Name: Darl Larsen
Title: Associate Chair, Professor
Office: F-340 HFAC
Profile: Darl Larsen is Professor of Theatre & Media Arts and the Center for Animation at BYU, with emphases in film genres and history, animation, and screenwriting. His forthcoming work—A Book About the Film Monty Python’s Life of Brian—will be published by Rowman & Littlefield in 2018. A Book About the Film Monty Python and the Holy Grail was published by R & L in 2015. He has also published two editions of Monty Python’s Flying Circus: An Utterly Complete, Thoroughly Unillustrated, Absolutely Unauthorized Guide to Possibly All the References From Arthur “Two Sheds” Jackson to Zambesi (Scarecrow Press, 2013; 2008), and Monty Python, Shakespeare and English Renaissance Drama (McFarland, 2003).
Doctorate, Northern Illinois University, 2000; Master’s, Brigham Young University, 1993; Bachelor’s, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1990
- TMA 291-292 Film History
- TMA 341 Nickelodeon Writer’s Series (short comedy)
- TMA 441 Advanced Screenwriting
- TMA 492R Genres: Science Fiction Film and Literature
- TMA 497 Motion Picture Mirror of Our Times (Film Noir; Asian Cinemas)
- TMA 498R Special Topics: Monty Python
- Honors 304R The Films of Akira Kurosawa; History of American Animation
- TMA 689 Graduate Film History and Theory
- TMA 700 Graduate Seminars
Books – Learn more about Darl Larsen’s publications on his Amazon author page.