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Seminar: Gilda

Part of Seminar: Gilda
30mins
Body

There never was a woman like Gilda! 

Join Northeastern Professor Nathan Blake for an overview Charles Vidor's film noir featuring Rita Hayworth in her most electrifying and iconic role. 

About the Speaker

Nathan Blake is a Teaching Professor for the Program in Media & Screen Studies at Northeastern University. Blake’s research addresses the intersections of image and information systems in medicine and warfare. His work explores the representations and discourses of masculinity, disability, and the technologically-altered body. He has written on boxing films; disabled veterans and athletic competition; the mechanical prostheses of French physiologist Jules Amar, as well as the motion studies of Frank and Lillian Gilbreth; the “aesthetics of dismemberment” in Dada and Surrealist montage; combat video games such as America’s Army, KumaWar, and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2; and contemporary therapy systems for PTSD and amputee rehabilitation.