Institute of Historical Research: Film History Seminars, Autumn 2017

Venue: Past & Present Room N202, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House, London

Time: Thursdays, 17:30

Convenors: Mark Glancy (Queen Mary University of London)

Autumn Term 2017

12 October: “When the Revolution Comes”: The Politics of Remembering Mary C. McCall Jr and the Women Who “Owned” Hollywood, J.E. Smyth (University of Warwick)

9 November: Travolta Fever: Masculinity as Spectacle in the 1970s, Adrian Garvey (Queen Mary University of London)

23 November: Looking For Lela: Finding, and Defining, Women’s Creative Labour in the Production Cultures of Classical Hollywood Cinema, Helen Hanson (University of Exeter)

7 December: “Our Bravest and Most Beautiful Soldier”: Pola Negri, Wartime, and the Gendering of Anxiety in Hotel Imperial (1927), Elisabetta Girelli (University of St Andrews)  

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