2010 Page-Barbour Lectures at UVa: Robert Pippin on Fatalism in Film Noir

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.

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