Saturday, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 208, JW Marriott
Women, Violence, and New African Cinema
Program arranged by the forums LLC African since 1990 and LLC Francophone. Presiding: Valérie K. Orlando, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
1. “Feminism and Neoliberal Self-Fashioning in the Films of Shirley Frimpong-Manso,” Carmela Garritano, Texas A&M Univ., College Station
2. “Aftershocks of the Egyptian Revolution: Feminism in Hanan Abdallah’s Documentary In the Shadow of a Man,” Touria Khannous, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge
3. “Violence and Vulnerability: Terrorism and the Female Protagonist in Contemporary Algerian Cinema,” Maria Flood, Cornell Univ.
4. “Women after War: Films from Kenya and Burkina Faso,” Joya F. Uraizee, Saint Louis Univ.