ROUCH AFTER ROUCH: Reframing a Legacy
A symposium with scholars and filmmakers exploring the legacy of renowned French anthropologist/filmmaker Jean Rouch. In conjunction with Here and Elsewhere: The Films of Jean Rouch, a two-part Rouch retrospective taking place at the French Institute/Alliance Francaise and Anthology Film Archives in November.
Jamie Berthe (NYU, Media, Culture, and Communication)
Sam Di Iorio (Hunter/CUNY, Department of French)
Steven Feld (University of New Mexico, Department of Music and Anthropology)
Françoise Foucault (Comité du film ethnographique, France)
Faye Ginsburg (NYU, Department of Anthropology)
Zoe Graham (NYU, Cinema Studies)
Inoussa Ousseïni (Niger’s Cultural Ambassador to UNESCO, filmmaker, and founder of Niger’s African Forum for Documentary Film, Niger)
Mandy Rose (University of the West of England, UK)
Robert Stam (NYU, Cinema Studies)
Paul Stoller (West Chester University, Department of Anthropology)
This event has been made possible by the generous support of NYU’s departments of Anthropology; Cinema Studies; French; Media, Culture & Communication; the Humanities Initiative; the Dean’s Office of Arts and Sciences; the Center for Media, Culture and History; the Provost’s Global Research Initiative; the Institute of African American Affairs; Africana Studies; and the Hunter College Department of Romance Languages.