Irish Studies Würzburg

    Prof. Dr. Lance Pettitt (University of Wuppertal, Germany) "Irish Cinema: A (Short) Screen History" January 24, 2022, 4-6 pm c.t. (CET)

    "Irish Cinema: A (Short) Screen History"
    Datum: 24.01.2022, 16:00 - 18:00 Uhr
    Vortragende*r: Prof. Dr. Lance Pettitt

    This lecture presents a century of Irish moving image history. Opening with a discussion of excerpts from three films from the current generation of the twenty-first century: Yu Ming is Ainm Dom/My name is Yu Ming (2003), The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2002), and Normal People (2020). Participants will be provided with the URLs when they register for the session. The lecture will then explore the origins of cinema in Ireland in the late-nineteenth century and tracks forward through the key stages of its development to the current millennial generation.



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    Prof. Dr. Lance Pettitt is Travelling Professor of Irish Studies at Bergische University, Wuppertal, and Associate Research Fellow, Birkbeck, University of London. He is the author of The Last Bohemian (Syracuse UP, forthcoming 2022) and Screening Ireland: Film, Television and Digital Representation (Manchester UP, 2nd ed forthcoming 2023).



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    Irish Studies Würzburg (ISWÜ)

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