Lecture by Malcolm Turvey: "Cinema, Modernity, and the Avant-Garde"

Presented by the Visual Studies Program
March 6, 2012, 7:00–8:30 pm

Timken Lecture Hall, San Francisco Campus
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Malcolm Turvey teaches film studies at Sarah Lawrence College and is an editor of October. He is the author of two books about modernist and avant-garde film and film theory: Doubting Vision: Film and the Revelationist Tradition (Oxford University Press, 2008) and The Filming of Modern Life: European Avant-Garde Film of the 1920s (MIT Press, 2011). He also coedited (with Richard Allen) the collections Wittgenstein, Theory and the Arts (Routledge, 2001) and Camera Obscura, Camera Lucida: Essays in Honor of Annette Michelson (Amsterdam University Press, 2003). He is currently a research fellow at the Stanford Humanities Center, where he is working on a book about Jacques Tati titled Play Time: Jacques Tati and Comedic Modernism.