Lecture by Susan O. Shapiro, Pasolini's Medea: An Ancient (and Modern) Tragedy

March 30, 2009 at 2:303:20 p.m.Calendar Icon

TimeMarch 30, 2009 at 2:303:20 p.m.
LocationOlin 103

Lecture by Prof. Susan O. Shapiro, Utah State University. Prof. Shapiro taught at Gustavus as a visiting professor in 1994-5. Her lecture will be on Pasolini's Medea.

Paolo Pasolini was a twentieth century Italian filmmaker known for his edgy films on contemporary issues.But he also had a fascination for the Greek and Latin classics.In his 1969 film, Medea, Pasolini combined his love of classics with a critique of the overly rationalized, urban culture around him.

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