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Mo Asumang's film "The Aryans"

Mo Asumang's film "The Aryans"
Posted on 04/12/2019
Mo Asumang's film "The Aryans"

Monday, April 15th, 6:30pm, Burke High School Auditorium: Mo Asumang’s 2014 film The Aryans: Screening and Q&A with the director.

 

On Monday night, she will be giving a screening of her award winning 2014 film The Aryans at Burke High School Auditorium at 6:30pm.  The film conducts a daring and timely journalistic experiment: Asumang, as a German woman of color, seeks out and engages Neo-Nazis and white nationalists in Germany and the US in face-to-face conversation. For more, see this BBC Interview with her about her award-winning film. Following the screening, Mo Asumang will hold a discussion and Q&A session with the audience. Admission is free, and we are hoping for a large community turnout and would appreciate your help in getting the word out. I would be happy to provide digital posters—here is a link to the Facebook page for the event.

 

April 16th, 6pm, Arnold Hall on 96 Wentworth Street. “Confronting Racism Face-to-Face: a reading and conversation with Mo Asumang.”

 

The very next evening at the College, Mo Asumang will be giving a reading and leading a discussion on her book about the film, Mo and the Aryans: Alone among Neo-Nazis and Racists. This event will be held at 6:00pm in Arnold Hall on 96 Wentworth Street. Here is the link for that event on Facebook.

 

Both events are being sponsored by the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs, the German and Russian Studies Program, the Avery Institute, the African American Studies Program, the African Studies Program, the Carolina Lowcountry & Atlantic World Program, the Zucker/Goldberg Center for Holocaust Studies, The First Year Experience Program, the Sustainability Literacy Institute, and the Department of History.