Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Shannon Lecture – Through Images, Words, and Sounds: Filmic Narration and Public History

This Friday in the second presentation of the Carleton University 2015 Shannon Lectures on the theme Performing History: Re-Staging the Past, Dr. Bruno Ramirez will present “Through Images, Words, and Sounds: Filmic Narration and Public History.”
Dr. Ramirez’s talk will address the dangers and rewards of filmic versions of the past. Drawing from his practice as both academic historian and screenwriter of historical films, with a main focus on the immigrant experience in Canadian history, Dr. Ramirez will discuss the relationship between historical films and public history.
The talk is at 1:30 PM, Friday, October 9, 2015, in the Multi-Media Lab, Discovery Centre, MacOdrum Library.

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