Crime and Cinema

Friday, March 2, 2012 - 10:00am
Tawes 2115 / Ulrich Recital Hall (Tawes 1121)

The Symposium on Crime and Cinema is one of several elements of the Graduate Field Committee in Film Studies' semester on Crime and Cinema. Other events include the Arts and Humanities Dean's Speaker Series lecture with David Simon and the Colloquium on Crime and Cinema.

On Friday, March 2, the Graduate Field Committee in Film Studies, the Center for Literary and Comparative Studies, the Department of French and Italian, the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, the College of Arts and Humanities, the Graduate School, and the Miller Center for Historical Studies will present a symposium on Crime and Cinema.

This event is free and open to the public. While registration is not required, it is requested. Please contact Brian Real to RSVP or for more information. 


10:00 AM, Tawes 2115

10:30 AM, Tawes 2115
Introduction by Oliver Gaycken, Assistant Professor of English, University of Maryland
"Occluded Conduits: Fantastic Realism, Urban Crime, Les Vampires"

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Ulrich Recital Hall, Tawes 1121
Episode 3 of Les Vampires, "The Red Codebook," (Louis Feuillade, 1915/16), 39 min
Episode of The Wire, title TBA (Approximately One Hour)

1:00 PM- 1:45 PM, Tawes 2115

1:45 PM, Tawes 2115
Introductions to Afternoon Session 

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Tawes 2115
Seminar with Karla Oeler, Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies, Emory University
On her book, A Grammar of Murder

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, Tawes 2115 
Presentation by Andrea Goulet, Associate Professor of Romance Languages, University of Pennsylvania
"Savage in the City: Spatializing Reform in Eugène Sue's Les Mystères de Paris (and The Wire)"

5:30 PM, Tawes 2115