Special Film Event: Screening and Discussion of 'The New Colossus'

Special Film Event: Screening and Discussion of 'The New Colossus'
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Join us for premier of the latest research film by Professor Alan Marcus.

'I lift my lamp beside the golden door' - Emma Lazarus

The New Colossus (2017, 30mins) is the latest research film by Professor Alan Marcus, which focuses on links between events around 9/11 and the current controversy over the US/Mexican border/wall. Themes of national trauma, patriotism, anti-immigration and idealism infuse the film and will be the subject of a post-screening discussion with:

  • Professor Alan Marcus, Film and Visual Culture
  • Dr. Andrea Oelsner, Politics and International Relations
  • Professor Patience Schell, Hispanic Studies
  • Dr. Trevor Stack, Hispanic Studies
  • Professor Thomas Weber, History and International Affairs (Event Chair)

Read the recent press release HERE.

This event is FREE, no booking required.

Hosted by
Centre for Global Security and Governance University of Aberdeen
Venue
Regent Lecture Theatre
Contact

events@abdn.ac.uk