Selma Screening and Discussion
This screening and discussion is part of the new Community Citizenship series of the Office of University Life. The series asks each of us to consider connections between local, national and global issues of importance and our membership in the Columbia University community. The screening will be followed by a discussion with distinguished Columbia scholars offering perspectives from arts, journalism, history, law, media and culture studies, public health and more, including:
June Cross, Columbia Journalism School
Suzanne Goldberg, Office of University Life and Columbia Law School
Jamal Joseph, Columbia University School of the Arts
Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Columbia University Department of English and Comparative Literature and Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
Samuel Roberts, Columbia University Department of History, Mailman School of Public Health, and Institute for Research in African-American Studies.
Patricia Williams, Columbia Law School
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Selma is rated PG-13 (some material in this film may not be suitable for children under 13).
This event is sponsored by Columbia University's Office of University Life.
Co-sponsored by Center for American Studies; Center of Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies; Center for Race, Philosophy and Social Justice; Center for Ethnicity and Race; Center for the Study of Law and Culture; Center for the Study of Social Difference; Center on African American Politics and Society; Center on African American Religion, Sexual Politics and Social Justice; Columbia University Medicial Center Diversity Deans Council; Columbia University School of the Arts; Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, Heyman Center for the Humanities, Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life; Institute for Research in African-American Studies; Institute for Research on Women, Gender and Sexuality; Office of Faculty Diversity and Inclusion; School of International and Public Affairs Diversity Task Force; Social Intervention Group; and the Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture.
A panel including (from left to right) Suzanne Goldberg, June Cross, Jamal Joseph, Patricia Williams, Frances Negrόn-Muntaner, and Samuel Roberts discuss the historical and cultural context of the film Selma.
Samuel Roberts, Associate Professor of History and of Sociomedical Sciences, introduces the Academy Award-winning historical film, Selma.
Patricia William (center) discusses the film alongside Jamal Joseph (left) and Frances Negrόn-Muntaner (right).