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Words on Film: The Challenges of Adapting Novels to Film

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!


-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
- Moderated by Jonathan Alexander, UCI Chancellor's Professor of English and informatics

RSVP for lunch by Feb. 20 at

Monday, February 26 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Humanities Instructional Building, 135
Humanities Instructional Building, Irvine, CA 92697

Event Type

Discussions, Lectures / Presentations, Speakers


Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Students, General Public






Event Sponsor

UCI Center for Excellence in Writing Communication and School of Humanities

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