Executive Talks: Jacqueline Stewart
@ Stage 18 Chicago
2558 W 16th St, Chicago, IL 60608
Opening Tuesday, March 13th, from 10AM - 11:30AM
March Executive Talks will feature the amazing and inspiring, Jacqueline Stewart. She is a Professor in the Department of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago, she directs the Southside Home Movie Project and the Cinema 53 screening and discussion series, she is also the Director of the Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry at University Chicago, and is co-curator of the L.A. Rebellion Preservation Project at the UCLA Film and Television Archive. She serves as an appointee to the National Film Preservation Board and is currently researching the racial politics of moving image preservation and is also completing a study of the life and work of African American actor/writer/director Spencer Williams. Stewart is the author of Migrating to the Movies: Cinema and Black Urban Modernity, which has achieved recognition from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies and the Black Caucus of the American Library Association.
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