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Dr. Michael B. Gillespie, the internationally renowned scholar of film, popular music, and contemporary art, and author of Film Blackness: American Cinema and the Idea of Black Film, is joining Temple Film & Media Arts for two events where he will speak on contemporary film and media.
He is visiting at the invitation of the Racial Justice Task Force. This ILLUMINATIONS series is supported by The Center for the Performing and Cinematic Arts, and produced by The Department of Film & Media Arts.
LEARN MORE ABOUT DR. GILLESPIE:
Michael Boyce Gillespie is Associate Professor of Film at the City College of New York and the Graduate Center, CUNY. He is author of Film Blackness: American Cinema and the Idea of Black Film (Duke University Press, 2016); co-editor with Lisa Uddin of Black One Shot, an art criticism series on ASAP/J; and editor of Crisis Harmonies, a music criticism series on ASAP/J. His research and writing focuses on black visual and expressive culture, film theory, visual historiography, popular music, and contemporary art. His recent work has appeared in Ends of Cinema, Black Light: A Retrospective of International Black Cinema, Flash Art, Unwatchable, ASAP/J, and Film Quarterly.