Public Lecture: Around 1962, from Algeria to the World

Todd Shepard, Arthur O. Lovejoy Professor, Department of History, Krieger School of Arts ...

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Mohamed Kouaci: A Photographic Memory of Early Algeria

Mohamed Kouaci is thought to be the only Algerian photographer to have documented the entire Algerian struggle and the early years of Independence. A self-taught photographer, he was head of the ...

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La Zerda ou les chants de l’oubli (Zerda or the Songs of Forgetting)

La Zerda ou les chants de l’oubli (Zerda or the Songs of Forgetting) Dir. Assia Djebar, 1982, in Arabic and French with English and German subtitles, 60 min Programmed in conjunction with Waiting ...

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Spatial Imaginaries in Contemporary Algerian Literature and Visual Culture

Madeleine Dobie, Department Chair; Director of Graduate Studies; Professor of French and Comparative Literature, Department of French, Columbia University | Presented in conjunction with the ...

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Romare Bearden's Sirens to Die For

This evening’s multiform presentations reflect on Homer’s fatally alluring Sirens as refigured by the African American painter Romare Bearden, whose Odysseus and musicians are people of color. ...

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Panel Discussion: Waterways in Contemporary Chinese Ecological Art

Eric Fan Feng, assistant professor, Institute of Contemporary Art, Tsinghua University, Beijing; Betti-Sue Hertz, director and chief curator, The Wallach Art Gallery; Sophia Kidd, Associate Research ...

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