Nancy J. Uscher, Dean of the UNLV College of Fine Arts, invites you to attend the first College of Fine Arts symposium for 2018: The Strange Case of Queer People (1930): When the ‘Big Bankroll Boy’ Took on Hollywood, presented by Professor Heather Addison, Ph.D., Chair of the Film Department.
Dr. Heather Addison joined the department in 2016 as Chair. Dr. Addison has taught a broad range of courses in film history, criticism, and theory. Her primary research area is Hollywood's relationship to American culture, and at UNLV she will be focusing on the materials in the Department of Film’s Howard Hughes Collection.
Dr. Addison has published her work in a large number of scholarly journals. Her books include Hollywood and the Rise of Physical Culture (Routledge, 2003) and Motherhood Misconceived: Representing the Maternal in U.S. Films (SUNY, 2010), a collection of essays co-edited with Elaine Roth and Mary Kate Goodwin-Kelly.