'ADAPTATION' by Professor Colin MacCabe (University of Pittsburgh)

Venue
Seminar Room 203

Date & Time
27th May, 2010 @ 17:00:00

Professor Colin MacCabe (University of Pittsburgh)

'ADAPTATION'

Lecture in association with the Huston School of Film & Digital Media, and the Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities & Social Studies

5pm, Thursday 27th May 2010, Moore Institute Seminar Room (203)

Colin MacCabe is distinguished professor of English and Film at the University of Pittsburgh and professor of English and Humanities at Birkbeck, University of London. MacCabe was educated at St Benedict's School and the University of Cambridge where he began his academic career. A Board member of Screen magazine in the 1970s, he helped to introduce film theory into English. He was Head of Production at the British Film Institute Production Board before producing film and television independent company, Minerva Pictures. He taught English at the University of Pittsburgh. Since 2002 he has returned to full-time academic work and followed his seminal book on Joyce, with publications on Godard, T.S. Eliot and Neil Jordan's adaptation of Patrick McCabe's novel The Butcher Boy.

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