26 April 2012, 4 pm. – Professor Amy Herzog (New York City University): The Pornographic Arcades Project: Adaptation, Automation, and the Evolution of Times Square (1965-1975). Place: Pharmacity 1, Itäinen pitkäkatu 4, Turku.
Amy Herzog is Associate Professor of Media Studies and Coordinator of the Film Studies Program at Queens College, City University of New York. She is also on the doctoral faculty of Film Studies and Theater at The CUNY Graduate Center, and serves as co-General Editor of WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly). Her recent book, Dreams of Difference, Songs of the Same: The Musical Moment in Film (Minnesota, 2009), explores musical cinema through the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze. Her current research centers on the relationship between media technologies and urban space. For further information see http://qc-cuny.academia.edu/AmyHerzog