Elizabeth Barret, Director/Producer
When is a camera as threatening as a gun?
Monday, September 20, Film Row Cinema (1104 S. Wabash, 8th floor)
2:00-3:15pm: Lecture and Q&A
3:30: screening of Stranger With a Camera
Tuesday, September 21, Ferguson Auditorium (600 S. Michigan, 1st floor)
12:30-1:45pm: Lecture and Q&A
2:00: screening of Stranger With a Camera
All events are free and open to the public.
been presented with such dramatic bluntness as in Stranger with a Camera."
—George C. Stoney, Professor of Documentary Film, NYU Tisch School of the Arts
The First-Year Seminar Welcomes Marjane Satrapi
The First-Year Seminar is pleased to welcome Marjane Satrapi to campus.Friday, April 3, 7:00pm
Film Row Cinema—1104 S. Wabash, 8th floor
Marjane Satrapi is the author of Persepolis—one of the core texts of the First-Year Seminar—Persepolis 2, Embroideries, and Chicken with Plums. The animated film adaptation of Persepolis won the Jury Prize at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film.
A book-signing will follow; books will be available for purchase.
Tickets are not required for this event, but seating is limited.
Ms. Satrapi's visit is sponsored by New Millennium Studies: The First-Year Seminar; the office of the Dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences; the office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs; and a Title III grant from the U.S. Department of Education.Critical Encounters Salon Series Discussion with LeAlan Jones
As part of the Critical Encounters Salon Series, New Millennium Studies is sponsoring a lecture/discussion with LeAlan Jones, co-author of Our America: Life and Death on the South Side of Chicago. The event will take place from 12:30-1:50pm in the Ferguson Theater. Click here to download a PDF of the flyer [2.5MB].
Ted Hardin on NMS
We've posted a short video, entitled "Inside Look," here. It features Film & Video/NMS faculty member Ted Hardin. It was filmed and edited by NMS student Ben Christie, and produced by NMS and the Center for Teaching Excellence.