Event Details

  • April 18, 2018
  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Free


  • Grace United Methodist Church
  • 220 N. Tower Road
  • Carbondale, IL

Event Description

Dr. Walter Metz

Dr. Walter Metz, Professor of Film Studies at SIU Carbondale, will be the featured speaker at this month’s Southern Illinois Learning in Retirement meeting. He will discuss the cartoon work of Dr. Seuss (Ted Geisel) in understanding recent films made at Pixar Animation Studios, such as Finding Nemo. As a researcher, Dr. Metz is interested in the relationship between popular media forms and literature. He has received numerous awards for outstanding teaching and mentoring, and he assists SIU students who are learning professional film and television reviewing as part of the WSIU radio program "SIU Reviews.” The meeting is free and open to the pubic and begins with a coffee and social hour at 9:30 a.m.

Event presented by:

  • Southern Illlinois Learning in Retirement
  • (618) 536-7751