Henry James on Film

Event time: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 6:00pm
Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium See map
Event description: 

Please join the 18th/19th-Century, 20th/21st-Century, and Theory & Media Studies colloquia for an evening of experimental films inspired by the work of Henry James, featuring Charles Boultenhouse’s Henry James’ Memories of Old New York (1959), Babette Mangolte’s What Maisie Knew (1975), and Chris Kraus’s The Golden Bowl, or Repression (1988). [Total runtime: 80 minutes]

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with Marta Figlerowicz (Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and English), Anna Shechtman (PhD Candidate in Film & Media Studies and English), Katie Trumpener (Emily Sanford Professor of Comparative Literature and Professor of English), and Ruth Yeazell (Sterling Professor of English).

This program is presented with the support of the Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Fund at Yale University. Please note that the films include brief episodes of nudity and sexual content.

Open to: 
General Public