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DUDLEY ANDREW TO LECTURE AT REED ON NATIONAL CINEMA

Dudley Andrew, founding director of the Institute for Cinema and Culture, will speak on "Fade In/Fade Out: Aspirations of Cinema and Nation" in the psychology auditorium Monday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m. Andrew's talk will explore concepts of national cinema over the past 100 years, focusing on France in the 1930s and West Africa in the 1980s. The event, which is sponsored by the division of literature and languages, is free and open to the public. For more information, please call the events line at 503/777-7755.

Dudley Andrew is the Angelo Bertocci Professor of Critical Studies at the University of Iowa. His first three books, published by Oxford University Press, have sold more than 100,000 copies in English with translations in many languages and helped forge the discipline of cinema studies. His latest work, Mists of Regret: Culture and Sensibility in Classic French Film, was published in 1995 by Princeton University Press.

As founding director of the Institute for Cinema and Culture, Andrew has championed interdisciplinary work. He has produced 8 books and over 50 articles on film aesthetics, criticism, history, and theory. At the University of Iowa, Andrew has directed nearly 30 doctoral dissertations, many by current leaders in cinema studies.