation of academic scholarship in a multi-media format.