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18:00 - 20:00 17 November 2010

Film Studies Space Lecture: The Work of Film in the Age of Fordist Mechanization


AV Hill Lecture Theatre | Medical Sciences and Anatomy Building (link Map)
Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Dr Lee Grieveson, Director of the Graduate Programme in Film Studies, UCL, Lee Grieveson is the Director of the Graduate Programme in Film Studies at UCL. He is most recently the co-director of the Colonial Film Project

'The Work of Film in the Age of Fordist Mechanization' describes and analyses the Ford Motor Company's extensive use of film in the 1910s and 1920s. It traces out the ways this connected to the company's elaboration ofnew mass production processes and corresponding strategies of worker control that together were central to the establishment of the political economy of advanced capitalism.

Email deadobjects@gmail.com to register.


Rebecca Harrison
deadobjects@gmail.com / beccaeharrison@gmail.com


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