The German Program in the Department of Modern Languages is proud to present:
"Spotlighting Louise Brooks: From the Kansas Prairie to the German Silver Screen" on Saturday, February 24th, from 10a-4p.
This event is free, open to all, and appropriate for all ages. It will take place on the K-State campus in Justin Hall, room 109. Free parking is available in the lot behind the building.
Throughout the day, participants will examine the unique role Louise Brooks, a silent film star and native Kansan, had in shaping ideas about women’s roles in society through her work in silent film, particularly in Weimar Germany in the 1920s and 1930s.
10:00-10:45: Welcome and presentation of silent student films
11:00-1:30: Diary of a Lost Girl (GW Pabst, 1929) with live accompaniment by Matthew De Gennaro and a reception with light hors d'oeuvres to follow
1:30-2:15: Moderated panel
2:30-4:00: Talk and Q+A session with Dr. Richard McCormick (University of Minnesota)
Please contact Nichole Neuman (email@example.com) with any questions.
Event Type: Seminar
Sponsors: Department of Modern Languages
The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with Charlesia McKinney (BA ’14), Chelsea Osademe (MA ’19), Dr. Tosha Sampson-Choma (Assistant Professor, English), and Dr. Walt Wolfram (William C. Friday Distinguished University Professor at North Carolina State University and executive producer). Dr Wolfram is one of the preeminent sociologuists of our time, and he's one of the pioneers in studying African American English.
Event Type: Diversity and inclusion
Sponsors: Arts and Science Diversity, Dow Center for Multicultural and Community Studies at K-State Libraries, English, Department of
Contact: Dr. Abby Knoblauch, firstname.lastname@example.org, 7855326716