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Life-Destroying Diagrams

Eugenie Brinkema, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; with Erin Huang, East Asian Studies

Wed, 3/16 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm EDT · Zoom

Committee for Film Studies

Join the Committee for Film Studies for the second lecture in our spring 2022 series, “On the Boundaries of Cinema,” which features prominent film scholars in conversation with members of the Princeton community. This virtual discussion with Eugenie Brinkema, associate professor of literature at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will be moderated by Erin Huang (East Asian Studies), executive member of the Committee for Film Studies.

Talk title
“Life-Destroying Diagrams”

Abstract
This talk is based on Brinkema’s new book, Life-Destroying Diagrams (Duke UP, 2022). The author will discuss radical formalism and its relation to affect theory, violence, love, and ethics.

This event is open to the public and will take place online via Zoom. Attendees must register in advance.

The spring 2022 lecture series is sponsored by the Humanities Council’s Committee for Film Studies.

Please email program manager Margo Bresnen at mbresnen@princeton.edu with any questions.

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