Several articles by Catherine Portuges, professor of Comparative Literature and director of the Interdepartment Program in Film Studies, have been published recently.
“Jewish Immigrant Directors and their Impact on Hollywood” appears in “Hollywood's Chosen People: The Jewish Experience in American Cinema,” published by Wayne State University Press and edited by Daniel Bernardi, Murray Pomerance and Hava Tirosh-Samuelson.
“Cinema’s Alchemist: The Films of Peter Forgacs,” published by the University of Minnesota Press, includes a chapter by Portuges titled “Found Images as Witness to Central European History: ‘A Bibó Reader’ and ‘Miss Universe 1929.’” The book is edited by Bill Nichols and Michael.
“Jewish Identities and Generational Perspectives in Hungarian Cinema” is part of “A Companion to Eastern European Cinemas,” edited by Anikó Imre and published by Wiley-Blackwell.
Portuges also contributed a film review essay for a DVD release of István Szabó's 1979 film “Confidence/Bizalom” in the London-based Second Run DVD.