Seminar Series 2022-2023, Semester 1

3 October, 5pm: Professor Shelleen Greene (UCLA), ‘Oenothea’s Gaze: Donyale Luna in Fellini-Satyricon (1969)’. Co-hosted with the Italian Department. Location: UCO 31 This presentation examines African American model and actress Donyale Luna, who performed the role of Oneathea in Fellini-Satyricon (1969). I argue that similar to many black women artists working in Italy during the 1960s … Read more

Reading group: ‘Translation and activism’

Wednesday 16 November, 1-2 pm, HYBRID (Buchanan 216, online on Microsoft Teams) Our next interdisciplinary reading group will focus on translation and activism. We warmly welcome participation from staff, postgraduate students, and Honours students interested in these topics from any disciplinary background. We will be reading the introduction to Maria Tymoczko’s influential edited volume Translation, … Read more

Brown Bag Talks 2022-2023, Semester 1

  2 Nov, 1pm: Lucy Szemetová (Film Studies), ‘Excavating “Invisible” Histories – (Dis)Remembering Socialist Secret Police Through Documentary Film?’ Location: Buchanan 305 Abstract: The talk will explore Gábor Zsigmond Papp’s The Life of an Agent (2004), a compilation of state security training films from Hungary’s (socialist) Kádár era (1956-1988). This documentary film is produced through … Read more