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When Words and Images Matter: Challenges to our Time. A Conversation with Christiane Taubira and Raoul Peck
October 27, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
For Former French Minister of Justice, Christiane Taubira and award-winning film director and writer, Raoul Peck, words and images matter for how they frame and cast the stories that determined and promulgate the systemic inequalities and injustices that divide and challenge our societies today.
Their conversation will continue the discussions about present day legacies of slavery, racial discrimination and hegemonic power relations raised by Peck’s documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” showing at the Student Union Cinema, Oct. 19 at 5 & 7pm, and his Distinguished Lecture Series Talk on Identity, History, Race and Baldwin on Thursday October 26, at 7pm in the UWM Union Wisconsin Room.
A book signing and reception follows.
Co-sponsors include at UWM: Humanities Grant, IWA, MALLT, WGS, CLACS; and the Alliance française of Milwaukee and the Cultural Service of the French Embassy in Chicago.
Other related events:
Screening of “I Am Not Your Negro” on October 19th at 5:00 pm or 7:00 pm in the Union Cinema. See the Student Involvement web site.
Distinguished Lecture Series presents “An Evening with Raoul Peck: Conversations on Identity, Race, and Baldwin.” October 26 at 7:00 pm in the Union Wisconsin Room. Tickets required. http://uwm.edu/letters-science/event/evening-raoul-peck-conversations-identity-history-race-baldwin