Luc Vancheri lecture: "De Vénus á la Vierge marie le christianisme tardif de Jean Renoir


Location: O'Shaughnessy Hall 242 & Geddes Hall B0001

It is with great pleasure that we write to invite you to the lectures of Professor Luc Vancheri.

Prof. Vancheri is one of France's leading scholars of the aesthetics and politics of film. He is the author of ten books, including works on Renoir, Hitchcock, Ford, film form, and the relations between the cinema and visual culture at large.

We cordially invite you to attend his two events on Monday, December 7:

  1. Class lecture and discussion on Carlos Reygadas’ film Silent Light (2007) and its relations with works like Ordet  (film by Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1955). Lecture and discussion in English.
  • To be held at 9:30 a.m. O’Shaughnessy Hall 242.


  1. “De Vénus à la Vierge Marie. Le christianisme tardif de Jean Renoir”: This lecture presents a new political-theological interpretation of Jean Renoir's masterpiece reflection on war, social class and commitment, La Grande Illusion (1937). Lecture in French, discussion bilingual.
  • To be held at 3:30-5:00 p.m. Geddes Hall, Andrews Auditorium (B0001).

We hope you are able to participate in these events and we look forward to seeing you all soon!


Joshua Lund

Ingrid E. Luna López