Dr. Roberta Jill Craven

Dr. Roberta Jill Craven

Dr. Roberta Jill Craven

Professor of English; Film Studies


Jill.Craven@millersville.edu
Office: Perry House 203
Phone: (717) 872-3627
Fax: (717) 871-2446

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Additional Information

Degrees

  • Ph.D. Comparative Literature, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • B.S. Mathematical Science/Computer Science, UNC-Chapel Hill

Specializations

  • Film Studies
  • Critical Theory
  • Narrative Studies

Interests

  • Author: Faulkner
  • Theorists: Foucault, Bakhtin, Arendt
  • Directors: Polanski, Welles

University/Program Connections

  • Chair, Humanities Film Series
  • University Wide Advisement Council
  • The Honors College
  • The Faculty Senate Ad Hoc Honor Code Committee

Community & Club Connections

Passions & Distractions

Skiing, my daughter Page

Courses Taught

  • English 110: English Composition
  • English 240: Introduction to Film
  • English 311: Advanced Composition
  • English 347: Studies of Ethnicity in Cinema
  • English 451/651: Literary Theory and Criticism
  • English 481: History of Film
  • English 482: Film and American Society
  • English 483: Politics, Film, and Electronic Media
  • English 484: Brave New Worlds: Exploring Technology through Film
  • EDW 736: The Film Studies Workshop (for educators)

Sample Publications