Moving Pictures: Fine Art, Early Cinema, and the Politics of Culture

In conjunction with the exhibition Moving Pictures

In this panel discussion, Nancy Mowll Mathews, Howard Besser, Professor of Cinema Studies and Director, Program in Moving Image Archiving and Preservation, NYU, and Elizabeth Hutchinson, Assistant Professor of Art History, Barnard College, will address issues raised by Moving Pictures: How might the exhibition’s reconsideration of the dynamics between fine art and film, high and low culture affect the disciplines of art history, cinema studies, and cultural history? Moderator: Charles Musser. Discussant: Alan Trachtenberg, Neil Gray Professor Emeritus of English and American Studies, Yale University.

Co-sponsored by NYU’s Center for Media, Culture and History, Center for Religion and Media, Department of Cinema Studies (TSOA), and Grey Art Gallery

Starts 10/20/06 4:00 pm
Ends 10/20/06 6:00 pm
Participants Nancy Mowll Mathews, Howard Besser, Elizabeth Hutchinson, Charles Musser, Alan Trachtenberg
Location 721 Broadway, Room 656 (near Waverly Place)

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Program Types: Panel