Ian Olney, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
Coordinator of Film Studies
- B.A., Rhodes College (1995)
- M.A., University of South Carolina, Columbia (1997)
- Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln (2003)
- Coordinator of Film Studies
- Coordinator, Humanities Film Series, 2005-present
- Faculty Advisor, York College Film Society, 2004-present
- President, Literature/Film Association, 2012-present
- Introduction to Film and Film History
- Literature and Film
- Film Genres, Directors, Periods, and National Cinemas
- Film Theory and Criticism
- European Cinema
- The Horror Film
- American Independent Film
- Cinema in the Twentieth Century Literary Imagination
- Summer Research Fellowship, 2012
- Key-Note Speaker, IRIS Film Festival, 2009
- York College of Pennsylvania Summer Research Grant, 2005
- “The Whip and the Body: Sex, Violence, and Performative Spectatorship in Euro-Horror S&M Cinema.” Screening the Dark Side of Love: From Euro-Horror to American Cinema. Ed. Karen Randell and Karen Ritzenhoff. Palgrave, 2012: 1-17.
- Euro Horror: Classic European Horror Cinema in Contemporary American Culture. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013.
- Olney, Ian. “Towards an Historical Poetics of Digital Cinema.” Humanities and Technology Review 28 (2009): 85-103.
- Olney, Ian. “A la recherche d’une femme perdue: Proust through the Lens of Chantal Akerman’s La Captive.” In/Fidelity: Essays on Film Adaptation. Ed. David L. Kranz and Nancy C. Mellerski. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008: 155-171.
- Olney, Ian. “The Problem Body Politic, or ‘These Hands Have a Mind All Their Own!’: Figuring Disability in the Horror Film Adaptations of Renard’s Les mains d’Orlac.” Literature/Film Quarterly 34:4 (2006): 294-302.