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Horror Film Screening & Discussion Series: The Exorcist (1973)

September 10, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


On behalf of the Department of English and World Languages, Justin J. J. Ness, Ph.D., whose award-winning dissertation (2019) elaborated on the narrative mechanics of horror, romance and detective fictions, will host the first event of a new educational series, which is free and open to all.

This first event will begin with a brief presentation on the background and reception of the 1973 film, The Exorcist,  (written by William Peter Blatty, directed by William Friedkin), whereafter the original, theatrical version of the film will be screened in full and without interruption. Following the screening, Dr. Ness will facilitate discussion about the film.

The event will be held in Powers Building 130 on the Hammond Campus.

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity at oie@pnw.edu or (219) 989-2163 five days prior to the event.


September 10, 2021
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Purdue University Northwest – Hammond Campus
2200 169th St
Hammond, Indiana 46323
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(219) 989-2400
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Department of English and World Languages