Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies and Africana Studies' Film and Speaker Series, Spring 2012

Nandini Sikand

The Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies (WGSS) and Africana Studies' Film and Speaker Series, Spring 2012 is being offered as part of the Consortium for Critical Interdisciplinary Studies (CCIS) Critical Inquiry Lab's "Theorizing Diasporic Visuality", an innovative series of linked courses. This year’s lab links Prof. Tina Campt’s (Barnard Africana/Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies [WGSS]) Africana Studies colloquium, AFRS BC3110 Theorizing Diasporas, with May Joseph’s (Pratt Social Science and Cultural Studies) WGSS course, WMST BC3117 Film and Feminism.

The speaker and film series is free and open to the public.

 

Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 6:00-8:30 pm
Film Screening, GOLDEN LOTUS, 
The Legacy of Bound Feet

A documentary feature by Joanne Cheng 
(59Min, 2006)
 

Filmmaker and Associate Professor of Cinema and Television for School of English and International Studies at Beijing Foreign Studies University

Discussion with the Filmmaker to follow
Milbank 323

Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 6:00-8:30 pm
“Curatorial Practice and the Art of the African Diaspora”
A talk with Mora Beauchamp-Byrd
Assistant Professor of Art History, Department of Art, and Curator of University Art Collections at Xavier University of Louisiana
Diana 501

Thursday, March 8, 9:00-11:00 am (New date & time!)
Film Screening, Soma Girls

A documentary feature by Nandini Sikand
Filmmaker, Odissi dancer, and anthropologist; Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies at Lafayette College, PA

Discussion with the Filmmaker to follow
Barnard 409

Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 6:00-8:30 pm
Film Screening, Nailed
A documentary feature by Angel Shaw

Filmmaker, educator, writer, cultural organizer, and curator; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Asian American Studies Program at Hunter College
Discussion with the Filmmaker to follow
Diana 501

Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 6:00-8:30 pm
Film Screening, Sisters of the Screen

A documentary feature by Beti Ellerson (73Min, 2002)

Filmmaker and Director of the Center for the Study and Research of Women in Cinema
Discussion with the Filmmaker to Follow
Diana 501