COD 2019 - CP005b

Cultural Programme - Reading and Media Breakfast: Call Me by Your Name: Coming of age, (homo)sexual awakening/repression and identity in novel, screen adaptation and other films

Literature and film lovers

1 sesiones, inicia: 14-Sep

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Ciclo: 2019
Nivel: Programa Cultural
Idioma: Inglés
Estado: Terminado
Lugar: ESSARP - Deheza 3139, CABA
Capacitador/es: Mr. Carlos Reynoso
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Sesiones Fechas Inicia Termina
1 14 Septiembre 2019 09:00 am 12:00 pm


Carlos Reynoso

Carlos Reynoso is a graduate Teacher of English from Instituto de Enseñanza Superior en Lenguas Vivas “Juan Ramón Fernández”, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has specialised in the teaching of Shakespearean drama and its screen adaptations. He is currently involved in research for the final dissertation at the Licenciatura en Inglés con Orientación en Literatura (equivalent to a BA in English and Literature) at Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Argentina, and holds a postgraduate certificate in Professional Development for Language Education, awarded by the University of Chichester, UK, through NILE. He is particularly interested in critical theory for literary and cultural studies applied to ELT, and has made presentations at conferences such as the Oxford Conference on the Teaching of Literature, the FAAPI Annual Conference in Argentina and IATEFL Chile.
Literature and film lovers
• To discuss the way same-sex attraction and love are dealt with in the novel and the film.
• To speculate about how different the effects of the story would have been if the protagonists had been a heterosexual couple.
• To compare and contrast the theme of homosexual relationships and its treatment in literature and film in different settings and times, bearing in mind the contexts of production and reception.
• Call Me by Your Name: a novel by André Aciman (2007)
• Call Me by Your Name: a film directed by Luca Guadagnino (2017)
• Other intertextually related works
Group discussion of selected excerpts from the novel and scenes from the film* in intertextual dialogue with other works.

* Reading the novel prior to the session is advised, though not compulsory. Watching the film is also encouraged. There will be a copy of the film on DVD available in the library.
Barker, M. & Scheele, J. (2016). Queer: A Graphic History. London: Icon Books Ltd.

Brody, R. (2017). The Empty, sanitized intimacy of Call Me by Your Name. [Online]. In The New Yorker, November 28, 2017 issue. Available from [Accessed March 15, 2019].

Canfield, D. (2017). Why Call Me by Your Name is a brilliant, essential adaptation. [Online]. In Entertainment Weekly, November 29, 2017 issue. Available from [Accessed March 15, 2019].

D’Erasmo, S. (2007). Suddenly one summer. [Online]. In The New York Times, Sunday Book Review, February 25, 2007 issue. Available from [Accessed March 15, 2019].

Gilliver, L. (2018). Here’s why all your criticisms of Call Me by Your Name are wrong. [Online]. In Gay Times, January 16, 2018 issue. Available from [Accessed March 15, 2019].

Hall, D. & Jagose, A. (eds). (2013). The Routledge Queer Studies Reader. Abingdon & New York: Routledge.

Jenkins, C. & Cart, M. (2018). Representing the Rainbow in Young Adult Literature: LGBTQ+ Content since 1969. New York & London: Rowman & Littlefield.

Khosla, P. (2018). Call Me by Your Name works better if you read the book AFTER the movie. [Online]. In Mashable, Entertainment, January 7, 2018 issue. Available from
[Accessed March 15, 2019].

Schoonover, K. & Galt, R. (2016). Queer Cinema in the World. Durham & London: Duke University Press.

Wilchins, R. (2014). Queer Theory, Gender Theory: An Instant Primer. New York: Magnus Books.