Europe – Film & Lecture Series

African & African American Studies
Afro/Black Europe Film & Lecture Series

4:30 pm
(see below for day and location)
Open to the Public
In conjunction with AAAS 64 – Afro/Black Europe

Convened by Trica Keaton, Associate Professor of African and African American Studies

Thursday, April 5, 2018 – Rockefeller Center, Room 3

Stephen Small, Professor, University of California, Berkeley
Lecture Topic: “The African Diaspora in Europe: Who, What, When, Where and Why?”

Thursday, April 12, 2018 – Rockefeller Center, Room 2
Blaxploitalian: One Hundred Years of Blackness in Italian Cinema by Fred Kuwornu

Respondent: Graziella Parati, Paul D. Paganucci Professor of Literature and Language, and Director, Leslie Center for the Humanities, Dartmouth College

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 – Rockefeller Center, Room 2
Transfer by Damir Lukacevic
(Afro-futuristic & reminiscent of the film Get Out)

Thursday, April 19, 2018 – Rockefeller Center, Room 2, in conjunction with the Department of German Studies

Priscilla Layne, Associate Professor in the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lecture Topic: “Germany and the Black Diaspora: Unpacking Damir Lukacevic’s Transfer

Friday & Saturday, April 27 & 28
Afro/Black Paris Symposium

Thursday, May 3, 2018 – House Center B (The Cube), in conjunction with School House and the Shabazz Center for Intellectual Inquiry
Generation Revolution by Cassie Quarless and Usayd Younis

Q & A: Derrick E. White, Visiting Associate Professor African and African American Studies and History

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 – Rockefeller Center, Room 2
Scorpion in Love (Alacrán enamorado) by Santiago Zannou

Thursday, May 10, 2018 – Rockefeller Center, Room 2, in conjunction with the Department of Spanish and Portuguese & the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowships Program

Jeffrey K. Coleman (’08), Assistant Professor, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Lecture Topic: “The Consumption and Rejection of Blackness in Contemporary Spain”

Thursday, May 17, 2018 – Rockefeller Center, Room 2

James H. Sweet, Vilas-Jartz Distinguished Professor of History and Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, The University of Wisconsin
Lecture Topic: “Inconvenient Truths: The Hidden Histories of African Lisbon During the Era of the Slave Trade”

Sponsored by African and African American Studies, Leslie Center for the Humanities, Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences, Associate Dean for the Arts and Humanities, Office of the Provost, John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, Frank J. Guarini Associate Dean for International Studies and Interdisciplinary Programs, Department of German Studies, Department of History, Department of French and Italian, Department of English and Creative Writing, Department of Studio Art, Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program, Jewish Studies Program, Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity, Department of Theater, Department of Anthropology, and Department of Spanish and Portuguese.