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Greiff Lecture Series to feature talk on Kubrick's 'Cold Modernism'

Alfred University’s Dr. Louis Greiff Lecture Series will welcome Dr. James Naremore, professor of English, film and comparative literature studies at Indiana University Bloomington on Thursday, March 26 at 8 p.m., upstairs in Susan Howell Hall. He titles his talk “Stanley Kubrick and Cold Modernism.”

Naremore is the author of five books and dozens of essays on film and modern literature. He has served on the editorial boards of PMLA (journal of the Modern Language Association of America) and Cinema Journal and as the chair of the Modern Language Association Film Division and the Publications Committee of the Society for Cinema Studies.

He has earned a Guggenheim fellowship, a National Gallery of Art fellowship, and was a recipient of the Sonneborn Prize for distinguished teaching and research at Indiana.

Naremore holds a doctorate degree from the University of Wisconsin, as well as a master’s and bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University.

The speaker series is open to the public and free of charge. There will be a reception following the program. Susan Howell Hall is located in between the Openhym Residence Hall and the Steinheim.

The lecture series is named after AU Professor Emeritus Dr. Louis Greiff. Greiff taught for 36 years at AU and was a Gertz professor of English, and expert in modern British literature. He is also recognized for bringing a Phi Beta Kappa chapter to the campus.

This event is sponsored by Alfred University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the English Division.