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Oct 9: New Queer Cinema: New Politics?



New Queer Cinema/New Politics?

a Bentson Dean’s Lecture Series lecture by B. Ruby Rich

Wednesday, October 9
5:30 to 7 pm

B. Ruby Rich, Film & Digital Media, UC Santa Cruz

Rich will revisit the terrain of this 1990s cinema movement movement by examining it—-with film clips-—in the context of our contemporary sociopolitical order.

Rich, author of New Queer Cinema: The Director’s Cut (Duke, 2013) and Chick Flicks: Theories and Memories of the Feminist Film Movement (Duke, 1998), is the incoming editor of Film Quarterly, the oldest continuing film journal in the U.S. She is the former director of the Film Program at the New York State Council on the Arts and has published in the Village Voice, the New York Times, the Guardian, the Nation, GLQ, Signs, and numerous other popular and scholarly journals. A longtime commentator and correspondent in radio and television, Rich is a member of SAG-AFTRA and has received the Distinguished Career Achievement award of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, among other honors. She is a professor in the Social Documentation Master Program in UC Santa Cruz’s Film and Digital Media Department.

Jurow Hall
100 Washington Square East

Co-sponsored by the NYU Center for Media, Culture & History; Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality; and Dean of the College of Arts & Science.

This event is free and open to the public.  Venue is wheelchair accessible.

Seating is first-come.

For more information about this event, please contact the CAS Office of the Dean at 212-998-8100.

Facebook event page here.

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