Death and the Apocalypse in Popular Culture

Bar Ö, Turku (Linnankatu 7), Tue the 18th February, 2020. 6-9 pm.

A pre-event for the Histories of Death symposium (University of Turku, https://sites.utu.fi/jmc/histories-of-death/), co-organized with the International Institute for Popular Culture (IIPC, http://iipc.utu.fi/).

The talks start at 19:00 sharp, but feel free to come earlier! Even if it’s about death and the apocalypse, there will be good time & lively discussion. Free entry.

Speakers:

MA Marika Ahonen (Cultural History, University of Turku): Romanticized Death in Popular Music

Dr Kimmo Ahonen (Pori Department, Tampere University): The Images of Collective Death in Science Fiction Movies of the 1950s

Docent Kimi Kärki (Cultural History, University of Turku): Cinematic Talking Machines at the Point of Dying

FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/637019213792397/

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