The Empty City: American Film and the Imagination of Disaster

Marianna Torgovnick at CUNY

Presented by the CUNY Center for the Humanities

Marianna Torgovnick is Professor of English at Duke University and Director of the Duke in New York Arts and Media Program each Fall and Summer. Torgovnick is the author of six books, including the acclaimed Gone Primitive, its sequel, Primitive Passions, and an award-winning memoir called Crossing Ocean Parkway. Her most recent book The War Complex explores the memory of World War II and the imagination of destruction at the heart of modernity.

Friday, February 19th, 4:00 pm

The English Lounge (Room 4406)
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave (btwn 34th and 35th)
New York City


No registration. Please arrive early for a seat.


Co-sponsored by the CUNY PhD Program in English