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"An Affair to Forget: Melancholia in Bromantic Comedy"

Location

Screening Room
Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave. (map)

Description

Tania Modleski is Florence R. Scott Professor of English at the University of Southern California, where she teaches film, literature, and popular culture. She is author of "Loving with a Vengeance: Mass Produced Fantasies for Women" and "The Women Who Knew Too Much: Hitchcock and Feminist Theory," both currently in their second editions, among other books. Her lecture on "bromances" is part of a larger project on "male weepies," which examines sentimentality and the construction of masculinity in popular film.

"An Affair to Forget: Melancholia in Bromantic Comedy"
  • Open to Public: Yes
  • Admission Fee: Free
  • Sponsored By: The Colorado College Departments of Comparative Literature and English.
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