Tien-Tien Jong


B.A., Dartmouth College, Film & Media Studies
B.A. Thesis: "This Waking Dream We Call Human Life: Ballet, Opera and the Unconscious in Musical Film"; Advisor: Amy Lawrence

Research Interests: 

Dance in film; opera films and musicals; pop music in film; automatons, robots and non-human characters; "rampant juvenile delinquency"; costuming; Brakhage and Anger; representations of gender, race, and disability; animation; Technicolor; and video art.

Presentations & Publications: 

- "Romancing the Cog: Dancing Automatons and the Artifical Woman in Powell & Pressburger's TALES OF HOFFMANN," paper presented at "Performing Bodies: Gesture, Affect, and Embodiment on Screen," Cinema & Media Studies Graduate Student Conference at the University of Chicago, April 17-18th, 2015.