MU Closed Wednesday

With the forecast of “a wintry mix changing to snow,” Millersville University has decided to close the campus for Wednesday, November 26.  It is important to note that ALL classes will be held, as scheduled, the remainder of today and tonight.  Only essential personnel are to report on Wednesday. 

 Have a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving.

 Policy on Snow Delays/Cancellations

Dr. Roberta Jill Craven

Dr. Jill Craven

Dr. Jill Craven

Chair of English; Professor of English/Film Studies
Office: Chryst 102; Perry House 203
Phone: (717) 872-3627
Fax: (717) 871-2446

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Additional Information


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


  • Film Studies
  • Critical Theory
  • Narrative Studies


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

University/Program Connections

  • Strategic Planning Steering Committee
  • University Wide Advisement Council
  • The Honors College

Community & Club Connections

Passions & Distractions

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Courses Taught

  • English 110: English Composition
  • English 232: World Literature II
  • English 240: Introduction to Film
  • English 311: Advanced Composition
  • English 347: Studies of Ethnicity in Cinema
  • English 451/651: Literary Theory and Criticism
  • English 481/681: History of Film
  • English 482/682: 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)

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