a public event
Spectral Fathers: Antonio Lopes Ribeiro's O Pai Tirano
Lecture and discussion of film comedy "O Pai Tirano"(1941)with Professor Paulo de Medeiros from the Universiteit Utrecht, Netherlands.
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Professor Paulo de Medeiros received his PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is Professor and Chair of Portuguese Language & Culture at the Universiteit Utrecht in the Netherlands. His areas of study are Luso-Brazilian Literature, Modern Literary Theory, and 20th Century Narrative. In his lecture Professor de Medeiros will discuss the film “O Pai Tirano” (1941), a Portuguese comedy directed by António Lopes Ribeiro, a director closely associated with the authoritarian Estado Novo of António de Oliveira Salazar. Film clips will be shown during the lecture.
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
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