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2015 Symposium

16th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium Wunderkino 5 Moving Images of War and Peace Thursday, July 23 through Saturday, July 25, 2015 Register for the 16th annual NHF Summer Symposium here. Wunderkino (“wonder-cinema”) are moving images that ignite our curiosity and engagement and help us to rethink questions of creativity, complexity, rarity and the multiple uses

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2014 Summer Symposium

15th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium Wunderkino 4 Visions of House and Home Thursday, July 24 through Saturday, July 26, 2014                     VIEW THE COMPLETE PROGRAM HERE Wunderkino (“wonder-cinema”) are moving images that ignite our curiosity and engagement and help us to rethink questions of creativity, complexity, rarity and

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2013 Symposium

14th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium Wunderkino 3 Visions of Travel and Mobility Thursday, July 25 through Saturday, July 27, 2013 (“Arizona Airstream” courtesy of Mark Neumann) VIEW THE COMPLETE PROGRAM HERE Wunderkino (“wonder-cinema”) are moving images that ignite our curiosity and engagement and help us to rethink questions of creativity, complexity, rarity and the

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2012 Symposium

13th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium Wunderkino 2:  On the Varieties of Cinematic Experience “National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC” courtesy of Mark Neumann Thursday, July 26 – Saturday, July 28, 2012 Wunderkino (“wonder-cinema”) are moving images that ignite our curiosity and engagement, and help us to rethink questions of creativity, complexity, rarity

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2011 Symposium

12th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium Das Wunderkino A Cinematic Cabinet of Curiosities Thursday, July 28, 2011 through Saturday, July 30, 2011 Die Wunderkammer (German for “the wonder-room” or “the miracle chamber”) was merely one incarnation of the phenomenon of the “cabinet of curiosities” that first appeared in Europe in the 16th century. The cabinet

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2010 Symposium

Filmic Representations of Indigenous Peoples Eleventh Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium Thursday, July 22 – Saturday, July 24, 2010 Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public LibraryScholars, particularly during the last two decades, have sought to understand cultural representations of Indigenous peoples. In Dressing in Feathers: The Construction of the Indian in American Culture, anthropologist Elizabeth Bird explains

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