Session 41: ‘Inhabiting Victorian Sexual Ideology in Eyes Wide Shut and Antichrist’

The next session of our seminar will take place on Thursday 19 May 2016 at the Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7 (Bâtiment Olympes de Gouges, salle 347, 18h-19h30).


Screenshot from Stanley Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

Aina Marti (King’s College London) will give a paper entitled ‘Inhabiting Victorian Sexual Ideology in Eyes Wide Shut and Antichrist‘. Her respondent will be Clémence Folléa (Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7).

We will work with extracts from the following texts and films:

Bachelard, Gaston. Chapter 1, section V in La Poétique de l’espace (1954) pp. 44-56.

– Eco, Umberto. “Function and Sign: Semiotics of Architecture”, (1997) pp. 173-181.

– Garber, Marjorie.  Sex and Real Estate: Why We Love Houses. New York: Phanteon Books, 2000. pp. 58-66, pp. 71-89. Garber, Marjorie, Sex and real estate

– Stanley Kubrick, Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

– Lars von Trier, Antichrist (2009)

The seminar will take place at 5.30 pm the following address: salle 347, Bâtiment “Olympe-de-Gouges”, 8 place Paul-Ricoeur, 75013, métro/RER Bibliothèque François-Mitterrand.

All are welcome!

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