Oct 8-10 | (Im)possibility: Harvard Film & Visual Studies online conference

Harvard Film & Visual Studies Graduate Conference
October 8–10, 2020
https://www.vesgrad.com/ [vesgrad.com]

The graduate program in Film and Visual Studies at Harvard University is pleased to announce (Im)possibility, a virtual conference tracing the limits of representation, visibility, and theory.

The conference begins at 6:00pm EST on October 8, 2020 with a virtual screening of Ja’Tovia Gary’s film The Giverny Document (Single Channel) (2019). The screening will be immediately followed at 7:00pm EST by a keynote conversation between Gary and Frank B. Wilderson III, with introductory remarks by Aria Dean. Register for the keynote event here [harvard.zoom.us].

Throughout the day on October 9 and 10, conference proceedings will bring together scholars and practitioners working across film and media studies, visual culture, and Black studies; see the schedule [vesgrad.com] for details and Zoom registration links.

The Giverny Document will be freely available for streaming throughout the duration of the conference here [carpenter.center].

(Im)possibility is sponsored by the Department of Art, Film, and Visual Studies at Harvard University with support from the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts and the Harvard University Provostial Fund for the Arts and Humanities.

Conference website [vesgrad.com] | Facebook [facebook.com] | Keynote conversation [carpenter.center]