Thursday, October 8, 2020 (All day) to Saturday, October 10, 2020 (All day)


Harvard Film & Visual Studies Graduate Conference

October 8–10, 2020


The graduate program in Film and Visual Studies at Harvard University is pleased to announce (Im)possibility, a virtual conference tracing the limits of representation, visibility, and theory.

The conference begins at 6:00pm EST on October 8, 2020 with a virtual screening of Ja’Tovia Gary’s film The Giverny Document (Single Channel) (2019). The screening will be immediately followed at 7:00pm EST by a keynote conversation between Gary and Frank B. Wilderson III, with introductory remarks by Aria Dean. Register for the keynote event here.

Throughout the day on October 9 and 10, conference proceedings will bring together scholars and practitioners working across film and media studies, visual culture, and Black studies; see the schedule for details and Zoom registration links. 

The Giverny Document will be freely available for streaming throughout the duration of the conference here.

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