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Symposium: 100 Years of D.W. Griffith’s The Birth of a Nation (Eccles Centre for American Studies)
November 28, 2014 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
When Friday 28 November 2014, 12:30-17:00
Where British Library Conference Centre
Price Free (Reservation via Eventbrite)
Inspired by the centenary of one of the most controversial films ever made, this symposium will consider the issues raised by the film, such as popular culture, national mythologies, the American South, racism, transnationalism, memorialisation, art, politics and ethics.
The symposium will feature a keynote lecture by Michael Hammond (University of Southampton) as well as panel sessions showcasing current scholarship.
Light refreshments will be provided.
The symposium is organised in collaboration with the University of Central Lancashire, Edge Hill University and the University of Manchester.
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