DISPLACEMENT AND DISPOSSESSION IN THE MELANESIAN PACIFIC, lecture by Paige West (Anthropology, Barnard College)
THE EMPEROR’S NEW GENES, 13th Annual Dorothy Nelkin Lecture by Ruha Benjamin (African American Studies, Princeton University)
Screening of REBEL ROSSA (2016, 90 mins, Dir: Williams Cole). Post-screening discussion with Director Williams Cole.
Oct. 12 | ALLOWABLE LEVELS: Exposomics, Chemical Kin, and Credible Witnesses in the Genetic Accountabilities of Agrocapitalism
ALLOWABLE LEVELS: Exposomics, Chemical Kin, and Credible Witnesses in the Genetic Accountabilities of Agrocapitalism, lecture by Vincanne Adams (University of California, San Francisco)
Oct. 13 | NYSFERATU: Symphony of a Century (65 mins, Dir: Andrea Mastrovito) | Screening and Roundtable
Screening: NYsferatu: symphony of a century (65 mins, Dir: Andrea Mastrovito) + Roundtable: Our Vampires, Ourselves: Immigrants, Desire, Fear
FILM FESTIVAL THURSDAY-SUNDAY / OCTOBER 19-22 American Museum of Natural History, 79th Street and Central Park West The 41st Annual Margaret Mead Film And Video Festival Longest running showcase for international documentaries in the United States. For more information, go to: amnh.org/explore/margaret-mead-film-festival photo: still from the documentary,
Oct. 25 | “IT SEEMS LIKE BLESSINGS KEEP FALLING ON MY LAP”: The Cultural Politics of American Religion and Popular Music | Josef Sorett
“IT SEEMS LIKE BLESSINGS KEEP FALLING ON MY LAP”: The Cultural Politics of American Religion and Popular Music, lecture by Josef Sorett (Columbia University)
Screening of DEEJ (2017, 72 min; Robert Rooy and DJ Saverese). Post-screening discussion with DJ Saverese
Screening of NOSTALGIA FOR THE FUTURE (2017, 54 min, Dirs: Avijit Mukul Kishore, Rohan Shivkumar). Post-screening discussion with directors.
Novelist and founder of The Moth, George Dawes Green presents an interactive storytelling event on the art of the raconteur