2018-19 Lecture Series

Trinh T. Minh-ha


Trinh T. Minh-ha is a filmmaker, writer, composer and Professor of Rhetoric and of Gender & Women’s Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Her work includes: eight feature-length films, among them, Night Passage (2004) and Surname Viet Given Name Nam (1989), honored in numerous retrospectives around the world; several large-scale collaborative installations such as L’Autre marche (Musée du Quai Branly, Paris 2006-2009), Old Land New Waters (3rd Guangzhou Triennale 2008); and numerous books, more recently Lovecidal. Walking with The Disappeared (2016), D-Passage. The Digital Way (2013), and Elsewhere, Within Here (2011). She is the recipient of several awards, including the Wild Dreamer Lifetime Achievement Award at the Subversive Festival, Zagreb, Croatia, 2014; the Lifetime Achievement Award from Women's Caucus for Art, 2012; and the Trailblazers Award, MIPDOC, Cannes Documentary Film, France, 2006.

Thursday, October 4, 2018
5 PM: Welcome reception
5:30 PM: Film screening of Forgetting Vietnam (2016), Dir. Trinh T. Minh-ha, followed by Q and A with the filmmaker.
Higgins Hall Auditorium, Pratt Institute
61 St James Pl., Brooklyn, NY

Friday, October 5, 2018
12–2 PM: Trinh T. Minh-ha, book talk on Lovecidal. Walking with the Disappeared, followed by a conversation with Pratt Institute faculty Deborah Meehan and May Joseph
ARC Building, Lower Level, E02 Lecture Hall
Pratt Institute Brooklyn Campus. 
Lunch will be served. 

This event has been co-sponsored by: Department of Humanities and Media Studies, Film/Video Department, Global South Center, Pratt Senate Academic Initiatives Fund, MFA in Performance + Performance Studies, MFA in Writing’s “Writing Activisms” series, and the Graduate Program in Media Studies. 

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Previous visiting artists/filmmakers include:

Jim Jarmusch (2018)
Lucrecia Martel (2017)
Werner Herzog (2017)
Jeremiah Zagar (2017)
William Caballero (2017)
Anna Rose Holmer (2016)
Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair (2016)
Terence Nance (2016)
Edward Lachman (2016)
Peggy Ahwesh (2015)
Kelly Reichardt (2015)
Sam Green (2015)
Alex Rivera (2015)
Barbara Hammer (2015)
Lynne Sachs (2014)
Travis Mathews and Keith Wilson (2014)
Peter Snowdon and Bruno Tracq (2014)
Sebastian Silva (2014)
Peter Mettler (2013)
Debra McGuire (2013)
The Yes Men with Igor Vamos (2013)
Chico Pereira (2013)
Eve Sussman (2013)