CAMS Blog Archive

Films You Cannot See Anywhere Else: Marjoun & the Flying Headscarf

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, CAMS, the GRO, and the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences sponsored a screening of Marjoun & the Flying Headscarf at the Parkway Theatre. In the film, a teenager in Arkansas searches for identity in the headscarf and a motorcycle in the aftermath of her father's imprisonment. The screening was followed by a Q&A with director Susan Youssef.

Workshops Announced for Annual CAMS Symposium

The symposium will feature two back-to-back events: "Representing Muslim Others: Crisis, Panic, and the ‘Banality of Images’ in Germany" and "The Value Shift in Female Discourses in Realistic Chinese Mainland Teleplays."

Films You Cannot See Anywhere Else: Disability Film Screening and Panel Discussion

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On Wednesday, March 27 at 7 p.m., Johns Hopkins presents an evening of accessible film with a speakers panel to follow the screenings. Films include: Sign, This Is Normal, Everything Is Incredible, and When Brenden Met Hiroe. All films are shown with open captions, audio description, and assisted listening devices. The speakers panel will feature Bernadette Wegenstein (JHU), Jennifer Natalya Fink (Georgetown University), and Catherine Kudlick (San Francisco State University and Superfest).

Films You Cannot See Anywhere Else: Jaurès

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CAMS and the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Program present a screening of Jaurès, directed by Vicent Dieutre, 2012, on February 27 from 7-9 p.m at the Parkway Theatre. Marc Siegel, professor of film studies at Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, will lead a discussion following the film. 

Special Advance Screening of Owned: A Tale of Two Americas

On Tuesday, Feb. 19 from 6:30-8:30 p.m., join us for a special advance screening for the JHU community of Owned: A Tale of Two Americas. The screening will take place in Remsen 1 (basement level) and will be followed by discussion and Q&A with director Giorgio Angelini and Professor Nathan Connolly (JHU History), moderated by film co-writer Professor Alessandro Angelini (JHU Anthropology).

Students Visit Mary Reid Kelley’s Studio

CAMS students recently visited the studio of Mary Reid Kelley, who was the 2018 CAMS artist in residence along with Patrick Kelley. See photos from the visit.

Films You Can’t See Anywhere Else

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Join us for O Babado da Toinha and Señorita María, la falda de la montaña, films you can't see anywhere else, at the Parkway Theatre on Nov. 14, 5-7 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures and cosponsored by CAMS, WSG, the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute, and the Film Centre.