People in the news – week of Feb. 25, 2022

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A recent Los Angeles Review of Books essay by Lori Marso, the Doris Zemurray Stone Professor of Modern Literary and Historical Studies, shares how she and her “Feminist Film” students discuss the difficulties of interpretation for films that break the rules. Julia Ducournau’s film, Titane, which won the 2021 Palme D’Or at Cannes, is the “problem” film at the center of this essay. Read “How Do We Solve a Problem Like Titane?” here.

An article about Union’s Chinese lion by Sheri Lullo, associate professor of art history, was published in Orientations, an online Asian art magazine. The article, “From Lion to ‘Idol’: An early reception of Chinese sculpture in America,” is available here.

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