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Symposium on Crime and Cinema

Film Studies
3/2/12 - 10:00 AM to 7:30 PM
Various Locations Tawes Hall

The Graduate Field Committee in Film Studies Presents the Symposium on Crime and Cinema.


Symposium on Crime and Cinema

On Friday, March 2, the Graduate Field Committee in Film Studies, the Center for Literary and Comparative Studies, the Department of French and Italian, the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, and the Miller Center for Historical Studies will present a symposium on Crime and Cinema.

This event is free and open to the public.

While registration is not required, we are requesting that you do so - especially since that will help us anticipate our catering needs for the complimentary meals and snacks.

If you plan on attending all or part of the day, please contact Brian Real. For more information, visit 

The schedule for this event is as follows:


10:00 AM, Tawes 2115



10:30 AM, Tawes 2115

Introduction by Oliver Gaycken, Assistant Professor of English, University of Maryland

Occluded Conduits: Fantastic Realism, Urban Crime, Les Vampires


11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Ulrich Recital Hall, Tawes 1121


Episode 3 of Les Vampires, "The Red Codebook," (Louis Feuillade, 1915/16), 39 Minutes

Episode of The Wire, title TBA (Approximately One Hour)


1:00 PM- 1:45 PM, Tawes 2115


1:45 PM, Tawes 2115

Introductions to Afternoon Session


2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Tawes 2115

Seminar with Karla Oeler, Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies, Emory University

On her book, A Grammar of Murder


4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, Tawes 2115

Presentation by Andrea Goulet, Associate Professor of Romance Languages, University of Pennsylvania

Savage in the City: Spatializing Reform in Eugène Sue's Les Mystères de Paris (and The Wire)


5:30 PM, Tawes 2115