Dr. Randi Gray Kristensen, 2019 Dr. Randi Gray Kristensen is assistant professor in the University Writing Program, deputy director of the Writing in the Disciplines program, and affiliate faculty in the Africana Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies programs, at the George Washington University, Washington DC. She is co-editor of Writing Against the Curriculum: Anti-Disciplinarity in … Continue reading Research Notes: Dr. Randi Gray Kristensen, a 2019 Summer Repository Research Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study reflects on her BFC/A Visit
NUMA PERRIER: THE POLITICS OF PLEASURE || Screening JEZEBEL, 9/23 and 9/27 at 7PM + Jorgensen 9/24 at 5PM + Varda's Cléo 5 to 7 at 7PM, all at IU Cinema Do I have to perform masculinity or some form of neutralized sexuality to be taken seriously as a director? Hmm. I discuss this and … Continue reading NUMA PERRIER: THE POLITICS OF PLEASURE || Screening JEZEBEL, 9/23 and 9/27 at 7PM + Jorgensen 9/24 at 5PM + Varda’s Cléo 5 to 7 at 7PM, all at IU Cinema
Did you know that June is Caribbean-American Heritage Month as well as Black Music Month? In honor of the occasion, on this last day of June, this post highlights a few recent--and one classic--documentary films featuring Caribbean music. What are your favorite Caribbean music docs? Calypso Dreams (dir: Geoffrey Dunn & Michael Horne, 2004) traces … Continue reading Celebrating Caribbean Music Documentaries
A "source close to the government" told an Ottawa-area francophone newspaper that the star singer "is only waiting for paperwork to be finalized by next week's deadline. The current president, René Préval, is barred by Haiti's laws from seeking a third term." National Post (Canada) 07/25/10 Click here to read the entire article.
"First, Haitians received food and shelter; now the moving image has joined the humanitarian response. All over this rattled capital city, Port-au-Prince, outdoor screens are popping up, as a handful of organizations race to produce programming that entertains and informs the hundreds of thousands of displaced people living in camps without televisions or radios." The … Continue reading Via Soap Opera, Getting Information To Displaced Haitians