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NYU to Host Ruby Rich for “New Queer Cinema: New Politics?”—Oct. 9

September 16, 2013
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Author B. Ruby Rich, a professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz, will deliver “New Queer Cinema: New Politics?”—a lecture focused on this 1990s cinema movement—on Wednesday, October 9, 5:30 p.m. at New York University’s Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center for Arts and Science, 100 Washington Square East (enter at 31 Washington Place [wheelchair accessible]).

The event, part of the NYU College of Arts and Sciences’ Bentson Dean’s Lecture Series, is free and open to the public. Call 212.998.8100 for more information. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. Subway Lines: 6 (Astor Place); N, R (8th Street)

At the event, Rich will revisit the terrain of this movement by examining it—with film clips—in the context of our contemporary sociopolitical order.

Rich, author of New Queer Cinema: The Director’s Cut (Duke, 2013) and Chick Flicks: Theories and Memories of the Feminist Film Movement (Duke, 1998), is the incoming editor of Film Quarterly, the oldest continuing film journal in the U.S.

She is the former director of the Film Program at the New York State Council on the Arts and has published in the Village Voice, the New York Times, the Guardian, the Nation, GLQ, Signs, and numerous other popular and scholarly journals. A longtime commentator and correspondent in radio and television, Rich is a member of SAG-AFTRA and has received the Distinguished Career Achievement award of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, among other honors. She is a professor in the Social Documentation Master Program in UC Santa Cruz’s Film and Digital Media Department.

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NYU to Host Ruby Rich for “New Queer Cinema: New Politics?”—Oct. 9

Author B. Ruby Rich, above, a professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz, will deliver “New Queer Cinema: New Politics?”—a lecture focused on this 1990s cinema movement—on Wednesday, October 9, 5:30 p.m. at Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center for Arts and Science.


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