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    Dr. Janice Simon is the Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of Art History at the University of Georgia in Athens, where she has taught since 1988. Raised in Buffalo, NY, where she studied art history as an undergraduate, and then achieving her MA and Ph.D. at the University of Michigan, Janice has been interested in art and film since she was twelve years old.  In addition to her courses on her specialty, American art and her popular course, Spirituality in Modern Art, Janice has taught graduate and undergraduate seminars on the filmic art of Alfred Hitchcock for over twenty years. She has been researching Hitchcock's use of art and art history in his films in preparation for an article. 

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March 20, 2021
The Screen as Canvas: Alfred Hitchcock as Master of Images The famous “master of suspense,” director Alfred Hitchcock compared himself to the abstract painter Paul Klee, and insisted that he thought “only on that white screen that has to be...