Screening of The-N-Word

A documentary film at SU's Newhouse:

Thea St. Omer, adjunct professor at Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication, will host a screening and discussion of her latest documentary film, Nigger, (2009, 86 minutes, b&w, video) at 7:30 p.m. April 22 in the Halmi Screening Room, 141 Newhouse 3.

{Q}In Nigger, a myriad of people, including noted scholars and artists, dissect what is arguably the most loaded word in America's history.{Q}

The screening, supported by the Cultural Resources Council is free and open to the public.

For her documentaries, St. Omer has received individual artists fellowships from: the Jerome Foundation, New York State Council on the Arts, Bronx Council on the Arts, New York Women in Film and Television and New York Foundation for the Arts.

She can be reached at 212-981-9777 or tstomer@syr.edu.

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