Doane opens series with 'Technology and Sexuality'
Leading film theoretician Mary Ann Doane, professor of modern culture & media and English literature at Brown, will present this year's Frederic Ives Carpenter Lectures, sponsored by the Department of English Language & Literature.
Doane will present "Technology and Sexuality" on Tuesday, April 12; "Dead Time, or the Concept of the Event" on Tuesday, April 19; and "Temporality, Storage, Legibility: Freud, Marey and the Cinema" on Thursday, April 21. The lectures will be held at 4 p.m. in Max Palevsky Cinema; the series is free and open to the public.
Doane's "The Desire to Desire: The Women's Film of the 1940s" is widely considered to be one of the key texts in psychoanalytic, feminist and semiotic film criticism. Her most recent work is "Femmes Fatales: Feminism, Film Theory, Psychoanalysis."