This year’s symposium explores the significance of archiving for digital human rights media, highlighting projects related to African-American history (When the Levees Broke, 4 Little Girls and Eyes on the Prize), AIDS activism (The ACT UP Oral History Project) and the Holocaust (The Shoah Foundation Institute Visual History Archive).
With Sam Pollard (filmmaker, editor and Professor at the Tisch School of the Arts, NYU); Jim Hubbard (filmmaker and co-founder of the ACT UP Oral History Project); Samuel Gruber (lecturer, Judaic Studies Program, SU); and Lydia Wasylenko (librarian, SU Library).
Major funding provided by the Mellon Central New York Humanities Corridor, an Andrew W. Mellon initiative, Imagining America and The SU Humanities Center.
- Friday, September 16, 7 PM: WITNESSES TO THE EPIDEMIC
- Thursday, September 15, 7 PM: OPENING NIGHT