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Frank Manchel

Frank Manchel, American English and film educator. Grantee Simmonds Found, 1971, National Committee for Innovating Practices in the Teaching of English, 1968-1969. Member Society for Cinema Studies (treasurer 1971-1976), University Film and Video Association (constituencies committee 1982-1984), American Federation Film Societies (chairman 1974-1976).

Background

  • Manchel, Frank was born on July 22, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Ohio State University, 1957. Master of Arts, Hunter College, 1960. Doctor of Education, Columbia University, 1966.

    Career

    • Assistant professor English Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, 1964-1967. Associate professor English University Vermont, Burlington, 1967-1971, professor communications and theater, 1971-1977, associate dean College Arts and Sciences, 1977-1988, professor English, since 1988. Critic-at-large Channel 22-television, Burlington, 1981-1983.

      Critic ETV, Burlington, 1981-1988. Member, past chairman Peabody Board, 1981-1988.

    Works

    • Terrors of the screen
    • Discusses the history, techniques, characters, and plots of horror films from around the world.
    • Great Sports Movies
    • Traces the history of sport films and discusses some of the most outstanding examples.
    • Cameras West
    • 1971 Hardback & dust jacket are VERY GOOD condition, ex-library copy.

    Membership

    Member Society for Cinema Studies (treasurer 1971-1976), University Film and Video Association (constituencies committee 1982-1984), American Federation Film Societies (chairman 1974-1976).

    Connections

    • Married Sheila Wachtel. Children: Steven, Gary.
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    • 1957
      Ohio State University
    • 1960
      Hunter College
    • 1966
      Columbia University
    • 1964 - 1967
      Assistant, professor English Southern Connecticut State University
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1967 - 1971
      associate, professor English University Vermont
      Burlington, Massachusetts, United States