Clybourne Park Panel
Panel Conversation, Loewe Theatre, 11/11 @ 1pm
Nov 11, 2015
from 01:00 pm to 02:30 pm
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Clybourne Park Panel
Director Mia Rovegno moderates a panel on Bruce Norris' play.
Kelly Anderson, Film
Kelly Anderson's most recent film is My Brooklyn, a documentary about gentrification and the redevelopment of Downtown Brooklyn. Her other work includes Never Enough, a documentary about clutter, collecting and Americans' relationships with their stuff, and Every Mother’s Son, a documentary she made with Tami Gold about mothers whose children have been killed by police officers and who have become national spokespeople on police reform. Every Mother’s Son won the Audience Award at the Tribeca Film Festival, aired on POV, and was nominated for a national Emmy for Directing. Kelly's other documentaries include Out At Work (also with Tami Gold), which screened at the Sundance Film Festival and was broadcast on HBO. She is a Professor in the Department of Film and Media Studies at Hunter College.
Ida Susser, Anthropology
Ida Susser is a professor of anthropology at Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center. She has conducted ethnographic research and published numerous articles with respect to urban social movements, gentrification, austerity and the urban commons in the United States. Her recent book: Updated Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood (Oxford University Press) features a new section: Claiming a Right to New York City. She has co-edited volumes: Rethinking America and Wounded Cities: Destruction and Reconstruction in a Globalized World (co-edited). Susser has also written on the gendered politics, local, national and global of the AIDS epidemic in New York City, Puerto Rico and southern Africa.
Peter Kwong, Urban Planning
Peter Kwong is Distinguished Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning at Hunter College, as well as Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He is a pioneer in Asian American studies, a leading scholar of immigration, and an award-winning journalist and filmmaker, widely recognized for his passionate commitment to human rights and social justice. As a scholar, he is best known for his work on Chinese Americans and on modern Chinese politics. His books include Chinese America: The Untold Story of America’s Oldest New Community and Chinese Americans: An Immigrant Experience, co-authored with his wife, Chinese historian Dusanka Miscevic. His other books include Forbidden Workers: Chinese Illegal Immigrants and American Labor, The New Chinatown, and Chinatown, New York: Labor and Politics 1930-1950. His exposés of Chinese drug syndicates and Los Angeles racial riots have been nominated for Pulitzer Prize.Kwong is also a documentary filmmaker, most recently a co-producer of Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province for HBO, which was nominated for an Academy Award in 2010. Kwong is working on two books; one on the nineteenth century Chinese in the American West, the other on the politics of gentrification of Manhattan’s Chinatown.
& Members of the Clybourne Park team
Wed 11/11 @ 1pm
FREE with Hunter ID