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Acorn Series presents an evening with Dr. Mark Harris (the Georgia Straight, UBC)
Thursday, 10 May 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)
Vancouver, British Columbia
(or, the Different Systems that Apply to the World Outside the Cinema and the World Inside.)
Sub-topics could include everything from hair to revenge, from income to habitation, from employment to dating, from physiology to armour, from war to peace and, most intriguingly of all, why cameras absolutely HATE the "rubber uterus" that connects airports to aircraft!
5:45 - 6:45 pm:
Wine/Beer reception featuring craft beer and BC wine
6:45 – 7:30 pm:
Presentation followed by Q&A
7:30 – 8:00 pm:
About Mark Harris:
Mark Harris has a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia. He has published approximately 3,000 critical articles in more than 50 publications. He is the senior film critic for the Vancouver weekly cultural review The Georgia Straight. He is also a poet, translator, and prize-winning playwright. He is a regularly invited to speak at cultural events and symposia across the province of BC. He is currently working on a project that explores the use of translation, subtitling, and dubbing in cinema. He is a sessional lecturer in the UBC Film Studies degree programs.
To find out more about Acorn Series please check out our website at www.acornseries.net
When & Where
Acorn Series is a lecture series with a twist - we create an environment for urban professionals to mingle after work that is thought-provoking yet buzzing with excitement! We love to see top thinkers and we love to enjoy a delish beer or wine and we love to meet new & interesting people - we're thinking you will too! Come escape the humdrum of the workweek!