1986. USA. Dir: Tony Scott. With Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer. 110 min. 35mm print.
Maverick and Goose come streaking at breakneck speed into your line of vision! Goodness, gracious, great balls of fire! Something something Danger Zone! Sit back enthralled as these boys compete to become the best of the best United States Naval pilots – we promise they’ll take your breath away…
Roundtable discussion with Professor of English Sean McCann, Professor of History Ronald Schatz, and Olin Professor of American Studies, Emeritus Richard S. Slotkin on the role of posters and propaganda in the mobilization of the United States during World War I. Topics will include the experience of immigrant and African-American soldiers, as well as the cultural response to propaganda, and tensions between state power and democracy.
Date: Thursday, November 13 Time: 5-6 PM Place: CFA Hall, 287 Washington Terrace