The Politics of Race in American Film

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    The Politics of Race in American Film podcast: Episode 4, Hollywood Representations of Blackness

The Politics of Race in American Film podcast: Episode 4, Hollywood Representations of Blackness

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In this episode of The Politics of Race in American Film, Dr. Clive James Nwonka hosts a conversation with Cheryl Bedford (Women of Color Unite), Lanre Bakare (The Guardian), and Sam Mejias (The New School) which looks at films which engage with questions of blackness and race in America during the Obama and Trump eras. These films include Moonlight, […]

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    The Politics of Race in American Film podcast: Episode 3, Class, Gender, and Freedom at the Edges of America

The Politics of Race in American Film podcast: Episode 3, Class, Gender, and Freedom at the Edges of America

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In this episode of The Politics of Race in American Film, Dr. Clive James Nwonka hosts a conversation with Melanie Hoyes (British Film Institute), Dr. Luisa Heredia (Sarah Lawrence College), and Dr. Shelley Cobb (University of Southampton) about the films American Honey and The Florida Project.

Each film examines the experiences of people on the fringes of American society: for […]

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    The Politics of Race in American Film podcast: Episode 2, Race, Space, and The City

The Politics of Race in American Film podcast: Episode 2, Race, Space, and The City

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In this episode of The Politics of Race in American Film podcast, Dr. Clive James Nwonka discusses the films Paterson and The Last Black Man in San Francisco with Dr. Suzanne Hall (LSE Sociology) and Dr. Austin Zeiderman (LSE Geography and the Environment). Both films examine the relationships their main characters have with the cities in which they live, […]

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    Introducing Episode 1 of The Politics of Race in American Film: a new podcast from the LSE US Centre featuring Dr Clive James Nwonka

Introducing Episode 1 of The Politics of Race in American Film: a new podcast from the LSE US Centre featuring Dr Clive James Nwonka

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The LSE US Centre is excited to introduce our new podcast series, The Politics of Race in American Film, now available on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Spotify and the LSE Player. Hosted by Dr. Clive James Nwonka, over five episodes this podcast will explore what makes film such a powerful lens for understanding race, politics & society.

In Episode 1, “The […]

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