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The Forum On Black Popular Culture: The Life of "Queen & Slim" Melina Matsoukas, the director of Queen and Slim has called the film, "a black story." We have assembled a panel of our faculty to explore, among a host of matters--race and representation, fugitivity and precarity, rhythm and blues, sex and death--the ways in which it is or is not.
Panelists: Giovanna Borradori: Professor of Philosophy and Director of Media Studies Mia L. Mask: Professor of Film on the Mary Riepma Ross '32 Chair Justin Patch: Assistant Professor of Music Jasmine K. Syedullah: Assistant Professor of Africana Studies
Moderator: Tyrone Simpson, II: Associate Professor of English and Director of Africana Studies