6:30 pm, Piper Auditorium
Keynote: Ranjani Mazumdar, Professor of Cinema Studies at the School of Arts & Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Respondents: Brodwyn Fischer, Professor of Latin American History, University of Chicago & Janice Perlman, President, The Mega-Cities Project; Senior Resarch Scholar, Institute for Latin American Studies, Columbia University
Moderator: George McCarthy, President and CEO, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Slums have been an important visual force in many films. In this keynote and discussion, which will kick off a 3-day symposium on Slums: New Visions for an Enduring Global Phenomenon Indian filmmaker and scholar Ranjani Mazumdar will explore the perceptions that have fueled the imaginations of the cinematic slums.
Seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
The full symposium, however, will also be
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