Seminar: Cat People (1942)
Join Northeastern Professor Nathan Blake for a closer look at Jacques Tourneur’s study in shadow and sexuality starring a feline femme fatale.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
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.