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Marie Christine Kohler Fellows @ WID Co-sponsor European Refugee Film at Wisconsin Film Fest

The screening of Stranger in Paradise will feature a panel discussion at Sundance Cinema 6 on April 4th at 6:30pm.

Stranger in Paradise

The Marie Christine Kohler Fellows @ WID are hosting a panel discussion following the Wisconsin Film Festival screening of Guido Hendrikx’s Stranger in Paradise. The film will be shown on Tuesday, April 4th at 6:30pm at the Sundance Theater in Madison.

The film is described as “quite literally, a classroom exercise which assembles would-be migrants in a Lampedusa detention center and gives them – and the viewer – a brutally direct lesson in the realities of European refugee politics.”

The Kohler Fellows are sponsoring a 30-minute panel discussion following the film which will feature four scholars from a range of disciplines across campus whose academic work speaks to the themes of this film. Kohler Fellow Kate Sprecher will moderate the discussion.

Included on the panel are:

Lesley Bartlett

 

Lesley Bartlett 

Professor

Educational Policy Studies

 

Sarah McKinnon

 

Sarah McKinnon 

Assistant Professor

Rhetoric, Politics, and Culture

 

Venkat Mani

 

Venkat Mani 

Professor

German, Turkish

 

Nora Stone

 

Nora Stone 

Teaching Assistant

Film

 

The Marie Christine Kohler Fellows @ WID are a group of interdisciplinary scholars based at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery dedicated to fostering interdisciplinary thought within the University of  Wisconsin community and beyond.

Patricia Pointer


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