The ‘Film and History: the Western’ research seminar series was convened by Lee Broughton throughout 2013-14. All of the talks took place at the University of Leeds with the exception of the talk by Professor Sir Christopher Frayling, which took place at Leeds Town Hall.


Jenny Barrett, Edge Hill University: ‘Courage, Goodness and Mercy: The Memorialisation of the American Civil War in Hollywood Film’ (23 October 2013).
Professor Sir Christopher Frayling, Royal College of Art: ‘Once Upon a Time, the Western’ (20 November 2013).
Austin Fisher, University of Bedfordshire: ‘Go West Comrade! Revising the Frontiers of the Spaghetti Western’ (20 February 2014).
Sheldon Hall, Sheffield Hallam University: ‘African Adventures: Film Finances and Actor-Producers on Safari’ (13 March 2014).

The seminar series was kindly supported by the Leverhulme Trust.