List of Events

ICAL
    • Coffee Futures
    • When: January 22, 2010 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Where: Kevorkian Center Screening Room, 50 Washington Square South at 255 Sullivan Street, New York University
    • Summary: Dr. Zeynep Devrim Gürsel (Anthropology, University of Michigan) will screen and discuss her documentary that juxtaposes the rhetorics and practices of everyday coffee fortune telling with the story of Turkey’s decades long attempts to become a member of the European Union.
    • New Muslim Cool
    • When: February 5, 2010 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Where: King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center Screening Room, 53 Washington Square South, New York
    • Summary: New Muslim Cool follows the story of Hamza Perez, a young Muslim hip-hop artist confronting the realities of the post-9/11 world.
    • Petition: The Court of the Complainants
    • When: February 6, 2010 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Where: Michelson Theater, Department of Cinema Studies, 721 Broadway, 6th Floor
    • Summary: The film, an official selection of the Cannes Film Festival, looks at the lives of petitioners who come to Beijing to visit a government Complaints Office, and who wait for years on end to air grievances against local abuses of justice.
    • Creativity and Activism
    • When: February 19, 2010 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Where:
    • Summary: Creativity and Activism: Celebrating the Lives of Mine Okubo and Michi Nishiura Weglyn
    • Digital Stories, Religion and Human Rights Activism
    • When: March 25, 2010 3:30 pm - 7:45 pm
    • Where: Cantor Film Center, 10 E 8th Street, New York, NY, United States, 10003
    • Summary: Has religious conflict been changed, exacerbated or eased, through use of digital technologies among the protagonists? Has crowd-sourcing and citizen journalism changed coverage of political and religious life? How have digital media transformed the politics of human rights organization?
    • Permutations of the Species
    • When: April 1, 2010 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Where: Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor Flex Room, New York, NY, United States
    • Summary: Permutations of the Species: Toward an Anthropology of Disability Film Festivals
    • Teaching Culture and Religion
    • When: April 8, 2010 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Where: Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East, New York
    • Summary: Teaching Culture and Religion: Combustible Concepts and Protestant Secularity in American Public Schools
    • Afghan Star
    • When: April 9, 2010 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Where: Kevorkian Center Screening Room, 50 Washington Square South at 255 Sullivan Street, New York University
    • Summary: After 30 years of war and Taliban rule, Afghan Pop Idol is taking the nation by the storm, and contestants are risking their lives to sing
    • Operation Babylift
    • When: April 23, 2010 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    • Where: Cantor Film Center, 10 E 8th Street, New York, NY, United States, 10003
    • Summary: Followed by a panel discussion with the filmmaker, adoptee participant and associate producer Jared Rehberg and Lili Johnson, NYU- SCA student and adoptee from China
    • The Oath
    • When: September 13, 2010 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Where: Kevorkian Center Screening Room, 50 Washington Square South at 255 Sullivan Street, New York University
    • Summary: Visual Culture Series
    • The Problem with Humanitarianism: Towards a Critical Moral Anthropology
    • When: September 16, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Where: Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts, 1 Washington Place, New York, United States
    • Summary: Didier Fassin (School of Social Science/Institute for Advanced Study/Princeton University) CO-SPONSOR: GALLATIN SCHOOL OF INDIVIDUALIZED STUDY
    • From Selma to Soweto
    • When: September 24, 2010 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Where: King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center Screening Room, 53 Washington Square South, New York
    • Summary: The dramatic story of how the U.S., a vital ally of South Africa, became a battleground in the anti-apartheid movement. This film is part of Have You Heard from Johannesburg, a 7-part documentary series about the worldwide effort to end apartheid in South Africa.
    • The Meaning of Averroës and Maimonides
    • When: October 6, 2010 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • Where: King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center Screening Room, 53 Washington Square South, New York
    • Summary: The Meaning of Averroës and Maimonides: How to Make the Mediterranean Space a Community of Reason, Tolerance, Progress and Prosperity
    • Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival
    • When: November 11, 2010 - November 14, 2010
    • Where: American Museum of Natural History, 79th Street and Central Park West
    • Summary: The longest running showcase for international documentaries in the United States
    • Taqwacore
    • When: December 3, 2010 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
    • Where: Kevorkian Center Screening Room, 50 Washington Square South at 255 Sullivan Street, New York University
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