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***POSTPONED***Visual culture lecture series - Prof. Tom Gunning, University of Chicago

Lecture postponed to be rescheduled at a later date (TBA).  Please check back for new date.

Tom Gunning is the Edwin and Betty Bergman Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago. He will be speaking at U of T Scarborough on Thursday, June 7 from 5 to 8 p.m., room S-128.

Gunning is a professor in the Department of Art History and the Chair of the Committee on Cinema and Media Studies. He is a specialist on international early and silent cinema, American avant-garde cinema, Hollywood film genres, and classical film theory. Gunning works on problems of film style and interpretation, film history and film culutre, and he has authored more than 100 publications and has focused on early cinema and the culture of modernity. His first book was D.W. Griffith and the Origins of American Narrative Film, followed by The Films of Fritz Lang: Allegories of Vision and Modernity. Visit for other details and events in the series.

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