Film Professor Mia Mask examines the African American Western hero within the larger context of film history by considering how Black westerns evolved.
Campus community only, please.
Award-winning author Jennine Capó Crucet will read from her novel Make Your Home Among Strangers. Q&A and book signing to follow.
A free community film screening festival at the Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory located at 8 North Cherry Street.
Noah Kalina has taken a picture of himself daily since 2000 for his series Everyday, which has amassed over 40 million views. He will discuss his photography career and matters of composition, concept, and duration.
In this lecture, Professor Nick Rees-Roberts of the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, mobilizes failure as a critical tool to unpack the structural fault lines of an industry invested in the promotion of success and celebrity in which no one can afford to fail.
Director/producer Michael Dwyer made this 20-minute film featuring Tomiko Morimoto West, a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima who taught Japanese language courses at Vassar for a decade until she retired in 1994. Both will be available for a Q&A session after the screening.
Shivaike Shah, Visiting Artist and Producer/Founder of Khameleon Productions (UK), will discuss the making of Khameleon’s upcoming short film on the figure of Medea, based on Khameleon’s stage production of Euripides’s Medea at Oxford in 2018, which reimagined the ancient Greek tragedy with an all-global majority cast and crew. Campus community only, please.