Document Type

Publicity

Publication Date

Spring 2-6-2018

Event Date

February 6, 2018

Keywords

MDOCS, Documentary, Storytelling, Event, Screening, Film, Palestinian Voices, Lecture

Abstract

February 6, 6pm

Location: Payne Room

Free and open to the public.

In conjunction with the exhibition This Place

Part of the Palestinian Voices series, organized and co-sponsored by the John B. Moore Documentary Studies Collaborative (MDOCS), the Environmental Studies and Sciences Program, International Affairs, Media and Film Studies, Art History, History, Hayat, and the Skidmore College Dean’s Office

Join us for a lecture by Issam Nassar on the history of Palestinian photography. Nassar is a historian of the Modern Middle East and of Photography at Illinois State University. His work focuses on the modern Middle East and the history of photography. He is the co-editor of Jerusalem Quarterly and the author and editor of a number of books, including the editor of I Would Have Smiled: Photographing the Palestinian Refugee Experience (Institute for Palestinian Studies, 2009) with Rashā Salṭī, and The Story of Jerusalem (Olive Branch Press, 2013).

Murat Yildiz, Assistant Professor of History at Skidmore College, will introduce Nassar and moderate a discussion following the talk.

This talk is part of exhibition This Place, on view February 3 through April 22, 2018, as well the Palestinian Voices series. The Palestinian Voices series is organized and co-sponsored by the John B. Moore Documentary Studies Collaborative (MDOCS), the Environmental Studies and Sciences Program, International Affairs, Media and Film Studies, Art History, History, Hayat, and the Skidmore College Dean’s Office.

This event is free and open to the public.

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