Friday, July 2, 2010

Avatar and Portrayals of Pacific Peoples // At the University of St. Andrews

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Professor Nancy Lutkehaus, consultant anthropologist for James Cameron’s science fiction film Avatar, will be in St Andrews next week for a public event exploring the resource wars on planet Earth.

The event will be held on Tuesday 6 July in St Salvator’s Quadrangle from 19.00 – 21.00.

James Cameron’s science fiction film Avatar brought the planet Pandora to life in 3-D, in which an indigenous people-like tribe of Na’vi are threatened by a mining corporation seeking to exploit a large deposit of ‘unobtanium’ located on Na’vi land.

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