Dragan Kujundžić – Dracula Centenary Celebration – October 31, 2012

Biography

Dragan Kujundžić is a Professor of Film and Media Studies, Jewish, Germanic and Slavic Studies, at the University of Florida. He is the author of numerous articles in critical theory, deconstruction and literary criticism. He has edited “Deconstruction, A Merry Science” (1985), “Khoraographies for Jacques Derrida on July 15, 2000” (2000), “Who or What—Jacques Derrida” (2008) and two volumes on J. Hillis Miller, “J” (2005) and “Provocations to Reading” (2005). His other publications include monographs “Critical Exercises” (1983), “The Returns of History” (1997) and “Tongue in Heat” (2003). He has also edited volumes on Walter Benjamin, and Mikhail Bakhtin. He is currently working on the new monograph, “Ghost Scriptum,”and on a book based on his recent film (2011) “The First Sail: J. Hillis Miller.”

 

For more than a decade Professor Kujundžić has been teaching very popular courses and lecturing on Vampire Literature and Cinema and has written about vampires and geopolitics, vampires and empire (which he dubbed vEmpire), history of modernity, cinema, and vampires, etc. He has been recently featured in an article in “Orange and Blue,” University of Florida (Fall 2011).
Event

Dracula Centenary Celebration: Lecture and Film Screenings

Date: October 31, 2012
Time: 6:00PM
Location: Northeastern University, Raytheon Amphitheater

Presented by Northeastern Humanities Center with the College of Art, Media and Design’s Center for the Arts at Northeastern University

Lecture by Dragan Kujundžić, Professor of Germanic and Slavic Studies and Film and Media Studies, University of Florida, followed by simultaneous screenings of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Nosferatu, and Shadow of the Vampire.

Refreshments will be served.


 

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