Jerome Christensen


Thursday, March 28, 5:15-7:00 pm
Room 616, Jackman Humanities Institute
170 St. George Street


Disney Derives the Future: Cognitive Capitalism
and Brand Realism

Co-sponsored by: the Centre for the Study of the United States (main sponsor); the Department of English; Centre for Innovation Law and Policy; and the Cinema Studies Institute, Innis College.


Jerome Christensen is Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine where he teaches film studies and romantic literature. He is the author of four books on eighteenth and nineteenth century figures. His most recent book is entitled, America’s Corporate Art:  Studio Authorship of Hollywood Motion Pictures (2012). Versions of Christensen’s essay, “Delirious Warner Bros.: Studio Authorship and The Fountainhead,” which originally appeared in Velvet Light Trap, have been published in Auteurs and Authorship: A Film Reader, ed. Barry Grant, and Critical Visions in Film Theory, ed. Timothy Corrigan, et. al.He is currently at work on a study of post-millennial Hollywood, and the financialization of American culture.




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