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Mailing Address
Comparative Literature Program
Dartmouth College
6051 Reed Hall, Room 201
Hanover, NH 03755

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone: (603) 646-2912
Fax: (603) 646-9288

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Amy Lawrence


Photo of Amy LawrenceProfessor of Film and Television Studies and Comparative Literature
318 Wilson Hall
(603) 646-3834

Research Interests

  • Avant garde film and poetry
  • Women and Third World film
  • British film and television
  • Animation history and theory

Selected Publications

  • "The Passion of Montgomery Clift," University of California Press, March 2010.
  • "Two Sisters: Animated Films by Faith Hubley and Caroline Leaf," in Women and Experimental Filmmaking, J. Petrolle and V. W. Wexman (eds.), (2005), 193-201.
  • "Counterfeit Motion: The Animated Films of Eadweard Muybridge," Film Quarterly, 57:2 (Winter 2004) 15-25.
  • "Trapped in a Tomb of Their Own Making: The American Family and Domestic Architecture in Sirk and Ophuls," Filmn Culture, G. Gemunden and E. Rentschler (eds.), 23:2-3 (Winter/Spring 1999) 150-166.
  • The Films of Peter Greenaway, (1997).
  • Echo and Narcissus: Women's Voices in Classical Hollywood Cinema, (1991).

Current Projects

  • "Marlene Dietrich: The Voice as Mask;" "The Face of a Saint: Montgomery Clift and I Confess;" "Re-Producing Muybridge;" "The Beating Human Heart: GE and the Image Archive;" "Constructing a Priest, Silencing a Saint: The PCA and I Confess:" "Dead Animals in Motion: Eadweard Muybridge and the Representation of Animals"

Last Updated: 1/27/10