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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, 2009
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bunche 10383
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

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