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SLAVIC -- Cristina Vatulescu, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, New York University: "A Secret Police Cinematic Ars Poetica: Reenactment (1960) and its Files"

SpeakerCristina Vatulescu, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, New York University
Date Dec 6, 2012
Time 5:00 pm  
Location 1060 Lincoln Hall, 702 South Wright Street, Urbana
Cost <p>Free and open to the public</p>
Sponsor Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and the Program in Comparative and World Literature
Event type Lecture
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Prof. Vatulescu is at work on a book on the role of fiction in documentary genres (such as material in secret police files), and will be speaking about the film genre of reenactment. She is a scholar of Russian and Romanian culture in the 20th century, aesthetics and politics, law and policing, literary and film theory and history.

Prof. Vatulescu is the author of the award-winning, "Police Aesthetics: Literature, Film, and the Secret Police in Soviet Times" (Stanford UP, 2010).  For more about the book visit:

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