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Robert Sitton, Ph.D.

Robert Sitton

Department of Culture & Media
rsitton@marylhurst.edu

Education

Ph.D. in Philosophy, Duke University
BA in Philosophy and Psychology, Wake Forest University

Classes Taught

Technology, History and Global Power
History of Film
History of Medicine

About

After earning his Ph.D., Robert Sitton joined the cultural news department of The New York Times and went on to head the film education program of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. After teaching at the University of California at Berkeley, he directed the Northwest Film Study Center at the Portland Art Museum during its formative years. At Marylhurst, he specializes in the histories of film, medicine and technology. His most recent writing appeared in The Journal of Film and Philosophy. Sitton has recently published a biography of the pioneering film critic Iris Barry. His book is Lady in the Dark, Iris Barry and the Art of Film (Columbia University Press, 2014)

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Marylhurst Faculty Receive OBA Nominations

Three Marylhurst faculty - Emily Kendal Frey, Bob Sitton and Andrea Stolowitz - were named finalists in the Literary Arts' 2015 Oregon Book Awards.

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January 03, 2015 – March 12, 2015

The Faces of Marylhurst Project

Renowned Northwest artist Dennis Cunningham has an annual tradition – make a self-portrait. In the summer of 2014, Cunningham incorporated a "hig...

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March 09, 2015

Prior Learning Assessment Information Session

For those interested in receiving college credit for documented college-level learning from employment, volunteer work, or other learning experienc...

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April 30, 2015

Belluschi Pavilion Celebration

Celebrate the completion of the Belluschi Pavilion. Tour the house and grounds, learn about its history and re-construction at Marylhurst, and en...

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