The Cinematic Slum

The Cinematic Slum

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Location: Harvard Graduate School of Design
Speaker(s): Ranjani Mazumdar

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.

Registration for the symposium and keynote are now full. Seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The full symposium, however, will also be livestreamed:

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