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Trapped in Amber: On the Materialities of Media Memory

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Lecture by Professor Thomas Elsaesser, Professor Emeritus at the Department of Media and Culture of the University of Amsterdam, on his 2017 film, 'The Sun Island'. From 2006 to 2012 he was Visiting Professor at Yale and since 2013 he has been Visiting Professor at Columbia University. Author and editor of some 20 books, his work has been published in most European and several Asian languages.
Presenter
Thomas Elsaesser
Type
Academic, Lecture
Open to
All staff and students
Date
Tuesday, 15 May 2018
Time
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where
School III, St Salvador's Quad
Contact
Michael Cowan
Email
mc258@st-andrews.ac.uk
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Among Thomas Elsaesser's recent books are German Cinema – Terror and Trauma: Cultural Memory Since 1945 (New York: Routledge, 2013), Film Theory – An Introduction through the Senses (with Malte Hagener, 2nd revised edition, New York: Routledge, 2015), Körper, Tod und Technik (with Michael Wedel, Paderborn: Konstanz University Press, 2016) and Film History as Media Archaeology (Amsterdam University Press, 2016). He is currently completing a book on Europe, Cinema and Continental Thought (London: Bloomsbury, 2018).

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