Marylhurst University

Skip to content »

David Denny Presents at PAMLA Conference

Dr. David Denny, chair of the culture and media department, presented a paper at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in October 2012.

Dr. Denny describes his paper titled Father, can't you see that I am in pain?: From the Reality of War to the Real of War in Restrepo:

The hyper and even tedious focus on personal narrative and reflection and utter lack of voice-over or broader contextualization in the film Restrepo has the effect of breaking down narrative cohesion, and, therein, revealing the traumatic affect of being at war without a binding or convincing political narrative or purpose.

The presentation was part of a session on documentary film and personal narrative led by Dr. Perrin Kerns, director of writing at Marylhurst.

PAMLA is dedicated to the advancement and diffusion of knowledge of ancient and modern languages and literatures. The 2012 conference was held at Seattle University.

Related News

See All News

Marylhurst Recognized as Leader in Sustainability

Clackamas County awarded Marylhurst University the highest possible recognition in its Leaders in Sustainability program, Gold certification, on April 20, 2016.

Marylhurst Makes Sustainability Strides

In celebration of Earth Day 2016, the university published its first official Sustainability Policy, highlighting its commitment to environmental awareness.

Calendar

See All Events

March 29, 2016 – May 13, 2016

The Art Gym: Covers, Adaptions, and the Scarcity of Blue

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University will present Covers, Adaptations, and the Scarcity of Blue, featuring new work from Donald Morgan and Virginia...

READ MORE

May 07, 2016

Artist Talk & Catalogue Release

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University will present Covers, Adaptations, and the Scarcity of Blue, featuring new work from Donald Morgan and Virginia...

READ MORE

May 09, 2016

Marylhurst Music Faculty Extravaganza

Marylhurst University music faculty will come together for one night to showcase a diversity of instrumentation and talent. Featured faculty includ...

READ MORE

GIVE

Support Marylhurst University. Gifts of all sizes make a difference!

DONATE NOW

© Marylhurst University