Spectral Fathers: Antonio Lopes Ribeiro's O Pai Tirano
Lecture and discussion of film comedy "O Pai Tirano"(1941)with Professor Paulo de Medeiros from the Universiteit Utrecht, Netherlands.
Tuesday, May 19, 20093:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Professor Paulo de Medeiros received his PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is Professor and Chair of Portuguese Language & Culture at the Universiteit Utrecht in the Netherlands. His areas of study are Luso-Brazilian Literature, Modern Literary Theory, and 20th Century Narrative. In his lecture Professor de Medeiros will discuss the film “O Pai Tirano” (1941), a Portuguese comedy directed by António Lopes Ribeiro, a director closely associated with the authoritarian Estado Novo of António de Oliveira Salazar. Film clips will be shown during the lecture.
Cost : Free and Open to the Public
Sponsor(s): Center for European and Eurasian Studies, Latin American Institute, Spanish and Portuguese