Tuesday - Thursday, February 24-26, 1998
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
[The complete text
of Tom Gunning's presentation is also available.]
many instructive and unsettling parallels between the period
of the advent of the movies and our turbulent contemporary experience
with digital media.
for the Cinema as a New Technology:
Captured Shadows and Projected Voices
Tuesday, February 24
Kinematograph and Amateur Photography Culture:
Seizing the Instant
Wednesday, February 25
The Cinema, the Telephone and the Terrain of Modernity
Thursday, February 26
is widely recognized as the leading American historian of silent
film. He is the author of D. W. Griffith and the Origins of
Narrative Film (1991) and many essays on film and the culture
of the turn of the century.