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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"

Speaker Cristina 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 Free and open to the public
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: http://www.sup.org/search/search.cgi?search=Vatulescu
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