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art educator

Patricia B. Erens, art educator. Grant, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1986, Fulbright Senior Scholarship, CIES, Hong Kong, 1994, CIES, Brazil, 2009.

Background

Erens, Patricia B. Daughter of Benjamin and Nettie Norman Brett.

Education

Bachelor, George Washington University, 1959. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1981.

Career

Professor Rosary College, River Forest, Illinois, 1977—1994, Dominican University, River Forest, since 2000, School Art Institute Chicago, since 2001. Senior lecturer University Hong Kong, 1994—2000. Editorial board Cinema Journal, 1993—1997.

Speaker American Studies Conference, Bangkok, 1999.

Works

Membership

Advisory board Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, since 1972. Trustee Chicago Theological Seminary, 2002—2005. Director Writers in Heartland, Illinois, since 2008, Asian Art Council, Chicago, since 2003.

Fellow: Society Cinema & Media Studies (editor since 1970). Member: Art Institute Chicago.

Connections

Children: Pamela, Bradley.

father:
Benjamin Brett

mother:
Nettie Norman Brett

children:
Pamela Erens

Bradley Erens