September, 2014 Events

09/2014 Events

Banned Books Week: Conversation About Comics & Censorship

A Child's Life and Other Stories by Phoebe Gloeckner
Jim Ottaviani, librarian and author of non-fiction graphic novels, most recently Primates, interviews noted comics creator and Associate Professor Phoebe Gloeckner about her work in comics and the role of comics in personal artistic expression and in society. Local comic store Vault of Midnight will be on hand with copies of books by Phoebe and Jim for sale, as well as other banned and challenged comics. Light refreshments will be provided.

Event Information

Date
09/23/2014
Time
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Gallery 100
Series
Banned Books Week
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Film Forward: Circles

Join us for a screening of Circles followed by discussion. Circles unfolds as a triptych, exploring the moral convolutions and complex story strands that emerge from one fateful moment.

Event Information

Date
09/30/2014
Time
12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Library Gallery Room 100
Location Information
Series
Film Forward
Event Type
Film

Film Forward: If You Build It

Film still from If You Build It
Film still from If You Build It
Join us for a screening of If You Build It followed by a discussion.

Event Information

Date
09/30/2014
Time
02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Library Gallery Room 100
Location Information
Series
Film Forward
Event Type
Film

Film Forward: The World Before Her

Film still from The World Before Her
Film still from The World Before Her
Join us for a screening of The World Before Her followed by a discussion moderated by visiting scholar Mary E. John, Senior Fellow and Professor at the Centre for Women’s Development Studies, New Delhi.  Twenty young women from across India arrive for an intense, month-long beauty boot camp - they are the hand-picked contestants for the Miss India pageant. Winning the coveted title means instant stardom, a lucrative career path and freedom from the constraints of a patriarchal society. 

Event Information

Date
09/30/2014
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Library Gallery Room 100
Location Information
Series
Film Forward
Event Type
Film

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