Ruth Barton, the Peter O’Brien Scholar in Canadian Irish Studies for 2012, is giving a lecture titled "Revisiting Old History? Representations of the Past in Irish Cinema of the Celtic Tiger."
When: Friday, November 16, 2012, 7 p.m.
Where: Room H-1070, Henry F. Hall Building (1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.), Sir George Williams Campus
This lecture is free of charge and open to the public.
The head of the Department of Film Studies at Trinity College Dublin, Barton is the author of numerous books and articles on Irish cinema, including: Jim Sheridan, Framing the Nation; Keeping it Real, Irish Film and Television (co-editor); Irish National Cinema; Acting Irish in Hollywood; and Screening Irish-America (editor).
She is also the author of Hedy Lamarr: The Most Beautiful Woman in Film. Her current research project is on the Irish silent era film director, Rex Ingram. She teaches courses in Irish cinema, transnational cinemas, Russian cinema and British cinema.
• School of Canadian Irish Studies
• Department of Film Studies, Trinity College Dublin
• Rex Ingram Research Project