[Reader-list] Invitation to Golden Jubilee Lecture by Thomas Elsaesser | CSDS, Friday, Jan 10, 7 pm

The Sarai Programme dak at sarai.net
Fri Jan 3 22:49:01 CST 2014

Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
invites you to a Golden Jubilee Lecture

*Cinema After Film:On the future of obsolescence of the moving image*by
Thomas Elsaesser

The lecture concerns itself with the dynamics and consequences of rapid
media transfer, especially as they apply to the cinema as cultural memory
and artistic practice in the digital era. Shifting configurations among
filmmakers, audiences and institutions offer a rich field of investigation
also for historical analysis, as well as posing methodological challenges.
My case studies will draw on the emerging field of artist’s cinema.

Ravi Vasudevan will Chair the lecture.

*Thomas Elsaesser* is Professor Emeritus at the Department of Media and
Culture of the University of Amsterdam and from 2006 to 2012 was a Visiting
Professor at Yale University. Currently, he is teaching at Columbia
University. He has authored, edited and co-edited some twenty volumes,
several of which have also been translated into German, French, Italian,
Polish, Hungarian, Hebrew, Korean and Chinese.

Among his recent books as author are: German Cinema-Terror und Trauma:
Cultural Memory since 1945, The Persistence of Hollywood and Film Theory:
An Introduction through the Senses with Malte Hagener.

*Ravi Vasudevan* is Professor at the Centre for the Study of Developing

*Time and Venue:* Friday, 10 January 2014, 7 pm, CSDS Seminar Hall, 29
Rajpur Road, Delhi 110054

Please join us for tea at 6.30 pm.



Research Associate
*The Sarai Programme*
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
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