MFJ – Public Lecture: Professor Dana Polan

Date/Time: Thu 11 Aug / 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Monash Conference Centre

Media Film and Journalism

Public Lecture: Professor Dana Polan

The Square Screen:  A Reflection on Unhip Cinema of the 1960s

Illustrated with a variety of clips, this reflection suggests how mainstream films of the American Sixties complicate easy divisions of the period into establishment cinema and a hip, cutting-edge alternative.

Dana Polan is a Professor of Cinema Studies at NYU and author of 8 books in film and media studies, including Power and Paranoia:  History, Narrative, and the American Cinema, 1940-1950Scenes of Instruction:  The Beginnings of the U.S. Study of Film, 1915-1935, and Julia Child’s the French Chef

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