C’est bizarre: Queerness and French Cinema Discussion Series


Nov
05
2013

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  • Host Department: Screen Arts and Cultures (SAC)
  • Date: 11/05/2013 - 11/07/2013
  • Time: 7:00 PM - 6:00PM

  • Location: several venues

  • Description:

    We are excited to invite you to the C'est bizarre: Queerness and French Cinema Discussion Series, Nov. 5-7, featuring Dr. David Gerstner. Events will include a keynote by Dr. Gerstner, film screenings, a panel discussion on queerness in (French) cinema throughout the 20th century, and a brown bag lunch for graduate students on publishing queer work in the humanities. All are welcome!

    SCHEDULE

    TUESDAY NOVEMBER 5

    7-10pm, 2255 North Quad

    Keynote: Les Chansons ‘d’amour and the Lingua Franca of Queer Cinematic Beds

    Screening: Christophe Honoré’s Les Chansons d’amour (2007)

    WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 6

    Noon, SAC Conference Room 6th Floor North Quad

    Panel: Intersections of Queer Theory and French Cinema

    Featuring  Dr. Gerstner and Josh Morrison (SAC Ph.D. Student)

    6-9pm, Modern Languages Building 2

    Open Screening: Phillipe Vallois’ Johan (1976)

    THURSDAY NOVEMBER 7

    Noon, SAC Conference Room 6th Floor North Quad

    Grad Student Brown Bag Lunch: Publishing Queer Work in the Humanities

    3-6pm, 2265 North Quad

    Open Seminar: Queer Theory/Film Theory: Points of Contact, Resonances, Possibilities

    Contact jtmgrizz@umich.edu for readings

    Sponsors: Screen Arts & Cultures Sheldon Cohn Fund, The Departments of Comparative Literature, Romance Languages, American Culture, and Women’s Studies, and the Institute for the Humanities