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Mellon Visiting Artist Isaac Julien speaks at Columbia, 3/29

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The School of the Arts and Columbia University Seminar Sites of Cinema present

Mellon Visiting Artist Isaac Julien:
Looking Back at Looking for Langston (1989)
Thursday, March 29
7:30 pm – Seminar and Roundtable
9:30 pm – Complimentary Cocktails
Faculty House: 64 Morningside Drive

A multimedia presentation with archival images and clips from Looking for Langston (1989) by filmmaker Isaac Julien, this year’s Mellon Visiting Artist, followed responses from renowned scholars and concluding in a roundtable discussion.

Isaac Julien, artist and filmmaker, School of the Arts Mellon Visiting Artist, Professor of Media Art, Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe
Kellie Jones, Associate Professor, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University
Kobena Mercer, Professor, History of Art and African American Studies, Yale University
Mark Nash, Professor and Head of Programme Curating Contemporary Art School of Humanities, Royal College of Arts
B. Ruby Rich, Professor, Social Documentation Program, Film and Digital Media Department, University of California, Santa Cruz
Introduction by Jane Gaines, Professor, Film Program, School of the Arts Columbia University


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