SSRC Co-sponsoring Hacia un Enfoque Event

The Social Science Research Center is co-sponsoring the event “Hacia un Enfoque/Shifting Focus: Race and Gender in Cuban Film”, which is to take place May 17-18th at the DePaul Art Museum. Faciliatator and curator Karina Paz Ernand will screen one of Cuba’s most prestigious film festivals “La Muestra Joven de Cine Cubano”.  Ernand is a Professor of Audiovisual Studies at La Universidad de la Habana and the Institute of Fine Arts in Cuba.  The film festival is a highly anticipated cinema competition that spotlights the up and coming vanguard of young directors on the island.  The screening will take place on Tuesday May 17, from 6-8 pm at the DePaul Art Museum.

Additionally, there will also be a panel on Wednesday May 18th from 4:30-6:30 pm on the topic: Acercando a Una Miranda: Critical Interventions of Race and Gender in Latin American/Caribbean Media.  The panel will take place in the DePaul Art Museum (at 935 W. Fullerton Ave) and refreshments will be served.



Author: Jessica Bishop-Royse

Jessica Bishop-Royse is the SSRC’s Senior Research Methodologist. Her areas of interest include: health disparities, demography, crime, methods, and statistics. She often finds herself navigating the fields of sociology, demography, epidemiology, medicine, public health, and policy. She was broadly trained in data collection, Stata, quantitative research methodology, as well as statistics. She has experience with multi-level analyses, survival analyses, and multivariate regression. Outside of the work context, Jessi is interested in writing, reading, travel, photography, and sport.

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