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Amanda Doxtater: Carl Dreyer, Melodrama, and the Passion of Joan of Arc
WhenFriday, Nov. 16, 2018, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Campus roomAllen Auditorium
Event typesAcademics, Lectures/Seminars, Special Events
Event sponsorsMedia Publics Research Group

MIRG-Graduate Interest Group

Comparative Literature, Cinema and Media

Scandinavian Studies

Contact for all: Eric Ames, eames@uw.edu
Description

Amanda Doxtater is assistant professor of Scandinavian Studies at the University of Washington. She holds a PhD in Scandinavian with a Designated Emphasis in Film from UC Berkeley. Her current book project, Melodramatic Encounters: Pathos and Embodiment in the Work of Carl Th. Dreyer examines connections between film melodrama and art cinema in Scandinavia through Dreyer's various innovations of the melodramatic mode. Her research interests include: melodrama and performance theory, Scandinavian theater, gender and representation, queer poetics and translation studies.

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