The Revealer‘s publisher, The Center for Religion and Media at New York University, will host a series of events this spring that you just shouldn’t miss.

SCREENING AND DISCUSSION

Friday, February 4, 3:30 – 6 pm, 19 University Place, Room 102

The Last American Freak Show (2008, 85 min, UK)

Directed by Richard Butchins

The screening will be followed by a discussion with Lawrence Carter-Long, Disabilities Network. Part of the 3rd Annual Reelabilities New York Disabilities Film Festival.

For more information and a schedule of events, see http://www.reelabilities.org/

Presented with Reelabilities and the NYU Council for the Study of Disability

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COLLOQUIA / LECTURE SERIES

In collaboration with the Department of Anthropology

Thursday, February 17, 5 – 6:30 pm, 19 University Place, Room 102

Carolyn Rouse, Princeton University

Development Hubris: Postcolonial Missionaries, Ecotourists, and Planetary Redemption

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COLLOQUIA / LECTURE SERIES

In collaboration with the Department of Anthropology

Thursday, February 24, 5 – 6:30 pm, 19 University Place, Room 102

Zeynep Gürsel, University of Michigan

Rewiring the Newsroom: The Work of International News Images in the Age of Digital Circulation

Co-sponsored by Photography and Imaging, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU

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CONFERENCE

Saturday, February 26, 9 am – 5 pm, Barnard Hall, Barnard College, 3009 Broadway (at West 117th Street)

Movements: Politics, Performance, and Disability

The Scholar & Feminist Conference XXXVI

Advance registration is required. For more information and to register, please visit www.barnard.edu/bcrw, email bcrw@barnard.edu or call 212.854.2067.

Presented by the Barnard Center for Research on Women, Barnard College

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COLLOQUIA / LECTURE SERIES

In collaboration with the Department of Anthropology

Thursday, March 3, 5 – 6:30 pm, 19 University Place, Room 102

Caitlin Zaloom, Social and Cultural Analysis, NYU

God’s Money Managers: Finance and Family in Evangelical America

Co-Sponsored by the Gallatin School of Individualized Study

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SCREENING AND DISCUSSION

Wednesday, March 9, 6:30 – 8 pm, Department of Cinema Studies, Michelson Theater, 721 Broadway, 6th Floor

On Hostile Ground (2001, 71 min), Directed by Liz Mermin and Jenny Raskin


Introduction by Faye Ginsburg, Anthropology, NYU. Post-screening discussion with Jenny Raskin, filmmaker, Director of Development, Impact Partners.

What motivates abortion providers to continue their work in the face of violence?

Presented with The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, Department of Cinema Studies

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DISTINGUISHED LECTURE

Wednesday, March 23, 6 – 7:30 pm, Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East, Room 300

David Morgan, Religion, Duke University

Recovering the Protestant Body

What can images tell us about Protestant embodiment from the Reformation to the present?

Co-Sponsored by the Department of Art History, NYU

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FILM FESTIVAL

Thursday – Sunday, March 31 – April 3, The George Gustav Heye Center, One Bowling Green

15th Annual Native American Film & Video Festival

For more information see http://www.nativenetworks.si.edu/Eng/blue/nafvf_11.html

Sponsored by the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

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SCREENING AND DISCUSSION

Tuesday, April 5, 6 – 7:30 pm, Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South, Room 808

Kulana He Mahu: Remembering A Sense of Place (2001, 67 min)

Directed by Connie Florez, Hula Girl Productions

A discussion with the filmmaker will follow the screening, moderated by Gayatri Gopinath, Gender & Sexuality Studies, NYU. RSVP online at www.apa.nyu.edu, email apa.rsvp@nyu.edu, or call 212-992-9653.

Co-sponsored by Na ‘Ōiwi NYC, the Gender & Sexuality Studies Program and the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality

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SCREENING AND DISCUSSION

Wednesday, April 6, 6 – 7:30 pm, King Juan Carlos Screening Room, 53 Washington Square South

TV Serrana: Community Media from Cuba

Presented by Alexandra Halkin, Chiapas Media Project

Televison Serrana is an award-winning community television project that trains campesinos in video production.

Presented with the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies

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COLLOQUIA / LECTURE SERIES

In collaboration with the Department of Anthropology, Weiner Lecture Series

Thursday, April 7, 6 – 7:30 pm, Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East

Elizabeth Edwards, University of Arts, London

Marks of Being: Photographs and the Excavation of Encounter

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SCREENING AND DISCUSSION

Part of the Demands of Tolerance Series, presented with NYU Abu Dhabi New York

Thursday, April 21, 6:30 – 8 pm, 19 Washington Square North

Not In Our Town

Clips from the Not in Our Town documentaries will be followed by a conversation with NIOT founder Patrice O’Neill and human rights advocate and Central European University President John Shattuck. Moderated by Anthropology’s Faye Ginsburg.

To attend, please RVSP to 19wsn.rsvp@nyu.edu For further information visit http://nyuad.nyu.edu/news.events/events.nyc.html

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SCREENING SERIES

Selected Fridays, Spring 2011, 4 – 6 pm, Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, 50 Washington Square South at 255 Sullivan Street

Chronicles of a Paradise Lost: Filming Absence:  Lebanese Cinema 1965-2010

For series schedule, check www.nyu.edu/gsas/program/neareast or call 212.998.8044

Co-presented with the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies and Arte East

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LECTURE SERIES

Selected Wednesdays, Spring 2011, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, NYU 20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor

Primary Sources: Coverage in Context: Media and the Middle East

For series schedule, check www.nyu.edu/gsas/program/neareast or call 212.998.8044. For free online viewing of the series, see www.nyuprimarysources.org

Co-presented with the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, the Program in Religious Studies and the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, with support from the Social Science Research Council