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Disney Derives the Future: Cognitive Capitalism and Brand Realism

Disney Derives the Future: Cognitive Capitalism and Brand Realism
Room 616, Jackman Humanities Institute 170 St. George Street
Time: Mar 28th, 5:00 pm End: Mar 28th, 7:00 pm
Interest Categories: Visual Studies (UTM), United States Studies, Sociology (FAS), History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), Drama, Theatre, Performance Studies (FAS), Digital Art/Humanities, Critical Theory, Comparative Literature (FAS), Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (UTM), Cinema, Arts, Culture and Media (UTSC), 2000-, 1950-2000
Lecture by Jerome Christensen


The Centre for the Study of the United States, the Department of English, the Centre for Innovation Law and Policy, and the Cinema Studies Institute, Innis College, present:

Jerome Christensen, Department of English, UC Irvine

Disney Derives the Future: Cognitive Capitalism and Brand Realism


Jerome Christensen is Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine where he teaches film studies and romantic literature. He is the author of four books on eighteenth and nineteenth century figures. His most recent book is titled America’s Corporate Art: Studio Authorship of Hollywood Motion Pictures (2012). Versions of Christensen’s essay, “Delirious Warner Bros.: Studio Authorship and The Fountainhead,” which originally appeared in Velvet Light Trap, have been published in Auteurs and Authorship: A Film Readered. Barry Grant, and Critical Visions in Film Theory, ed. Timothy Corrigan, et. al. He is currently at work on a study of post-millennial Hollywood, and the financialization of American culture.

This event is free and open to the public.  For further information, please contact Professor Deidre Lynch or call the Department of English at 416-978-3190.

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