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  • Sexagon: Muslims, France, and the Sexualization of National Culture

    Sexagon book cover

    Mehammed Mack will give a talk on his recently published book, Sexagon: Muslims, France, and the Sexualization of National Culture. "Engaging the nexus of race, gender, nation, and sexuality, Sexagon studies the broad politicization of Franco-Arab identity in the context of French culture and its assumptions about appropriate modes of sexual and gender expression, both gay and straight" [Fordham Univ. Press]. Mack is Assistant Professor of French Studies at Smith College.

    Thursday, October 5 at 7:00pm to 8:15pm | Sawyer Library, Mabie Rm.

    * Sponsored by Arabic Studies, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, French, Center for Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

  • Neuland/New Territories: German & Austrian Film Festival

    Neuland/New Territories: German and Austrian Film Festival

    @ Images Cinema
    ❍ All films will be with English subtitles. The screenings will be followed by Q & A.
    ❍ Free Admission

    September 18
    Stefan Zweig
    by Maria Schrader (2016)
1hr. 46 min.

    September 25
    Haymatloz / Exile in Turkey
    by Eren Önsöz (2016)
1h. 35m documentary

    October 2
    Die Mitte der Welt / Center of My World
    by Jakob M. Erwa (2016)
1 hr. 55 min. Drama

    Sponsored by the Department of German-Russian, Center for Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Williams College, Embassy of the Federal Republic of German in Washington, DC, Austrian Cultural Forum New York, Dively Committee for Human Sexuality and Diversity, Williams College