APPLY NOW! The Center for Experimental Ethnography invites graduate students from across the University to apply for our student summer research grant, with applications due March 16th. The grant is meant to support doctoral, MFA, and professional degree students who are incorporating multi-modal methodological strategies into their ethnographic research... Keep Reading...
PERFORMANCE | 6:30 PM Feb 17th
Please join us for this very special discussion, moderated by Dyana Williams, and duo performance in celebration of Christian McBride’s The Movement Revisited: A Musical Portrait of Four Icons (Mack Avenue Records) at Penn Museum’s Widener Lecture Hall. Keep Reading
THIRD THURSDAY | NOON FEB 20th
CAMRA will be hosting CEE's Third Thursday on February 20th. The lunch will be an informal space for members of the CEE community (CAMRA members or not) to share work with each other, give and receive feedback, and talk about ideas for our spring festival/conference, SSMF.
PROJECT | Feb 20th 6:30 PM
Join Slought from 6:30 to 8:30 PM for Documentary for Critical Times, a conversation about the possibilities and limits of the moving image in times of crisis. Organized in conjunction with the installation The Zama Zama Project, this event will feature a conversation with artists Susan Meiselas and Rosalind Morris about what it means to produce documents and documentaries of crisis...Keep Reading
FREE SPEECH |
February 22th, 3:00 PM
On February 20th, join Professor Patricia Roberts-Miller (University of Texas at Austin) and Professor Seth Kreimer (University of Pennsylvania Law School) in a dialogue about Demagoguery and Free Speech. Demagoguery has been a frequent topic of American documentary films and is seen as posing a threat to news media around the world. But what precisely is "demagoguery"? ...Keep Reading
BOOK LAUNCH | February 22nd, 3:00 PM
On Saturday, February 22nd, the African American Museum in Philadelphia invites you to join us for a free reception with Deborah A. Thomas, PhD, the author of Political Life in the Wake of the Plantation, in conversation with Grace L. Sanders Johnson, PhD.Keep Reading
CEE Events at SSMF
We are all very excited for the upcoming Screening Scholarship and Media Festival (SSMF) which, for its 8th year, is organized around the theme of "Rupture and Repair". The festival will take place on Friday, March 27th (5:30pm-9pm) & Saturday, March 28th (9am-6:30pm), with a full session schedule and keynote info available soon. The Center for Experimental Ethnography will put on a special highlight event, featuring a performance by CEE faculty, and CEE Spring Faculty Fellows Wayne Modest and Emily Carris will engage in conversation on an SSMF Panel.
Month in Review
3RD THURSDAY | January 2020
On January 30th, scholars, students, and members of the public joined together for month, we introduced our Spring 2020 Fellows, Wayne Modest and Emily Carris.
For the first Third Thursday of 2020, students, faculty, and community friends gathered together to meet up with incoming CEE Faculty Fellows Emily Carris and Wayne Modest. Emily began her presentation posing a question that first occurred to her in England, while contemplating an image of a slave ship in a tumultuous ocean.... "what does salt know?" Seven years after her work in England, Emily returned to Philadelphia to work on developing institutional space for art as scholarship, which culminated in her founding the Art Dept. Collective Keep Reading.
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