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The Wolfman: A Cardiff University sciScreen event for National Science and Engineering Week

Public event   29.03.2010

Starts

29.03.2010

Ends

30.11.1999

Speakers

Dr Ian Jones, Department of Psychological Medicine, Cardiff University

Dr Keir Waddington, School of History and Archaeology, Cardiff University

Dr Rebecca Williams, Department of Media, Culture and Journalism, University of Glamorgan

Organised by

Dr. Jamie Lewis (MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics, Cardiff University) and Dr. Katie Featherstone (Cesagen, Cardiff University)

Venue

Chapter Arts Centre, Market RoadCanton, Cardiff, CF5 1QE

Event details

The Wolfman (USA 2010, 102 min. 15)Director: Joe JohnstonWith: Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Hugo Weaving

Why are we so fascinated with the monstrous and the anomalous?

This screening of The Wolfman will include an opportunity for discussion and debate. The film will be introduced by academics from Cardiff University. After the film there will be a wine reception and a panel discussion involving biomedical and social scientists. The audience will be invited to debate some of the issues raised by the film. The debate will focus on the rise in popularity of the gothic in film, the historical treatment of madness, personal transformation and trigger events for psychiatric disorders.

sciScreen Flyer: The Wolfman

Further details

http://www.genomicsnetwork.ac.uk/cesagen/events/pastevents/publicevents/furtherdetails,23411,en.t4.html