December 5


FHI Garage

Smith Warehouse, Bay 4

Presented by the 2015-2016 PAL/FHI Seminar on Melodrama


10:00-12:30 pm

Linda Williams (Berkeley): The Elephant of Melodrama

Elisabeth Anker (George Washington): Melodrama and the Politics of Freedom



Amy Corbin (Muhlenberg College): Melodrama and Realism in the Urban Cinema of Ramin Bahrani

Monique Rooney (Australian National University): Earth-Object: Melodrama, Plasticity, and Lars von Trier’s Melancholia