Wed, Jun 08

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Reid Hall

KEYNOTE: Arts and Poetics of Living in Times of Crisis

Introducing our Keynote Speaker for the Postgraduate Arts Festival, Dr. Fatou Niang! Join us for an afternoon of community, discussion and exhibition on the progression of and future of Art in our changing world. Drinks and light snacks will be provided. *SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS EVENT*

KEYNOTE: Arts and Poetics of Living in Times of Crisis

Time & Location

Jun 08, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Reid Hall, 4 Rue de Chevreuse, 75006

About the event

Join us for the Keynote Event of our Postgraduate Arts Festival, featuring a keynote speech from Dr. Mame-Fatou Niang, followed by a student-led Q&A session. 

Dr. Niang is a filmmaker and professor of French and Francophone studies at Carnegie-Mellon University. Her work is on contemporary France, Sub-Saharan Africa, postcolonialism, media studies, and urban planning. Her documentary Mariannes Noires, which focuses on the Afro-French identities of seven women, was selected for the San Francisco Black Film Festival, Toronto Black Film Festival, and Festival International du Film Black Montréal, among others.

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