FORA.tv Speaker - Dana Polan
Dana Polan is the author of 8 books in film and media and approximately 200 essays, reviews, and review-essays. Two of the books are forthcoming in Duke University Press's new series, Spin-offs, on individual television shows: one on The Sopranos, one on Julia Child's The French Chef. He is a former president of the Society for Cinema Studies, the professional society for film, and a former editor of its publication, Cinema Journal.
He has a Doctorat d'Etat in Letters from the Sorbonne Nouvelle and a Ph.D. in Modern Thought from Stanford. He has been knighted by the French Ministry of Culture for contributions to cross-cultural exchange, and in 2003, he was selected as one of that year's two Academy Foundation Scholars by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
02.12.09 | 00:57:01 min
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