This week, In Media Res<http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/> partners with Cinema Journal to present a discussion of African Cinema & Media (February 23 - February 27, 2015).
Here's the line-up:
Monday, February 23, 2015 - Moradewun Adejunmobi (University of California, Davis) presents: African Film and the Televisual Turn
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - Jude Akudinobi (University of California, Santa Barbara) presents: Market Trails and Nollywood Trailers
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Mahomed Bamba (Universidade Federal da Bahia (Brazil)) presents: Réception et lectures brésiliennes do ~cinema africano~ (Brazilian Reception and Readings of ~Cinema Africano~)
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - Jean Olivier Tchouaffe (Independent) presents: Notes on the Western in Sissako’s Timbuktu (2015)
Friday, February 27, 2015 - Aboubakar Sanogo (Carleton University) presents: In Memoriam Rene Vautier (1928-2015)
Theme week organized by Aboubakar Sanogo<http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/users/aboubakar-sanogo> (Carleton University), with Cinema Journal Online Editor Christine Becker<http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/users/christine-becker> (University of Notre Dame), and Georgia State University Liaison Lauren Cramer<http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/users/lauren-cramer>.
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