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English and film educator

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

Member, past chairman Peabody Board, 1981-1988.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Terrors of the Screen, 1970 (Junior Literature Guild award 1970), Cameras West, 1972 (Junior Literature Guild award 1972), Film Study: A Resource Guide, 1972 (American Library Association award 1973), Great Sports Movies, 1980, Film Study: An Analytical Bibliography, 4 vols., 90, others. Editor Journal of Popular Film and television, Bowling Green, Ohio, since 1977, Journal of Film and History, Stillwater, Oklahoma, since 1996.

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.

spouse:
Sheila Wachtel

children:
Steven Manchel

Gary Manchel