Title: "Serial Americans and the Conquest Program"
Sponsored by the Center for Cultural Studies
Jennifer Horne's work consider the film-program-as-civics-lession in the context of the American civics movement. Centering on a film series from 1917, rife with conquesting tropes of manifest destiny, empire and nation, it explores the programming context of the late silent era to theorize seriality as a mode of American visual education.
More information about this colloquium series can be found here: http://ccs.ihr.ucsc.edu/