virginia wright wexman

Professor Emerita

Virginia Wright Wexman's specialty is film studies. She teaches courses on film history, film genres, film authorship, and national cinemas. Her books include Creating The Couple: Love, Marriage, And Hollywood Performance; Roman Polanski; A History Of Film (co-authored with Jack Ellis); and an edited volume Film And Authorship. She is currently working on a book entitled, Compromised Positions: Hollywood Directors and the Cultural Construction of the Artist. Wexman served as President of the Society for Cinema Studies from 1993 to 1995. From 1982 to 1987 she edited the Society's quarterly Cinema Journal.

  • Women and Experimental Filmmaking
  • A History of Film
  • Film and Authorship (Depth of Film)
  • Jane Campion: Interviews (Interviews With Filmmakers Series)
  • Letter from an Unknown Woman (Rutgers Films in Print)
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Contact Information

Office: 1923 UH, MC 162
Phone: 312-413-9798
Fax: 312-413-1005