When and where was the first Ph.D. in cinema studies awarded?   I'm 
interested in a variety of opnions.  For example, do we count a degree 
granted in an English or a Philosophy department for a dissertation 
entirely about movies? 

Thanks to all for your help.


Krin Gabbard
Professor of Comparative Literature and English
Humanities 2048
State University of New York
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5355
(631) 632-7460
(631) 632-5707 (fax)

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