Calendar

E.g., 04/02/2015
E.g., 04/02/2015
Friday, April 17, 2015
Shakespeare's Women on Film : Sorcerers, Celebrities, Grrrls, and Other Upstarts

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Wait list only

This seminar has been rescheduled. Please note the new date above.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The Great Gatsby on Screen and in Context

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

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This seminar cultivates strategies for teaching F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby in relation to its film adaptations, privileging the 1974 and 2013 versions. First, we will discuss prompts students can answer during their reading or before a screening, facilitating richer responses to the movies’ images, sounds, and scene structures.

Friday, April 24, 2015
Gentrification

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

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The economic, political, social, and cultural aspects of gentrification are all important, both in terms of the foundations of the process and potential responses to it. This seminar will overview the key terms and theories necessary to understand the process of the ‘upgrading’ or ‘revitalization’ of previously disinvested urban neighborhoods.