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Tuesday, 29 December

517. Time(s) for (Media) Theory

3:30–4:45 p.m., Congress A, Loews

Program arranged by the Division on Film

Presiding: Kara Keeling, Univ. of Southern California

1. “The Stranger and Her Question: Rethinking Narrative in the Films of Roberto Rossellini,” Constantin Parvulescu, West Univ. of Timisoara

2. “The Future of the Past: Marking Time in 1970s (Cine)Philia,” Maria San Filippo, Wellesley Coll.

3. “The Subject of the Twentieth Century: French Philosophy of Cinema and a New Understanding of Modern History,” Hunter Vaughan, Washington Univ.

Speaker's Annotation:
Hunter Vaughan received his PhD in Modern Languages from the University of Oxford, where he specialized in French cinema and philosophy. Alongside his interests in transnational cinema, film theory, and issues of identity in representation, he is currently working on a research project concerning the French Philosophy of Cinema, as illustrated through the work of Schefer, Deleuze, and Ranciere. He is currently Lecturer of Film and Media Studies at Washington University in St. Louis.

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