Film screening and discussion with Indian filmmaker Pankaj Rishi Jumar: Punches n Ponytails

Event date: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Department of Anthropology and the Office of International Education and Development present

Indian Filmmaker, Pankaj Rishi Jumar

Graduating from Pune's Film and Television Institute in 1992, and specialising in Film Editing, Pankaj was assistant editor for Sekhar Kapur's Bandit Queen. After editing documentaries and TV serials, he made his first film, KUMAR TALKIES. Subsequently, Pankaj has become a one man crew producing, directing, shooting and editing his own films. (Pather Chujaeri, The Vote, Gharat, 3 Men and a Bulb, Punches n Ponytails, and Seeds of Dissent). His films have been screened at festivals all over the world. He has won grants from Hubert Bals, IFA, Jan Vrijman, Gotoberg, Banff, Majlis and Sarai. Pankaj was awarded an Asia Society fellowship at Harvard Asia Center.

 

Punches n Ponytails
March 26, 7:00-9:00pm
Three Top Room (Plemmons New Wing, First Floor)

Punches n Ponytails, a film on women boxing in India. Two young women pursuing a dream of becoming professional boxers against all odds in their conservative, patriarchal Indian town. http://kumartalkies.blogspot.com/2008/08/punches-n-ponytails-film-on-women.html

 

For more information, please contact the Department of Anthropology at 828-262-2295 or send inquiries to perryal@appstate.edu

Sponsor: 
Department of Anthropology
Contact name: 
Amanda Perry
Contact email: 
perryal@appstate.edu
Contact telephone: 
(828) 262-2295
Location: 
Three Top Room (Plemmons New Wing)
Admission: 
Admission is free and open to the public
Public Lecture: Disposable Futures: Neoliberalism's Assault on Higher Education

Henry A. Giroux
McMaster University

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
7:00PM
SCHAEFER CENTER
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY

Henry Giroux, who is currently the Global Television Network Chair in English and Cultural Studies at McMaster University in Canada, is a leading scholar and public intellectual in the fields of critical pedagogy, cultural studies, communications, and educational philosophy. He was listed in "Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education: From Piaget to the Present" (Routledge, 2001) as one of the most influential contemporary educational thinkers. He is one of the most influential public intellectuals and theorists today.

A native of Rhode Island, Giroux completed an M.A. in history at Appalachian in 1968. After working as a high school social studies teacher, he earned a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University in 1977. He has taught at Boston University, Miami University (Ohio) and Pennsylvania State University.

This talk is organized by the ASU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). It is free and open to the public.

Sponsors

  • Reich College of Education
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Fine and Applied Arts
  • University College
  • Cratis D. Williams Graduate School
  • Office of International Education and Development
  • Department of Anthropology
  • Department of English
  • Department of Philosophy and Religion 
  • Department of Government and Justice Studies
  • Department of Sustainable Development 
  • Department of Culture, Gender, and Global Studies

 

For more information, please contact Gregory Reck at reckgg@appstate.edu

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