Presentations


Invited Presentations

“Jean Rouch’s Moi, un Noir in the French New Wave.” Invited Lecture in the Department of French and Italian, Princeton University, Princeton, October 2017.

“Borderline: European Cinema 1959: Moi, un Noir.” Introduction and Panel Presentation in the Program for Film and Media Studies, Yale University, New Haven, March 2018.

Panels Organized

“(Au) Revoir Varda.” Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts, November 2019. Presenters: Sarah Keller (UMass Boston), Catherine Clark (MIT), Laure Astourian (Bentley University).

“Chris Marker and the Foreign.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, March 2018. Presenters: Laure Astourian (Bentley University), Steven Chung (Princeton University), Nora Alter (Temple University), Jean-Michel Frodon (Sciences Po).

“Exotic x Endotic: Filming Metropolitan France in the 1960s and Beyond.” International Colloquium on Twentieth and Twenty-First Century French and Francophone Studies, Providence, April 2018. Presenters: Laure Astourian (Bentley University), Paul Fileri (New York University), T. Jefferson Kline (Boston University).


Selected Conference Presentations

“The Soldier as Cinematograph: Archives of Algeria in Muriel.” Visible Evidence XXVI Conference, Los Angeles, CA, July 2019.

“Ethnography and National Identity in 1960s French Cinema.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference, Seattle, WA, March 2019.

“Jean Rouch’s Paris Films.” International Colloquium on Twentieth and Twenty-First Century French and Francophone Studies, Providence, April 2018.

Sunday in Peking…and Paris.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, March 2018.

“Youth, Media, and Memory in Contemporary France.” Modern Language Association Annual Convention, New York, January 2018.

“Narrowing Visions of Paris in Chris Marker’s La Jetée and Le Joli mai.” International Colloquium on Twentieth and Twenty-First Century French and Francophone Studies, Bloomington, April 2017.

“The French New Wave and Sub-Saharan Africa.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference, Chicago, March 2017.

“Aesthetics of the Taboo: Alain Resnais and the Algerian War.” The Resnais Archipelago Conference, Duke University, Durham, October 2015.