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Saturday, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 208, JW Marriott

Women, Violence, and New African Cinema

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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.

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