Monti, Gloria

Monti, Gloria

Department | Cinema and Television Arts

Phone | 657-278-5922

Email |

Office | CP 650-14

Office Hours | Tu & We 4:00-5:30PM

Degree and University | B.A., M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D., Yale University and M.A., The University of Iowa

Degree Area | American Studies/Film Studies

Teaching Areas | Film Studies

Research Areas | Hollywood cinema, Italian cinema, Jean-Luc Godard, Feminist Film Theory, Critical Race Theory, Stardom

A native of Italy, Dr. Gloria Monti first came to the United States as a student at the age of 17.  She earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in American Studies/Film Studies at Yale University and a graduate degree in Communication Studies/Film Studies at the University of Iowa.  She is Associate Professor in the Department of Cinema and Television Arts, where she teaches Film Studies.


CTVA 271: American Cinema (Beginnings-1945)
CTVA 272: American Cinema (1945-1990)
CTVA 301: Critical Studies, Cinema
CTVA 372: World Cinema (Beginnings-1950)
CTVA 373: World Cinema (1950-1990)
CTVA 377-T: National Cinemas (Italian Cinema)
CTVA 378-T: Film Genres (American Film Comedy, The Road Movie, Children Onscreen)
CTVA 379-T: Auteurs (Jean-Luc Godard, Bernardo Bertolucci, Ken Loach)
CTVA 471-T: Topics in Film Theory (Feminist Film Theory, Race Onscreen, Construction of Stardom)
CTVA 512: Film Theory and Criticism


B.A. Yale University, 1985

M.A. The University of Iowa, 1987

M.A. Yale University, 1991

M. Phil. Yale University, 1993

Ph.D. Yale University, 2000


“Traversing the Onscreen City: Nannarella’s (Mamma) Roma.”  Capital City: Rome, 1870-2010.  Ed. Cristina Mazzoni.  Spec. issue of Annali d’Italianistica 28 (2010): 279-293. 

“Look Who’s Talking: Nessuno torna indietro, From Alba de Céspedes to Alessandro Blasetti.”  Watching Pages, Reading Pictures: Cinema and Modern Literature in Italy.  Ed. Daniela De Pau and Georgina Torello.  Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars P, 2008.  191-211.  

“Un secolo di registe.”  In Italian.  Leggendaria Mar./Apr. 2000: 17-19. 

“Language/Woman: Two or Three Things I Know About Them.”  Phoebe 2.2 (1990): 80-88. 


Comebacks: The Return of the Aging Star, co-edited with Martin Shingler.