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Vlad Dima: Teaching About Africa Through Timbuktu
November 24, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Community College Master Teacher Institute: In celebration of International Education Week 2020, the IRIS International Film Club is sponsoring four talks for community college instructors on teaching international studies through film.
Participants are encouraged to watch the film Timbuktu, a 2014 Mauritanian film directed by Abderrahmane Sissako. Professor Vlad Dima will then discuss how the film depicts cultural practices such as sport as well as the impacts of religious extremism in West Africa.