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Utopia Dystopia: From Chaos to Conformity: Anniversary commemorations of the October Revolution in Visual Arts and Film

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 6:30 – 7:30pm

Utopia Dystopia: From Chaos to Conformity: Anniversary commemorations of the October Revolution in Visual Arts and Film

This lecture will trace the impact of the October Revolution in art and cinema through the anniversary commemorations of the Revolution in the first decade of Bolshevik government. It will explore the relationship between art, politics and propaganda in the work of avant-garde artists and film-makers, with a particular focus on Sergei Eisenstein's 1927 film October.

Dr Justin Doherty’s research interests are chiefly focused on twentieth-century Russian literature and culture. His work has centered on Russian Modernism, particularly on the Acmeist school of poets; and on the literary culture of the Russian emigration.

See the full schedule for the Utopia Dystopia Series Here
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Campus LocationTrinity Long Room Hub
Accessibility: Yes
Room: Neill Lecture Theatre
Event Type: Arts and Culture, Lectures and Seminars, Public, Special events
Type of Event: One-time event
Audience: Undergrad, Postgrad, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Public
Cost: Free
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