Words on Film: The Challenges of Adapting Novels to Film

Department: English

Date and Time: February 26, 2018 | 12:00 PM-1:30 PM

Event Location: HIB 135

Event Details


Join us for lunch as UCI scholars and accomplished alumni discuss the delights and challenges of films adapted from some of our favorite novels. We'll focus on the upcoming release of Disney's adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle's classic and much-beloved novel, A Wrinkle in Time, but any adaptation -- beloved or despised -- is open for discussion!

Panelists:
- Christopher Fan, UCI assistant professor of English and Asian American studies
- Gregory Benford, UCI professor emeritus of physics and award-winning science fiction writer; and
- Traci Lee '11, editor at NBCNews.com
- Moderated by Jonathan Alexander, UCI Chancellor's Professor of English and informatics