Institute for the Humanities

Workshop: “Critical Theory, Psychoanalysis and the Politics of the Archive in Spanish Cinema”

November 10, 2017


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Organized by Steven Marsh, Hispanic and Italian Studies
This workshop will to bring a group of leading scholars currently working on contemporary Spanish visual culture and particularly film to UIC. Its intention is, firstly, to discuss and debate questions of national cinema in an age of globalization. However, it also seeks to defend a theoretical approach to film at a moment when such approaches are under attack within the disciplinary framework of Hispanic Studies. Precisely at a moment in history when the status of the moving image – its indexical relation to reality is being questioned, is when a complex engagement with the materiality of film seems most necessary. The technological changes in the evolution of the filmic image – the so-called digital revolution – raise all kinds of philosophical and political issues regarding filmic representation.

Location

Lower level SH Stevenson Hall

Fee

free

Audience

Campus community/Faculty/Students/Alumni

Website

huminst.uic.edu/ifth/events/conferences/2017-2018

Contact

lvavra@uic.edu
312-996-6352

Category

Lectures, Seminars and Meetings/Conferences and Workshops

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Institute for the Humanities

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08-31-2017

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