Seminar: “Controversies in US Literature and Film”

Please join us for a JMC and INTERACT-project Seminar,
“Controversies in US Literature and Film”.

Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Time: 14:00-17:00
Place: University of Turku, Arcanum, ARC112

Many controversies related to minorities, reading, literature and film representations are topical in current US cultural debates. Hollywood’s assumptions, literary activism and intersectional reading are discussed in this June seminar organized by INTERACT-project funded by Kone Foundation and The John Morton Center for North American Studies.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Heike Raphael-Hernandez is Professor of American Studies at the University of Würzburg, Germany. Together with Cheryl Finley (Cornell U) and Leigh Raiford (UC Berkeley), she was awarded an American Council of Learned Societies Collaborative Research Fellowship for 2015-2017 for their joined research project “Visualizing Travel, Gendering the African Diaspora.”

Please note that the event starts 14:00 sharp.

Students may collect a lecture pass entry from each session.

Please register at the latest on June 9th, since coffee will be served at the event. Click the link below to register for the event:

If you’d like to join the seminar remotely, you can join us via Zoom. Please save the information for the Zoom below.
Topic: The JMC and Kone Foundation Seminar: Controversies in US Literature and Film
Time: Jun 11, 2024 02:00 PM

Meeting ID: 647 1777 6802
Passcode: 068062

See you there!