Walter Jost (English, University of Virginia) has just passed on the exciting news that Robert Pippin (University of Chicago) will be delivering this year’s Page-Barbour Lectures at the University of Virginia. Here is the information Prof. Jost left us:
Robert Pippin, the Evelyn Stefansson Nef Distinguished Service Professor of Social Thought, Philosophy, and in the College at the University of Chicago will give this year’s Page-Barbour Lectures at the University of Virginia in April.
Here are the dates and titles of Prof. Pippin’s three talks:
Fatalism in Film Noir: Some Cinematic Philosophy
- Tuesday April 6th: Trapped by Oneself in Jacques Tourneur’s Out of the Past
- Wednesday April 7th: ‘A Deliberate, Intentional Fool’ in Orson Welles’s The Lady from Shanghai
- Thursday April 8th: Sexual Agency in Fritz Lang’s Scarlet Street
For more information about the Page-Barbour Lectures, please click here.