Ethnicity, ‘Race’ and Racism Seminar Series

22nd Feb 2013, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Edge Hill University

Race, Memory and the Image in Jean-Luc Godard’s ‘Histoire(s) du cinema’

Guest lecture from Professor Max Silverman of Univerity of Leeds, Professor of Modern French Studies and author of a range of scholarship on French and Francophone culture and history.

Max Silverman is Professor of Modern
French Studies at the University of Leeds. His most recent work is on
post-Holocaust culture, colonial and postcolonial theory and cultures, and
questions of memory, race and violence. He has just completed a book on
connections between the Holocaust and colonialism in the French and Francophone
cultural imaginary entitled Palimpsestic
Memory: the Holocaust and Colonialism in French and Francophone Fiction and
Film
(Berghahn, 2013). His co-edited book with Griselda Pollock Concentrationary
Cinema: Aesthetics as Political Resistance in Alain Resnais’s ‘Night and Fog’
was published in 2011 (Berghahn).

For further information please contact Jenny Barrett