James Baldwin's American Scene, Fall 2016

These Franke Lectures have been organized in conjunction with the Yale College seminar “James Baldwin’s American Scene” taught by Jacqueline Goldsby.

  • Windham-Campbell prize winner Hilton Als in conversation with Jacqueline Goldsby
  • The Price of the Ticket (USA, 1989) 87 min., Director Karen Thorsen, Filmmaker and Co-Producer Douglas K. Dempsey
  • Ed Pavlić, University of Georgia, “The Whole Body of the Sound: Listening to Jimmy Baldwin Listen”
  • Rich Blint, Pratt Institute, “The Devil Finds Work: James Baldwin on American Cinema”               
  • Magda Zaborowska, University of Michigan, “Erasure, Overlay, Manipulation: James Baldwin’s Queer Dwellings”   
  • Prerelease Special Screening, I Am Not Your Negro, Director Raoul Peck, (USA, 2016) 95 min.
  • Christopher Lebron, Yale University, “Why Does James Baldwin Love You?”        

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