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Friday, March 13 • 11:00am - 12:50pm
Film, Narrativity, and Oral Histories

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A panel exploring the intersections, challenges, and realities in narrative realism and in storytelling through oral histories, filmmaking, and documentary film, in particular. Screening of excerpted films by Lorna Lowe and Brooke Swaney. Katie Kane will be discussing oral histories gathered in Haiti for the Voices of Witness Project (McSweeney's). David Witzling will moderate.


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David Witzling

Associate Professor, English, Manhattan College
I am Associate Professor of English at Manhattan College, where I teach American Literature, African-American literature, and literary theory. I am the author of Everybody’s America: Thomas Pynchon, Race, and the Cultures of Postmodernism (Routledge, 2008). My ongoing research project... Read More →

Speakers
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Katie Kane

Associate Professor, University of Montana
Katie Kane is a professor of Cultural Studies, English Literature, and Colonial Studies at the University of Montana. The author of a study on the links between Ireland and Indian Country as they emerge out of a shard history of land appropriation and the use of reserved land, Kane... Read More →
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Lorna Lowe

Producer, Lorna Lowe|Documentary Films, Inc.
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Brooke Swaney

Brooke Pepion Swaney (Amskapipiikuni, Selish descendent) is a film director and writer, who received her M.F.A. in Film and Television from Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. Swaney is a 2014 NACF Film Fellow, a 2013 Time Warner Fellow, a 2012 Sundance Institute Native... Read More →


Friday March 13, 2015 11:00am - 12:50pm MDT
UC Theatre UC

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