The Forum On Black Popular Culture


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Thursday, January 23, 2020


5:30 pm


College Center Villard Room

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.

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

Tyrone Simpson, II: Associate Professor of English and Director of Africana Studies

Primavera Ward

Africana Studies Program