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Susan Felleman

Film and Media Studies Program
University of South Carolina

Office: 215A McMaster
Phone Number: (803) 777-8833


PhD, Art History, City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center



Susan Felleman is the author of three books, Real Objects in Unreal Situations: Modern Art in Fiction Films (Intellect 2014), Art in the Cinematic Imagination (Texas 2006), and Botticelli in Hollywood: The Films of Albert Lewin (Twayne 1997), as well as numerous other publications, among them, “Source Hunting in a Dreamscape,” about art history and the films of David Lynch, in Lola (no. 7, 2016); “Two Way Mirror: Francis Bacon and the Deformation of Film,” in Film, Art, New Media: Museum without Walls?, edited by Angela Dalle Vacche (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2012); and “Remembering, Repeating, and Working Through: Three Screen Memories by Wago Kreider,” in Film Trilogies: New Critical Approaches, edited by Claire Perkins and Constantine Verevis (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2012). She is the author of three chapters of Screening Statues: Sculpture and Cinema, forthcoming from Edinburgh University Press. 


Introduction to Film and Media Studies
Feminism, Art and Media
History of Experimental Film

Areas of Specialization 

Relationship between film and other visual arts
History and theory of avant-garde film and video and the art film
History and theory of Hollywood cinema
Modern art and theory
Psychoanalytic theory
Feminist theory