The New York College English Association is thrilled to announce that the keynote address at the 2017 conference will be delivered by Professor Julie Grossman of LeMoyne College (located in Syracuse, New York).
Prof. Grossman teaches courses in literature and film and television studies. She is founding co-editor of the book series Adaptation and Visual Culture (Palgrave Macmillan). She is the author of numerous scholarly essays in edited collections and journals such as Quarterly Review of Film and Video, ELH, and Criticism. Her books include A Due Voci: The Photography of Rita Hammond (co-edited with Ann M. Ryan and Kim Waale, Syracuse University Press, 2003); Rethinking the Femme Fatale in Film Noir (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009, 2012); Literature, Film, and Their Hideous Progeny: Adaptation and ElasTEXTity (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015); Ida Lupino, Director: Her Art and Resilience in Times of Transition (co-authored with Therese Grisham, Rutgers UP, 2017); and Adaptation in Visual Culture: Images, Texts, and Their Multiple Worlds (co-edited with R. Barton Palmer, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017). She is presently at work on a two-volume book project on performance in film noir (co-authored with R. Barton Palmer), forthcoming from Edinburgh University Press.
In conjunction with the conference's focus on the relationship between marginality and centrality, Prof. Grossman's keynote address will share some insights and research from her recently published book project about Ida Lupino, one of only two women to direct movies in the classical Hollywood era. Watch this space throughout the summer for more information about Prof. Grossman's keynote address!
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