“Images/Imaging,” a lecture series devoted to exploring the creation, role, and meaning of images in science, film, and newsreels, will open at New York University’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (53 Washington Square South), on Monday, February 25, at 6:15 p.m. The series of three lectures is free and open to the public. For further information, call 212.998.3650 or visit www.nyu.edu/kjc.
On Monday, February 25, Fordham University professor Clara Rodríguez will discuss the role of Latino stars in Hollywood’s history. She is the author of Heroes, Lovers, and Others: The Story of Latinos in Hollywood and of the NYU Press book Changing Race: Latinos, the Census, and the History of Ethnicity.
On Monday, March 10, at 6:15 p.m., Nuria Valverde, a professor at the History Institute, Centre for Human and Social Sciences, CSIC, Spain, will speak on the creation, role, and meaning of images across the history of science.
On Monday, April 7, at 6:15 p.m., film historian Vincente Sanchez Biosca from the University of Valencia in Spain, currently a visiting professor at Princeton University, will discuss the Francoist newsreels NO-DO, produced from 1939-1975 in Spain. Biosca is the editor of Archivos de la Filmoteca and co-author of NO-DO. El tiempo y la memoria.
This series is co-sponsored with the NYU Department of Spanish and Portuguese.