The eighth and final lecture in The Big Ideas of the Second Vatican Council lecture series sponsored by the Center for Dominican Studies and the Martin de Porres Center. For this presentation, Dr. Hall will be examining the representation of Catholics in film prior to and after Vatican II.
Dr. Ann Hall is a Professor of English at Ohio Dominican University. She teaches a wide variety of courses from freshman writing to Shakespeare to creative writing to graduate courses on Irish Literature and Alfred Hitchcock. She has published widely on drama, film, and popular culture. Her most recent book was an examination of the various versions of Gaston Leroux's Phantom of the Opera. She is currently at work on a book on Ronald Harwood, British playwright and screenwriter whose screenplay for The Pianist won an Oscar.