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Wed, March 20, 4:30pm

Luke Fowler and Nathaniel Dorsky

Michigan Theater (Main Auditorium)

Luke Fowler’s film The Poor Stockinger, the Luddite Cropper and the Deluded Followers of Joanna Southcott focuses on the work of the Marxist historian Edward Palmer Thompson who taught literature and social history to adults in the industrial towns of Yorkshire, England. These classes were open to people who historically had been unable to access a university education. E.P. Thompson became synonymous with the discipline of “cultural studies” that emerged in postwar Britain. Fowler’s film explores the issues that were at stake for progressive educationalists. Preceded by Nathaniel Dorsky’s recent elegiac film August and After.

Community Sponsor: UM Visual Culture Workshop
 


Films Showing:

August and After

(Nathaniel Dosky, 2012) 18.5 min

After a lifetime, two mutual friends, George Kuchar and Carla Liss, passed away during the same period of time. -ND “The film shows them vibrantly, resiliently alive shortly before their...

The Poor Stockinger, the Luddite Cropper and the Deluded Followers of Joanna Southcott

(Luke Fowler, 2012) 61 min

The Poor Stockinger, the Luddite Cropper and the Deluded Followers of Joanna Southcott focuses on the work of the Marxist historian Edward Palmer Thompson, who, from 1946 (at the age...