Sam Di Iorio

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  • Deputy Executive Officer and Associate Professor, French
  • Associate Professor, Film Studies

Research Interests

  • French Cinema, Film Theory, 20th Century Literature, Philosophy, Intellectual History

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

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Affiliated Campus(es)

  • Hunter College

Selected Publications:

  • “The Heat of the Moment: The Return to Work at the Wonder Factory.” (October 2018).https://www.criterion.com/current/posts/5925-the-heat-of-the-moment-ten-minutes-that-capture-the-revolution-of-1968 [criterion.com]
  • “Paint Tubes: Cinéma vérité as representation.” Studies in French Cinema 18:3 (July 2018): 278-288.
  • “Troubles Saisonniers: Le joli mai et Chronique d’un été” in Chris Marker: L’homme-monde, eds. Christine Van Assche, Raymond Bellour, Jean-Michel Frodon (Actes Sud/ Cinémathèque Française/ Bozar, 2018): 222-227.
  • “Les Vivants et Les Morts.” Trafic 105 (Spring 2018): 52-62.
  • “Material Turns: French Cinema and the Construction of Everyday Life” in The French Cinema Book, Revised Edition, eds. Michael Temple and Michael Witt (Palgrave/British Film Institute, 2018): 211-217.
  • “The Fragile Present: Statues Also Die with Night and Fog.” South Central Review 33:2 (Summer 2016): 15-29.
  • Co-editor, with Dudley Andrew, Yves Citton, and Vincent Debaene for Philip Watts’Barthes and Cinema. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. French edition: Le Cinema de Roland Barthes (Saint-Vincent-de-Mercuze: De L’Incidence éditeur, 2015). 
  • “Bad Objects: Truffaut’s Radicalism” in A Companion to François Truffaut, eds. Dudley Andrew and Anne Gillain (Wiley/Blackwell, 2013): 356-374.
  • “Truth and Consequences.” Essay for 2013 Criterion Collection DVD/Blu-Ray release of Chronicle of a Summer: 6-32.
  • “Revolt Into Style: Marc’O’s Les Idoles.”  Film Comment 44:5 (September/October 2008): 62-63.
  • “Three Tracking Shots: Jacques Rivette Towards a Masterless Cinema.” The New Wave at Fifty, Special Issue of Contemporary French Civilization 32:2 (Summer 2008): 85-112.
  • “Total Cinema: Chronicle of a Summer and the end of Bazinian Film Theory.” Screen 48:1 (Spring 2007): 25-43.
  • Chaîne et chaîne: Representation as Corrosion in François Bon’s Daewoo.”  The French Novel Now, Special Issue of SubStance 35:3 (December 2006): 5-22.
  • “The Woodcutter’s Gaze: Luc Moullet and Cahiers du Cinéma 1956-1969.” SubStance 34:3 (December 2005): 79-95.
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Affiliated Campus(es)

  • Hunter College